Entrepreneurship Week

Entrepreneurship Week is an incredible opportunity for the entire RMIT community to come together to celebrate the exciting world of entrepreneurship and startups.

Together, we (RESAActivator and Careers and Employability) are working to deliver a jam-packed events schedule throughout the week with exciting opportunities to learn, gain entrepreneurial insights and connect with industry professionals and like-minded peers.

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Win a brand new ipad by attending Entrepreneurship Week!

Attend and get your card stamped at the following events to be in the draw to win. 

1) At least one workshop
2) At least one symposium 
3) Either an Activator Tour or Hackathon event

You can pick up your card at any E-week event. 

The winning card will be drawn at the closing event on Friday 30th August. 

What's on

Symposiums

Join us for our exciting symposiums where you can network with experts and learn how tech and innovation is changing industries.

Workshops

Take part in our diverse range of 2 - 4 hour workshops focused on entrepreneurial skills. Check out the full schedule below for more details.

Hackathon

Want to develop solutions to some of the world's biggest problems? Join a diverse Hackathon team and work directly with industry leaders on real innovation challenges. The best part? Win $1000 prize!

Activator Tours

Want to know more about RMIT Activator? Join us for a quick tour around the premise and get ready to kick-start your entrepreneurial journey! Tours will run daily at 3pm, check schedule for Campus details.

Event Schedule

Time

Event

Location

10:00am – 12:00pm

Skill up workshop: Develop an Idea

  • Students register here
  • Public register here

Activator (Brunswick Campus)

12:00pm – 2:00pm

Problem solving with Lego Serious Play

  • Students register here

RMIT Media Portal (City Campus)

3:00pm – 3.30pm

Activator Tour

  • Students register here
  • Public register here

Activator (Brunswick Campus)

5.30pm – 7.30pm

Opening night drinks

  • Students register here
  • Public register here

Activator (City Campus)

Time  Event Location
10:00am – 12:00pm 

Skill up workshop: Pitching and Presenting

  • Students register here
  • Public register here
Activator (Brunswick Campus)
1:30pm – 3:30pm

Social Media Entrepreneurs

  • Students register here
  • Public register here
Job Shop (City Campus)
3:00pm – 3:30pm

Activator Tour

  • Students register here
  • Public register here
Activator (City Campus)
6:00pm – 8:00pm

CPA Fintech Symposium

  • Students register here
  • Public register here
CPA Australia (Southbank)
Time  Event  Location
08:45am – 7:00pm

Hackathon: Growing Rural Opportunities

  • Students register here
Activator (City Campus)
11:00am – 11:30am

Activator Intro Session

  • Students register here
Bundoora East Campus
1:00pm –2:30pm

Sustainability Symposium

  • Students register here
  • Public register here
Bundoora East Campus
3:00pm – 3:30pm

Activator Tour

  • Students register here
  • Public register here
Activator (City Campus)
6:30pm – 8:00pm

NewLaw Symposium

  • Students register here
  • Public register here
Clarence Workplaces
for Professionals (City)
Time Event Location
3:00pm – 3:30pm

Activator Tour

  • Students register here
  • Public register here
Activator (City Campus)
5:30pm – 7:30pm

Social Enterprise Entrepreneurs

  • Students register here
  • Public register here
Job Shop (City Campus)
Time  Event  Location
10:00am – 1:00pm 

Skill up workshop: From Idea to MVP

  • Students register here
  • Public register here
Activator (City Campus)
11:00am – 11:30am 

Activator Intro Session

  • Students register here
Activator (Brunswick Campus)
12:00pm – 2:00pm

Fashion Enterprise Industry Panel

  • Students register here
  • Public register here
The Hanger (Brunswick Campus)
2:30pm – 5:00pm

Skill up workshop: Mindfulness for Entrepreneurs

  • Students register here
  • Public register here
Activator (City Campus)
3:00pm – 3:30pm

Activator Tour

  • Students register here
  • Public register here
Activator (City Campus)
5:30pm – 7:30pm

Entrepreneurship wrap-up party

  • Students register here
  • Public register here
Oxford Scholar (City)
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What's in it for students?

Develop your skills by hearing from others that have gone through the journey and know first hand what it takes to ‘make it’ as a founder. 

Whether you’re just starting out or have your own startup, there are events to cater to all stages of the entrepreneurial journey.

Get amongst our enthusiastic community in what is set to be an exciting and insightful week of events! 

Keen to immerse yourself in the entrepreneurial community beyoned E-Week? RESA is a thriving community where peers feel welcome, supported and inspired by each other.  Join RESA.

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How will the local community, industry and employers benefit from being involved?

  • Connect with like-minded students and professionals
  • Source potential talent
  • Develop skills and utilise resources through workshops and hackathon
  • Seek advisory advice from RMIT Activator on your own business needs
  • Mentor students and give back!

Want to get involved? Please get in touch by emailing us at hello.activator@rmit.edu.au

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Attend E-Week and win a free ipad!

To celebrate E-week we are giving away a BRAND NEW IPAD!!

Ju atttend the following events and get your E-week* card stamped, where 

To be eligble you must attend: 

1) At least one workshop
2) At least one symposium 
3) Either an Activator Tour or Hackathon event

The winning card will be drawn at the closing event on Friday 30th August. 

Event Sponsors

RMIT Partners

Have a startup idea?

If you’re curious about entrepreneurship or want to start your own business, Activator RISE gives you member-only access to the Activator community on a personalised online platform that will allow your to thrive. #ReadytoRISE

Join here

Have a startup idea?

If you’re curious about entrepreneurship or want to start your own business, Activator RISE gives you member-only access to the Activator community on a personalised online platform that will allow your to thrive. #ReadytoRISE

Join here

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