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At Nexus, success is the result of making the right connections to solve commercial challenges and we have a team of dedicated Relationship Managers who make it easier to partner with the University of Leeds.


By understanding your needs, we’ll ensure you make the right connections, within the University, our community and beyond. This will create partnerships with a truly shared purpose, specifically designed to deliver your business objectives and maximise your returns.

Across the University, we can also help you with

Employing our students
We are consistently in the top 10 most targeted universities in the UK by leading employers, as rated by The Times top 100 companies. The University has a pipeline of talent that can help your organisation; whether you’re looking for graduates to grow your workforce, student placements to provide flexible recruitment solutions or staff secondments to embed new knowledge, we have the answer to these challenges. Whatever your sector or industry we have a diversely skilled student and graduate population able to meet the needs of your organisation.

The latest High Fliers report, The Graduate Market in 2018, has ranked Leeds in the top 10 most targeted universities in the UK by graduate recruiters.

Continuing professional development
We can also help you develop your workforce through professional development. We deliver a range of training programmes including senior management and leadership development, short courses that upskill your team and apprenticeships to grow your future workforce.

You can develop your business by accessing our intellectual property through licensing or co-development opportunities. The University of Leeds has an impressive track record in creating innovative spin out companies. Commercialisation of the University’s intellectual property benefits the businesses, social enterprises and operations we work with by generating impact and economic growth.

Access to high quality facilities & equipment
Nexus provides easy access to the high quality research facilities and broad range of research equipment at the University. Our Relationship Managers can provide an overview of what’s available, recommend a suitable solution and connect you with the relevant experts who can answer your technical queries.


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