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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Curious where Ventures can take you? At UQ, we encourage every student to develop the skills and mindset to innovate like an entrepreneur. We currently have three programs open to suit your skills and interests: Ventures Curiosity, LeadHers, and Validate. Applications will close from 22 February.
We are opening our doors to the community to give everyone a chance to drop in, meet our amazing team and see where the magic happens. You'll have the chance to hear from Ventures students, learn about our programs, and explore how new skills can help you build your future.
We're excited to announce our 2023 Chief Student Entrepreneur, Finn Larson! Finn is looking forward to engaging with students from diverse and typically underrepresented disciplines and backgrounds. Joining Finn is seven Ventures Ambassadors, meet the student team.


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 2022 UQ’s Chief Student Entrepreneur tells us about his startup Wakeshare and his experiences with UQ Ventures.

Own the unknown

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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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