The Melbourne School of Engineering offers a range of exciting opportunities for secondary school students to visit campus and experience engineering and IT, through our Schools Program.

Code Masters Computer Programming Competition: 2017 winners announced

This exciting competition has a junior (years 7–9) and senior level (years 10–12), where students are challenged to solve 8 computer programming problems in 2.5 hours. Read more

Girl Power in STEM

A pilot program run across four years for female year 9–12 students. The program begins with an on-campus camp and offers mentoring, hands on activities, and work experience, contributing towards gender parity in STEM disciplines: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Read more

The Amazing Spaghetti Machine Contest: Friday 11 August 2017

Year 10 students put their science, engineering and maths skills to the test in this annual contest, where they are challenged to create an elaborate machine that accomplishes a simple task. Read more

Hands On Engineering & IT: Tuesday 26 September and Thursday 28 September 2017

Hands on Engineering & IT offers year 10 students with an interest in mathematics, science and technology the opportunity to visit campus for the day and learn about the different concepts and issues in engineering and technology through interactive activities. Read more

Programming Challenge for Girls (PC4G)

PC4G offers Year 9 girls interested in computing the opportunity to experience the fun of programming at this annual event held in venues across Australia. We will be hosting the challenge a number of tutorials throughout the year, and the final finale in November. Read more

School visits

We are committed to inspiring students about the engineering and IT fields. We offer school visits through our student body, clubs and affiliated organisations. Read more

IT school activities

Our Department of Computing and Information Systems is involved in the new VCE Algorithmics study, and in Computer Science for High School (CS4HS). Read more

Residential Indigenous Science Experience (RISE)

RISE offers Indigenous students at mid-secondary school level the opportunity to participate in a five-day residential program in the sciences and applied sciences. RISE is held each year in November. Read more.

Victorian Indigenous Engineering Winter School (VIEWS)

A five day program for Year 11 and 12 Indigenous students providing an insight into what it’s like to study and work in engineering. Read more

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Engineering and IT annual planner

Download: Engineering & IT 2017 planner 596kb pdf