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This page serves as a channel for people to contact universities and research institutions involved in student social entrepreneurship. The institutions may indicate their activities, courses, projects, etc. to attract interested students.


Optionally populate the table below with details of your institution for quick reference among he most prominent institutions in this field.


Southern Africa[edit]

South Africa[edit]

Institution Role Champions, Groups, etc. Initiatives
Meraka Institute Catalysts, Facilitators, Research, ... Kim, Mario, ... Digital Doorway,Wireless Africa
Tshwane University of Technology Network partner Dr Lindile Ndabeni, Dr Rasigan Maharajh, Institute of Economic Research and Innovation Community based projects-innovation
University of Pretoria Collaborators and Network Partners Dr Martina Jordaan, Sakkie van Zyl

Students have to undertake a compulsory community based project UP JCP
See also: GIBS below.

University of the Witwatersrand Network partners Dr Mahommed Moolla, Mr Thabo Putu, Ms Teri Carmichael University of Witwatersrand Community University Partnerships - students undertake community projects on a voluntary basis: Community University Partnerships.
University of Johannesburg Network Partner Schalk van Heerden -Coordinator Community Engagement Community engagement projects within and outside U J community.
See also: Centre for Social Entrepreneurship and Social Economy.
Gordon Institute of Business Network Partner Champions, Groups, etc. Hosts the GIBS Social Colloquium, provides training for NGO's, hosts the GIBS Annual Social Entrepreneur Awards.
See also: Social Entrepreneurship Certificate Programme (SECP).
CIDA City Campus Network Partners Ms Nicole Antonie, Mr James Wanjohi, Ms Jessica Keen Hosts an EXTRANET Programme for Students to work in their own communities
University of Free State Network Partner Mr Arthur Johnson -Coordinator: Internal Research Funding Opportunities Active learning and community engagement
Walter Sisulu University for Technology and Science Network partner Mr Nkosinathi Sotshangane, Faculty Research Office Hosts a business plan competition for students
Durban University of Technology Network Partner Prof Darren Lorton -Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Durban Campus Faculty involvement in outreach and building of school library
Durban University of Technology Network Partner Tom McKune -Director Civil Engineering -PMB Indumiso Campus Community Based Projects
University of Kwa Zulu Natal Network Partner Mr Nelson Moodley Research office Community Based Projects
University of Zululand Network Partner Prof TAP Gumbi, Mr SS Nhlabathi-Department of Social Development Community Based Projects, Accredited course on Entrepreneurship
EDEN Campus- Karatara Network partner and collaborator Mr Graham Lashbrooke, Mr Steve Carver Community based school that teaches business entrepreneurship based on ecologically sound principles, Students have to undertake projects in their own communities
Cape Peninsula University of Technology Network partner and collaborator Mr Abraham Oliver - Entrepreneurship Department, Mrs Jacqui Scheepers - Community Engagement and Service Learning School learners from 5 different schools in surrounding communities are assisted and mentored by entrepreneurship students to develop a product from waste to wealth to be exhibited at an International Conference on Poverty and Alleviation in Cape Town, September 2008 and to facilitate trade to markets identified by the entrepreneurship mentors.
See also: Service learning.
World Bank Institute Student Social Entrepreneurship Project coordinator and facilitator Mr Bob Hawkins, Mrs Thiru Naidoo-Swettenham Establishing networks of partners in SSE

America (North)[edit]

Institution Role Champions, Groups, etc. Initiatives
Columbia Business School Research Contacts RISE
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Institution Role Champions, Groups, etc. Initiatives
London business School Research ... GSVC, GSVC Symposium, The Social Return on Investment Primer
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