The University of Newcastle, Australia

Year 11 Business Plan Challenge

13 Dec 2019 at 12:00am

In its 16th year, the University of Newcastle Year 11 Business Plan Challenge has again been a great success with 573 student entries from across the state.  After much deliberation, the four finalists have been selected for the grand final presentation on Friday 13 December.

We will be welcoming to our University the following finalists: -

  • Shaktivel Aravinthan & Lachlan Kwok   from Girraween High School
  • Swathi Shanmugam, Omdimo Atapattu, Lisa Cheng, Amjni Verma from St Georges Girls High School, Kogarah
  • Will Dakin from St Josephs Regional College (Port Macquaire)
  • Joel Ashby from McAuley Catholic College Clarenza

These four finalists will compete against each other on the day vying for a winners prize purse of $2000 for the individual/team, $500 for the school & a further $2000 scholarship for each member of the team.

All runners up will receive $1000 for the individual/team and $500 for their school.

The following lucky student was winner of the IPad mini draw.

Tiffany Smith of Roseville College

All interested staff are welcome to attend this exciting event.

If you are available to attend the final - please RSVP to for catering purposes.

  • NeW Space, X502