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Welcome to the University of Kentucky's Office of Business Engagement - the front door to collaborating with one of the top public research universities in the nation. We specialize in connecting businesses and organizations with our exceptional students, distinguished faculty, and broad research and service capabilities.

At the Office of Business Engagement, we offer personalized support to help you identify the right opportunities for collaboration with the University of Kentucky. Whether you're looking for access to cutting-edge research, top-tier talent, or specialized expertise, we can help you achieve your goals.

Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you connect, collaborate, and stay ahead in today's dynamic business environment.

UK at a glance

34,000 total students

930 Patents

$6.8 Bil 2023-2024 Budget

Partnership Success Stories

Walmart & University of Kentucky partner for lunch and learn event

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The University of Kentucky’s Stuckert Career Center and the Office of Business Engagement partnered with Walmart to host a 'lunch & learn' session aimed at providing UK staff with insights into career opportunities within the company. The event was held at the Gatton Student Center on Tuesday, March 28th.

UK launches OneUK, an innovative holistic business engagement program for strategic partnerships

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 17, 2024) — The University of Kentucky has launched OneUK, a holistic business engagement program aimed at deepening relationships with strategic industry partners. OneUK marks a significant milestone in the university's commitment to fostering long-term collaborations that drive mutual benefits and maximize impact.

Rotating Through Possibilities

When thinking of graduation, it is easy to envision the traditional 22-year-old living with four roommates in an old apartment in the center of Lexington. However, this stereotypical image of university life isn't always the case. It certainly wasn't the case for Anji Chester.