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STEM Events Calendar 2017

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Please note: event dates and details are subject to change, please check this website regularly for updates.

Upcoming Events | Recent Events | Further Information and Contacts

Upcoming Events
Date Event Target Audience Overview
November
(dates TBC)
Programming Challenge for Girls (PC4G) Female students in year 9 with an interest in IT and computer science

2 teams (4 students) per school. PC4G introduces students to programming through Alice, an engaging visual programming language that models a colourful 3D world.

Students use Alice to participate in challenges and activities. No prior programming knowledge is necessary for participation in PC4G!

Register here: PC4G

Tuesday 12 to Thursday 14 December Science Experience Year 9 and 10 students

This outstanding three day science program is a collaboration of activities for Year 9 and 10 high school students from across South Australiua.

It's an opportunity to spend three days engaging in hands-on activities and events at the University of Adelaide.

Register here: Science Experience

  • Recent Events
    Recent Events
    Date Event Target Audience Overview
    Thursday 20 July
    Wednesday 26 July
    Roseworthy Information Sessions Parents, students (all years) and teachers Prospective students and parents will have the opportunity to learn what Roseworthy Campus is all about and have all your questions answered about the specific areas of study and interests. There will be talks on specific degrees and courses as well as campus and building Tours.

    Register here: 2017 Roseworthy Info Sessions
    Thursday 10 August 3MT - Faculty of Sciences Final General public The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a skills development activity that challenges Higher Degree by Research students to explain their research project to a non-specialist audience in just three minutes. A fast paced, entertaining and educational evening. Come along and hear about the exciting research initiatives taken on by our science students.
    Register here: 3MT Sciences Faculty Final
    Friday 4 August - Sunday 6 August Science Alive General public and school groups Science Alive! is a large community science expo with over 50 interactive science booths, spectacular chemistry science shows, native animal shows, magic shows, robots, circus workshops, sports science activities, giant star domes, electric vehicles, bugs n slugs, gene technology and dozens of different hands-on activities to engage all ages.
    Further information: Science Alive 2017
    Friday 8 Sept - Friday 15 Sept Science Networking Week

    Current undergraduate and postgraduate students, staff, parents, students (all years) and teachers

    A series of science networking events run by several of our STEM student groups.

    More information: Science Networking Week Facebook event
    http://bit.ly/ScienceNW

    Tuesday 19 September
    Wednesday 20 September
    Roseworthy Information Sessions Parents, students (all years) and teachers Prospective students and parents will have the opportunity to learn what Roseworthy Campus is all about and have all your questions answered about the specific areas of study and interests. There will be talks on specific degrees and courses as well as campus and building Tours.

    Register here: 2017 Roseworthy Info Sessions
    Tuesday 31 October Ingenuity 2017 General public and school groups Bringing together the brightest young minds of tomorrow, Ingenuity 2016 presents an exhibition of projects and information showcasing the knowledge and skills of students in the Faculty of ECMS. Showcasing the disciplines of chemical engineering; civil, environmental and mining engineering; computer science; electrical and electronic engineering; mathematical sciences; mechanical engineering and petroleum engineering.

    Register here: Ingenuity 2017 school registrations
    13 September 3MT Parents, students (all years) and everyone The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is a fantastic skills development activity that challenges Higher Degree by Research students (PhDs) to explain their research project to a non-specialist audience in just three minutes!

    Learn more
    20 August Saturday Morning Problem-Solving Students in years 7 to 11 who are interested in developing their problem-solving skills in mathematics beyond the school curriculum Facilitated by passionate mathematicians, the Saturday Morning Problem Solving Sessions are an opportunity for students with an interest in maths to take their problem solving skills beyond the curriculum.

    Learn more
    14 August Open Day Students in years 8-12 and their families Offering a range of engaging talks, informative displays and tours of world-class teaching and research facilities, Open Day presents an overview of study areas and career prospects in the dynamic STEM disciplines. Open Day is a chance to find out everything about the University... from general talks to activities as well as talks about the specific area of study prospective students will be interested in.

    Learn more
    5 - 7 August Science Alive! Friday: high school students

    Saturday and Sunday: general public
    Science Alive! is a large community science expo with over 50 interactive science booths, spectacular chemistry science shows, native animal shows, magic shows, robots, circus workshops, sports science activities, giant star domes, electric vehicles, bugs n slugs, gene technology and dozens of different hands-on activities to engage all ages.

