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Whether you're developing a product or are looking for enthusiastic graduates for positions within your company, working with Southampton Solent University is easy. From accessing a network of academics and industry leaders, to hiring our specialist facilities, we can help you develop your business and achieve your goals.

Business services

From start-ups to business consultancy, we're able to provide expert advice and tailored services to help you achieve your company objectives. We can provide a fresh perspective on business challenges, along with access to expertise which complements that already available in your organisation. We can also work with you to gain University accreditation for your workplace employee learning programmes.

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For employers

Whether you are looking to recruit for graduate positions, or simply require some extra staff for a short-term contract, there are many ways we can work together. Through Solent Graduate Jobs, employers looking for talented and enthusiastic individuals can connect with our current students and recent graduates for graduate jobs, work experience, placements, part-time work, or even volunteering.

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Facilities hire

At Southampton Solent University, we're proud to have some of the best specialist facilities available for businesses to use. From media production to maritime, computing and engineering to sport, our facilities can be hired by your business. Hire our facilities

Hire our facilities

If you're looking for the perfect venue for your seminar, conference or product launch, our brand new conference centre can provide the ideal solution.

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Research for business

Our four research hubs, business and society, creative and digital industries, sport, health and wellbeing, and maritime, technology and environment, are ideally placed to collaborate with your business on research projects. Our teams of experts can provide you with innovative industry-focussed solutions to help you reach your research goals.

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Southampton has a large student population and we work closely with the local community and other organisations such as the Police, Southampton City Council and residents associations to ensure that the needs of Solent University students and the neighbourhoods in which they live are met.

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