Enterprise Skills Development

  • Startup Weekend

    Love a high pressure challenge? Love tech? Love meeting and working with new people? Love... pizza?

    Work with coders, designers and startup enthusiasts, taking an idea from concept to minimum viable product in just 54 jam-packed hours.

  • Social Innovation Lab

    Passionate about making a difference and interested in learning more about social enterprise?

    Take part in our Social Innovation Lab, a short programme of evening workshops that'll guide you through the development of a socially-driven idea.

  • Skill Build

    Wondering what we get up to at Skill Build? Well, the clue's in the name.

    Skill Build is a free series of weekly lectures which focus on building your employability and enterprise skills, with sessions covering everything from negotiation to social media.

  • Making Ideas Happen

    If you reckon your degree could do with a bit of a shake-up, Making Ideas Happen might be for you.

    Our 20-credit interdisciplinary module gives you the chance to develop a social enterprise solution to a 'real-world' problem. Give it a whirl.

  • Online Summer School

    Lounging about all summer sound like a bit of a snore?

    Put a couple of those long days to use by taking the chance to build your entrepreneurial knowledge and increase your employability skills, all without having to leave the comfort of your deckchair.

  • Support for societies

    Wondering if anyone shares your die-hard enthusiasm for specialist teas? Looking to meet other indie flick superfans?

    Joining, starting or running a society is fun, creative, innovative and will look great on your CV, and at USE we can offer your society support.


  • Enactus (Entrepreneurial. Action. Us)

    Enactus (formerly SIFE) is an international social enterprise society, using enterprising projects to benefit communities both locally and globally.

    If you're passionate about social change and keen to make a difference, these are the people for you.

  • Sheffield Entrepreneurs

    Thinking of starting your own business? Join up with Sheffield Entrepreneurs!

    Get the chance to take part in big projects, pitch ideas, network and visit conferences, all with a bunch of like-minded, enterprise-loving students.



    AISEC is the world’s largest youth-led organisation, enabling students to volunteer and work abroad in over 110 countries.

    They develop responsible, global leaders by providing a self-driven, practical learning experience.