Take part in an experiential learning program that harnesses design thinking to support participants to make the most of diversity in their personal, professional and learning environment.

Bringing together young Australians and international students, this program will help you develop the confidence and skills for working in a global environment, including:

  • design thinking
  • problem solving
  • intercultural communication skills
  • teamwork.

What is Design Thinking?

Developed around Stanford D.School and Silicon Valley, adopted and improved in leading centres of innovation – Shenzhen, Bangalore and Amsterdam, Design Thinking is a methodology teaching systematic strategies to solve complex problems.

Why participate?

Design thinking, problem solving, teamwork and intercultural communication are important enterprise skills to develop to prepare for the future of work that is increasingly networked and global. Design thinking, in particular, is one of the most critical tools for future workplaces, particularly for anybody looking to work in an emerging field, engage with complex problem.

Who should participate?

This hackathon is open to post-secondary domestic and international students, including students enrolled in TAFE, ELICOS, private providers and universities.  

More about Cultural Intelligence and Study Melbourne

The Design for Diversity program is a Study Melbourne initiative, delivered with the support of Cultural Intelligence and the Marco Polo Project.  

For more information, please email wesachau@culturalintelligence.net.au