Huawei Seeds for the Future Program presents Australia’s future entrepreneurs

Huawei Australia and the Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) today celebrated the achievements of the students selected for the Huawei undergraduate program: Seeds for the Future.

Today’s ceremony was held at Huawei’s headquarters and acknowledged the completion of their cultural and technical exchange program where they learnt about future technologies, as well as Chinese culture.

The ceremony was attended by Australian Parliamentary Secretary and Communications Minister, Paul Fletcher, ATN Executive Director, Renee Hindmarsh and representatives from participating universities.

Jeremy Mitchell, Director Government and Corporate Affairs said, ‘Over the course of the program, the students have had an experience otherwise not available through their studies, or their life for that matter. They have met with Harvard lecturers to form the Chinese tongue and explored first-hand the innovation coming out of Huawei.”

ATN Executive Director, Renee Hindmarsh said, “The Seeds for the Future program is an exciting opportunity for students from ATN Universities to learn about world-class and innovative technologies in a multi-national setting.”

“This program provides students with practical experience which will be invaluable in their future careers,” she said.

10 students were selected from ATN member universities RMIT, UTS, Curtin, UniSA, QUT and an additional three students from ANU.

The students were selected under careful criteria to represent Australia in the global program and are excellent ambassadors for Australia’s ICT future. The students are:

Victoria: Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

South Australia: University of South Australia

QLD: Queensland University of Technology

NSW: University of Technology Sydney

Western Australia: Curtin University

ACT: Australian National University