Interchange links Higher Education with local voluntary and community organisations from Greater Merseyside for research and work-based learning projects.

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Tel: +44 (0)151 794 2986‌/ 0151 795 8684

About Interchange

Interchange is a registered charity (Charity No:1038129). Our aim is to connect VCOs who have research or work-based learning project needs and students in Higher Education who are looking for research or work-based learning project opportunities.


Universities as anchor institutions in local communities – with interviews from the Interchange Co-ordinator and Prof David Whyte.

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New Interchange Project Ideas for 2019-2020  coming soon in early 2019

Are you a voluntary and community organisation (VCO)?

Do you require research or a work based learning (WBL) research project that will support the aims of your organisation?

Are you a registered charity or not-for profit group?

Can you support a Student Community Researcher for 20weeks?

If you have answered yes to any of the above then you should click here for more information... 

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A meeting with Interchange

Free research for voluntary and community organisations

We’re looking for research or work-based research project ideas.  Find out how you can get free research for your not-for-profit organisation.

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Information for students

If you're thinking about research or a work-based learning project for your final year, Interchange can help you work with a diverse range of community and voluntary organisations.