University of Sheffield
Enactus Sheffield is a student-led social enterprise, which sits within the University’s Partnerships and Regional Engagement department. Enactus Sheffield is one of over 1,700 Enactus teams around the world, all working on developing social impact projects. Our members innovate, research and manage social impact projects which provide sustainable solutions to both local and international issues. Being part of Enactus is a unique and valuable experience as it facilitates student development in a broad range of areas, such as commercial and social entrepreneurship, technical experience and confidence building. We believe that Enactus is a great stepping stone to future employment, and a unique opportunity to learn a variety of skills in different fields. Find out more by reading our blog.
Creating a small scale sustainable waste management community in Sri Lanka to help reduce ocean plastic pollution and moulding by selling recycled plastic plant pots in Sheffield.
Improves the harvests of subsistence farmers in the Chikwawa region of Malawi who are affected by droughts thereby providing food and a reliable income to families.
Creates and sells reusable and sustainable sanitary pads in the UK and uses the profits to donate them to disadvantaged girls in India, tackling period inequality!
Motion is an award-winning social enterprise that designs and delivers interactive and inclusive exercise programmes tackling social isolation and increasing physical activity amongst older adults.
Our commercial projects fund our social enterprises.
Introduces students to programming in Python, supplementing their education in analytics, computer science and digital infrastructure.
Be Social Flamingo
Expands and develops social media outreach and marketing for SMEs to benefit busy startups and small businesses, and connect them with student consumers.
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Co-Vice President Engagement
Vice President Operations
Innovation and Tech Director
Vice President Business Services
Co-Vice President Engagement
For the last decade we have been participating in the UK National Expo, where teams from across the country share their fantastic accomplishments. We were crowned champions at the 2014 event!
Our members, who make the enterprise successful, are University of Sheffield students. They develop holistically alongside their degree, whilst giving back to their community.
With more than a hundred active members and tens of projects working with local and international communities, we have strong links with various multinational companies, where several members get to thrive every year!
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ENtrepreneurial - having the perspective to see an opportunity and the talent to create value from that opportunity;
ACtion - the willingness to do something and the commitment to see it through even when the outcome is not guaranteed;
US - a group of people who see themselves connected in some important way; individuals that are part of a greater whole.
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