Welcome to 180 Degrees Consulting Luleå



We are proud to be the northernmost branch of 180 Degrees Consulting, we officially got approved in September 2014. We are a student driven, non-profit organization working for achieving a high social impact in the Luleå region.

We offer the students at Luleå University of Technology the unique chance to make a difference by giving them the opportunity to work as consultants for non-profit organizations. The consultants will be working together in arranged teams and will be given the opportunity to solve a significant case that will matter. Their mission is to provide qualitative, innovative and sustainable solutions in order to create high social impact.

Three reasons why you should become a consultant:

  1. Work with real cases and get real experience.
  2. Experience being a consultant and get professional training.
  3. Make a significant difference by improving the effectiveness of non-profit organizations.

If you are a student at Luleå University and interested in becoming a consultant, don’t miss this opportunity to make a change.

Our Mission


Join us as a student consultant

Becoming a student consultant means dedicating your time and professional skills to social projects, for the period of one school semester from February to May. Together with other student consultants, you will be working on a real-life project for a NGO or social enterprise. The projects vary, but previous students consultants have worked on the development of e.g. business development plans, fundraising strategies, market research and marketing/communication strategies.

Who are we looking for?

We encourage diversity and welcome students with different study backgrounds to apply for the student consultant positions. We look for talented team players; for dedicated individuals, who are proactive and eager to learn. We expect you to have a professional, proactive attitude and a desire to contribute to social projects. Apart from these qualities, we expect you to be able to dedicate a considerable amount of time to the assigned project.

Why join?

Joining 180DC as a student consultant is a great way of getting relevant work- and consulting experience, while expanding your professional network. Moreover, you will also expand your social network by meeting like-minded students from different countries, study backgrounds and universities. Lastly, we have established strong partnerships consultancies such as Knowit, who will provide you with the best training possible for your role as student consultant and beyond.


Every autumn, we start recruiting consultants. The recruitment period usually starts in October and goes on until early November. To become a consultant, you send your CV and a short motivational letter to us via our recruitment mail: [email protected]

Every spring, we start recruiting individuals for the board. The recruitment period usually starts in March and goes on until early April. The application process works the same as for the consultants in that you send your CV and a short motivational letter to us via our recruitment mail: [email protected]

To find more specific dates and further information about how and when to apply, visit our website: https://180lla.org/

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Luleå University of Technology


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Sample of Consulting Projects

  • 1,6 & 2,6 Miljonerklubben

    Area: Marketing- and Sponsorship Strategy
    Year: 2015

    1,6 miljonerklubben (1,6 million club) was founded in Stockholm 1998. The name 1,6 miljonerklubben is orientated from the fact that at the time there were 1,6 million women in Sweden that were 45 years old or older, which became the target group for the organization. The purpose of the organization is to acknowledge and inform about womens situation in health – and health care – questions. In 2008 an additional club was founded as a complement to the already existing 1,6 milhonerklubben, this club was named 2,6 miljonerklubben (2,6 million club) and is targeting women under 45. The 180-team had the assignment to develop a well-functioning marketing plan, one for each of the two organizations, targeting sponsors. The team was also mandated to identify new target groups containing potential future members and to establish a strategy to attract these audiences.

    “It’s been a great pleasure working with 180 Degrees Consulting. They have not been to time demanding but yet very good, professional, motivated and engaged. We are extremely satisfied with the outcome and we are convinced that this will make a big difference for our organization.”
  • Save the Children

    Area: Marketing Strategy
    Year: 2015

    Save the Children Luleå – Gammelstad is one of many local branches within the Save the Children Fund, commonly known as Save the Children. The international non-governmental organization was founded in 1919 and promotes children’s rights and provides relief and help support children in developing countries. The local branches in different regions are diverse and provide a wide variety of activities and projects. Save the Children Luleå – Gammelstad is powered in large part by voluntary activities and the organization provides opportunities for volunteers to engage in different activities and projects. The task that the 180 team was assigned with was to identify where the organization could find potential volunteers and to develop creative and innovative ways to market the organization towards these target groups.

    “We now have some great new ideas that we can use to reach our goals. Thanks to 180 degree consulting we saved both time and energy.”
  • The Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation North

    Area: Sustainable Donor Relationship Strategy
    Year: 2016

    The Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation North was founded in 1981 and comprises Sweden’s four northern counties. The association’s mission is to support the children and their families affected by childhood cancer. The association receives no support from state, county or municipality and is completely dependent on donations from individuals or businesses. The project together with 180 Degrees Consulting Lulea aimed to investigate how The Swedish Childhood Cancer Foundation North can improve their work towards companies in order to create sustainable donor relationships.

  • The Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement in Boden

    Year: 2016

    The Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement in Boden was founded in 1915 and is a part of the International Red Cross and Crescent Movement, which is the largest humanitarian network worldwide. The association’s activities are to organize social activities, language courses and learning support as well as raise money through second hand venues. The surplus in sales contributes to give hope, provide support and to save lives on a local, national and international level. The venue of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement located in Boden, Sweden, has been facing a downward sales trend since 2012. The team from 180 Degrees Consulting Lulea were assigned the task to investigate how the Red Cross operation in Boden can increase their profit and break even.

  • Mattecentrum

    Area: Marketing Strategy
    Year: 2016

    Mattecentrum aims to promote an equal acquisition of knowledge and to raise awareness of, and stimulate interest in mathematics. Mattecentrum helps over 350 000 children in Sweden every month. The organization was founded in 2008 and has since expanded rapidly in Sweden and neighboring countries. Mattecentrum North, established 2013, have found difficulties with marketing towards students reluctant to seek their help. The team from 180 Degrees Consulting Lulea were assigned the task make an situation analysis of today’s marketing of Mattecentrum North as well as create a marketing strategy that can better attract students.

  • RFSL Luleå och norra Norrbottens län

    Area: Growth Strategy
    Year: 2018

    Recommendations to increase commitment among RFSL’s target group and to create an effective resource allocation.

  • Dansinitiativet Luleå

    Area: Marketing Strategy
    Year: 2018

    Dansinitiativet Luleå is a young organization that create movement based dance productions. As a young organization it faces the challenge to grow, therefore it is important with a well-working marketing strategy. Dansinitiativet requested:

    • A swot analysis about the existing marketing strategy.
    • An action plan or marketing strategy to integrate existing and new target markets.