Supporting Partner: Queensland University of Technology
QUT is a major Australian university with a global reputation and a ‘real world’ focus. Their courses are in high demand and equip their students and graduates with the skills they need in an increasingly disrupted world. QUT are transforming the learning experience and embed work integrated learning in courses, and have a strong focus on developing entrepreneurial skills and start-ups.
QUT is home to one of the largest STEM faculties in Australia. Their researchers focus on progress, and don’t stop at the creation of new knowledge. They harness their technological strengths to translate knowledge from research into the real world. Their transdisciplinary teams collaborate using world-class facilities to help solve global challenges including food security, healthcare, communities and the effects of climate change on natural treasures like Queensland’s Great Barrier Reef.
QUT’s Gardens Point campus is home to the international award-winning Science and Engineering Centre including The Cube; and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Robotic Vision.
Supporting Partner: Swinburne University of Technology
Swinburne is a world-class university focused on creating impact; committed to transforming the future of education by giving its students the knowledge, adaptability and experience they need to make a lasting impact on the workplace of tomorrow.
Swinburne creates future-ready graduates by taking their students outside of the conventional classroom, introducing them to new and different ways of learning and thinking. It comes from hands-on experience, industry leaders, from the world around us, and from one another.
As a trusted and respected world-class leader in research excellence, Swinburne University is determined to make a real difference to the community by creating a space where ideas are made and the future is imagined, where the brave and the adventurous are supported to push the boundaries of what is into what it can be.