Success Stories

Read about some of the fantastic connections that some of our students and businesses have made.

Inspiring women to pursue a career in STEM

This year the theme for International Women’s Day is ‘Each for Equal’. On March 8 and all-year-round there is an increasing global focus on celebrating women’s achievements and increasing visibility while calling out inequality. At Ribit we are passionate about highlighting the benefits of inspiring women to explore education and careers in ESTEAM (Entrepreneurship, Science, …

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Case Study: Tessa Atkinson

Student triumph in the HealthTech startup space. Tessa Atkinson and Wanngi – UX/UI & Marketing    Just a year shy of graduating from a Bachelor of IT and Multimedia at Griffith University, self-confessed geek and social media enthusiast, Tessa Atkinson, attended Ribit’s Fishburners speed-networking event. Successfully, she secured herself a role with Brisbane-based medtech startup, Wanngi …

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Mindhive Case Study

Mindhive is the world’s first crowdsourced consultancy platform. Founder Bruce Muirhead and his team used Ribit to find the right young talent to grow their business. Diversity of thought is vital for success in today’s disruptive landscape and integral to the Mindhive value proposition. So naturally, the choice to hire students through Ribit was an …

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Internships take this engineering student to a whole new frequency

Arslan Nizami, Masters Electronic & Energy Engineering, at Griffith University. Student internships at Radspec, and Talentvine. It has been one year since international student Arslan Nizami graduated from Griffith University with a Masters Degree in Electronic and Energy Engineering and already it has been quite a ride. He is currently employed at Radspec in Brisbane as …

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Dispatch from the match: Rehan and Fintech Australia

Employer: Fintech Australia Student: Rehan Dalmeida, Macquarie University, MBA Rehan Dalmeida has been working for at Fintech Australia, the national association for the Fintech industry, for almost a year now. Fintech Australia supports the Fintech community through advocacy, government lobbying, support, education and network development. The international MBA student, now in his final year at …

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Dispatch from the Match: from Intern to Analyst now Innovator

Lakshmi Balasubramani was in the final semester of her Masters in Actuarial Studies at UNSW, when she received an invitation to an Ribit internship networking opportunity, “Fintern Fever”, which was being held at Stone & Chalk, a fintech and regtech innovation hub and co-working space. It was November 2015 and little did she realise how …

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