Impact

Learn how you can create high-value social impact.

Do you have a burning desire to change the world by solving a pressing social or environmental problem? Are you looking to create sustainable solutions that can impact and transform our world and the communities in which we are a part of?

Ventures Impact program is designed to help aspiring social changemakers build the necessary tools and mindset to create social and environmental change and be at the forefront of solving some big global and local challenges. This program supports you to crystalise your goals, activate your passion to create innovative solutions for good.

Come with a willing heart to contribute as part of a team that is at the forefront of creating impactful change.

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The Ventures Impact program is a three-day design sprint where you will understand your impact, develop key skills, build your toolkit with methods and frameworks to empower communities and connect with like-minded peers and industry leaders.

 

Social Impact Semester 1

Date: Tuesday 19 - Thursday 21 April 2022

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The program is open to students, alumni and staff from all disciplines.

To be eligible to apply, you must be:

  • a current UQ student, staff member or young alumni (graduated within the past 10 years)
  • interested in entrepreneurship, social and impact enterprise
  • ready to build your knowledge and skills
  • committed to attending all seven workshops.

Once you've completed this program, we recommend you join Ventures Validate, which will help you take your social impact idea to the next level.

Impact Semester 1

Date: Tuesday 19 - Thursday 21 April 2022
Applications close: 12pm Wednesday 13 April

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The Ventures Impact program was previously known as Social Impact.

Ventures Connect

Want some advice on where to get started? Ventures Connect is your chance to come together with Ventures staff, student innovators and industry experts. 

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Student Competition

Take part in the Student Competition by attending five Ventures programs and/or events for your chance to win either a; $100 gift card OR Instax Camera Kit! 

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