We work with top employers, award winning post-production houses, smaller companies and start-ups.
We’ve developed close relationships with an impressive range of industry partners and they’re involved in everything we do, from helping to design and deliver our programmes to mentoring our students, giving them fantastic opportunities to learn and gain experience in the real world.
We work with all kinds of organisations, including top employers, award winning post-production houses, smaller companies and start-ups, so our students get the chance to benefit from a whole range of perspectives. Best of all, our partners work across all market sectors and locations, both in the UK and worldwide.
We have two or three industry leads for each programme, plus a longer list of partners involved in the design of individual modules, as well as learning resources and materials.
Their input means our students graduate ready for the world of work, with the skills and qualities they need for a successful, long-term career.
Our industry partners include:
Framestore – a global leader in visual effects, making moving images, content, design and digital for the advertising, entertainment and film industries.
JellyFish Pictures – an independent visual effects, animation and motion graphics studio based in central London, known for its highly original, award-winning work.
L'Oréal - L'Oréal UK & Ireland are world leaders; the company devotes its energy and competencies solely to one business: beauty.
PA Consulting Group – employee-owned, global experts in energy, financial services, life sciences and healthcare, manufacturing, government and public services, defence and security, telecommunications, transport and logistics.
The Mill – known throughout the world for creating seamless special effects, plus design, animation, live action content direction and digital content.
Glassworks – provides high-end digital animation and visual effects for award-winning commercials, film, promos and digital material, with offices in London, Barcelona and Amsterdam.
Cinesite - an international production company and offer world-class feature film and TV visual effects and animation from their studios in London.
Pearson - Pearson PLC is an established educational publisher, a market leading technology business and a flexible, imaginative partner to other organisations. Pearson PLC is the parent company of Pearson College London.
Electric Theatre – an exciting, young post-production company based in Soho, London, which has already won a reputation for its innovation and visionary style.
BT – a FTSE 100 company, global leader in telecommunications services and the UK’s leading supplier of telephony, broadband and digital TV services, with more than 18 million customers.
Rushes - an award winning international VFX and colouring house based on Old Compton Street in the heart of Soho.
Milk - an independent visual effects studio based in London and Cardiff, creating innovative, award winning sequences for high-end TV and feature films including Ex-Machina, High Rise, Insurgent, Sherlock and Doctor Who.
Lloyd's – the world’s specialist insurance market, where members join together to insure risks, including complex and specialist risks, from oilrigs to celebrity body parts.
Direct Line Group - home to several of the UK’s best-known insurance brands, including Direct Line, Privilege, Churchill, Green Flag and NIG.
Salesforce – the global leader in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), known for developing an industry-leading CRM platform using mobile, social and cloud technology and a philanthropic business model, through the Salesforce.com Foundation.
Molinare - a film and broadcast post-production facility and one of the most respected names in the industry; Molinare is based in the heart of Soho, London.
IBM - the world’s largest IT and consulting services company and a global leader in research and development for business and technology.
MPC – a world leader and the name behind the special effects in well-known films including Godzilla, Maleficent, Life of Pi, X-Men, Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean, Man of Steel and The Lone Ranger.
Nationwide – the world’s largest building society and a major provider of savings accounts, mortgages, current accounts, credit cards, ISAs and personal loans in the UK.
Gowling WLG - Gowling WLG is a UK based international law firm providing full-service legal advice to clients worldwide.
Unilever - Unilever is one of the world’s leading fast-moving consumer goods companies with products sold in over 190 countries. Unilever's products include Dove, Ben & Jerry's, Magnum, Walls, Toni & Guy and Lipton.
Pave – an award-winning internship provider that specialises in developing students and graduates, personally and professionally, through career-focused internships in India.
Founded in 1805, Moorfields Eye Hospital is a world class centre of excellence for eye health services, research and education. Adjacent to the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, it is the oldest centre for ophthalmic treatment in Europe. Moorfields is part of the National Health Service (NHS) - one of the largest employers in the world, with over 1.3 million staff!
TFL - Transport for London is government body formed in 2000 that provides the primary transport system in Greater London, England. Operating out of its head office in the City of Westminster, TFL has responsibility for the principal road routes, for a variety of rail routes including London Underground, London Overground, Docklands Light Railway and TFL rail. In addition to this they are also responsible for London’s Trams, buses and taxis, for cycling provision and river services.
