National Indigenous Science and Engineering Summer School

Participants at Mt Stromlo Observatory. Image: ANU

ANU hosted its inaugural National Indigenous Science and Engineering Summer School in December 2016. The Summer School is a joint initiative between the ANU Tjabal Centre, the College of Science, the College of Health & Medicine and the College of Engineering and Computer Science and will be held annually.

The objective of the Summer School is to provide Year 10 and 11 Indigenous students, drawn from across Australia, with an opportunity to experience university life as they participate in hands-on activities across the Science and Engineering disciplines. The Summer School also provides students with opportunities to live in an ANU Hall of Residence, obtain program and career advice, speak with expert staff in their fields of interest, and interact with Indigenous students and staff.

The longer term goal is to encourage the Summer School students to undertake university study in Science and Engineering in the future, somewhere suitable to their needs and interests.

The Summer School runs annually in December and the application period opens in June.  All enquiries should be directed to the Tjabal Centre: tjabal.centre@anu.edu.au

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