Postgraduate Placements Nottingham (PPN) are looking for businesses in Rushcliffe to place their students, bringing fresh thinking, expertise and specific project skills to the business.

The University of Nottingham, through PPN, offers:


  • Access to PhD or Masters students
  • Up to 200-hour, part-time, placements to work on specific projects, which will make a tangible difference to the business
  • Advertising of vacancy, shortlisting and interview administration 
  • The University acting as the employer so there is no headcount, payroll, contracts or holiday responsibility for the placement host

The cost is £800 per placement, plus VAT, or the placement could be fully funded (some limited ERDF Enabling Innovation funding available).

PPN has supported more than 600 projects, which range from new product development to marketing projects to research-led placements.

For more information go to:

Contact: Debra Fearnshaw, placements delivery manager, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 0115 951 4790.

There is also further information on our RBP resources page.