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Social Shifters

Social Shifters

Join a free digital space where you can learn, collaborate, and get inspired with bitesize e-learning and a supportive community of change-makers.

Once part of Social Shifters, you can also apply to join the Steps to Start-up programme. Work through eight courses at your own pace, supported by us to help you learn and develop your skills.

Who's it for?

  • Available to all Warwick students and graduates.

How to join

Registration is free and available to all University of Warwick students.

  • Social Shifters - free registration for all
  • Steps to Startup - apply for a limited space


  • Deadline to apply – 20 October
  • Cohort runs across 6 weeks, 25 October to 3 December.

Register today

About Social Shifters

Be part of the change you want to see in the world.

If you have a great idea that solves a social or environmental problem, join for free and access a digital space of bitesize e-learning and a space to connect with others.

We can help you make whatever change you want to make. Be part of the social shift.

Join today

About Steps to Startup

A free e-learning launchpad programme for social and environmental entrepreneurs.

Limited spaces available.

If you’ve spotted an opportunity for change and are ready to take your idea to the next level, quickly learn how with eight easy-to-follow video-based courses.

  • Learn how to better define your social or environmental problem.
  • Discover how to build support for your cause and where to find your customers.
  • Learn more about socially and environmentally focused business models.

View course structure

Whether you want to solve local or global problems, Steps to Startup will take you quickly from idea to entrepreneur.

Apply today

Warwick Award student opportunity

Completing the Steps to Startup programme will give you the opportunity to receive the Warwick Award.

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