Do you want to be a changemaker?


CreatAthon participants - read everything you need to know about the day 

  • Date9am Saturday 22 June 2019

  • Where293 Queen St, Brisbane city

  • Confirm attendanceApplications have closed

Do you enjoy solving challenges? Are you inspired by bold ideas?
Does learning and working creatively with others energise you?

At this free, full-day ideation experience, you will partner with student, staff and industry changemakers to disrupt the way our students learn at UQ.

On the day, you will be part of a multidisciplinary team and be guided by experts from UQ Idea Hub to participate in a series of collaborative and practical exercises to help you brainstorm, co-create and move your ideas from innovation to impact.

Our shared goal is clear: design a new course that will transform and redefine the learning experience for business, economics and law students.

Think like an entrepreneur and unleash your creativity to design a new education experience.

About the CreateAthon

This event is an initiative of a UQ Student-Staff Partnership project within UQ’s Faculty of Business, Economics and Law.

As a Faculty, we strive to empower our students to tackle challenges of all sizes, think like entrepreneurs and learn skills that will help them create long-lasting and positive change in the world.

The goal of this event is for participants to collaborate in diverse teams to disrupt the status quo, ideate and use divergent thinking to help come up with an idea for a new learning experience for students.

Following the CreateAthon, this new co-created learning experience will be brought to life and made available to business, economics and law students from 2020.

Are you eligible?

Staff (academic and professional) and students from UQ’s BEL Faculty are invited to participate in this one-day event.

In order to participate in this event, you must:

  • Be an undergraduate student or BEL alumnus
  • Be 18 years old or over
  • Have completed at least 2 semesters of study in a Business, Economics and Law program or dual degree.

Getting to UQ Brisbane City

UQ Brisbane City is Brisbane’s premier executive conference, events and training space, situated in the heart of the CBD.


UQ Brisbane City is serviced by numerous bus services and a short walk from Brisbane's Central Station. For further information phone TransLink on 13 12 30, or visit the TransLink website.


Paid parking is available at numerous car parks located within a short walk from the venue. We recommend booking online ahead of arrival to ensure you get the best deal (discounted weekend rates should apply). 


For bike parking location close by, visit the Brisbane City Council website. Unfortunately, there are no bicycle or storage facilities available at UQ Brisbane City. 

More information

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Apply today

Review all of the eligibility criteria and apply online. Apply by 14 May 2019.

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