Why partner with us? - Become an academic partner - University of Derby

Why partner with us?

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Find out the benefits of partnering with the University of Derby

Why Partner with us? The benefits for the Partners 

Benefits for the potential student

• Clearer progression routes and wider opportunities for those traditionally underrepresented in Higher Education.
• More regular contact with the University throughout their course at school or college, or through engagement with the workplace.
• Raised aspirations and motivation through the incentive of secure progression, providing agreed criteria are met.
• Contact with students already studying in Higher Education who will act as positive role models.

Benefits for the partner institution or organisation

• Capacity to have a role in developing courses which are fit for purpose
• Improved student/employee retention and achievement.
• Increased participation of non-traditional students.
• Improvements in links with Higher Education and enhanced communication across sectors.
• Opportunity for staff and curriculum development.