At the heart of the third sector is the social, cultural and environmental benefits that they bring to our city. Through working with third sector organisation, staff can help increase their capacity and capabilities to do even more great work, whilst also benefiting the University and the staff involved. Staff benefit greatly from working collaboratively with a wide range of inspirational individuals and organisations beyond campus. Key benefits include the professional and personal development that it brings staff, as well as the opportunity to form new collaborative partnerships designed to create new projects and research.