2020 Pitch it Clever


Applicants must be an Australian university PhD candidate or early career researcher up to five years from conferral.

UA will be guided by the ARC DECRA funding rules when considering eligibility including career interruptions.

The awards will be presented during the Universities Australia Conference, taking place in Canberra from 26-27 February 2020.The winner will need to be available to attend this event.

Video Requirements

  • Videos must be a minimum of 60 seconds and a maximum of 120 seconds. A 10% leeway may be accepted at the discretion of the judges.
  • Video and sound quality must be of an acceptable standard as determined by the judges in order to be shortlisted for some awards.
  • It is preferred and highly recommended that videos are in a 16:9 format.
  • Videos must be submitted in either AVI or MP4 format.

 Funding Available



Universities Australia is the peak body representing Australia's universities