The University of Northampton run a changemaker program which provides a series of projects for students to complete. This is to assist in the students graduate attributes and develop their key skills which will enhance their learning experience. In 2017, the University of Northampton was achieved the Social Enterprise Gold Mark, which demonstrates an organisation has been through a rigorous external assessment process to achieve a recognised social enterprise quality standard
Social innovation on the Integrated Foundation Year research project, analysing the success links between social innovation, changemaker and the Foundation Study Framework was completed. My role including evaluating FAST project weaknesses and opportunities, assisting in the development of the engagement with the Changemaker ethos. As well as liaising and conduct student interviews, transcription and code the interviews. Critiqued and analysed survey data from the past three years from the University to monitor the project successes.
For further information on the course please see : https://www.northampton.ac.uk/student-life/changemaker/