Opportunities for students

Get a head start at Launchpad! By attending events and connecting with our network like-minded people, we can offer you unique opportunities to develop your business skills and innovative thinking.

Launchpad provides you with a unique opportunity to connect and collaborate with business experts and entrepreneurs. We host a variety of events throughout the year including industry talks, workshops and seminars.

Events at Launchpad

Launchpad Academy

Do you have an innovative idea that you want to share with the rest of the world?

Join Launchpad Academy and join the next generation of entrepreneurial thinkers to be in the running for $10,000 to make your idea happen… all while picking up study credits.

Launchpad Academy puts you on the fast track to entrepreneurial know how, supporting you to think bigger, discover new skills and experiences and to show your potential to the world!

Find out how you can join in

Connect and learn from business experts and entrepreneurs

Launchpad is a place to develop your business skills and gain experience in the innovative entrepreneurial world. You can:

Become part of a community

Think Big Competition winners, group of students with novelty sized cheque

The best ideas are often formed and developed through collaboration. By being a part of our student community, you may be able to offer your IT, engineering, marketing or other unique skills to help launch the next big idea!

If you’re interested in taking part, join the Launchpad Student Community on Facebook or email: launchpad@murdoch.edu.au.

See our student community in action

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Think Big

Think Big is our annual student entrepreneur competition which spans Perth, Dubai and Singapore campuses. Students pitch their business idea for the opportunity to win $10,000!

Further details will be announced in early 2022.

Access event space and specialised equipment

If you have your own idea for an event that you would like to run at Launchpad, we can help. We encourage Murdoch students and staff to run events at Launchpad such as hackathons and industry panel events.

Launchpad has state-of-the-art facilities and event space which includes:

Want to find out more?

If you would like to talk to us and learn more, please get in touch.

Drop in

Launchpad is located at the heart of Murdoch University’s Perth campus, in the Geoffrey Bolton Library.

Meet the team

Learn more about our passionate team of innovators and entrepreneurs, meet the Launchpad team.


Contact the Launchpad team at