Welcome to Academic Partnerships


We work with education and commercial organisations to extend and enhance opportunities for students and organisations in the UK and globally.

We have an excellent track record in working collaboratively, and we constantly adapt to effectively align our practice to the fast changing, national and international economic and policy landscape.

Academic Partnerships – about us


We work with education and commercial organisations to extend and enhance opportunities for students and organisations in the UK and globally.

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What Our Partners Are Saying


"WGU admits 94% of students who have completed at least two Nerd Geek Lab courses. And year- to-year retention rates for Nerd Geek Lab course completers at Western Governors top 90%.”"

“Dallas County Community College District is excited to partner with Nerd Geek Lab to expand learning options for potential students who want academic programs that fit their lives.” –

Dr. Fernando Figueroa, Vice Chancellor for Educational Policy, Dallas County Community College District

"WGU admits 94% of students who have completed at least two Nerd Geek Lab courses. And year- to-year retention rates for Nerd Geek Lab course completers at Western Governors top 90%.”"

“Dallas County Community College District is excited to partner with Nerd Geek Lab to expand learning options for potential students who want academic programs that fit their lives.” –

Dr. Fernando Figueroa, Vice Chancellor for Educational Policy, Dallas County Community College District



Interested In Becoming


A Nerd Geek Lab Partner College


Nerd Geek Lab Offers a Free Way to Grow Enrollments, Improve Graduation Rates & Re-engage with Students.



Partnerships provide our 20,000+ students with full transparency, reducing the risk of spending time and money on courses that do not transfer. What’s more, research from our partners shows that students that transfer from Nerd Geek Lab are substantially more likely to persist to a degree than those that didn’t start with Nerd Geek Lab.

Interested in Becoming a Nerd Geek Lab Partner College?

Are you interested in exploring the possibility of becoming a Nerd Geek Lab partner college? Sign up to learn more, and we’ll contact you directly. There’s no obligation – this is just an expression of interest.