For business in Creative Arts

Consultancy in process The creative industries are one of the fastest growing business sectors in the UK.

We have a wide range of expertise and a substantial programme of services for both companies and individuals.

Consultancy services

We have considerable expertise on refurbishments and new building projects, providing integral artworks for environments and guidance on specially commissioned artwork.

We also offer a range of consultancy services.

Live projects and collaborative working

There are huge opportunities for working with our students though both work placements or 'live projects' which form part of the students' courses.

These could be in a range of subject areas, including graphic design, model making and filming.

Facility and workshop hire

We have a wide range of facilities and workshop spaces available for hire.

Find out more about our facilities

Training, short courses and CPD

A hand writing Our accredited CPD courses are designed to help boost skills and employability for creative professionals. There are specialist courses as well as a range of professional business development courses.

Bespoke training courses can be set up for your group or company, which includes team building, workshops and away-days.

Short courses are available for individuals and the community, to help you learn new skills and develop your creative side.

See a list of our short courses

Contact us for more information about our courses.


A range of sponsorship opportunities are available, the most prestigious of which is for the annual End of Year Exhibitions, which feature work from graduating students and includes the fashion show.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

Your businesses can exploit new opportunities and gain competitive advantage with our help through a knowledge transfer partnership, which utilises our resources and know-how.

Our strong research base and sharp commercial perspective create exciting opportunities for the creative and cultural sectors.

More about Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

Research and development

Our research has tremendous breadth and depth and is also geared to producing meaningful results.

We carry out a variety of applied and collaborative research, as well as creative leadership projects in partnership with industry and commerce.

More about research and development

Contact us

Email our Business Services Team to find out more about how we can help your business or call us on tel +44 (0)1707 286 406.