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Project Stories

An Enactus Project can be almost anything as long as it empowers people to improve their quality of life and standard of living. Each project must take into account relevant economic, social and environmental factors as well as the UN Goals in identifying and implementing the project.

Enactus students devise, develop, deliver and document each of their projects and report the outcomes of their projects in their annual reports which are delivered at the Enactus National Conference and Championships. The annual reports give a good idea of the range of projects that teams undertake and are an excellent source of inspiration for new projects.

Net University

When one Edith Cowan University team member saw first-hand how challenging technology was for seniors, the team saw an opportunity to make a difference. After making connections with community organizations and businesses, they developed a training manual and curriculum to educate and empower seniors, with a focus o...

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The Pop Up Project

The University of  Sydney's Pop Up Project’s school program develops entrepreneurial and business skills for disadvantaged youths by providing them an opportunity to run their own small market stalls. Students are given a 3 day training program. Participants develop an understanding of the fundamentals o...

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The Bean Community

The University of New South Wales “The Bean Community” is a social enterprise which aims to address the challenges refugees and asylum seekers face when settling into their new communities.The Australian Bureau of Statistics reports that in the last five years, 1.2 million migrants have experienced difficulties ...

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Taste of Brisbane

Queensland University of Technology's "Taste of Brisbane" is a project which runs monthly food tours in a refugee hub in Brisbane. Migrant or refugee-run restaurants have the opportunity to showcase their unique food offerings (usually from a country in Africa) to the rest of Brisbane. For business owners, Tast...

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Mentors in Violence Prevention Project

Griffith University's project addresses domestic violence which is the leading cause of death for Australian women aged fifteen to forty-four. Almost 40% of women over 15 years of age report having experienced physical violence and approximately one in four women have experienced some form of sexual abuse since the ...

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Imprint

The University of Melbourne's  "Imprint" is a community engagement project which transforms under-utilised spaces of Melbourne into the vision and desires of its local community. They work as urban consultants, hired by local governments and stakeholders such as VicHealth to make needs assessments, compile the ...

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