Inclusive socio-economic development and enriching lives through culture

With a belief that entrepreneurship can be key for a fair and inclusive future, we foster skills for economic participation and success to build a more equal, caring and prosperous society. We use culture and creativity to enrich the lives of individuals and communities and we contribute to organisations of all types through impactful research and knowledge exchange.

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We champion new business and innovation among our students, through local partnerships and globally through research. 

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The creative industries

Our academics and students engage with professionals and industry leaders in the creative arts to show best practice for the sector.

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Future workforces

Our research shows that diverse workforces are better for businesses and society so we find ways to make this happen.

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Sustainable Development Goals

The Inclusive socio-economic development and enriching lives through culture theme has links to the following goals.


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Sustainability and the environment

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