An intensive playground for students to co-create and lead a modern organisation.
Impact Academy is a semester-long program designed to cultivate a student’s professional experience, skillset and toolbox by navigating, collaborating and solving real-world challenges.
An intensive playground where students co-create and lead a modern style organisation, working on a diverse range of challenges sourced from start-ups, corporates, NGOs or government.
Build connections with some of the top industry teams, start-ups, corporates and NGOs
The Impact Academy is run like any modern organisation/agency - students work in teams to tackle real industry challenges, designing novel solutions and testing them with real customers. Our challenges are sourced from start-ups, corporates, NGOs or government problems.
Projects are aligned to three key thematic areas:
Presently, Impact Academy is for students undertaking their Applied bachelor degree from the College of Business and Law who are undertaking the work-integrated learning (WIL) component of their degree.
Join us for our exciting symposiums where you can network with experts and learn how tech and innovation is changing industries.
Take part in our diverse range of 2 - 4 hour workshops focused on entrepreneurial skills. Check out the full schedule below for more details.
Want to develop solutions to some of the world's biggest problems? Join a diverse Hackathon team and work directly with industry leaders on real innovation challenges. The best part? Win $1000 prize!
We are the entrepreneurial heart of RMIT – a community of entrepreneurially minded people wo are eager to develop their workplace skills and bring innovative ideas and projects to life.
Acknowledgement of country
RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer