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Start-up Master Classes
Our brand new Start-up Master Classes deep dive into elements of the start-up journey that every founder needs to know about. This is a unique opportunity to develop, ask questions, and interact with fellow founders and entrepreneurial speakers. All sessions are free with pizza provided. Register for one, two, or all four sessions – it’s up to you!
Dates: Wednesday 29 September, Wednesday 13 October, 4.30pm
Venue: Unleash Space
Velocity $100k Challenge Grand Finals
Register now for the biggest celebration of the Velocity year! Find out which start-ups will walk away with the top prizes, meet the entrepreneurs of the future, and hear from Sir Ian Taylor (Ngāti Kahungunu), founder of Animation Research Ltd, 2019 New Zealand Innovator of the Year, and 2020 Deloitte 200 Visionary Leader of the Year.
Date: Wednesday 20 October, 6-7.30pm
Venue: Online via Zoom
Summer Lab is the University of Auckland’s international award-winning 4-week intensive entrepreneurship programme. Learn about global challenges and come up with a venture idea to make the world a better place. Your participation can be formally recognised through the co-curricular recognition programme and could also earn you a University of Auckland Distinguished Graduate Award. Open to all current students and staff of UoA. Places are limited. Learn more
Date: Monday 24 January – Friday 18 February 2022
Venue: Unleash Space, with the ability to move online if required
Equipment Practice Sessions
Once you have finished your equipment preparation module on Canvas, complete equipment training by signing up to a 30 minute in-person practice session.
The purpose of this session is to ensure that you have a practical understanding of how to use the equipment. Our Maker Space Coordinator will teach you how to operate the equipment and answer any questions you may have.
Unleash Space Workshops
Unleash Space workshops are a fun way to gain confidence using new-to-you technology. Join one of our free workshops to learn under the guidance of our student Creative Technologists, and take home your project or a new skill.
On Demand Workshops
Recorded Create and Make workshops are a great way to pick up a new skill and work on a practical project in your own time. Workshops currently on offer include graphic design, programming, digital 3D modelling, and more.