More dates

University Bonfire

This event has passed Get tickets

Event description

UniversityBonfire intro video

πŸ”₯ Get ready for an explosive weekend at UniversityBonfire! πŸ”₯

Amidst the vibrant beats of chill background music, picture yourself lounging on a comfy bean bag, engaging in a heart-to-heart conversation with the next big CEO. These deep connections will be your lifelong spark!

πŸš€ Our event isn't just a bonfire; it's a high-octane, one-day upskilling extravaganza! Imagine a weeklong bootcamp's worth of knowledge packed into a fun, interactive experience. You'll emerge with expertise in policy advocacy, community building, leadership, climate-tech investing, and the art of captivating storytelling!

πŸ”₯ Prepare to rub shoulders with 25 remarkable founders, including the genius behind the world's largest online private community, the trailblazers of Australia's premier student VC fund, and visionary leaders flying in from Singapore, Sydney, Perth, and Melbourne!

This isn't just an event; it's a productive party where the good times and unforgettable memories flow like the brightest flames of inspiration! 🌟

Don't miss your chance to be part of the hottest entrepreneurship gathering this year. Secure your spot now and let's set the entrepreneurial world ablaze together! πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯

🌟 Event Highlights 🌟

Saturday 26th:

4pm: Welcome
Settling in and welcome to country. Settle down, meet new peers, and get excited for a jam-packed weekend ahead.

4.45pm: Podcast-style Interview
Guest speaker Keith Schembri, CEO of Nesteek, one of the most successful student startups in Australia, flying up from Sydney.

5.30pm: Networking
Quick networking tips and then let the sparks ignite!.

6pm: Dinner
Delicious, mouth-watering Thai food for those who've added meals to the ticket. Sit down and enjoy a meal with new friends.

7pm: Campfire Stories
Run by the Wordsmiths. Imagine small groups on the Great Court, chill music in the background, and connecting with incredible humans through personal stories while developing storytelling skills.

Sunday 27th:

9am: Settling In
Join the vibes as we bring the community together, build the hype for what's to come, and recap the amazingness of the previous day.

9.30am: Lessons Across the Ages
TED-like presentations from those who've been there and tried that. Lessons from failure or struggle to lessons learned from successes.

9.30am: Leadership Workshop
Co-run by a world-renowned leadership development trainer, a deep dive into upskilling your hidden talent.

11am: Startup Investing 101
Run by Australia's first student VC fund, an exciting behind-the-scenes look into the world of startup investing.

11am: Founders' Library
The book is a person with a story worth telling, aided by a narrator and a small group, this session helps you dig deeper into that "book's" journey.

1.20pm: Climate Tech & Social Impact Workshop
Upskill yourself in areas such as climate investing, sustainability education, doughnut economics, social advocacy, community building, and building civic solutions to help all.

3.30pm: Beyond Australia - South East Asia
Presented by the CEO of one of the best entrepreneurship education trainers in the South East Region, prepare to have your eyes blown open at the SEA of opportunity beyond our borders.

4.15pm: Beyond Australia - Africa and Beyond
Hear further about the state of entrepreneurship from leaders in Africa or connect with individuals from America or Europe.

5pm: Parting Words and Wrapping Up
All good things come to an end, but now the flames are up and burning, and we leave it to you to see how far we can light up the night sky.

πŸš€ Experience the Future at the Tech Showcase! 🌟

Company: Mimik

Anyone with an interest in languages, new cultures, or games and anime should come check out Mimik! We're creating AI-powered story games for speaking a new language.

Company: UQ MARS

Come to our stall for a firsthand look at the pinnacle of student-led robotics innovation. As an entrepreneur seeking tech insights or an industry representative keen on scouting fresh talent, our display is bound to captivate and inspire.

Company: UQ Neurotech

Visit our showcase to turn on a light bulb with just your mind! Come explore the cutting-edge of neurotech with our wireless consumer β€œbrain-wave reading” device - an EEG. Our EEGs output live surface voltage data from your scalp into an ML model, allowing us to do incredible things! Come try on an EEG at our bonfire stall!

Company: UQ & QUT Reality Labs

We empower people with fundamental XR understanding and skills to shape the future, so come immerse yourself in XR innovation! Explore the real and virtual world merging with VR. Witness groundbreaking projects and be inspired by AR & VR-capable alumni driving innovation. Embrace XR's potential and reshape the future with us.

πŸ”₯ What Our Partners Are Saying πŸ”₯

"We're excited. Let's do this!"
- Textbook Ventures

"You rock. Great event. Keen to be part of it."
- Aaron Birkby

"Looking forward to being part of University Bonfire!"
- Visakhan Vythilingam

πŸ”₯ Don't Miss the Inferno of Opportunity! πŸ”₯

πŸš€ Just $400 $40 πŸ”₯

🌟 Ignite Your Life! 🌟

Powered by

The humane choice for tickets Humanitix donates 100% of profits from booking fees to children’s charities

Refund policy

Refunds are available up to 14 days prior to the event