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Durham University

Careers & Enterprise Centre

Enterprising Societies

Enactus Durham

Make positive social impact, develop enterprising skills and become part of a global community of likeminded individuals

Enactus Durham is a student-led organisation that provides the opportunity for you to engage in real-world projects, both locally and internationally. Their projects empower people to improve their own lives and others in their communities through sustainable innovation. For examples of inspiring projects the team has delivered visit the Enactus Durham website.

Enactus Durham is part of the global Enactus programme which inspires students to make positive change through entrepreneurial action throughout the world.The achievements of the team to date has been recognised on a national scale with the award of the following accolades: UK’s Most Improved Team, Semi-finalists and Finalists of the UK National Competition.

By joining Enactus Durham you will benefit from:

  • having a key role in projects that achieve positive social impact
  • developing enterprising skills in real-world projects
  • the opportunity to take part in regional and national Enactus Competitions
  • connecting with major graduate recruiters and demonstrating your skills to them

To join Enactus Durham please leave use the Contact Us form on their website.

Entrepreneurs Durham

Bringing together innovative, creative and ambitious people to inspire success

This student-led society can help you develop an entrepreneurial skill-set, a creative outlook, and a business savvy mindset. They do this by helping you access guidance from inspiring mentors and running workshops, challenges and events aimed at getting your creativity flowing.

You don't need a business idea; just passion, drive and flair!

Entrepreneur Durham Activities

This year, Entrepreneurs Durham will deliver a wide range of activities and services, including:

  • KickStarter Weekends: work in teams to develop innovative new ideas and plan a route to market
  • Talks and workshops: be inspired to start your own business and develop your entrepreneurial knowledge and skills
  • Networking opportunities: join a community of likeminded individuals and make vital connections to help you achieve future success
  • Outreach projects in local schools: inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs
Join the team

To join the society visit the Entrepreneurs Durham Facebook page.