Take your next step

Whatever stage of your entrepreneurial journey you’re at, SSE has something for you.

Unit: Ideation

Commences 22 April 2019 – Unleash your creativity. Transform real life problems into compelling, creative and impactful opportunities. Apply design thinking principles to any idea and apply your skills anywhere – from an established organisation to a startup. Learn More

Unit: Activation

Commences 29 April 2019 – 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. Learn More

Unit: Innovation for Value Creation and Growth

***Applications closed*** Check out our other 2019 units to see which one is right for you. – Get ahead of the curve. Learn how to think differently so you can take advantage of any opportunity.  Create sustainable and scalable solutions to real problems. Learn More

Unit: Structuring for Success

***Applications closed*** Check out our other 2019 units to see which one is right for you. – Build a business model for any venture. Take an experiential journey through analysis and innovation so you can structure any business or social enterprise for success. Learn More

SSE units are experiential, flexible and immersive. You bring passion, purpose and curiosity. We provide the entrepreneurial mindset, skills, connections and confidence you need to thrive.

Our units connect you with a growing network of partners across industry and government and bring together students from a diverse range of backgrounds, disciplines and locations. With around 200 students already in our alumni community, you’ll be joining a growing network of next-generation entrepreneurs.

We’ve got you covered

We believe in making opportunity accessible. SSE charges no fees for co-curricular units. Students from outside Sydney will be fully funded by an SSE scholarship for travel and accommodation costs.

If you undertake a unit for credit towards your university degree or  TAFE NSW program, a fee may be applied by your home institution.

What’s it like studying at SSE?

Student entrepreneurs engage with industry professionals and academics from a diverse range of backgrounds, disciplines and locations across NSW. Units are experiential and flexible, with a blend of online learning and face-to-face sessions.

At SSE we believe opportunity should be accessible to all.  Students receive mobility scholarships to attend. SSE units are offered at no cost and may count for credit towards university or TAFE NSW programs (fees may apply from the home institution).

There are no cramped lecture halls or exams at SSE, we are unconventional and dynamic.

Students make unexpected friendships and become a lifetime member of a powerful entrepreneurial community.

Collaboration between 11 NSW universities and TAFE NSW

SSE brings together highly motivated students from a diverse range of backgrounds, disciplines and locations from across NSW. Our purpose is to drive next generation Australian entrepreneurship, creating high growth companies and new jobs.

Independent and not-for-profit, SSE was established in 2016 with cornerstone investment by the NSW Government.

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.

How can I find out more?

You can check out our FAQs or contact us via email at ask@sse.edu.au or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @SSENSW.