Tarsus – an international, business-to-business (B2B) media company, which owns and manages leading exhibitions across Europe, the US and emerging markets.
ICAEW - a world leading professional membership organisation that promotes, develops and supports more than 144,000 chartered accountants in 160 countries.
Pearson College London is recognised as an ICAEW Partner in Learning, working with ICAEW in the professional development of students.
Peerless - a high end Visual Effects and Computer Animation company offering services to the global film and television industry.
Hamilton+Kidd - a creative agency based in London, they translate a brand’s message into precise and effective audience engagements, fuelled by a passion for technology and visual communication.
British Heart Foundation – the nation's heart charity and the largest independent funder of cardiovascular research. Coronary heart disease is the UK's single biggest killer but the British Heart Foundation are leading the fight against it. Their pioneering research has helped to transform the lives of people living with heart and circulatory conditions.
And many more including:
BlackBerry – a global leader in wireless innovation, Blackberry® revolutionised the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999.
Cisco – the worldwide leader in networking, famed for pioneering the development of Internet Protocol (IP)-based networking technologies.
Bluebolt – one of London’s most respected boutique facilities, providing award-winning visual effects to the international film and TV industry, including 2D, CG and Digital Matte Painting.
Love Da Pop – an entrepreneurial producer of flavoured popcorn who got its big break after appearing on BBC’s Dragon’s Den, winning investment from Peter Jones.
Mott MacDonald – one of the world’s largest employee-owned companies, providing all-inclusive engineering, management and development consultancy, for projects including Heathrow Terminal 5, the Channel Tunnel and Wembley Stadium.
Sony Playstation – the iconic home entertainment centre for gaming, HD movies, TV and music.
Peter Jones Foundation – the UK’s first employer-led, national centre of excellence for enterprise learning, founded by the successful entrepreneur Peter Jones CBE.
Sony Pictures Entertainment – famed for producing, marketing and distributing an impressive range of entertainment around the world, from films and TV shows to home entertainment and digital content.
Savills – a global property specialist providing a broad range of advisory, management and transactional services to clients all over the world.
BBC – the world’s leading public service broadcaster, home to ten national TV channels, 10 national radio stations, 40 local radio stations, the BBC World Service and BBC Worldwide.
Holiday Extras – the UK’s leading provider of travel add-ons, providing airport hotels, airport parking, airport lounges, airports by rail and coach and holiday insurance, to over seven million customers a year.
Cavendish Nuclear - the UK’s largest supplier of specialist services to the nuclear industry, at home and abroad.
BAT – a global tobacco group and a leader in more than 60 markets around the world, founded in 1902, with a mission to act responsibly in a controversial industry.
Merrill Lynch – one of the world’s leading providers of wealth management, securities trading and sales, corporate finance and investment banking services.
Hippodrome – an iconic entertainment venue with an illustrious history dating back to 1900, graced by legends including Shirley Bassey, Stevie Wonder, Judy Garland, Harry Houdini and the debut of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake.
Alcatel-Lucent – a French global telecommunications equipment company with a long-standing presence in the UK, working alongside leading names including BT, 02 and Vodafone. Santander – a global company that’s grown to become one of the largest mortgage and savings providers in the UK, with around 1,300 branches across the country.
Twinings – a company with over 300 years of history and expertise, famed for turning tea, which was little known at the time, into the nation’s favourite hot drink.
JP Morgan – a legendary provider of financial services including investment, commercial and private banking, treasury services, markets and investor services, investment and wealth management and brokerage.
WPP - WPP plc is a British multinational advertising and public relations company and the world leader in marketing communications services.
Marks and Spencer plc (M&S) - Marks and Spencer plc (also known as M&S) is a leading British multinational retailer and specialises in the selling of clothing, home products and luxury food products. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.
The Foundry Unilever - At Unilever Foundry we are on a mission to transform Unilever growth model to make sustainable living commonplace by collaborating with innovators. We are the entry-point for tech innovative companies seeking to connect with Unilever.
Ogilvy & Mather - is a part of the biggest marketing and communications companies in the world. It is headquartered in New York City and owned by the WPP.