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

Applications are open for the Ventures ilab Accelerator 2022! The program runs for three months (December to March) and offers a $10,000 equity-free funding to each successful team to help take your venture to the next level. Join the info sessions (throughout Sept & Oct) and get your application in by 19 October.
Hear from inspirational founders from the greater UQ community as they share their unique advice. For the next Founders Talk, we'll be joined by Vanessa Murillo, Co-founder of I Am Grounded. Join us 12-1pm Thurs 7 October. Free bagels are available for the first 40 students!
Learn first-hand knowledge from innovative startup communities. Startups from across the state in Cairns, Toowoomba and Brisbane will host UQ students for four-week, in-person learning experiences! Or you can hop online and learn virtually alongside a Singaporean startup. Open to all current UQ students. Join the info session Wed 22 Sept from 1pm & apply by 24 September.

Co-working Spaces

Ventures have two dedicated 24/7 co-working spaces on St Lucia campus where students can collaborate with fellow innovators.

Take a virtual tour

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