How to Apply

Joining the Heroes is simple:

1. Fill out our Application Form during our intake period in either Semester 1 or 2.

2. We will then invite you over for a short interview to get to know you better.

Applications for Semester 1, 2018 are now open and will close on 30 September 2017

Who can be a Hero?

The program is open to all UNSW students - undergraduate, postgraduate, arts, business, engineering, you name it! 

Whether you're a curious mind with a flair for creativity or just an enthusiastic, eager soul looking for personal development and some fun - we want to hear from you. 

Key Dates

For Semester 1, 2018 Program
Applications OpenTuesday, 22nd August 2017
Applications CloseSaturday, 30th September 2017
Interview Period18th September - 27th October 2017

Induction & TrainingMonday, 22nd January 2018
Core Program & Workshop Period22nd January - 9th March 2018
Hero Program Alumni EventFriday, 2nd March 2018
UNSW Service Improvement Conference - Pitch EventFriday, 9th March 2018


The expected commitment for the volunteering component of the program will be 20 hours in total, based on individual availability.

The core part of the program (e.g. induction, workshops, innovation project, mentor/team meetings) will expect a minimum commitment of 30 hours in total, in the period leading up to the start of session. 

It is essential to be available for the training/induction day and the majority of the core program period.

Contact us

Get in touch with the UNSW Hero Program team.