Mulberry UTC is very fortunate to be sponsored by leading organisations within the creative industries and the health sector. Our employer and university sponsors are closely involved in the development of Mulberry UTC and the delivery of its curriculum. Each of them has a representative on the UTC’s governing body. Their involvement ensures that the UTC’s provision provides the experiences, skills and qualifications that young people need for their future careers.

Our sponsors:

  • Provide guest lecture, study visits and advice
  • Help to make sure that learning in the UTC reflects the reality of their workplaces
  • Give UTC staff and students access to their specialist facilities
  • Provide work placements that are closely linked to students’ courses
  • Contribute to the UTC’s careers education programme
  • Provide mentors and coaches to our staff and students.

Our employer and university sponsors are looking for young people with a strong mix of technical and academic skills. They have pledged to consider appropriately-qualified Mulberry UTC students for a further or higher education place, an apprenticeship or an industry-relevant job. 

barts health

Barts Health NHS Trust

Barts Health NHS Trust is the largest NHS trust in the country and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. As well as the Royal London Hospital, it is responsible for St Bartholomew’s, Newham University Hospital, Mile End and Whipps Cross hospitals.

The involvement of Barts will help ensure that students at Mulberry UTC are able to gain the knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications they need to successfully compete for a wide range of jobs in the health sector, including nursing and midwifery, healthcare and medical support services, research, health promotion, dentistry, medical support in health centres and GP services, schools’ health services, mental health services, community health and care work. 


BFI filmThe British Film Institute

The British Film Institute is a charitable organisation established by Royal Charter which encourage the development of the arts of film, television and the moving image throughout the United Kingdom. The BFI’s role is:

  • to  promote the use of film, television and moving image as a record of contemporary life and manners
  • to promote education about film, television and the moving image
  • to promote access to and appreciation of the widest possible range of British and world cinema
  • to establish, care for and develop collections reflecting the moving image history and heritage of the United Kingdom.


goldsmithsGoldsmiths University of London

Goldsmiths is a public research university which specialises in the arts, designs, humanities, and social sciences. It was founded in 1891 and has a distinguished history of contributing to arts and social sciences. Its Department of Art is widely recognised as one of Britain's most prestigious, producing the YBA's art collective and over 20 Turner Prize nominees. Goldsmiths is also famous for design, psychology, drama, sociology, music, media and cultural studies, languages and literature, visual cultures, anthropology and educational studies. 


national theatreThe Royal National Theatre

The Royal National Theatre is one of the United Kingdom's most prominent publicly funded performing arts venues. Internationally, it is known as the National Theatre of Great Britain. The theatre presents a varied programme, including Shakespeare and other international classic drama and new plays by contemporary playwrights.