87 per cent of scale-ups said that they would be able to grow faster if

university graduates had the skills needed to meet customer demand.

Sherry Coutu: Scale Up Report 2015

the WOW foundation

making students industry-ready by creating smart, practical FREE solutions for Charities

the WOW foundation is a unique not-for-profit, social-impact driven initiative created to address the critical skills gap between University and the real World Of Work by running a Summer Hack and Online Professional Skills Programme

Through WOWlab – our collaborative, remote-working environment – WOW foundation crews drawn from students across UK Universities will work together in teams on a challenge set by one of our Charity partners.


For students:

  • REAL project experience and a profound understanding of the key skills required by employers
  • FREE access to our unique, online micro-learning Professional Skills Programme (PSP)
  • FREE mentoring, training and personal development seminars through our WOW Foundation WOWhub
  • Step up into the wow elite crew: our programme offering Foundation ‘graduates’ the next level in real client-driven paid project experience.

For the Charity partner:

  • FREE, smart and real solutions to your web. digital. social marketing requirements
  • Find your next digital rockstar employee!
  • Prototype and validate new ideas for FREE