School outreach programs

We run and participate in workshops, competitions and outreach programs for secondary students in all year levels. Designed for engaging experiences to discover the exciting possibilities of knowledge across a range of disciplines.

National Computer Science School (NCSS)

10 day summer school that brings together talented young people from around Australia for an intensive course of computer programming and website development at university. Running this summer, 4-13 January 2023 for students who were in Year 10 or 11 in 2022.

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. From Year 9 until Year 12.

Hands on Engineering & IT

Students take part in interactive, hands-on activities to learn about engineering and technology concepts and issues. Multiple date in school holidays for Year 10.

Girls' Programming Network

Introduce your female students to computer programming, information technology and computer science through interactive workshops. Runs every school term.

Science Experience

A three-day summer program for Year 9-10 students to meet other students from around Victoria and work through a fun, interactive program of activities.

Residential Indigenous Science Experience

A week-long residential camp for Indigenous students in Year 9-10 to experience hands-on workshops and special presentations on chemistry, geology, genetics, physics and maths. Takes place 5-9 December 2022.

Girls in Science Forum

This event in November connects Year 9-12 girls with a passion for science and provides them with the opportunity to hear about the Australian and New Zealand L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellows scientific interests and the discoveries they have made, while also discussing the potential for future study or careers in science.

Year 10 work experience

STEM discipline workshops and activities including conducting experiments, attending seminars, collaborating with others on research projects and presenting their own findings. Participants discover what it's like to be a scientist, meet like-minded friends and scientific role models, and also get a taste of university life.

Commerce programs

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sheCommerce

For high school students Year 9-12 who identify as women or non-binary and are passionate about leadership and pursuing a career where they can impact change. The program allows students to meet like-minded peers, current Bachelor of Commerce students, alumni and inspiring academics who are making a difference in industry and through their research. Multiple dates are available from Year 9 program commencement.