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2023 schedule

Activity Who is it for?Dates

NCSS Summer School

The National Computer Science School (NCSS) is a ten day summer school that brings together talented young people from around Australia for an intensive course of computer programming and website development at university.

Students commencing year 11 or year 12 in 2022

4–13 January, 2023

Girls’ Programming Network

The Girls’ Programming Network is a group of women and girls into computer science, programming and information technology. We run workshops once per school term for highschool girls! We’ve written games, made interactive websites and taken apart computers!

Year 8–12 girls

Term 1: Sat 25 March, 2023
Term 2: Sat 6 May, 2023
Term 3: Sat 2 September, 2023
Term 4: Sat 14 October, 2023

Hands On Engineering & IT

Students take part in interactive, hands-on activities to learn about engineering and technology concepts and issues.

Year 10

School holidays

12 – 14 April, 2023
27 and 28 September, 2023

Work Experience Week

Year 10

19 - 23 June, 2023

Victorian Indigenous Engineering Winter School (VIEWS)

Held over six days, students gain insight into what it’s like to study and work in engineering.

Year 11 & 12 Indigenous students

1 - 8 July, 2023

Girl Power in Engineering & IT Residential Camp

Run over four years, this program teaches girls about careers in STEM and builds a community of like-minded individuals through camps, work experience and mentoring opportunities.

Years 9–12

2 - 5 July, 2023

Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest

Students put their science, engineering and maths skills to the test in this annual contest, building an elaborate machine that accomplishes a simple task.

Year 10

3 August, 2023

Endeavour Engineering & IT Exhibition

Enjoy exclusive access to an exhibition of innovative engineering and IT projects designed by our master’s students.

Years 7–12

Semester 1 - Wednesday 24 May, 2023

Semester 2 - Wednesday 18 October, 2023

Residential Indigenous Science Experience (RISE)

A five-day residential program in the sciences and applied sciences

Year 9 & 10 indigenous students


Academic Experts in Schools

Ask an engineering academic to help out with your STEM project in the classroom.

All years (secondary)

Throughout the school year

School visits

Introduce students to humanitarian engineering with Engineers Without Borders (EWB) or explore STEM with Robogals.

All years (primary and secondary)

Throughout the school year

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