2016 National Science and Engineering Summer School

Date & time: 11pm 11 December – 11pm 15 December 2016, AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time)
Location: The Australian National University Canberra ACT 0200 Australia

Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre and the ANU Colleges of Medicine, Biology and Environment; Physical and Mathematical Sciences; and Engineering and Computer Science have developed the first National Science and Engineering Summer School for Indigenous Students.

This week-long Summer School is for Indigenous students in Years 10 and 11, from across Australia, who are interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. In this program students will experience university life while undergoing exciting academic and hands-on activities from a range of discipline fields in relation to 'Global Challenges'.

The Summer School will also provide students with opportunities for program and career advice, to meet expert staff, and to interact with Indigenous staff and students.

To be considered for one of the 20 spots available, you need to be:

  • A current Year 10 or 11 student in Australia
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • Interested in science, technology, engineering and or mathematics

Applications close 2 September 2016. Successful applicants will be notified by the end of October 2016

Accommodation, transport, catering and workshop materials are all covered by the Tjabal Centre and ANU Colleges hosting.


Tjabal Centre

Telephone: +61 2 6125 3520

Email: Tjabal.centre@anu.edu.au