Education learning partnerships

Engaging tomorrow's brightest minds around today's business challenges

Since 2001 we've been supporting schools, colleges and universities with real-world learning for educators, students and graduates. Working with commercial and cultural partners we provide knowledge and learning opportunities for emerging talent across all kinds of subjects and disciplines.


Learning partnership examples

Live business challenges, tackled by diverse emerging minds

Engaging emerging talent through YCN's education programmes should be a page in every marketer's playbook.

Tea Uglow — Creative Director, Google Creative Lab

Past submissions showreel

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Showreel: Past live brief entries

Partnership case studies

Examples of real-world-learning around live business challenges

Digital content for the NSPCC
Digital content for the NSPCC

Sensitively and visually engaging young audiences online is the focus of our ongoing learning partnership with the NSPCC and Childline.

Audience insights for the Department for Transport
Audience insights for the Department for Transport

As part of their longstanding Think! campaign, the DfT engaged students and graduates nationally to welcome bright ideas for their PintBlock activation.

On shelf stand out for Camden Town Brewery
On shelf stand out for Camden Town Brewery

Creatively driven students and graduates applied their thinking to new packaging solutions to grab the attention of key groups at important moments.

Bringing together education and industry
Bringing together education and industry

Since we began in 2001 we've designed mutually valuable ways to connect forward-thinking organisations with bright, diverse and emerging thinkers within universities, colleges and art and design schools around the world — for real-world and relevant learning. Drop us a line to learn more about partnering to support learning and innovation in your business.

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