Upstart Challenge – Geelong2020-07-21T14:04:12+10:00
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Our flagship program. The Upstart Challenge is our entrepreneurship ideas challenge, accelerator and mentoring program for secondary school students. With our partners’ support, we encourage and inspire them all to have a go, to develop critical thinking skills and connections, and to discover their inner changemaker.

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3 weeks ago

Upstart Challenge

As Term 3 gets underway, so does the start of this year's Upstart Challenge!

👩‍🏫👨‍🏫 We're so pleased to have eight #Ballarat schools signed up for this year's challenge, and the teacher-led phase of the program starts this term.

Thank you to the following schools who are ready to introduce entrepreneurial thinking and innovation to their students:

- Bacchus Marsh College
- Bacchus Marsh Grammar
- Mount Clear College
- Mount Rowan Secondary College
- Ballarat Grammar
- St Patrick's College
- Federation College
- Loreto College, Ballarat

We're excited to start hearing from Ballarat's young entrepreneurs - hopefully in person, but definitely virtually! - over the next few months.
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3 weeks ago

Upstart Challenge

🎉 Happy Friday! Why not end your week by doing something great for the young people of Ballarat and vote in the Ballarat Youth Services Awards!

We're proud to be sponsoring the Youth Entrepreneur Award that aims to recognise those who have lead or continue to lead a successful business, social enterprise or innovation.

Do you know of a young person who has turned their passion and innovative ideas into a business venture? You can nominate them now at 👉 www.youthawards.ballarat.vic.gov.au.

Nominations will close on the 27th of July 2020 so make sure to get yours in today! #BallaratYouthAwards
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1 month ago

Upstart Challenge

💡 If you know a young person who fancies themselves as a designer, being their own boss one day or who just wants to experiment with some cutting-edge technologies after school in a relaxed and fun environment, then we’ve got you covered!

We've teamed up with the Geelong Tech School to bring you the Upstart Tech Club where students will get hands-on designing and building prototypes to solve problems.

When: Date TBC, dependent on Covid-19 restrictions.
Where: Geelong Tech School
Cost: Secondary students can register online, it’s free!

Register your interest here: https://bit.ly/UpstartTechClub
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