Accessing talent

Student talent

Engage with our students.

We have talented, knowledgeable and highly motivated students studying our degree programmes, eager to further develop and apply their skills and knowledge within a real organisational setting. Taught by experts, our students study a wide range of industry focussed courses which means they are equipped with up to the minute industry-relevant knowledge.

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Student Knowledge Exchange

We offer many opportunities for students to connect with industry to innovate, with bespoke schemes developed to suit either the academic calendar and/or the needs of the business involved.  

i-Teams at Kent

Kent Innovation i-Teams links the most innovative and creative students to industry facilitating solutions to real world business challenges. 

Read about i-Teams 2021
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Take on an apprentice

We have worked in partnership with leading employers to deliver higher and degree apprenticeships since 2011.  

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Offer a work placement

A placement gives a student a glimpse inside a company, and offers the company fresh, new talent and a new way of thinking.

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Recruit student talent

We are happy to support you in recruiting students and graduates and continue to do so free of charge.

Employability Points Scheme

The Employability Points (EP) Scheme, developed by the University of Kent, is a unique way for you to engage with the University. The scheme allows you to work with the most engaged students currently studying at Kent by offering work experience during the summer period. As an employer, you can offer opportunities such as paid internships, unpaid work experience, training and vouchers  

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