Category Archives: Reflections

Programme Managers: What, How and Why

This month Enactus UK gained three new members of staff; Hollie, ex-team leader at Plymouth, Rachel, ex-co-team leader at Leeds and Glenn, ex-project leader at Manchester. Handover’s complete and Bewdley Bootcamp survived, our new recruits are ready for action!   … Continue reading

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Enactus UK’s Top 8 Reasons We’re Excited by the Revised Criterion

“Which Enactus team most effectively used entrepreneurial action to empower people to improve their livelihoods in an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable way?” Today we announced the evolution of the Enactus criterion to the revised criterion above. We believe this is … Continue reading

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Enactus UK’s TED Thursdays – What is it, and why?

Imagine hearing something mindblowing, inspiring or world changing every day; well that’s TED.com. TED’s tagline is “Ideas Worth Spreading” and we couldn’t agree more, and that’s why we like to share our favourites with Enactus UK students. Although we don’t post every … Continue reading

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Nationals Presentations – A Judges Perspective

Today, another blog from alumni Jonny Hick (see here for last week’s) but a different theme entirely; National Competition. In this guest blog Jonny – an alumni and competition judge – he discusses what makes a great presentation and the importance … Continue reading

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The Day After Nationals

Prior confessions – I’m computer illiteracy defined and never venture into the world of blogs (I only discovered twitter about 2months ago) but there is a particular problem that faces Enactus teams each year around this time, its poorly dealt … Continue reading

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Enactus UK 2013 Review

Since the humble beginnings of Enactus UK in 2001, every year has been a huge leap forwards for us. This year was no different, but oh my… what a leap! Here is us taking a look back at 2013: 1. … Continue reading

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A World Cup 2013 Flashback

Mexico, Mexico, Mexico, you were emotional, you were inspiration but most of all you were unforgettable, easily the best week of my life… so far! Roughly 2 years ago I set off on my Enactus (well at the time my … Continue reading

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Post Nationals Syndrome & Treatment Options

Post Nationals Syndrome (PNS) (also known as post nationals blues, post nationals depressive disorder or chronic missing enactus syndrome) is a mental disorder characterized by episodes of all-encompassing low mood, boredom, loss of focus and an apathy to things non competition and non Enactus. This cluster … Continue reading

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World Cup Experiences

Hello, Firstly welcome to our first ever blog post under the new brand! All the old posts are still available at http://sifeukblog.wordpress.com/. The change over is part of the on going re-branding, so please make sure you are directing your students … Continue reading

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Five Things I've learnt since becoming a SIFE UK Programme Manager …

1. All SIFE teams have challenges – no matter how big or small you are, how established or new, how far you got in the competition or how many projects / members / grants you have! Every SIFE team has … Continue reading

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