Welcome to ENACTUS Reading!

Enactus is an international organization that connects student, academic and business leaders through entrepreneurial-based projects that empower people to transform opportunities into real, sustainable progress for themselves and their communities.


Enactus Worldwide

  • It is involved in 36 countries;

  • Operates within over 1700 universities;

  • Has over 70,500 students involved as members;

  • Has impacted over 1,950,000 people.


Enactus Reading

  • Enactus Reading is a student run social enterprise and an affiliated society of Reading University Student's Union.

  • The team are currently undertaking 3 projects-: 3 local projects and one other team which is Commercial 

  • The principal objective of Enactus Reading is to provide a channel whereby students can gain experience working in a business environment, while at the same time improving the quality of life and standard of living for communities and individuals in need.

  • Enactus projects set University of Reading students apart from their peers, by teaching them (through their experiences), the relevant skills to make them more employable in the future. 


Enactus is a great society to join to further your career prospects. These are just some of our sponsor companies:


Membership Information

Team Membership (£15)
Membership to be involved directly with projects and regular society activities. Attend project and full team meetings and take ownership of a particular role within the team. Work directly with beneficiaries. Access to all of our own and Enactus UK's amazing training events and transport subsidised. Also a free t-shirt included!


  • Reading Bag Company: 

  • Refem

  • Foodie

  • Commercial: fundraising and revenue generation to sustain the team and projects. 



Why join Enactus?

  • Change a life, make a real impact in your community!

  • Improve your employability. Add to your degree and your skills.

  • You are given the opportunity to network with top graduate employers, business advisers and more.

  • Develop skills that recruiters are looking for and that you'll use for the rest of your life. 

  • Attend exclusive training events in London and other locations

  • Make friends that will last you a lifetime.


Every week  we will have a full team meeting that will then split into projects for a project meeting. On these nights we will occasionally switch out to do training events and socials. Like our Facebook Page to find out when these happen! 

Enactus Nationals 2018. In 2018 the Enactus Reading team made it to the quarter finals in the National Competition hosted each year in London by Enactus UK and judged by Alumni from around the world. 

Enactus Nationals 2019. In 2019 the Enactus Reading team made it to the final semi-final round in competition as well as winning an award for the most improved Enactus society in the UK.

Enactus Regionals 2020. In 2020 we had fun presenting our ideas which have now progressed into live projects in the year 2020/21

Enactus Reading at the Regional Competition in 2019 held in London AIG headquarters. 

Enactus Reading Committee

Presidents- Saima Khanum and Vivienne Speirs 

HR – Andrea Dar 

CRE – Shajan Miah

Treasurer – Nicole Aristidou

Welfare Rep- Vivienne Speirs


Project leaders:

Reading Bag Company - Saima Khanuma and Vivienne Speirs

Foodie- Shajan Miah

Refem- Aimee Shorthouse

Useful links

Enactus Website - http://enactus.org/

Enactus Reading Website – https://readingenactus.wixsite.com/enactusreading

Enactus Facebook Page – https://www.facebook.com/EnactusReading


Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you have. If you are interested in joining a project then email us at readingenactus@gmail.com and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

We hope to see you soon! 




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