Design Enterprise Studio

Creative technology student consultancies for local organisations

Creative and technical solutions for digital engagement

The Design Enterprise Studio is a student consultancy project that offers local organisations free consultancy in exchange for connecting with a final year undergraduate student or student project team.

Client organisations benefit from free consultancy in one of the following areas: user experience (UX) design, web design/development, visual branding, social media strategies, mobile application design, data visualization or digital media design.

For students, the Design Enterprise Studio provides an opportunity to contribute to real-life projects, and to apply developmental and design processes to a practical scenario and in near-professional capacity.

Further details

The Design Enterprise Studio can engage with small or large organisations.

  • Students work on consultancy projects for up to a day per week between late October and March.
  • We welcome a wide range of projects in the creative technologies.
  • We can discuss and scale the length of each project appropriately.
  • Only a small number of projects can be run per academic year, so a selection process is involved.

Find out more

You can find out more about the Design Enterprise Studio by downloading our outline (PDF), or via our website, by contacting Mic Palmer on or on +44 (0)117 32 85511.

Alternatively, you can contact our Employer Engagement Hotline by email at or telephone +44 (0)117 32 85353.

How to apply

If you would like an informal conversation about the Design Enterprise Studio, please contact Mic Palmer at or on +44 (0)117 32 85511. If you are interested in hosting a student consultancy project, please email a brief outline of your potential project to


The deadline for each year's application round is the 1 September. For any queries, or in case you might have missed the deadline, please contact Mic Palmer at or on +44 (0)117 32 85511.