Apply for a Students as Partners Grant

20th March, 2024

Got an idea for a project that will improve UTS?

Apply for a Students as Partners Project Grant and make a lasting impact on improving the UTS learning experience while you gain valuable skills, make connections with staff and get paid for your time. 

About the program

The Students as Partners Project Grants program empowers students as change agents to actively improve the university experience for themselves and their peers by proposing, leading and implementing a project in a particular area of focus.

As part of the program you will:

  • work individually, or on a small team, in collaboration with a UTS staff partner
  • receive funding ($5,000 for an individual or $10,000 for a small group) for your project
  • create positive change in your chosen area of focus within academic engagement and partnership

The program runs from July – November 2024, with applications closing Monday 29 April, 2024.

Get involved

Get help

Sapprojects [at] (Get in touch with the team) via email for help with understanding your commitment, interpreting the selection criteria or how to apply.

Examples of Students as Partners projects

  • Liberate the Curriculum (London College of Communication). Students partnered with faculty staff to decolonise the reading lists of key subjects.
  • CareerZone Accessibility (University of Exeter). Students partnered with staff to review the inclusivity and accessibility of the CareerZone in both a physical and digital sense to maximise access for all.
  • Academic Integrity Ambassadors (University of Adelaide). Students partnered with staff to develop a series of peer led workshops, educational resources and events to improve student’s understanding of academic integrity.
  • Game Changers Program (Curtin University). Students partnered with staff to co-create and facilitate the Game Changers Program which offers a set of introductory leadership and employability workshops to students, underpinned by the UN Sustainable Development Goals.  
  • Academic skills videos (Melbourne University). Students partnered with staff to co-design and co-create a series of academic skills videos, such as ‘Intercultural Communication’ and ‘How to Participate in Tutorials’.
Last updated 21st March, 2024 15:58 pm