- the recruitment of students for year-long and summer industrial placements
- the provision of industrial related projects, guest lecturers
- and the sponsorship of students and academic prizes.
Similar opportunities exist at postgraduate level including research, endowed and CASE studentships. These enable companies to establish links with a particular research area within the School, have research carried out in a timely and cost effective manner, and assess the capabilities of students with a view to future employment. Collaborations between industry and academic staff include consultancy work, staff secondments and jointly funded research and development projects.