New, innovative course offered at UON

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There’s an exciting new course at UON. Thomas Birch gives you the details.

The University of Newcastle, being a leader in university education, prides itself on pushing the boundaries of innovation and discovery.

Expanding on the University’s reputation for high quality teaching and learning and exciting, contemporary academic programs, UON is introducing a new 4000 level elective in Semester Two this year called STAR4000 – Innovation, Startups and Entrepreneurship.

UON Student Experience, Transition and Retention Officer, Nicole Latham, said that the course will provide students with an understanding of entrepreneurship and the creation of start up businesses as a pathway for future employment.

“The STAR4000 course is a new elective in Innovation, Start Ups and Entrepreneurship offered in partnership with external accelerator company Slingshot,” Nicole said.

“Students will be taught by experienced entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, futurists, business strategists and corporate leaders sourced from both Australia…

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