UKSPA Directory 2017 2017-18 - Page 247

UKSPA Directory 2017 England | Full Member 247 The £21m carbon- neutral Essex Business School located on the Knowledge Gateway Our Enterprise Team is also on-hand to guide and advise you on innovation and funding. We’re in the top 20 for research excellence (REF 2014) and our offer to business is broad, plus we’re in the top ten in the UK for our award-winning Knowledge Transfer Partnerships programme (KTPs), and we also provide consultancy and contract research. Businesses joining us are hiring our talented, work-ready students and graduates through internships or work placements. They’re using our CareerHub service to advertise appointments to our student community, and coming to our jobs fairs throughout the year. We also offer Higher and Degree Apprenticeships, combining on-the-job training and academic study. So if you’re an employer who needs to develop skilled and qualified employees, we’ll guide you through your options. Knowledge Gateway tenants also have full access to excellent on-campus facilities, including: • Specialist research facilities across our academic departments • The luxury four-star Wivenhoe House Hotel offering a restaurant and brasserie, plus event and meeting space • Larger events and conferences professionally organised on-campus by Event Essex • Wivenhoe Park day nursery for childcare, open 8am to 6pm • Print Essex, “Joining us on the Knowledge offering a full Gateway means you will have access graphic design and print service to our unrivalled business support for corporate and excellent on-campus facilities” marketing • Sports Centre and Evolve gym, offering a membership scheme and fitness classes Tr a n s p o r t l i n k s • More than 12 cafés and restaurants serving breakfasts, lunches and dinners, plus three bars • An on-campus 24-hour mini supermarket, Santander and Lloyds Central London by road 60 miles banks with ATMs, and a Post Office London by train 46 mins • Leisure and entertainment London Stansted Airport 30 miles including our Lakeside Theatre and Art Exchange gallery • Landscaped parkland covering more N e a r by than 200 acres, perfect for breaktimes and a relaxing lunchtime stroll • Our ESSEXLab, which is dedicated to social science experiments, and is open to all researchers and businesses Colchester, Chelmsford, London, • Our state-of-the-art interpreting lab Southend, Ipswich, Cambridge, has equipment matching the European Norwich, Loughton, Harwich Commission, the United Nations and the Houses of Parliament. ■ Str a te g i c n e tw o r k SELEP Essex County Council Colchester Borough Council