Schools

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.

2018 schedule

Activity Who is it for? Dates

Programming Challenge for Girls (PC4G)

A series of workshops introducing students to computer programming with ‘ALICE’. Teams are put to the challenge in a PC4G Finale.

Year 9 girls

15 February

14 June

31 October

27 November (Finale)

CodeMasters

An exciting competition challenging students to solve problems through computer programming.

Years 7–12 15 March

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

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 7–14 July

Girl Power in STEM

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 8–11 July (Stage 1 camp)

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 9 August

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 18 October

Residential Indigenous Science Experience (RISE)

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

Year 9 & 10 indigenous students November

SuperHack Camp

SuperHack is an Engineering Hackathon for Young Women in High School. We invite girls to compete in teams representing their school during this event, where we will teach them the technical skills required to solve a design challenge using skills that every engineer should possess. Throughout this event teams will discover what it really means to be an engineer and how women are currently making waves in the industry.

Download: Schools information pack [PDF]

Year 10 & 11 girls 1–2 December

Hands On Engineering and IT Workshops (school excursions)

Teachers are invited to bring a group of students to experience Hands on Engineering and IT workshops and be part of life of campus for a day. Teachers should submit a expression of interest form for one of the days ASAP.

Year 10 Monday 3 – Friday 7 December

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

VCE Algorithmics and Computer Science for High School

Give your students the opportunity to study VCE Algorithmics.

Year 12 students/Teachers Throughout the school year

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2018 planner

Engineering and IT annual planner

Download: Engineering & IT 2018 planner 311kb pdf

2019 schedule

Activity Who is it for? Dates

Melbourne Computing Summer Camp (MCSC)

Step into the dynamic world of computing and digital technologies at our free summer camp

Students commencing year 10 and 11 in 2019 20–23 January 2019.

Programming Challenge for Girls (PC4G)

A series of workshops introducing students to computer programming with ‘ALICE’. Teams are put to the challenge in a PC4G Finale.

Year 9 girls

21 February

13 June

30 October

26 November (Finale)

CodeMasters

An exciting competition challenging students to solve problems through computer programming.

Years 7–12 14 March

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

4 & 5 June

30 September to 4 October

Girl Power & Work Experience Science Week

Years 9–12 24–28 June

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 July

Girl Power in Engineering & IT

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 7–10 July (Stage 1 camp)

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 8 August

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 October

Residential Indigenous Science Experience (RISE)

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

Year 9 & 10 indigenous students November

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

VCE Algorithmics and Computer Science for High School

Give your students the opportunity to study VCE Algorithmics.

Year 12 students/Teachers Throughout the school year

Contact us

Email schoolsengagement-engit@unimelb.edu.au to find out more or get involved.