Enactus

Denislav and Lei are leading the Hallam Enactus Student Committee in 2019/20

Denis and Lei are President and Vice President of Hallam Enactus          Student Committee for 2019/20

Information for students

What is Enactus? 

Enactus supports students to set-up sustainable projects which will improve the quality of people's lives and empower them with the skills and knowledge they need to make positive changes. Projects can range from supporting local homeless or unemployed communities in your area to developing international projects which will benefit whole communities.

What does Enactus stand for?

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.

What are the benefits of being involved?

  • Develop your employability skills and enhance your CV
  • Get fast-tracked onto graduate schemes - employers want Enactus students!
  • Network, make friends  and build relations with a broad range of inspiring, motivated, like minded people i.e. fellow students and business leaders
  • Make a difference to people's lives
  • Have fun whilst doing something worthwhile!

Come and meet the Enactus team!

If you have an idea for your own project or just want to find out more about how to get involved, then why not come along to the Enactus team's weekly meet-up held every Monday at 6pm in the Hallam i-Lab, floor 6 (Aspect Court), on Pond Hill.

Alternatively....

  • Come to the Enterprise Team's  weekly Wednesday drop-in info session in Careers Connect anytime between 12.00 - 13.00
  • Visit us in the Hallam i-Lab at our weekly Open House Wednesday afternoons. Drop in anytime between 13.00 - 16.00. 
  • Contact us on: 0114 225 3131 or email at: enterprise@shu.ac.uk
  • Join the Hallam Enactus Facebook group.

    Academic staff: Enactus & Highly Skilled Employment (HSE)

    Enactus is a global network of students, academics and business leaders in a not-for-profit organisation that is active in over 1,650 universities worldwide across 36 countries. In the UK alone, Enactus collaborates with 60 partner universities of which Sheffield Hallam is the most recent, joining in 2018. 

    The aim of the Enactus programme is to provide opportunities for students to form student-led sustainable projects which create economic and social opportunities for communities at local, national and international level.

    The Enterprise Team and the Students Union have joined forces to support Enactus at Sheffield Hallam and provide the right advice and guidance to students. 

    Why work with us?

    In order to meet the University's commitment to ensuring that all students have access to an applied and innovative curriculum through the Highly Skilled Employment model (HSE), Enactus provides an excellent platform from which opportunities to develop students' key employability skills and graduate attributes can flourish. 

    There are two distinct pathways available for student involvement:

    • As an extra-curricular/voluntary project (work experience)
    • As part of an accredited module programme (120 hours): Enterprise Residency

    Benefits for your students

    • Gain real-life business experience opportunities  
    • Develop a range of SHU identified graduate attributes e.g. confidence, resilience, enterprising, drive, creativity and integrity.
    • Nurture the next generation of socially responsible business leaders 
    • Work alongside and network with students from across all faculties
    • Opportunities to enter into ENACTUS team competitions at a local, national and international level

    Case Studies 

    Enactus University teams are currently working on over 180 projects, to find out more about what they do please read some of the project stories on the right. 

    If you would like to learn more about Enactus and how the Enterprise Team at Hallam can support your students, please contact us on: 0114 225 3131 / enterprise@shu.ac.uk

    Use the links below to explore the Enterprise Team's full offer.

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    Monday, October 14, 2019 - 15:57