This category recognises social and sustainable enterprise and employability skills as key ingredients of contemporary education to ensure a supply of education leavers who can rise to the 21st century's economic, environmental and social challenges.
Enterprise and employability skills such as creativity, innovation, resilience, opportunity recognition and self-determination are crucial elements, as are the entrepreneurial skills of new business generation. These may arise from activities within the curriculum, be part of extra curricula initiatives or be linkages of research output with enterprise that transform and benefit society.
Award winning work can be with students, graduates, post-graduate researchers, academics and the business community to build enterprise and employability skills and capability across any aspect of the institutions mission.
It must be evidenced that the initiative enhances the student’s enterprise and employability skills as well as resulting in beneficial social and environmental impacts.
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The University of Brighton’s Green Growth Platform supports a thriving green sector in Sussex through a menu of 1-2-1 business support, innovation and R&D support,...
Enactus Nottingham is an initiative within The University of Nottingham where students are given a platform to create social enterprises focused around solving large economic,...
Actually bananas are not that bad when you consider their carbon footprint!
This project was designed to support students seeking careers with a sustainable focus. A series of events were run throughout the year to provide information about career options
CU Social Enterprise CIC is a social enterprise set up by Coventry University to help staff and students of Coventry University set up social enterprises of their own.