Speaker and Sponsorship Opportunities

We deliver leadership forums, employability workshops and case competitions that inspire and challenge the student cohort. Your organisation can get involved by offering your time to be a competition judge, developing a case study, financial support or in kind support for competitions logistics and prizes.

Employability Workshops

These workshops aim to develop student employability skills – those non-technical skills, knowledge and understandings that you need to participate effectively in the workplace.

Delivered by industry experts and based around the Australian Government’s Core Skills for Work Developmental Framework, these workshops will enable students to develop the skills and knowledge that employers want.

Case Competitions

Gain access to outstanding students from the world’s top universities through our Case Competition program.  Your organisation can get involved by offering your time to be a competition judge; providing financial support or in kind support for competition logistics and prizes; or providing in-depth information to be featured as one of the competition business cases.

Previous sponsors include KPMG, Deloitte, NAB, ANZ, Bank of Melbourne, Plan Australia, Shinewing and Inclusion Melbourne.

We welcome expressions of interest to:

  • Donate time to judge the competition - Preliminary round: 12.5 hours and/or Final round: 3 hours
  • Act as a competition sponsor for the prize money and event logistics.
  • Sponsorship packages start from $1,000.00.

Contact fbe-see@unimelb.edu.au for more information.

UniMelb StartUp

This annual competition is brings together the University’s best and brightest internet start-up entrepreneurs to win up to $10,000.00 in seed funding to bring their ideas to life. Shortlisted teams are invited to pitch their ideas to a panel of internet start-up experts, angel investors and venture capitalists in the preliminary round to secure their place in the Finals which is limited to the top five teams.

Previous sponsors include Red Balloon and Melbourne Business School.

How to Engage

We welcome expressions of interest from angel investors or venture capitalists to:

  • Donate time to judge the competition - Preliminary round: 2 to 6 hours and/or Final round: 4 hours
  • Act as a competition sponsor for the prize money and event logistics.
  • Sponsorship packages start from $5,000.00.

Contact  fbe-see@unimelb.edu.au for more information.