Top100 Future Leaders

GradConnection's 2024 Top100 Future Leaders Awards

Applications are now open

The Top100 Future Leaders Award for 2024 will put you through your application paces, giving you a taste of a full graduate recruitment process - even getting you in front of some of Australia's top employers for interviews!

The Top100 Awards is a truly unique experience to develop your application skills, communication skills, and personal branding to give your career a head start before you even graduate.

Why you should apply

Meet employers - Gain exposure to Australia's top graduate employers.

Practice applying - Try out a real recruitment process before experiencing the real thing.

Increase your profile - Enhance your professional profile being featured in The Australian Financial Review.

The process

While the process is comprehensive - it follows the path of Grad Recruitment.

  1. Application 
  2. Testing by Sova
  3. Video Interview by Criteria
  4. Assessment by Chandler Macleod
  5. Awards Night - networking with the biggest grad recruits and a fancy night out
  6. Your face in the Australian Financial Review


Resources to assist you

Engage with Careers and Employability to help you through the application process and to perfect your pitch!

Attend our Top100 Prep Session on 6 September, with resume reviews, pitch prep and photo tips.

We also recommend you check out our career events to help you prepare, or book a Career Chat for one-on-one support and guidance.


You must:

  • currently reside in Australia
  • be enrolled as a student at an Australian university and be continuing your study into 2023 (undergraduate or postgraduate)
  • be available to attend a full day's assessment centre and the awards evening that follows, if required, in February 2023 - noting that should you reside outside of the greater Sydney area, GradConnection will pay for return flights and accommodation.
  • be registered on GradConection. Its free and easy to sign up - Register now