Want to inspire your students with the exciting possibilities of engineering and IT? Participate in our hands-on activities and workshops at the University of Melbourne.
All University events have been postponed or cancelled
In light of the emerging COVID-19 situation and continuing policy statements from the State and Federal Government, the University is adopting a series of changes to reduce rates of infection in the community.
The health and wellbeing of our community is of paramount importance. Therefore, all University events have been postponed or cancelled from midnight, Tuesday 17 March 2020.
Please check the individual event listing for specific details of cancellation, postponement or online alternatives.
The University will continue to follow expert health advice and will continue to make decisions about its activities which are in the best interests of the health, safety and wellbeing of the entire University community.
Thank you for your understanding as we endeavour to keep our community members safe during this uncertain time.
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Want to be the first to find out about our events for high school students? Connect with us and let us know which events you’d like to hear about:
|Activity||Who is it for?||Dates|
|Students commencing year 11 or year 12 in 2020||3–12 January 2020|
A series of workshops introducing students to computer programming with ‘ALICE’. Teams are put to the challenge in a PC4G Finale.
|Year 9 girls||
Finale 26 November
An exciting competition challenging students to solve problems through computer programming.
|Years 7–12||4 June|
Big Day in helps students obtain more information IT and technology careers to help them make a better informed decision about their future
Students take part in interactive, hands-on activities to learn about engineering and technology concepts and issues.
30 September and 2 October
|Years 9–12||22–26 June|
Held over six days, students gain insight into what it’s like to study and work in engineering.
|Year 11 & 12 Indigenous students||4–10 July|
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||Camp - 17 - 20 January 2021|
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||6 August|
Enjoy exclusive access to an exhibition of innovative engineering and IT projects designed by our master’s students.
|Years 7–12||22 October|
A five-day residential program in the sciences and applied sciences
|Year 9 & 10 indigenous students||November|
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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