New Unit: Activation –
commencing online 29 April 2019
***Applications for this unit are currently closed. Stay tuned for our S2 units.***
Activation is a ten-week, blended unit consisting of online learning and face-to-face sessions. It is open to all students enrolled in the 11 New South Wales universities and TAFE NSW colleges, from all locations, disciplines and interests.
|Applications close||26 April 2019|
|Unit duration||April – May 2019|
|Start of unit (online)||29 April 2019|
|Intensive block (held at SSE Campus)||17-20 May 2019|
Activation – Discover your why, build your team, motivate and mobilise.
Turn a spark into a flame. Whether you have an idea already or are still exploring your niche, learn how to mobilise a team and build a roadmap to a sustainable and scalable business. Accelerate your entrepreneurial journey and get investment ready.
Students will be prepared for a wide range of possibilities using entrepreneurial skills and knowledge to start a venture or contribute to an enterprise or community venture.
The unit is open to anyone who:
- has an early stage or emerging startup, a great idea, or an interest in applying entrepreneurship skills to a current/future enterprise
- wants to collaborate and build connections with like-minded people across different institutions and disciplines
- is studying at one of the 11 NSW universities or TAFE NSW.
Visit our FAQs for more information.
We are not your typical school.
Our units are dynamic, collaborative and real world focused – you’ll be working hands-on and in small groups to exchange ideas, complete projects and learn by doing. The workload should feel about the same as one of your degree or diploma courses but is designed to fit comfortably around your schedule.
The change-maker community
You will become a lifetime member of the diverse SSE community. This means making those unlikely friendships that provide the collaborative spirit for true entrepreneurial successes. It means sharing information, discussing ideas and staying connected with SSE’s activities and industry partners.
You will broaden your mindset and skills by working in inter-institutional, cross-disciplinary teams of like-minded peers from right across NSW.
We’ve got you covered
We believe in making opportunity accessible. SSE charges no fees for this unit. If you are from outside Sydney, SSE will provide a mobility scholarship to cover travel and accommodation costs.
You will not be awarded credit for completing this unit. It is considered as a co-curricular activity. You will not be awarded credit for completing this unit. All students who complete Activation will receive a certificate of completion.
Who can apply?
No matter what you’re studying or where you live in NSW, if you are a student currently enrolled at an SSE member institution, you are eligible to apply.
SSE members are Australian Catholic University, Charles Sturt University, Macquarie University, Southern Cross University, TAFE NSW, The University of Newcastle, The University of Sydney, University of New England, University of Technology Sydney, University of Wollongong, UNSW Sydney and Western Sydney University.
Applications open 19 March 2019. You will hear from SSE early April 2019 if your application has been successful.