Meet our students

Short interviews with some of the inspirational social entrepreneurs we've supported. Read about the impact they're having and what they think of SSE.

Fellows’ stories

Sylvia Douglas, MsMissMrs

"Being on the School for Social Entrepreneurs programme was an incredible experience, I learned business skills and made friends I will have for a lifetime."

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Bruce Gunn

Bruce Gunn, Delivered Next Day Personally

"My experience at the School for Social Entrepreneurs has been fantastic. Challenging at times, but very rewarding."

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Waffling on customers

Frank Lyford, Waffling On

"The School for Social Entrepreneurs has helped me to understand how to run a social enterprise better. I have learnt practical things such as marketing skills and accounting."

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Heather Evans at her social enterprise Bespoke Biking

Heather Evans, Bespoke Biking

"SSE has given me vital skills for developing a sustainable business."

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Darren Lynch-Burton with a beneficiary at his Bristol based organisation Aspiration Creation Elevation

Darren Lynch-Burton, ACE

"The SSE programme has given me the tools, insight & confidence to further believe in myself & the change my organisation is capable of achieving."

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Christine Dryden at her social enterprise Lotus Brook Limited

Christine Dryden, Lotus Brook Limited

"The confidence boost that the Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Programme has given me has been invaluable."

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Social Enterprise Little Gate Farm's sign

Claire Cordell, Little Gate Farm

"Little Gate Farm provides work training and skills for learning disabled adults and children so they can go onto paid work."

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