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Student Services

Do you have a business initiative or project that you would like to implement but you lack resources, time, or expertise?

Staffordshire University Student Services is a new initiative launched in 2022, created for UK businesses to recruit our high-calibre students and graduates to lead and implement innovation as consultants.

Equipped with the most latest resources and knowledge, our student consultants can help a new project or business initiative across a range of project areas. With access to the University's Innovation Enterprise Zone and expert academics, using Student Services will save a business time and money. 

A consultancy role can be a fully flexible short, medium or long-term project, specifically created for a student/graduate based on the business' requirements. Consultancies can support business with existing identified needs, as well as creating bespoke projects.

What to expect?

Businesses of any sector or size can employ student or graduate consultants. Our student consultancies can be project or job role based, with group projects also available. 

We offer:

  • Flexible working solutions - in person, virtual or hybrid
  • Project or job specific
  • End to end consultancy support

  • Access to specialist university facilities and equipment
  • Trained students and graduates
  • Guidance from academics and industry experts

Available projects

Game Project Consultancy

Hire a Gaming Consultant to support in areas including, but not limited to:

  • Game development
  • Game testing
  • Visual effects and animation
  • VR and AR

Junior Marketing Consultant

Hire a Junior Marketing Consultant to support in areas including, but not limited to:

  • Customer research and market analysis
  • Manage your website, blog and social media accounts
  • Evaluate new tools or explore your existing tools
  • Create and repurpose content

Product Testing and Prototyping Consultant

Hire a Product Testing and Prototyping Consultant to support in areas including, but not limited to:

  • Product testing 
  • Product design 
  • Product / competitor research 
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)

Business benefits

  • Inject fresh ideas, specialist skills, knowledge, and talent into your business.
  • Undertake a project that you might otherwise lack the time, equipment, resources, or expertise to tackle.
  • Our students offer enthusiasm, inspiration, and innovation - with fresh ideas that they have grown and developed through their individual courses and training.
  • Opportunity to get to know a student before offering them a graduate role.
  • Gain access to industry experts and specialist equipment here at our university.

Our expertise

Our students and graduates have expertise in a range of sectors, including:

  • Product design
  • Data
  • Cloud computing
  • Cyber security
  • Esports
  • Computer science
  • Gaming
  • Marketing

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Programming
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Bioscience
  • Biomedical science
  • Rehabilitation
  • Manual therapies

Who can apply?

Staffordshire University's Student Services is open to all businesses across the UK.

Get in touch with our Business Engagement team who can answer any questions you may have about our student consultancy services.


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