Challenge Academy offers support to local business

Challenge Academy with Marlborough EnglandThe University of Wolverhampton is offering support to Marlborough of England through our newly formed Challenge Academy. Challenge Academy is an employability network which aims to provide short term support to regional businesses to improve their capability and competitiveness.

The support is provided by specialist undergraduate and postgraduate students under the supervision of practitioner academics and professional mentors.

Challenge Academy offers the opportunity for businesses to receive highly cost effective support for their business projects, whilst at the same time enhancing students' employment prospects. Students who have participated in Challenge Academy activities have found that the experience provides an understanding of how academic theory is applied in practice and so galvanises their studies.

The Challenge Academy network has been launched to coincide with the opening of the University's prestigious new Business School building. Marlborough of England is the first regional organisation to receive Challenge Academy Support, which focuses on export development.

Pictured: Richard Taylor of Marlborough of England with University of Wolverhampton's Robert Harris, Rebecca Macdonald, Tony Shannon-Little and students.