Entrepreneurship at UOW

Entrepreneurs at the University of Wollongong are supported by a community of like-minded people, inspired to invent, share and change the world.

Experience entrepreneurship powered by iAccelerate, UOW’s very own startup incubator accelerator, which will help students take their idea from concept to commercialisation to impact.

Entrepreneurial pathways at UOW enhance the student experience and increase student’s employability potential.  Students are offered valuable opportunities to demonstrate their abilities to apply innovation and entrepreneurial mindsets to local and global problems.


Opportunities for students

UOW200 level subject: Innovation and impact in practice

  • This program leverages the expertise, resources and industry networks of iAccelerate, UOW’s world-class business incubator. It will adapt iAccelerate’s existing education program which is designed for the startup community, and adapt it for delivery at scale for our students.
  • Available Autumn 2024

UOW300 level subject: Entrepreneurship for impact

  • This subject will provide a pathway, facilities and support for those who complete the first program to launch student-led start-up and spin-out companies at iAccelerate.
  • Available Spring 2024

All information relating to your course requirements can be found in the Course Handbook


Self-paced learning modules to develop your entrepreneurial skills and mindset are available through UOWx or can be embedded into your subjects.

Discover the activities, programs and workshops available to UOW students that are recognised by UOWx.

  • SDGengage - explore how the SDGs can impact you at home, at work, locally and internationally.  


“We have a strong entrepreneurial culture here that’s based on collaboration, passion and teamwork. So that’s probably what makes our alumni such stellar employees.” Vice-Chancellor Patricia M. Davidson


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