LEADING INDUSTRY PARTNERS
Supporting us in developing future talent, our partners are integral to the UA92 experience.
UA92 is proud to work with the brightest and best in the digital, business, media and sporting sectors. These partners not only codevelop the curriculum but are an integral part of the learning experience at UA92, providing students with guest lectures, industry insight days, mentors and masterclasses, some may offer part-time work and scholarships to UA92 students.
Our partners include:
KPMG firms operate in 145 different countries and territories across the globe, offering audit, tax, and advisory services.
Providing invaluable insight into their world of work, KMPG support UA92 with a comprehensive selection of skills workshops, guest lectures and work placements.
Their knowledgeable teams offer invaluable insight via a comprehensive and successful mentoring programme. The team has worked closely with UA92 since its inception.
Digital literacy is the heart of our Microsoft partnership, with our Shared Goals Agreement enhancing the digital skills of our quadruple threat graduates.
Microsoft are embedded across all aspects of teaching and learning at UA92, from the Microsoft Teams learning platform we use, to the Microsoft qualifications that form part of our Computer Science student’s degree and the access to Microsoft Office training all students receive.
We work closely with Microsoft in bringing the curriculum to life, including live project briefs, work placements and guest speaker sessions. We also work together on widening access to digital skills and Microsoft are key partners in the development of our Digital Academy.
Working closely with us to provide work experience and mentors, we are the proud education and employment partner of internationally renowned football club Manchester United.
This partnership is a chance for us to support the club’s longer-term recruitment plans and help attract young people from across Greater Manchester and beyond who come from a range of different backgrounds, working together to engage and encourage local communities into education pathways.
UA92 students benefit from placements across a range of departments at the Club, based just up the road in Old Trafford.
“AT MANCHESTER UNITED, WE ARE COMMITTED TO DEVELOPING MEANINGFUL PATHWAYS FOR PEOPLE LOOKING TO PURSUE A CAREER IN SPORT. WE WORK WITH UA92 TO INFORM STUDENTS OF THE BREADTH OF CAREER OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN THE INDUSTRY, AS WELL AS CONTRIBUTING TO TEACHING EXPERIENCES IN THE CLASSROOM.”
As Lancashire Cricket’s Official Higher Education partner, UA92 and its students are all members of this international sporting organisation. Not only do students benefit from mentors, guest lectures and experience days, they can enjoy unique experiences in the state of the art television and radio press galleries in the Player and Media centre, work opportunities and the potential for an internship.
Telecoms giant TalkTalk are a key employer in Manchester and work with us to help develop emerging talent to build a pipeline of graduates into their business.
TalkTalk have a particular focus on character and personal development skills and support with the delivery of our CPD modules, providing project briefs and guest speaker sessions to bring to life the importance of interpersonal skills in the workplace. TalkTalk strengthen the learning experience in our business, media, and digital programmes by delivering guest speaker sessions, placements, projects, and mentoring.
We also work closely with TalkTalk on our social mobility mission, widening access and opportunity into Higher Education pathways through a variety of routes, including our Make it for Real campaign.
For a full list of UA92 partners and more information about how they work with UA92 please visit the UA92 partners page.