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Coventry is part of Hidden Revolution

Community interest companies, cooperatives and community businesses… These are just some of the forms used to describe social enterprises who are all are joined by a common bond – that of doing business for a good cause. Social enterprises exist in nearly every sector from consumer goods to healthcare, community energy to creative agencies, restaurants…

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A Case for Transformational Entrepreneurship: ZaaCoal Social Enterprise

Written by: Dr Stephen Dobson, International Centre for Transformational Entrepreneurship, Coventry University Since he was child Amin Sulley, from Ghana, has always thought a little differently about life and perhaps noticed things in his everyday surroundings that others tended to overlook.  But, above all Amin has always stopped to ask the most simple of questions…

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Coventry nominated for Entrepreneurial University of the Year

Coventry University’s enterprise and international activities are in the running for two separate accolades at the forthcoming Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2016. Initiatives such as Coventry University Social Enterprise (CUSE) and the recently-launched African Institute for Transformational Entrepreneurship (AITE) have helped to secure Coventry a nomination for the ‘Entrepreneurial University of the Year’ award. The…

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University excels in social enterprise awards

Coventry University has excelled in a social enterprise awards ceremony designed to showcase the higher education sector’s talent and achievement in entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership. The institution’s community interest subsidiary, Coventry University Social Enterprise (CUSE), claimed two ‘highly commended’ accolades in the annual UnLtd SEE Change Recognition Awards, which are supported by the Higher Education Funding…