How to Apply

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

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For T1, 2020 Program
Heroes Pop-Up Event Tuesday, 29th October 2019 
Heroes Information SeminarFriday, 1st November 2019 
Applications Open/CloseMonday 28th October 2019 to Wednesday 13th November 2019 (Midnight)

Interview Period Monday 25th November 2019
Orientation Day Monday, 20th January 2020
Core Program and Industry workshopsTuesday, 28th January 2020 to Friday 14th February 2020
Seriously Innovative Concepts Finale!Wednesday 4th March 2020


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.