    Learn more
    5, 6, 18, 20 July Roseworthy Information Sessions Parents, students (all years) and teachers Prospective students and parents will have the opportunity to learn what Roseworthy Campus is all about and have all your questions answered about the specific areas of study & interests. There will be Talks on specific degrees and courses as well as campus and building Tours.

    Learn more
    18 June Saturday Morning Problem-Solving Students in years 7 to 11 who are interested in developing their problem-solving skills in mathematics beyond the school curriculum Are your students entering the School Mathematics Competition? The Saturday Morning Problem-Solving workshops are an opportunity for students to get some extra support and practice for the competition.

    Learn more
    8 - 9 June Young Women in Technology Experience Female students in years 9 and 10 10 students per school. This one-day event (schools select preferred date of the two dates available) introduces female students in years 9 and 10 to future study and career opportunities in engineering, computer and mathematical sciences. The experience includes interactive activities and inspirational talks from women currently studying or working in these fields.

    Learn more
    14 May Saturday Morning Problem-Solving Students in years 7 to 11 who are interested in developing their problem-solving skills in mathematics beyond the school curriculum Are your students entering the School Mathematics Competition? The Saturday Morning Problem-Solving workshops are an opportunity for students to get some extra support and practice for the competition.

    Learn more
    18 - 19 April SASTA Conference Secondary school science teachers and school counsellors Raising Standards of Teaching & Learning is the 2016 theme and will take place at Brighton Secondary School.

    Learn more
    10 - 11 April Tertiary Studies and Careers Expo Adelaide (TSCEA) General public and school groups Held at Adelaide Convention Centre on Sunday and Monday for students, parents and teacher interested in career options.  This event is ideal for all senior school students, parents, mature age and prospective post-graduate students as well as career seekers.

    Learn more
    22 March University Careers Expo Current undergraduate students, employers The Careers Expo gives students chance to meet graduate and vacation employers from across Australia. The event also features a few international organisations and professional bodies.

    Learn more
    18 - 19 March South East Field Days Parents, students (all years) and teachers The Faculty of Sciences will be at the South East Field Days. Come and talk to us in the Yakka Pavilion.

    Learn more
    18 March Maths Prepared Teachers of years 11 and 12 mathematics 2 teachers per school. An illuminating teacher professional development opportunity exploring different areas of high school mathematics with examples of where mathematics can lead at university and beyond. Teachers will experience presentations and a workshop with academic staff from the School of Mathematical Sciences as well as opportunities for Q&A discussion with staff and current students in applied mathematics, statistics and pure mathematics.
    28 February Family, Parents and Friends Orientation Day Family, guardians and friends of new students Families and parents of new students are invited to attend their own Orientation session, starting with a welcome and overview from the Vice-Chancellor and President in the iconic Bonython Hall, followed by faculty-specific presentations and tours.

    Learn more
    8 - 31 January Bright Sparks Science Club Ages 6 - 15 The Bright Sparks Science Club gives members access to over 60 fun, interactive and educational events each year across all areas of science and technology. Learn and be inspired by activities.

    Learn more

Further information and contacts

Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences (ECMS)

ECMS tours & school visits
ECMS Marketing and Outreach Officer
T: (08) 8313 6474
E: ecms_outreach@adelaide.edu.au
Level 1, Ingkarni Wardli, North Terrace Campus

Faculty of Sciences

Sciences tours & school visits
Sciences Events Coordinator
T: (08) 8313 5673
E: faculty.sciences@adelaide.edu.au
Ground Floor, Darling Building, North Terrace Campus

Teachers & Career Counsellors

Events for teachers and counsellors
Future Students Office
T: (08) 8313 8381
E: future.students@adelaide.edu.au
Level 4, Kenneth Wills Building, North Terrace Campus

University interactive and self-guided tours

The University of Adelaide has five areas which offer general tours of its campuses and the National Wine Centre. There are a mix of self-guided, virtual and guided tours suitable for history buffs, wine-lovers, tourist or prospective students.

Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences (ECMS)

Level 1, Ingkarni Wardli
North Terrace campus
THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE
SA 5005 AUSTRALIA

Contact

T: (08) 8313 6474
E: ecms_outreach@adelaide.edu.au

Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences (ECMS) on Facebook   Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences (ECMS) blog

Faculty of Sciences

Ground floor, Darling building,
North Terrace campus
THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE
SA 5005 AUSTRALIA

Contact

T: (08) 8313 5673
E: faculty.sciences@adelaide.edu.au

Faculty of Sciences on Facebook   Faculty of Sciences blog