Future Leaders Forum


The Future Leaders Forum is an annual one-day event dedicated to enriching the learning experience of 100 of our most high achieving undergraduate students, identified by their leadership skills and those who have been awarded a place on the Dean's Honours List.

The 2016 Future Leaders Forum was held on Friday 5 August, with the following speakers:

  • Michael Andrew, former Global Chairman and CEO at KPMG
  • Rosemary Addis, Founder, Impact Investing Australia and Executive Director Impact Strategist 
  • Mariam Issa, author, social commentator, and Founder of the Resilient Aspiring Women (RAW) Community Garden
  • Shuang Li, Fintech Startup Co-Founder, Estate Baron 
  • Marina Paronetto, Innovation Manager PwC Australia, Founder of Powerhousehq
  • Mike Clapson, Manager APAC Accounts Team, Slack

The Future Leaders Forum aims to provide students with practical perspectives on leadership, drawing on the experiences of leaders from a variety of fields. A keynote address will be followed by sessions involving our invited speakers. 

Students also have an opportunity to further discuss leadership and the ideas presented in a small group with a corporate guest over a formal luncheon.

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Who can apply?

Sponsored by Goldman Sachs, participation is by invitation only with a small number of places reserved for eligible students to apply.

The following eligibility conditions apply:

  • You must be in your second, final or penultimate year of your degree
  • You must have an 80 or above average
  • You must be available for the duration of the forum day.

How do I apply?

Applications are now closed.

Who is this for?

Undergraduate students


If you have any further questions about this program please contact us.

Marika Benetti-Hille