We encourage partnerships and collaboration with industry, and offer a wide range of ways for you to get involved. 

Working with Leeds Arts University offers invaluable benefits for your business and wider industry:

  • You’ll help us to continue to understand what you want from graduates, so we can continue to structure our curricula accordingly
  • Our staff and /or students could bring fresh insight and solutions to one of your business problems
  • You could benefit from the fresh ideas, new approaches and hard work of a placement student
  • You could meet and assess potential new recruits
  • You’ll have the satisfaction of helping students to learn from your experience, insights and inspiration
  • Contributing to the industry supports your own personal and professional development, and offers excellent networking opportunities. 

We offer a wide range of options for working with us – from guest-speaking to taking a student on placement to collaborative projects. You could even use our Creative Away-Days to inspire and motivate your staff. 


There’s so much we could do together, so why not get in touch and see how you, and your business, could benefit? Please email employability@leeds-art.ac.uk.