Events Calendar 2017
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|9th September, 28th October and 25th November||Saturday Maths Problem Solving||Students in years 7-11||The Saturday Morning Problem Solving Sessions are an opportunity for students with an interest in maths to take their problem solving skills beyond the curriculum. The sessions assist students of like interests and abilities to: find friendship, inspiration and encouragement while working on, thinking about and solving non-standard problems; build up a tool chest of strategies which will enable them to solve problems they have never seen before, and become flexible and creative in their approach to solving problems. Register Here|
|Sunday 20 August||Open Day||Students in years 8-12 and their families||Offering a range of engaging talks, informative displays and tours of world-class teaching and research facilities, the Faculty of ECMS presents an overview of study areas and career prospects in these dynamic disciplines. All schools within the faculty will be showcasing their programs in the Ingkarni Wardli atrium, with academics and current university students available to answer questions and chat with high school students, families, friends, and anyone with an interest in finding out more about university. Learn more|
|Tuesday 31 October||Ingenuity 2017||General public and school groups||Celebrating tomorrow’s technology leaders, Ingenuity 2017 showcases the dynamic world and real life applications of engineering, computer and mathematical sciences. Meet the next generation of innovators, applying their knowledge and skills in the fields of Defence and Security, Energy, Health, Innovation and Research, Resources, Smart Systems and Technologies, Society and Environment, Structure and Infrastructure and Sustainability.Learn more|
|Friday 4 to Sunday 6 August||Science Alive||Friday: high school students
Saturday and Sunday: general public
|Australia's largest science expo event with a range of hands on stalls, spectacular science, animal and magic shows. