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Want to take Action and Make a difference? Enactus is an international student-led organisation with over 72,000 members active in 37 countries, we are an enormous network that can be very valuable to be a part of. 

Enactus USW Enactus USW is a community of students, academics and business leaders who use entrepreneurial action to improve lives. With the support and encouragement of faculty, USW Careers and Student Enterprise staff, Enactus students apply business concepts to develop community outreach projects that improve the quality of life and standard of living for people in need, locally and internationally.

Operating from Treforest, Newport and Cardiff Campuses, Enactus USW is an opportunity like no other, where you will receive a mentor from a leading organisation to help prepare you for the real world. Research shows having Enactus on your CV improves your chances of being shortlisted, interviewed and securing job roles!

So if you are interested in developing your skills and experience, and taking part in training weekends, competitions and trips, whilst making a difference to others email [email protected] - or you can connect with Student Enterprise for more an introduction to the Enactus USW Team.

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For USW freelancing students, graduates (of up to 3 years) and those with a 'side hustle'. 

The Freelance & Startup Community brings together Freelancers to collaborate on projects, skills swap & share, meet up for socials and support each other in their freelance journey. 

Events, socials, workshops, guest speakers, trips & more!

Join our community on Facebook here.

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Startup Stiwdio is USW’s dedicated co-working and incubation space designed to help develop and grow new business ideas and is located at our Cardiff and Newport campuses.

Students and graduates can benefit from a free virtual or physical membership, with support including:

  • Dedicated business support programs and events
  • 6 months free booking and accountancy services
  • 1-year free legal support 
  • Help with patent and trademark registration
  • Access to meeting rooms

Click on this link to be redirected to the Stiwdio main page.

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USW Exchange is the front door for business engagement at the University of South Wales. They have a team of Engagement Managers primed to support a range of business challenges by harnessing the talent, expertise and facilities of the University of South Wales.  

A list of support services that USW Exchange offer include:

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Are you a graduate of USW and a freelancer or running your own business/social enterprise? Whether you are just starting or have been trading for a while - your story could help others who are seeking a more entrepreneurial future and can help connect like-minded people, wherever they are in the world.

Submit your entrepreneur profile here and be part of our graduate enterprise showcase.

Read our USW student/graduate entrepreneur case studies here.

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Showcase your products on the Wales Student Market!

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The Wales Student Market gives students and graduates from across all Colleges and Universities in Wales the opportunity to showcase their products/services whilst tapping into an existing market of staff and student customers.

Check out our USW graduate products and services here!