Change your mindset. Build your future.

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.

Upcoming opportunities

At Pitch Night, Wednesday 14 April, our ilab Accelerator founders will present their cutting-edge innovations - from mining and fintech to medtech and sustainability. Don’t miss the opportunity to see the future being made right here in Queensland. Register today.
Postgraduate students are invited to enter and represent UQ for the U21 PwC Innovation Challenge! As part of the PwC/U21 Innovation Challenge, you will have the opportunity to gain advice from our academic mentor. Join the sessions 2pm Tuesday 20 April and/or 2.30pm Tuesday 11 May. Register today.
Join us to celebrate World Creativity and Innovation Day Global Hackathon! From 16 - 19 April 2021, this hackathon is dedicated to encouraging people to creatively use their skills in generating new ideas for the UN Development Goals: Health and Wellbeing, Economic growth, Decent work and Quality education.
Meet like-minded students, find your team and hear from inspirational speakers with our Ventures Connect community events. This is your chance to come together with Ventures staff, student innovators and industry experts. Register to join our next Ventures Connect: Founders Talk, Wednesday 14 April, 4-5pm.

Get involved

Take advantage of 3D printers, design studios and co-working spaces.
Network with like-minded people and compete for prizes
Learn how you can connect with the entrepreneurship community at UQ.

Design your own path

You can mix and match programs depending on your experience. There’s support at every stage of your Ventures journey – from flexing your creative muscles to launching a startup.

Gain the skills and knowledge needed to think and act like an entrepreneur.
Put your knowledge into practice by solving real industry problems.
Our programs can take you overseas, or help you launch your own startup.

Startup stars

We've supported over 500 founders across 180 startups