Your trusted empowerment
+ employability partner

Mindless Academy partners with some of the UK's leading universities to drive innovation in the space where education and employability meet. Together, we're developing integrated employability solutions that are personalised, futureproof and set up for scale.

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Tilly Neil ⎹ University Of Northampton
"Build your opportunities while focusing on future-forward skills, with Mindless Academy!"
DESIGN ⎹ BUILD ⎹ DELIVER

Build Your Own
Virtual Work Experience

Mindless Academy offers a plug-and-play employability solution that enables universities to offer personalised, discipline-relevant virtual work experience at scale. Our Design-Build-Deliver methodology gives you full autonomy on when, where and how you wish to implement our programmes, while ensuring curriculum alignment. Together, we design, build and deliver an employability solution that’s right for you and your students!

Design

Design when and where you would like to deploy our employability experiences.

Faculty
Level of study
Programme  
Module
Deployment dates

Build

Build the experience to align with your curriculum needs and course specifications.

Number of credits
Duration (hours/weeks)
Module specifications
Assessment criteria
Data capture

Deliver

Deliver impact and gain valuable data and insights along the way!

Student promotion  
Staff advocacy
Partnership management
Data & reporting
Feedback

What sets us apart

Mindset

We empower our community to develop a growth mindset, exploring soft skills such as emotional intelligence, self-awareness, resilience, motivation and confidence.

Skills

We provide upskilling in essential digital skills such as content creation, digital storytelling, search engine optimisation, data analytics, AI and more.

 Experience

We curate exciting and immersive virtual work experience opportunities that enable students to apply their learning, build career confidence and boost employability.

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INDUSTRY LEADING DIGITAL SKILLS

NEW! Our Partnership with The Mars Agency

Mindless Academy has joined forces with The Mars Agency to empower next-gen talent with specialist digital skills that guarantee to futureproof their careers.

The Mars Agency is an award-winning global connected commerce agency that leads brands and retailers to drive shopper-led growth using cutting-edge marketing and branding techniques.

Trusted by some of the world’s most well-known brands, including LEGO, Mars Wrigley, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Walmart and Carlsberg, The Mars Agency have won awards from AdAge, Reggie Awards, Path to Purchase Institute OmniShopper, Shopper Innovation & Activation Awards for their ground-breaking work.

We are proud to be collaborating with such an innovative organisation that shares our passion for personal growth and professional development.

Virtual work experience for everyone!

Louis Obasogie
Business Management | Nottingham Business School
WHY MINDLESS ACADEMY IS great for

Business School Students

Our experiences equip Business School students with enhanced digital skills that enable them to communicate effectively, demonstrate thought leadership, and thrive in any business environment - corporates, start ups, SMEs and more!

3,000+
Business School students have joined Mindless Academy
98%
of students are employed
within six months
85%
want to explore start-ups and/or a freelance career
Ryan Flint
Photography | Leeds Arts University
WHY MINDLESS ACADEMY IS A GREAT FIT FOR

Art School Students

Arts students learn how to bring their craft and creativity to life with the latest in digital marketing and content creation skills. Our mindset coaching empowers them to discover ways to overcome imposter syndrome and develop resilience!

1,650+
Arts students have joined Mindless Academy
89%
of students are employed
within six months
91%
want to start a freelance career or a personal brand
Neve Hewitt
History | Leeds Beckett University
WHY MINDLESS ACADEMY IS great for

Humanities Students

Humanities students develop communication still and confidence to articulate their knowledge and attributes, while discovering that their highly adaptable skillset could take them on a digital career path they may have considered before!

1,500+
Humanities students have joined Mindless Academy
89%
employability rate in 2022-2023
91%
want to explore non-linear career paths
Maariya Akhtar
Social Psychology | Leeds Beckett University
WHY MINDLESS ACADEMY IS GREAT FOR

Social Sciences Students

Social Sciences students feel great reward in bringing their knowledge, passions and interests to life with digital skills and are encouraged to explore ways of bringing personal growth and professional development together to get clear on their career.

1,500+
Social Sciences students have joined Mindless Academy
87%
employability rate in 2022-2023
91%
want to explore non-linear career paths
Sharon Ngalla
Biomedical Sciences | University of Leicester
WHY MINDLESS ACADEMY IS great for

Sciences Students

Sciences students are equipped with the tools they need to master their mind and articulate their abilities, while acquiring digital skills to set them up for success in our technology-led and ever-evolving world.

1,500+
Sciences students have joined Mindless Academy
97%
employability rate in 2022-2023
96%
want to explore digital skills-based roles
Paige Tume
Law | University of Leicester
WHY MINDLESS ACADEMY IS great for

Law School Students

Law students apply their research, analytical and presentation skills in a virtual environment, mastering communication and collaboration skills that prepare them for the demands of modern legal practice in an increasingly digital world.

500+
Law students have joined Mindless Academy
98%
employability rate in 2022-2023
97%
want to explore digital skills-based roles
WHY UNIVERSITIES CHOOSE US

Benefits of partnering with Mindless Academy

Scalable

With experiences to suit all disciplines, our employability solution enables you to seamlessly integrate personalised opportunities into the curriculum at scale.

Modular

Our 'plug and play' employability solution enables you to adapt to various module requirements and assessment criteria across multiple disciplines.

Easy To Deploy

We work closely with your careers and academic teams to design, build and deliver meaningful employability solutions that are quick and easy to deploy.

Accessible

We drive accessibility and inclusivity at every step of the employability journey with experiences that follow a flexible schedule and come in a variety of learning formats.

Data-Driven

We capture data and insights on student enrolment, engagement, progression and completion, as well as student employability check-ins every three months.

Impact-Led

We unlock human potential to create a ripple effect of goodness by empowering personal growth, professional development, and social + environmental change.

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Boosting Employability and Driving Impact

Our experiences truly deliver impact. We see students from far and wide joining our experiences in the hope of boosting their Mindset, Skills + Experience, and we're happy to report that 100% of students who walk through our digital doors see a confidence increase across all 3 areas.

And our impact doesn't end there... Our alumni move into incredible roles with both local and global businesses and brands, turning dreams into a reality!

96%
employability rate in 2022-2023
89%
in digital skills-based roles
OUR EMPOWERMENT IMPACT

Making Mental
Health a Priority

All our virtual work experiences are designed to drive accessibility and inclusivity at the fundamental stages of career development. We work with universities to increase opportunities for Widening Participation (WP) students, narrow the Attainment Gap and support those who need it most. At every step of the way, we make mental health a priority, empowering students with the mindset tools they need to thrive at university and beyond.

86%
of students are from a WP background
75%
of students have part/full-time work
72%
of students disclose mental health issues
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Partner With Us!

Whether you're looking for extra-curricular opportunities to boost student engagement, new ways to support Widening Participation students, a curriculum-embedded employability solution, or something else, Mindless Academy is here to help!

Book a discovery call with our team to hear how - we can't wait to hear from you!

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