Working with business
Work with us
Our wealth of expertise is driving business forward. Work with us through our range of consultancy and
knowledge-sharing services. Explore new opportunities in cutting-edge areas, from big data to environmental sustainability.
We offer a range of knowledge-sharing services and develop long-term
partnerships with private, public and third-sector organisations. Our
partnerships range from our
Advisory Board to our
We offer much more than just business training. Find out about our
bespoke learning packages
based on our internationally-diverse MBA and the expertise of our world-leading
finance and accounting groups.
Expertise and consultancy
Our University offers many ways for you to
access our expertise, including consultancy, collaborative and
commissioned research and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships. We can introduce
you to available funding opportunities to
help you meet the cost of a project.
Internships, work placements and graduate recruitment
Get some fresh thinking by engaging our students and graduates through
internships, work placements and graduate
Facilities and event venues
We have a variety of facilities and
venues available in both Colchester and Southend and can host events for
up to 1,000 people.
Base your business at our sites in Colchester
or Southend and benefit from having our expertise and services on your
doorstep. At our Colchester
Knowledge Gateway you'll be
close to our new Essex Business School building, enabling us to build close,
long-term working relationships.
Business opportunities at the University of Essex
How can your business work with the University of Essex? Watch our video to find out more about the opportunities at our Colchester Campus
Bright spaces for SMEs
Suites and units from 1,750 to 3,735 square feet are available at Parkside Office Village (Colchester Campus),
with excellent on-site facilities.
Hold your next meeting or away day at our iLab in Southend. This innovative space is
designed to foster creativity and we'll facilitate your event so that it meets your objectives, from strategic planning to focus groups.
Developing future talent
We build employability into our courses, giving our graduates the skills you need. Engage with our students in many ways, from traditional internships and graduate recruitment to original
schemes such as our Masters student placements.
Wivenhoe House Hotel
The four-star Wivenhoe House Hotel is located in tranquil parkland at our Colchester Campus,
on the outskirts of the town. The hotel offers luxurious accommodation, a contemporary restaurant and private dining and flexible event facilities.