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Be a CHANGEMAKER
Introducing the
University of Northampton

Changemaker Certificate
• More than 300,000 students graduate each
year in the UK
• We want you to be more than just a ‘good’
graduate
• We want y...
Maybe you don’t realise it, but…..

You are already

Changing the World
Changemaker Manifesto
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I have...
Have you spotted a social problem?

What
can
I do
about
it?
From poverty to pollution….
Some problems seem just too big to tackle

Be a CHANGEMAKER

What if it’s not just me?
What if...
You are not alone
Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Foundation gives job opportunities &
training to young people, raising their conf...
One Water send 100% of their profit to Africa to fund water projects
Closer to home
Mike Britton started

• Recycles household furniture which
prevents it going to waste
• Sells it cheaply to...
Abigail Ehoff
Business Student

Created Homework Hub, to help her mum and brother work together on his homework
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Environmental Sustainability Changemakers
Student Switch Off +
Green House Award Scheme
Sustainable Business Ethi...
CHANGEMAKER
CAMPUS VALUES
empathy +
initiative +
team work +
innovation +
transformation
= positive social change
NETpositive
• Explore social, environmental & financial issues
• Measure your starting point
• Develop an action plan
http...
Changemaker Certificate
7 Units, Bronze, Silver, Gold (UG) & Platinum (PG)

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Understanding social c...
Starting to be a Changemaker
• Sign up to the Changemaker Resource Centre
www.northampton.ac.uk/changemaker

• Create your...
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  1. 1. Be a CHANGEMAKER Introducing the University of Northampton Changemaker Certificate
  2. 2. • More than 300,000 students graduate each year in the UK • We want you to be more than just a ‘good’ graduate • We want you to stand out from the crowd! We stand out because we are CHANGEMAKERS!
  3. 3. Maybe you don’t realise it, but….. You are already Changing the World Changemaker Manifesto 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. I have a responsibility to make positive changes in society I have the power and resources (tangible and intangible) to make a difference I take initiative to bring about innovative change, local and systemic I work with others to maximise impact, working in groups and networks I know and live authentically according to my values I practice empathy; by entering, by a willed use of the imagination, another person's world without judgment
  4. 4. Have you spotted a social problem? What can I do about it?
  5. 5. From poverty to pollution…. Some problems seem just too big to tackle Be a CHANGEMAKER What if it’s not just me? What if there is a group of us, making changes? What if there is a lot of us? What if the whole UNIVERSITY was making changes?
  6. 6. You are not alone Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Foundation gives job opportunities & training to young people, raising their confidence to become world class chefs
  7. 7. One Water send 100% of their profit to Africa to fund water projects
  8. 8. Closer to home Mike Britton started • Recycles household furniture which prevents it going to waste • Sells it cheaply to poor people in Northampton • Hires ex-offenders to give them a new start in a job
  9. 9. Abigail Ehoff Business Student Created Homework Hub, to help her mum and brother work together on his homework
  10. 10. • • • • Environmental Sustainability Changemakers Student Switch Off + Green House Award Scheme Sustainable Business Ethics Social Enterprise Loan Fund • Student Sustainability Fund Grants • Change ME campaign
  11. 11. CHANGEMAKER CAMPUS VALUES empathy + initiative + team work + innovation + transformation = positive social change
  12. 12. NETpositive • Explore social, environmental & financial issues • Measure your starting point • Develop an action plan http://northampton.net-positive.org
  13. 13. Changemaker Certificate 7 Units, Bronze, Silver, Gold (UG) & Platinum (PG) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Understanding social change, innovation & entrepreneurship, Understanding me- my, empathy, my personal assets, skills and resources and my innovation orientation Understanding society, communities and social problems- through voluntary action, scientific research, employment or experience Solving problems- through innovation, ideation and decision-making skills Venture planning- either business, product planning, event creation, performance or media campaigning to achieve mainstreaming Starting and sustaining the venture- financing, governance and selling the venture idea Communicating the venture- marketing and media, personal and organisational branding Start anytime. Learn & act alongside your degree. Peer review. Increase employability
  14. 14. Starting to be a Changemaker • Sign up to the Changemaker Resource Centre www.northampton.ac.uk/changemaker • Create your Net-Positive Student profile • Register for the Changemaker Certificate
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