IQ Academy

IQ Academy is a co-curricular program that will supercharge your employability with new skills, experiences and connections so you can succeed in the future of work or kick-start an idea.

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What to expect

Over four weekly workshops you'll work with real companies to tackle the biggest challenges facing business, governments and society today.

You'll get practical experience through hands-on activities such as: trendspotting, ideation, team leading, prototyping, negotiation and pitching.

You'll be exposed to career connections who will provide mentoring and gain access to internship programs offered by industry partners and start-up enterprises.

As an added bonus, your academic transcript will recognise finishing IQ Academy via a Careers and Employability Award. 

Who should join

Whether you're studying archeology, business or biology, we welcome students from all disciplines and degree levels, from first year undergraduate to final year PhD students.

You'll be welcomed by innovation coaches from Skills of the Modern Age, a leading education and technology company who will energise each workshop with fun and practical activities.

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What will I get out of it?

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    Build your confidence to attract the attention of employers by discovering the challenges they face and innovating bold solutions.

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    Practice in-demand skills that will stay with you over a career like design thinking, communication and leadership.

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    Work on projects and challenges from real corporates and startups that you can use as an impressive showcase to future employers.

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    Work alongside experienced mentors who will help you identify your strengths and progress ideas or career opportunities.