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

Max Price, Proud2Be

"The support that I was able to receive and offer to people who were experiencing similar challenges, fears and had the same driving passion was a lifeline."

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Social Enterprise Edinburgh Tool Library

Chris Hellawell, Edinburgh Tool Library

"Nobody has a perfect plan when they start out, but the SSE course helps you to see where you can improve and make your business the best it can be."

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Founder of The Bike Project, Jem Stein

Jem Stein - The Bike Project

"The SSE is a unique environment which has provided me with the funding, the network, the skills, and, most importantly, the inspiration to scale up The Bike Project."

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Social Entrepreneur founder of Happy Go Cooking

Sky Glover, Happy Go Cooking

"SSE created a family for me to be a part of and the support continues."

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Andy Ross, Social Entrepreneur and Founder of New Caledonian Woodlands

Andy Ross, New Caledonian Woodlands

"The Scale Up Programme was the single best form of support I have had in the ten years I have been running New Caledonian Woodlands."

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Social Entrepreneur founder of Evenbreak

Jane Hatton, Evenbreak

"SSE was there at a vital part of Evenbreak’s growth and I am indebted to the sponsors, staff and fellow students."

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Social Entrepreneur founder of Bounceback Food

Duncan Swainsbury, Bounceback Food

"Our achievements so far wouldn’t have been possible without the SSE."

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Social Entrepreneur founder of Little Miracles

Michelle King, Little Miracles

"The School for Social Entrepreneurs have given us the skills to manage the scaling process in a safe and sustainable way."

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Junior Smart, SSE Fellow and founder of SOS Gangs

Junior Smart, SOS Project

"SSE was a great learning experience for me. I was encouraged to look in ways I had not previously thought to look before."

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Social Enterprise Peloton Liverpool

Daniel Robinson, Peloton Liverpool

"For a start-up it’s a depressing world out there at times. The School for Social Entrepreneurs is the antidote."

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