Welcome to Time2Grow

Time2Grow is a multi-million pound EU funded programme designed to help businesses solve some of their most challenging problems by accessing a skilled graduate workforce.

After the successes of this project through supporting enriched effective connections within the local business community and beyond, we are now no longer accepting new applications from businesses. 

We do however still have multiple vacancies for any graduates looking for employment, please see the Graduate Information Page for full details.


If you are an SME looking to solve business challenges and create capacity within your business for further employment, then the ALPHAS project can offer your business:

  • Grants of 30% towards the cost of capital equipment or expertise,
  • a 12 hour FREE workshop programme,
  • academic expertise and 60% of salary costs paid for a graduate for 3-6 months, including FREE academic consultancy, to set your plans in motion.


If you’re looking for a quick win to improve your business, then this is it! Check eligibility and register today by visiting alphas4business.org.uk for full details.


Company Registrations Are Now Closed

Due to the success of Time2Grow, registrations by companies have now closed.

We would like to thank all those companies that have supported the programme to date, by giving our graduates work opportunities and experience.


Register as a graduate

This graduate scheme gives you a 10 week paid knowledge exchange secondment working on a real business project.

Current rate of pay is £11 per hour (as at Dec 19) plus £1.33 per hour holiday entitlement.

You must be a UK or EU student - not an international student on Tier 4 visas.

Each secondment is for one graduate and will last for 280 hours and over a period of up to 10 weeks (at 28 hours per week).

See the Graduate Information Page for full details


Register as a Graduate >