Find out the latest guidance and information about the impact of COVID-19 on the University.

COVID-19: ADVICE FOR STaff, STUDENTS AND COMMUNITY
Business & Innovation

Business & Innovation

Universities need to be engines of economic growth: At RGU we support industry, government, nonprofits and our wider community of learners directly in applying creativity, ideation, innovation, research, design thinking and entrepreneurship to impact society and business.

Innovation@RGU

RGU has a long history of innovation, providing enhanced opportunities for accessible education. With a proud record of graduate employability we are now taking another evolutionary step to create a vibrant Entrepreneurship and Innovation Ecosystem. Our objective is to prepare the university and the wider community for the innovation economy, diversifying the economy of the North East.

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Business Solutions

In a rapidly changing world, where knowledge is king and time is of the essence, how does your company visualise and plan for the future? We work with organisations every day, and have done for decades. We listen to your challenges and, together, we find solutions.

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Graduate Apprenticeships

Graduate Apprenticeships provide fully-funded structured training to degree level for employees – a great way to mould new recruits from the outset and/or upskill your staff to make your business more productive.

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RGU Knowledge Bites for Business

RGU Knowledge Bites for Business provides thoughts and insights to help individuals and businesses at this challenging time. New content will be added regularly to share RGU’s knowledge and experience across sectors in the form of short video clips, articles, courses and live interactive webinars.

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News

Published: Monday 03 August 2020

RGU launches online support for businesses

RGU is launching two new online initiatives, ‘RGU Knowledge Bites for Business’ and a suite of upskilling online short courses, to support businesses as they deal with the economic challenges of Covid-19.

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Event

Starts: Thursday 06 August 2020

The greater (and greener) the challenge, the greater the opportunity

As the world is slowly emerging from the COVID-19 lockdown, the focus is rapidly shifting to what the next few years is going to look like. How society is going to respond will affect all of us.

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Event

Starts: Thursday 13 August 2020

Innovation Live – How to run a crowdfunding campaign

How do entrepreneurs raise money through online crowdfunding platforms? What are the keys to a successful campaign? This Innovation Live webinar will include conversations with entrepreneurs who have raised crowdfunding income and can share practical insights.

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