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Two female founders share their best advice

March 6th, 2019|

The inspirational founders of one of Sweden’s fastest growing beauty startups Löwengrip, shared their insights with a full house at the SSE Innovation and Beauty Global Series on 26 February.

Here are some of the key takeaways from Isabella Löwengrip (Creative Director) and Pingus Hadenius (CEO). […]

Take Your Startup To India – #IndiaBootcamp19

February 6th, 2019|

If you’re an emerging startup trying to solve the world’s big problems, there’s no hotter place right now than India to develop a global mindset.

The Young Entrepreneurs International Bootcamp to India is a key initiative of the NSW Department of Industry, in partnership with Sydney School of Entrepreneurship, to […]

A tale of two entrepreneurs

November 29th, 2018|

Before travelling to China as part of an SSE International Bootcamp, Luke Di Stefano had never heard the term ‘unicorn’ to describe a billion dollar start up.

“Everyone was talking about unicorn, unicorn, unicorn…I thought it was a mistranslation,” he laughs. “They don’t teach you that at uni!”

Now Luke is ready […]

Sydney School of Entrepreneurship wins global industry award for excellence

October 22nd, 2018|

Sydney School of Entrepreneurship (SSE) has won a prestigious global industry award for The Most Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Centre at the annual conference of the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centres (GCEC) being held in Chicago, USA.

The GCEC is the leading global organisation representing university-based entrepreneurship centres, with 250 members collaborating […]

The AusAir Journey

October 4th, 2018|

Growing up amidst the natural beauty of Sydney’s Sutherland Shire, brothers Isaac and Elias Honor and their lifelong friend Jack Graham knew that Australia had something special.

But it was only after travelling around Asia and encountering levels of air pollution that posed major health risks that the University of Technology […]

Sydney School of Entrepreneurship reaches first year milestone

August 17th, 2018|

Sydney School of Entrepreneurship (SSE) has reached its first year of operations driving next generation Australian entrepreneurship.

“Reaching the first year is an important milestone for any new venture,” said Nick Kaye, CEO of Sydney School of Entrepreneurship.

In a highly dynamic and impactful first year:

  • SSE welcomed 4,000 participants, including […]

Student entrepreneurs navigate Sydney’s innovation ecosystem

August 3rd, 2018|

When 60 student entrepreneurs converged in Sydney this week for the first intensive session of The Navigator unit, their first challenge was to split into teams for a Massive Ecosystem Scavenger Hunt (MESH).

A highly experiential learning activity, MESH builds student’s entrepreneurial awareness by introducing them to key players in Sydney’s […]

SSE Case Studies: Marley Palin, Macquarie University

July 24th, 2018|

MARLEY PALIN

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS LEADERSHIP AND COMMERCE,
MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY

“SSE provided me an entry into the entrepreneurial ecosystem. I would have never got this opportunity otherwise.”

Marley Palin, a passionate advocate against domestic violence, was looking for proactive solutions to one of Australia’s most prolific social issues. […]

SSE Case Studies: Miles Archibald, University of New England

July 20th, 2018|

MILES ARCHIBALD

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS AND FINANCE, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND

“SSE really showed me for the first time that entrepreneurship is a mindset.”

Miles Archibald has literally and figuratively travelled a long way, encouraged in part by his experience at the Sydney School of Entrepreneurship.

Growing up in […]

SSE members prototype new 2018-19 curriculum

July 13th, 2018|

SSE embraced the hackathon concept and hosted leaders in entrepreneurship and innovation from all 12 member institutions at SSE’s Ultimo campus to co-create a new education and training portfolio.

The collaboration broke new ground with the rapid prototyping of four new units made up of 16 modules. Each module can be […]

SSE Case Studies: Rory Banwell, South Cross University

July 7th, 2018|

RORY BANWELL

BACHELOR OF MEDIA, SOUTH CROSS UNIVERSITY

“SSE gave me confidence to navigate my own regional entrepreneurial ecosystem and push myself out of my comfort zone to go to networking events.”

Rory Banwell is a multi-talented creative; a photographer, videographer, actor, writer, and editor.

Rory received significant media […]

SSE Case Studies: Esmond Ye, University of New South Wales

July 2nd, 2018|

ESMOND YE

BACHELOR OF COMMERCE AND LAW, UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES

“The experience was invaluable, and really encouraged me to challenge the status quo further.”

Esmond Ye was bitten by the entrepreneurial bug during a high shool hackathon run by Generation Entrepreneur, a not-for-profit that encourages entrepreneurship […]

SSE Case Studies: Casey Bootsma, Charles Sturt University

June 29th, 2018|

CASEY BOOTSMA

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS, CHARLES STURT UNIVERSITY

“I’ve taken my passion for regional and rural business and moulded that around what I learned at SSE.”

Casey Bootsma is putting into practice the skills she learned at the Sydney School of Entrepreneurship to explore the possibility of a […]

SSE Case Studies: Erfan Karami, University of Wollongong

June 28th, 2018|

ERFAN KARAMI

BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING, UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG

“I didn’t have a clear idea of what entrepreneurship was about before I came to SSE. I never imagined I would be launching my own startup”

Sydney School of Entrepreneurship’s The Navigator ignited an entrepreneurial flame in Erfan Karami. He’s […]

SSE Case Studies: Rose Lewis, Western Sydney University

June 27th, 2018|

ROSE LEWIS

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS (ADVANCED BUSINESS LEADERSHIP) AND LAWS,
WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

“I was inspired. It improved my own confidence 100 percent, and made me feel I could contribute something too.”

Student entrepreneur Rose Lewis says networking with a diverse group of students from 11 universities and […]

SSE Case Studies: Erika Salmon, TAFE NSW

June 23rd, 2018|

ERIKA SALMON

BACHELOR OF NETWORK SECURITY, BACHELOR OF DATA INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEERING, TAFE NSW

“We got thrown together with our different skill sets and the potential was extraordinary. I really could never experience this anywhere else.”

Growing up in a creative family where both parents worked as entrepreneurs running […]

SSE Case Studies: Rosie Dawson, University of Technology Sydney

June 21st, 2018|

ROSIE DAWSON

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS, BACHELOR OF LAWS, UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY SYDNEY

“I hope to exercise an entrepreneurial mindset and apply my legal and business education in a tangible way.”

Rosie Dawson has danced ever since she could walk. After high school, she taught ballroom for four years […]

SSE Case Studies: Rohan Peacock, Australian Catholic University

June 15th, 2018|

ROHAN PEACOCK

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS, BACHELOR OF COMMERCE, AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY

“It helped me with taking the next step, to learn how to pitch and get seed funding for an idea.”

At high school, Rohan Peacock sold photos at boat parties his friend organised on Sydney Harbour. After […]

SSE International Bootcamp to China secures manufacturing deal

June 8th, 2018|

Sahil Harriram always knew that someday he would build new technologies that had never existed before. He founded Elite Robotics with fellow students from University of Newcastle to build intelligent, autonomous vehicle platforms for use in mobile robots – think lawn mowers, package delivery vehicles and street sweepers.

Sahil attended a […]

SSE Alumni create UNE Regional Venture Student Society

May 15th, 2018|

Siblings Miles and Ali Archibald grew up together in a small, isolated town called Guyra, with a population of 2,000, located in north-west NSW. They both attend University of New England (UNE).

Miles joined SSE’s first unit of study in 2017, travelling to Sydney on a mobility scholarship. Keen to use […]

Sydney School of Entrepreneurship Opens

August 16th, 2017|

Deputy Premier and Minister for Small Business John Barilaro today opened the Sydney School of Entrepreneurship (SSE), a partnership between all 11 NSW universities and TAFE NSW to develop the entrepreneurs and jobs of the future. Mr Barilaro said the Sydney School of Entrepreneurship was founded following a $25 million […]

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