There is more than one approach to your career. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to build your own business?

The Study Melbourne Future Founders Program brought to you by Study Melbourne and StartSpace is designed for international students and aspiring founders to inspire your ideas and the start of your business journey.

Come along to the free Study Melbourne Future Founders Roadshow, held at the Runway office and co-working space in Geelong, or join in online via livestream. The theme is Idea to Impact; to explore how you can start your own venture and create a positive impact at the same time.

At the Roadshow In-person and Online you will: 

  • hear from experienced migrant founders about their own journey 
  • learn business modelling skills and how to consider your social impact

At the In-person event in Geelong you will also be able to:

  • learn team building skills in an interactive workshop
  • network with fellow international students and founders
  • enjoy some refreshments and delicious locally made food

Schedule In-person and Online:

  • 3.45pm-4.00pm: In-person registration and refreshments available
  • 4.00pm-5.00pm: ‘Building a Business Model – Impact Included’, workshop with Linda Wong
  • 5.00pm-6.00pm: ‘Migrant Founders and Their Stories’, panel discussion with Usman Iftikhar, Linda Wong and Sakshi Thakur

Schedule continues In-person only:

  • 6.00pm-7.00pm: ‘Build A Tower, Build Your Team’, workshop with Sakshi Thakur
  • 7.00pm-8.00pm: Food, drinks and networking

The Roadshow features Linda Wong, Managing Director of Runway, Sakshi Thakur, Founder and CEO of Humanism Global and Usman Iftikhar, CEO at Catalysr.

Date: Wednesday 22 March
Time: 3.45pm-8.00pm
Venue in-person: Runway Geelong, The Mills West 6 Federal Mills Park, 33 Mackey St, North Geelong VIC 3215
Venue online: Livestream via YouTube
Free to attend.

It’s free to participate and we recommend attending all sessions to get the most out of your experience. Register to secure your place.  

Please note: Auslan interpretation is available on request for Future Founders events. Our staff require two weeks to plan and book this service. If you would like to request Auslan Interpretation, please let us know by Wednesday 8 March when you register for the event, or email the team to request it: [email protected]

If you have any questions, please contact the StartSpace team: [email protected].

You can read more about the Study Melbourne Founders Program here.

Sign up for further announcements about the Study Melbourne Future Founders Program here.