Who’s behind UTC@harbourside?

With the support of the Department for Education and the Baker Dearing Trust, and backing from the University and leading industry employers, each of the UTC’s sponsors plays a key role in its success.


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The University of Brighton is our University Sponsor. It has 21,600 students studying across five campuses in Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings. It is a leading university for the professions, particularly medicine, nursing, pharmacy and engineering.




Veolia is our Employer Sponsor. Veolia group is the global leader in optimised resource management. With over 187,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources, and to replenish them.




Lewes District Council is committed to promoting prosperity and enterprise, improving skills and providing a wide choice of local work.



Aldridge Foundation

UTC@harbourside is a sponsored by Aldridge Education. Aldridge Education is a charitable Trust of entrepreneurial community schools and colleges that help young people to reach their potential.
They support their schools’ Principals and teachers in rapidly improving the quality of education on offer at early years, primary, secondary and sixth-form levels in order to transform the life-chances of their students. Their vision is that every student at an Aldridge school will achieve academically beyond initial personal expectations and prior attainment.
For more information about Aldridge Education please visit www.aldridgeeducation.org.