Welcome to our valued partners

As a specialist postgraduate university located at the heart of the UK's Cambridge-Milton Keynes-Oxford arc, our world-class programmes, unrivalled facilities, close links with business, industry and governments, and international outlook all combine to attract students and teaching staff from around the globe.

Did you know Cranfield has been providing teaching, research and consultancy in the area of agrifood for more than 50 years? Explore our expertise and teaching in water, energy and environment

Cranfield has a distinctive approach to manufacturing research, education and training. We combine expertise in design, technology and management along with research into materials sciences together, all with a focus on manufacturing. Find our more about manufacturing, transport and aerospace at Cranfield. 

Each year our students have had the chance to attend the Edie Sustainability Leaders Forum. The event features case studies, workshops and interactive discussions allowing participants to network and connect with other sustainability professionals to accelerate change. You can find out more on the Cranfield School of Management website.

What's new?

Agent Online Application Portal now open!

This is a significant investment in our student recruitment capability and will provide a better and faster applicant experience.

It includes a dedicated agent and partner portal to make it easier for you to manage your students' applications. The portal contains dedicated application links and will give you the ability to upload supporting documentation and track decisions.

You can now set up and manage who has access to the portal within your organisation. It is simple to use and a short user guide that explains how it all works is available below.

Latest news

Below is a selection for you to highlight to students!

Bloomberg Businessweek names Cranfield one of the leading Business Schools for students learning in Europe

Cranfield School of Management has been named as one of the leading business schools in Europe for student learning, networking and entrepreneurship by Bloomberg Businessweek.

The business school was ranked 2nd in Europe for the learning experience and knowledge that students gain throughout their time at Cranfield. The School also featured in the top ten for networking and entrepreneurship.

Cranfield and International Water Association boost for future water sector leaders

Cranfield University and the International Water Association have announced fifteen new scholarships to develop the water scientists and engineers of the future.

New insect database to help with forensic investigations

Researchers at Cranfield University are using blowflies and other insects to develop a database which will provide a complementary method of estimating time since death in forensic investigations.

Potential impact of aircraft electrification on airport infrastructure at Heathrow

Heathrow Airport is looking to understand how electric aircraft will impact future infrastructure needs with the help of researchers from Cranfield University.

University takes ownership of flying classroom and laboratory

Cranfield University’s National Flying Laboratory Centre’s (NFLC) fleet expansion became a reality this month with the transfer of ownership of its latest asset, a Saab 340B aircraft.

Post-study visa support

Cranfield’s Student Immigration and Funding Team can offer support and guidance to international students who require a visa to study in the UK, as well as post-study visa support. Within the Student Immigration and Funding Team we’re available to offer information, advice and guidance to Tier 4 students for post-study visa options, some of which are:

  • Start-up visa and Innovator visa routes for those looking to start a business in the UK after their studies;
  • Tier 2 - General Work visa for skilled jobs for anyone seeking employment with a company;
  • Or, for students finishing a PhD, there’s the Tier 4 – Doctorate Extension Scheme visa which allows students to stay in the UK and search for work.
  • Cranfield careers advice

    The Cranfield Careers Service is available to all current students and lifelong support is also offered to our alumni. Cranfield subscribes to Student Circus to ensure that our students are well prepared to secure a job in the UK. For example, after completing his MSc in Water and Wastewater Engineering in 2019, Kelvin Mutai successfully secured a place as a Graduate Civil Engineer at Mott MacDonald, Cambridgeshire - a global engineering, management and development consultancy. He described the support he received as “supportive, personalised and genuine.”