Enabling next-generation thinkers and doers

Since 2001 we've been supporting schools, colleges and universities with relevant, real-world learning for students and graduates and the educators that guide them. Working alongside commercial partners we provide live learning opportunities and industry connections for next-generation talent across diverse subjects and disciplines.


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Meaningful partnerships, with forward thinking brands

We team up with organisations — from Google to Greenpeace — creating connections and mutually valuable learning with students and recent graduates by engaging them around live commercial and cultural challenges.

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Virtual courses and smart resources for educators

We support teachers, tutors and course leaders in their continual learning around in-demand skills — whether designing the neuro-inclusive classroom or facilitating remote learning, so they're equipped to lead the next generation of students.


Education learning partnerships

Examples of real-world-learning around live business challenges

Digital content for the NSPCC
Digital content for the NSPCC

Sensitively, visually engaging and supporting people 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 inviting creative thinking on discouraging drink driving.

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 print and packaging concepts to grab the attention of key groups at important moments.

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

Tea Uglow — Creative Director, Google Creative Lab
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.

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