Live Projects for international students

Live Projects offers international students the opportunity to take part in a 3 week business consulting project designed and supported by industry partners including business and community organisations.

Live Projects is open to undergraduate international students in their second or later year of study, and all postgraduate international students in their second or later semester of study.

Be part of this exciting opportunity and gain valuable experience including:

  • developing employability skills
  • work in a dynamic team with a range of skills and perspective on ‘real-world’ business challenges
  • learn to develop a business case and pitch your ideas to a client
  • collaborate with students from different universities across Melbourne
  • be supported by an industry mentor.
  • Eligibility

    In order to apply for Live Projects, you need to be:

    • A currently enrolled international student at the University (Not an Australian permanent resident)
    • Either an undergraduate student in your second YEAR or above (have successfully completed at least 100 UoM credit points), or a postgraduate student in your second SEMESTER of study or above (have successfully completed at least 37.5 UoM credit points)
    • In academic good standing (not currently 'At Risk')

    You cannot apply for Live Projects if you've participated in the program in the past.

  • Key dates

    Intakes 8 and 9 key dates

    DateEvent
    Monday 26 August 2019 Applications Open for Intake 8 and 9
    Sunday 15 September 2019 Applications Deadline for Intake 8 and 9
    Monday 23 September to Tuesday 8 October Assessment Centre period
    Intake 8 (November 2019)
    Tuesday 19 November and Wednesday 20 November 2019 Study Melbourne Orientation Session
    Monday 25 November 2019 to Friday 13 December 2019 Intake program dates
    W/B Monday 16 December 2019 Intake 8 Debrief Workshop
    Intake 9 (February 2020)
    Tuesday 4 February 2020 Study Melbourne Orientation Session
    Monday 10 February 2020 to Friday 28 February 2020 Intake 8 Program Dates
    W/B Monday 24 February 2020 Intake 8 Debrief Workshop
  • Register for an information session

    To assist you with your application, we will be running 6 information sessions in weeks 5, 6 and 7 of semester. Registration is required as places are limited.

    Employability Week Information Session - Tuesday 13 August, 12:45pm – 1:30pm

    Harold White Theatre, Level 1 757 Swanston Street

    Register

    Thursday 29 August, 11:00am – 12:00pm

    Harold White Theatre, Level 1 757 Swanston Street

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    Monday 2 September, 2:00pm – 3:00pm

    Harold White Theatre, Level 1 757 Swanston Street

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    Wednesday 4 September, 1:00pm – 2:00pm

    Harold White Theatre, Level 1 757 Swanston Street

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    Friday 6 September, 11:00am – 12:00pm

    Harold White Theatre, Level 1 757 Swanston Street

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    Tuesday 10 September, 1:00pm – 2:00pm

    Harold White Theatre, Level 1 757 Swanston Street

    Register

    Thursday 12 September, 2:00pm – 3:00pm

    Harold White Theatre, Level 1 757 Swanston Street

    Register

  • Participation

    Applicants need to ensure they are available to attend the following compulsory stages to be considered for the 2019 November Intake 8 and 2020 February Intake 9 of Live Projects.

    Please note students are only allowed to apply for either Intake 8 OR Intake 9 and cannot be considered for both intakes.

    2019 November Intake 8:

    • the Assessment Centres (from Monday 23 September to Tuesday 8 October 2019)
    • Intake 8 Study Melbourne Orientation Session (Tuesday 19 November or Wednesday 20 November 2019)
    • Intake 8 Program from Monday 25 November 2019 and Friday 13 December 2019
    • Intake 8 Debrief Workshop w/b Monday 16 December 2019

    2020 February Intake 9:

    • the Assessment Centres (from Monday 23 September to Tuesday 8 October 2019)
    • Intake 9 Study Melbourne Orientation Session (Tuesday 4 February 2020)
    • Intake 9 Program from Monday 10 February 2020 and Friday 28 February 2020
    • Intake 9 Debrief Workshop w/b Monday 24 February 2020
  • How to apply

    Intake 8 dates

    Placement dates: Monday 25 November 2019 – Friday 13 December 2019.

    Intake 9 dates

    Placement dates: Monday 3 February 2020 – Friday 21 February 2020

    Click here to apply now!

Contact us

For more information, please contact the Student Engagement Team or visit Study Melbourne.