Student Entrepreneurs


How two Australian universities are fostering the next generation of entrepreneurs

12:01PM | Wednesday, 2 December 2015 |  Long before startups and innovation became mainstream discussion points and political buzzwords, UNSW launched the Student Entrepreneur Development group.

A guide to navigating university for student entrepreneurs

3:04PM | Thursday, 19 March 2015 |  A revolution in entrepreneurship is underway. A student, armed with a MacBook, an internet connection and a great idea can create a company that reaches people around the globe, with just $5000 dollars or less.

Demand for business degrees falls 15.4%, report reveals

5:01PM | Monday, 7 May 2012 |  Business degrees are becoming less desirable among Australian students, with research showing applications for management and commerce degrees declined 15.4% over the decade to 2011.

Making waves in mature Melbourne

4:05PM | Monday, 2 April 2012 |  Melbourne has the population, infrastructure and markets to become a global hotbed for start-up activity. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.

Melbourne students limber up for start-up hackathon

3:51PM | Wednesday, 21 March 2012 |  University students in Melbourne will have just 48 hours to launch web-based start-ups from scratch this weekend, as part of their participation in Startup Hackathon Melbourne.

Entrepreneurship students urged to look beyond their degrees

3:24PM | Tuesday, 6 March 2012 |  More than 3,000 Australian university students have enrolled in entrepreneurship classes this year, new research shows, but experts say entrepreneurs cannot succeed without experience.

NSW University looks to link students with tech start-ups

2:19PM | Wednesday, 29 February 2012 |  The University of New South Wales will host its second Sydney Tech Startup Expo next month, designed to connect the tech start-up community with the university’s students and staff.

Tech degrees being shunned by uni students: Report

2:10PM | Wednesday, 29 February 2012 |  The number of university students in technology degrees is in long-term decline, according to a new report, with concerns that the shortage will impact web-based start-ups.

Australia’s student start-ups “compare well to Europe”

11:45PM | Thursday, 17 November 2011 |  The leader of a local student entrepreneurship group has likened Australian student-start-ups to those in Scandinavian countries, claiming there are more similarities than there are differences.

Idea Pitch winners share in $15k prize pool

11:12PM | Wednesday, 16 November 2011 |  Student Entrepreneurs has unveiled the 2011 winners of its Idea Pitch competition, which saw 20 student start-ups from Victorian universities compete for prizes worth more than $15,000.