Other ways to engage

Lancaster Excellence

The Lancaster Award was developed in partnership with employers. 'Excellence' is only awarded to our top students and is rewarded by an 'experience' donated by an employer. 

Career mentoring

Help students to progress their career goals through our mentoring scheme.

FLUX Business Challenge

Sponsoring this annual competition is an excellent vehicle to engage with a number of leading UK universities and talent spot their graduates. We offer a range of sponsorship options for employers.

Targeted communications

We can arrange direct mailing and communication campaigns to promote your opportunities, targeted at the specific audience you wish to reach.

Santander SME Internships

This programme is funded by Santander and provides students and graduates with the opportunity to secure a paid internship with a small to medium sized business.

Consulting projects

Looking for an injection of fresh thinking on a specific business issue? Find out how our Management School student consultancy projects could help.

China Catalyst Programme

This programme uses the graduate talent available to the University from both the UK and China, to develop multi-disciplinary teams to support UK-Chinese company collaborative partnerships.

Global Eco-innovation

Support for companies with products, services and ideas which will reduce environmental impact, or benefit the environment. An opportunity to work with two world-class universities with global reach.

LEC Business and Enterprise Projects

Companies can work with Lancaster Environment Centre undergraduate students undertaking dissertation projects of up to 9 months. An academic supervisor will work alongside the student on this project. 

Product Development

Lancaster Product Development Unit is based within our Engineering Department and offers a wide range of business support services for companies throughout the North West of England and beyond.

High Wire

HighWire crosses three key disciplines; computer science, management and design. It offers a four year training programme culminating in the award of a Masters of Research (MRes), followed by a three-year period of study leading to a PhD.

InfoLab21 Strategic Innovation Support Programme

First point of contact for companies interested in working with the School of Computing and Communications. This ERDF programme can provide up to 80 hours of ICT development time to eligible North West based SMEs.

Innovation for Growth

Advice and support to embed innovation within the business and management processes and practices of SMEs in the North West of England leading to product and process development, diversification and business growth.

Knowledge Transfer - KARIM

KARIM is the Knowledge Acceleration and Responsible Innovation Meta-network, it aims at facilitating knowledge transfer across North West Europe in ICT; Smart Energy Systems; Environmental Technologies; Eco-toxicology; Nano-bio Science & engineering and Bio-medical Technologies.

Statistics and Operational Research

A joint venture between the departments of Mathematics and Statistics and Management Science, offers a four-year PhD programme in Statistics and Operational Research (STOR) developed and delivered with industrial partners.