Business Services

Purple Door is the University’s single point of contact for businesses providing direct access to the University's services.

What we offer

  • Workforce training

    Does you business have specific training requirements? The diverse expertise available within the University means that we can support a range of professional development needs for employers across many sectors. Expertise includes areas such as healthcare, business, policing and security, education, property development, law and creative professional practice.

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    Workforce training
  • Resources

    Access our expertise and specialist research and development facilities. You can engage many of our leading academics for specific consultancy work or hire our laboratories, equipment and conference facilities. Many businesses also work with us to engage our bright, enthusiastic students on projects, placements or in volunteering roles.

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  • Recruitment

    The University of Portsmouth operates a successful recruitment consultancy service – matching our graduates’ skills with businesses’ needs for permanent, fixed-term and project roles. We also advertise part-time work opportunities for our current students.

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