UCA Partners

As the No. 1 Specialist Creative University for Employment of Graduates*, it is our aim to inspire students to enter into a career in creative arts, business and technology, and secure a bright future for our creative industries. 

Our Creative Business Partnership Scheme is designed to support high quality creative provision across the UK further education sector, providing opportunities to inform and support students regarding progression routes and supporting teachers and careers advisors with tools to advise students on the creative sector.

 *Destinations of Leavers in Higher Education (DLHE) July 2018

What is a UCA partnership?

We want to create a relationship with our partners that works for you and that takes into account the individual priorities and challenges that are unique to your institution and students. We are looking for partners who recognise the value of the creative industries and who want to help us innovate and drive the creative agenda forward in their institutions.

What we offer?

Our partnership offer can include:

  • Access to UCA Taster Days, Workshops and Masterclasses
  • Portfolio advice and support for interview
  • Talks and presentations for students and parents
  • Free attendance to the Thrive Creative Careers Conference
  • CPD opportunities for staff
  • Access to the UCA Creative Leadership Network, led by the Vice Chancellor
  • Visits to Open Days and Grad Show exhibitions
  • Access to our digital library of publications, resources and materials 

Become a partner

If you're interested in setting up a partnership between us and your school or college, get in touch.

Partner Login

Our partners can access their exclusive partners pack here.

Thrive: Creative Careers

Our next Thrive Conference is coming up on Wednesday 13 February 2019

Book your place

Become a partner

If you're interested in setting up a partnership between us and your school or college, get in touch.