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SERIO project manage the Social Enterprise University Enterprise Networks Evaluation of the Higher Education Support Programme


The Social Enterprise University Enterprise Network (SE-UEN) were commissioned in Autumn 2012 to evaluate the Higher Education Support Programme led by UnLtd and funded by HEFCE.

56 Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in England were selected to partner UnLtd in this programme, which aimed to embed support structures for social entrepreneurs within HEIs and across the wider higher education sector.
SERIO are project managing the evaluation on behalf of the SE-UEN.  The evaluation has involved a series of interviews with key stakeholders, observations of programme learning events and eight HEI case studies.  To date, the SE-UEN evaluation team have completed the first  phase of the evaluation and will be conducting post-programme monitoring work in the coming months.  The evaluation will be completed in January 2014.

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