The Student Leadership Conference is an opportunity to develop your leadership skills and to grow your professional network.

It is hosted by the Student Leadership Team and is funded by the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

2019 conference: Friday 5 April

This year's theme is Inclusive Leadership: Leadership for All.

It will be held in the VU City Convention Centre.

This one day event will enable you to:

  • engage with VU students and the broader community
  • develop new leadership skills
  • network with like-minded peers
  • listen to professional speakers present on engaging topics.

Past speakers include Rebecca Scott (STREAT), Kon Karapanagiotidis (Asylum Seeker Resource Centre), Vanessa Doake (Code Like a Girl), Conrad Tracey (Inspire9), Nina Roxburgh (Foundation for Young Australians), Tom Amos (Sidekicker) and Fiona Triaca (Naked Ambition).

The event includes interactive workshops, catering, networking drinks and canapés, LinkedIn photo booth, entertainment and more!

Check out our line-up of distinguished keynote speakers and community leaders who will motivate, teach and encourage you through engaging presentations and workshops. 

Opening Keynote

Closing Keynote

Buy tickets

  • Tickets cost $15.


At the one-day event you will network with like-minded peers and:

  • develop new leadership skills
  • listen to professional speakers present on engaging topics
  • receive a Certificate of Attendance
  • gain hours that count towards the Lead2Change Program volunteer hours.