Student entrepreneurship

ANU fosters student entrepreneurship with a range of educational programs and other innovation resources, including:

  • InnovationACT: Free two-month student entrepreneurship program from ANU, with workshops, expert seminars, mentorship and a $50,000 grant pool.
  • Summer Founder Pilot Program: Free two-month program to help early-stage student-led ventures fast-track their growth.
  • ANU Makerspace: A community availablet o ANU staff and students, providing users with resources to experiment, investigate, prototype, and solve problems. 
  • Square One: Student co-working space available to ANU students working on startups or freelance projects.
  • TechLauncher: A course from the College of Engineering & Computer Science that enables students to use their theoretical knowledge and computer science skills, and apply it to a real-world research project.
  • Capstone Project: A course from the College of Engineering & Computer Science that exposes students to an authentic engineering-based experience through an industry project.

We also work closely with Canberra's innovation and startup communities to ensure students have easy access to relevant networks beyond the University.

If you're a student interested in entrepreneurship and not sure where to get started, get in touch with Sasha Whittle, Student Entrepreneurship Ambassador at sasha.whittle@anu.edu.au

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