Entrepreneurship at UQ

Ventures reflects the entrepreneurial spirit of our community. While you can’t predict the future, you can develop the knowledge, networks and skills to pivot between current and emerging careers and flourish wherever life takes you.

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Take your venture to the next level, gain support, and $10,000 in equity-free funding with the three-month 2023 ilab Accelerator program. Open to all UQ students, recent alumni, and staff. Register now to join our next information session 28 September.
Join us 19 October to watch the latest Ventures Validate cohort pitch for a share in $10,000 in cash prizes. These early-stage founders have spent the past 10-weeks developing and validating their startups into sustainable businesses.
Whether we are pitching a business idea, presenting a project to our colleagues, or talking to customers, we need to be able to interest, convince and influence with our words. Register to attend this workshop, 10 October, to learn more.

 

What's it really like to launch a startup at UQ?

At UQ, we’re continuously impressed by the entrepreneurial spirit and startup ideas that come out of our UQ Ventures community.

Tom Bizzell, a Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Laws (Honours) student and UQ’s Chief Student Entrepreneur tells us about his startup Wakeshare and his experiences with UQ Ventures.

Own the unknown

Get involved

Take advantage of 3D printers, design studios and co-working spaces.
Network with like-minded people and compete for prizes.
Take a virtual tour of our two dedicated 24/7 co-working spaces.

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