Key information

Destination/s: Singapore & Vietnam


  • Singapore: 29 June - 13 July or 6 July - 20 July
  • Vietnam: 22 June - 6 July

Program cost: $6,900 (Singapore) or $5,500 (Vietnam) + airfares


  • $1,000 Swinburne Abroad Travel Grants available
  • $9,504 OS-HELP Loans available for eligible students

Program eligibility: Undergraduate

Application deadline: 12 April 2024


This program is designed to bring ideas to life. HEX will give you the tools, the network and access to resources to make your change happen for your future.  Over the two weeks, they will transform your career trajectory and launch you to where you want to be. Think Forbes 30 under 30, Google or Amazon. Dream big and forge connections that spark excitement.

Over two weeks, you’ll join an impressive cohort of students and early-stage founders to learn from business, social impact and innovation leaders, and work hands-on in a vibrant Singapore or Vietnam start-up environment.

You will learn about concept ideation, startup mentality, funding & finance, market research & validation, startup culture and tours plus an intro to branding and marketing.

Tap into the growth hacking, pitching 101, UI and prototyping, product design, financial modelling, tech tours and finally your pitches to investors, CEOs and government legends.


  • Amazing races
  • Food tours with a local guide
  • 30+ workshops
  • Pitch showcase
  • Networking events
  • Tech tours

Note: more details of the itinerary will be provided closer to the departure date.

Academic information

Which unit/s can this program be taken for as credit?

Partial credit for ENT10001

Can this unit be taken as an elective by students in any Swinburne degree? 



Students enrolled in ENT10001 over Winter 2024 may opt to do this program as one of their assessments.

To apply for the program, you are encouraged to have an early-stage business ide or concept.

Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

Program cost

Approx. $6,900 (Singapore) or $5,500 (Vietnam) + airfares

See below for the list of inclusions and exclusions of the program fee.


  • Accommodation
  • Breakfasts
  • Ground transport
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Networking events
  • Co-working spaces
  • 1-1 coaching sessions
  • 30+ workshops


  • International airfares
  • Visa
  • Academic tuition fees (unit costs)
  • Most meals
  • Personal expenses


Funding your overseas journey may be easier than you think


Eligible Australian students can also apply for an Australian Government OS-HELP Loan of up to A$9,504 (depending on your program location) to help cover costs associated with your overseas program.

For more information on funding and eligibility, see Fee Help and Scholarships.

Information sessions

To attend an information session, register your interest and we'll send you further details.

Upcoming information sessions

Tuesday 26 March 2024, 4:00 - 5:00pm | Location: Online

Register your interest


Keen to apply? You can submit your application now directly to HEX

Final application deadline: 12 April 2024

For further details on this program, please contact:

Alastair de Rozario
Mobility Adviser - Short Programs

03 9214 6872

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