Events

Every Thurs 10am-1pm & 5pm-7pm
Office Hours with our General Manager

Book a time with our General Manager, Georgia McDonald, for a one-on-one consultation. Chat about studying the Master of Entrepreneurship (scholarships, living arrangements, application process, etc.) and your entrepreneurial ambitions.

Sun 20 Aug, 10am-4pm
Open Day

Thinking about studying The University of Melbourne's Master of Entrepreneurship? Visit our campus, meet our students, and talk to our faculty. This is a great opportunity to see how our rigorous learning-by-doing environment supports aspiring entrepreneurs.

We'll have two information sessions with Professor Colin McLeod (Program Director, Master of Entrepreneurship), Georgia McDonald (General Manager, Wade Institute), and Dr. Rufus Black (Master, Ormond College home of the Wade).

You can also book a time to have a one-on-one consultation with our General Manager.

Thurs 7 Sep, 6pm
WADEx New Ideas Forum: Regulation Technology

$118 billion...that's the estimated global expenditure on regulatory compliance technology by 2020. Want to know how you can be part of all that opportunity?

Join us and our partner Corrs Chambers Westgarth, as we host a panel of experts who will dissect the trends on the horizon from different angles - entrepreneurial, corporate, academic.

Get ready for a deep-dive into regulation technology and find your next big startup idea!

Mon 18 Sept, 5pm
Open House: Meet our students & alumni

Meet our students and alumni as they share their firsthand experiences about life at the Wade Institute. Our current students can tell you about what they've gained from subjects this year, and our alumni will tell you where they are at one year after graduating.

Our expert admissions staff will be on hand to answer all your questions about entry requirements, scholarships and financial assistance. Refreshments and nibbles will be provided so that you can mingle and network with our cohort of entrepreneurs.

Fri 22 – Sun 24 Sept
3 Day Startup

Road test your ideas in this intense weekend startup bootcamp! You'll gain entrepreneurial skills, including design thinking principles, and learn-by-doing while being mentored by our expert facilitators.

This is a free event with catering provided, but places are strictly limited so apply early.

Interstate applicants are welcome - limited free accommodation can be arranged.

Thurs 12 Oct, 6pm
WADEx New Ideas Forum: Future of Retail

In collaboration with our partner Credit Suisse, we're hosting a panel of experts from corporate, entrepreneurship and academia as they uncover the trends and opportunities on the horizon ready for a driven entrepreneur or intrapreneur to turn into a transformational enterprise.

Q&A, followed by networking with our community of creators, makers & doers. Speakers will be revealed closer to the date.

Get ready for a deep-dive into the future of retail and find your next big startup idea!

Thurs 16 Nov, 6pm
WADEx New Ideas Forum: Future of B2B

In collaboration with our partner MYOB, we're hosting a panel of experts from corporate, entrepreneurship and academia as they uncover the trends and opportunities on the horizon ready for a driven entrepreneur or intrapreneur to turn into a transformational enterprise.

Q&A, followed by networking with our community of creators, makers & doers. Speakers will be revealed closer to the date.

Get ready for a deep-dive into the future of business-to-business (B2B) and find your next big startup idea!

Mon 20 Nov, 5:30pm
Open House: Meet the Faculty

The Master of Entrepreneurship delivered at the Wade Institute is a University of Melbourne degree teaching students how to create, sustain and manage entrepreneurial ventures.

This event is your opportunity to meet our leading faculty from the Faculty of Business & Economics, the School of Engineering and the Wade Institute. Our rigorous academic learning program underpins the practical work you will do as you create your own innovative business.

Join us for refreshments and an opportunity to talk to the people that will guide you through the Master of Entrepreneurship.