Events at Launchpad

Launchpad hosts a number of events throughout the year, inviting guest speakers, experts and entrepreneurs to come together and share ideas.

Regular events throughout the year include:

Perth Startup Huddle

Startup Huddle, in partnership with Global Entrepreneur Network, is a monthly pitch event open to all Murdoch staff and students as well as the wider Perth community.

Find out more about Perth Startup Huddle

Competitions and hackathons

Throughout the year, Launchpad hosts a variety of competitions and hackathons. Launchpad has previously hosted the Young Entrepreneurs Program, Big Issue, Big Idea, Pitch@Palace Australia as well as the Legal hackathon and WAMBAM.

Keep up to date with our event calendar for upcoming competitions and submission deadlines. If you would like to run a hackathon please get in touch.

Think Big program 2019

Think Big is Murdoch Universities entrepreneur competition that runs across all three campuses, Perth, Singapore and Dubai.

Registrations are open until the 6th Sep 2019 for Singapore and Dubai campuses only.

Find out more about the Think Big competition

Pitch @ Palace Australia 3.0

Murdoch University will be hosting the WA On Tour event on the 23rd August at Murdoch University and will be hosts for the Australian final which will be held on 3rd October 2019.

To find out more visit:

Industry talks

Launchpad hosts a number of industry talks and panel events. These have been initiated through Murdoch’s Careers and Employability team, the Business Society, Murdoch Young Professionals and various other groups. If you would like to host an industry event at Launchpad please get in touch.

Workshops and events

Launchpad hosts a number of training events and seminars through our partners and colleagues in Careers and Employability and Work Integrated Learning. Look out for opportunities coming up on the event calendar.

If you would like to book an event at Launchpad, see our facilities pages for an outline of what we can offer.

Upcoming events

Launchpad hosts an annual calendar of events, open to students, staff, partners and the general public.

Find out more about upcoming events

Want to find out more?

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

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


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