Young innovator is UQ’s first Chief Student Entrepreneur

13 Feb 2018

The University of Queensland has appointed a Chief Student Entrepreneur to inspire and mentor young innovators.

Third-year economics student Ben Coughlin, a successful entrepreneur in his own right, is the first person to hold the position.

The newly created Chief Student Entrepreneur role sits within the UQ Idea Hub, a startup pre-incubator that connects young innovators with mentors, and provides workshops and learning experiences to entrepreneurially minded students.

Mr Coughlin has been part of the Brisbane startup scene since 2015, and has taken advantage of a range of opportunities and adventures while studying at UQ, including participating in the UQ Idea Hub program in 2016.

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