Business and community

At our universities, businesses can access world-class research, expertise and facilities to raise their performance and competitiveness through increased innovation.


Russell Group universities work extensively with businesses of all sizes, in their local regions, elsewhere in the UK and right around the world, in many different ways. You can find just some examples of our universities’ collaborative work in the Innovation and Business Collaboration section.

Graduates of Russell Group universities are of the highest calibre, providing businesses of all sizes and sectors with the talented recruits they will need to meet the challenges of today and in the future. Our universities’ careers services offer employers the opportunity to advertise jobs to current students and recent graduates. You can find links to their websites in the Graduates section.

Businesses looking for training and professional development for their employees can choose from a wide range of courses and bespoke services on offer at our universities.