Global Entrepreneurship Week Day 7

It is day 7 of Global Entrepreneurship Week! Throughout the week, South Eastern Regional College (SERC) will host a week of celebrating entrepreneurs.


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18 November 2022

Global Entrepreneurship Week

The Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Team talked to Dave Linton recently, founder of Madlug, the 'Wear One Give One' bag brand. There has also been info released from the Enterprise Expo Finals. 

Madlug was founded in 2015 by Dave, whose previous experience in the luggage industry only included bags of enthusiasm. He was heartbroken when he discovered that most children in care transport their worldly belongings in a bin bag.  

In that moment, Dave set out to do something about it.   With just £480, he started Madlug and came up with the ‘Buy one Give one’ approach: with every bag you purchase, one will be given to a child in care. 

See the below video to find out more about Dave and Madlug 


Enterprise Expo Winners and Runners Up 2022

Winners  

  • E-Team, Ben Angelone, Finley Houston and Parsa Mohammaditari. Level 3 National Extended Diploma in IT - IT Professional, Lisburn Campus. The E-Team’s challenge was to raise awareness of electronic waste and how it could be repurposed to save it from landfill. Their solution was to repurpose old phones as a monitor to play video games.  

Runners Up  

  • Sea Weed Seed Bombs: Claire Kelly and Peter Mooney, from the Access Level 3 Diploma in Foundation Studies, Newcastle Campus. Their challenge was to come up with a way to help aid bio-diversity. Their solution was seed bombs made from dead sea weed. 
  • STEM Launchers: Megan McShane, Ulster University Foundation Degree in Mechatronic Engineering, Lisburn Campus. STEM Launchers teaches young children about STEM subjects in a fun, do-it-yourself kit that promotes recycling and learning. 

Visit www.serc.ac.uk to unlock your future #BetterOffAtSERC. 


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