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On 13th September the final conference in the series which has been held during 2017 takes place hosted by the University of Manchester. Book now for this free conference and evening networking event which includes range of expert speakers from within the HEI sector, and organisations who are supporting and developing the social entrepreneurship and innovation agenda.

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The University of Cambridge are running a one-day seminar at Cambridge Judge Business School to think about some of the issues universities and wider partners in the ecosystems face in supporting social entrepreneurs.

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Now in their 5th year, the SEE Changemakers Recognition Awards are the only comprehensive awards highlighting the achievements of social entrepreneurs originating at universities and the teams and institutions who support them. Read on to learn more about those pioneering social innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders across the Higher Education Sector and those excelling in their innovative support and partnership development to embed support to catalyse social change.

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Tomorrow the second conference as part of the SEE Changemakers series takes place led by OSEP in Oxford entitled 'Breaking Barriers - Making Connections'. Sessions and the Recognition Awards this year have international element with many international delegates attending to share learning with peers supporting social innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership across the Higher Education sector. The Global Social Entrepreneurship Network is leading a session to highlight it's work and that of it's members linked to universities, here is what you can expect....

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HEFCE have commissioned a new piece of research to look at the overarching question ‘To what extent does the Higher Education Sector in England have the capacity to support social entrepreneurship?’ This research will look at the assets, expertise, track record, impact, challenges and future opportunities regarding universities and their support of social entrepreneurs, innovators and leaders. A range of activities will be provided to seek to address this this question, using various methods to engage diverse stake holders and a summary report will be produced in the autumn later this year. Please get involved.

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As Student Hubs celebrates a decade of student-led social action, we are excited to be conducting our first Graduate Impact Survey.

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Now in their 5th Year we are pleased to announce the call for applications for this year’s SEE Changemakers Recognition Awards 2017, supported by UnLtd.

With several categories and a range of influential judges to gain recognition and share insight with - please make time to nominate your university, colleagues and social ventures you are supporting this year. Deadline for nominations is 12th June and winners will be announced at the SEE Changemaker conference led by OSEP in Oxford on 28th June.

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After a few years of hard graft across the Higher Education sector supporting social entrepreneurs to innovate and be the change, it's now on the radar of Pioneers Post who we have been supporting to develop their next quarterly magazine which will highlight how HEIs are innovating support for social entrepreneurs and helping to build resilient communities, as well as develop a guide to training and education for social entrepreneurs.

Take a look at the sponsorship opportunities they have available to help put your institution on the map!

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A pioneering international event advancing sustainable and high impact innovation for social enterprises.

The Spark Social Enterprise Innovation Conference will bring together change makers from the UK, Holland, Belgium and France for a day of collaborative activity, at the University of Brighton. The event will explore the optimum environment for social enterprises to develop and deliver more sustainable and high impact innovations, leading to increased growth.

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By incubating graduate entrepreneurs, universities can drive economic growth and innovation, boost graduate retention, bolster student recruitment and, most importantly, help more young people fulfil their aspirations. This report cuts through the hype and explores how universities might do so...

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    Peter Ptashko says:
    Thanks Nickala. We look forward to a great turnout in Oxford tomorrow!
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