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    Virtual Design Thinking Challenge for University Students

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    Event description

    University students in Sydney are invited to join us for a one day virtualΒ design-thinking challenge hosted by Macquarie Group and facilitated by social enterprise Young Change Agents.

    This is your chance to have input into the development of Martin Place into a place that is vibrant and creative and a safe place for young people.Β It is an opportunity to developΒ design-thinking skills applied to a real world challenge. You will also have the opportunity to connect with mentors from Macquarie Group.Β 

    The Challenge
    How might we make the new Martin Place a connected, vibrant, creative and safe place for young people?

    This event is limited to just 40 students. Students are encouraged to come as individuals on in groups of up to five students.Β 

    This one-day design challenge would suit students from various degrees including business, design, architecture, engineering, innovation andΒ entrepreneurship.


    9am:Β Students login to the virtual challenge platformΒ 

    9:10am: Introduction to the challenge and warm-up activities

    10:30am: Empathy interviews and problem definition

    11:30am: Ideation and validation

    2pm: Lunch Break

    2:30pm: Prototyping

    4pm: Students submit recorded pitchesΒ 

    Extra information:Β 

    • There is no cost to participate inΒ this event
    • Due to the limited places of this workshop, please register your interest ASAP
    • Attendees will need a laptop or other device to participate
    • Selected ideas may be featured on the Young Change Agents website

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