student testimonials

Participating students from our partner universities share the experience and opportunities they have had with SEVERE. Watch these interviews to hear about what they have gained from building their social enterprise in an international setting! To learn more about their project, refer to the Cohort 1 project page.

Pau Verdu - Pompeu Fabra University, Spain

Pau Verdu


Pau Verdu is a student from the Pompeu Fabra University, in Spain. He worked on Noah’s NFTs, which helps small conservation NGOs gain access to new funds through NFTS.

Paule Valere Mabounda - Montpellier Business School, France

Paule Valere Maboubda


Paule Valere Mabounda is a student from Montpellier Business school, in France. She worked on Publicus, which set up an accessible loans scheme for international students.

Esme Allen - Glasgow Caledonian University, United Kingdom

Esme Allen


Esme Allen is a student from Glasgow Caledonian University, in the United Kingdom. She worked on The Recollective, a mapping platform that keeps locals and tourists updated on sustainable clothing options in selected cities.

Rose O'Ddwyer - Dublin City College, Republic of Ireland

Rose O’Dwyer


Rose O’Dwyer is a student from Dublin City College in the Republic of Ireland. She worked on Noah’s NFTs which helps small conservation NGOs gain access to new funds through NFTs.

Manuel Santos - University of Aveiro, Portugal


Manuel Santos

Manuel Santos is a student from the University of Aveiro, in Portugal. He worked on 3 of Life which coordinates activities to combat the social exclusion of the elderly.