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Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship

Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship

What we do

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The Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School is a leading academic entity for the advancement of social entrepreneurship worldwide. We foster innovative social transformation through world-class education, cutting-edge research, and collaboration among business, policy, academic, and social leaders. 

Our research and community are global in scope, and we uniquely use the power of networks to magnify the work of our researchers, students, and wider community beyond local and national boundaries.

In this section, you can read and engage with our work, as well as to find out more about what we offer. Our programming breaks up into three distinct, but overlapping areas:


Students & Alumni

We provide a variety of co-curricular courses, competitions, and events aimed at providing high potential, socially-minded graduate students across the University with the support, skills, and experiences to pursue their goals.


View our student and alumni programmes


Our research agenda seeks to enable and establish actionable high-quality research that addresses world-scale problems. We work with faculty at the University of Oxford and beyond, with social entrepreneurs and with their supporting ecosystem to affect a positive impact on the world's most challenging social and environmental challenges.


Explore more of our research


Every year we organise a range of events seeking to catalyse deep exchanges with a global community of innovators: we connect social entrepreneurs with thought leaders and key players in business, government, and philanthropy to enhance social impact.


Find out more about our major events



Contact us
Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship
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