Enactus Plymouth

What is Enactus Plymouth?

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.

How can you join?

Whatever you are studying at university we have an opportunity for you! Get in touch with us at enactus@plymouth.ac.uk.

Get involved

Enactus Plymouth is part of a worldwide non-profit organisation, active in more than 1600 universities in 38 countries, with 50 teams in the UK alone. The Enactus ethos is to build entrepreneurial solutions to change people’s lives. We want to make a difference and we care about the people in our community – locally and internationally.

Why join?

The best way to prepare for the real world is by facing real world challenges. Joining Enactus Plymouth means that you can get involved in, or lead a real life international or local project covering issues such as poverty, homelessness, poor education and unemployment.

10 reasons to join Enactus Plymouth

  • Make a difference and help change lives.
  • Gain real world experience and put academic theory into practice.
  • Meet new people and make friends.
  • Benefit from many training opportunities.
  • Develop a variety of skills and experiences.
  • Build your CV and stand out from the crowd.
  • Build your network.
  • Get involved in a local or international project.
  • Start a project that you are passionate about.
  • Have fun!

Enterprising team impress judges at a national enterprise competition.

Six final year students from the University – Rhiannon Champion, Kasia Kowalska, Matthew Derbyshire, Jialu Li, Sonal Doshi and Saska Hayre – secured a place in the semi-finals in the annual Enactus nationals, a competition which encourages members to use entrepreneurial solutions to run projects.

The Plymouth team impressed the judges with their two local community projects, Plymouth Consultancy and EnHaktus, which offer business advice and training to young people, along with an international project, Sew Smart, working with a young person in Tanzania to start up her own dress making business. They won the Most Improved Team in the South West award, and are also the first from the University to make the nationals.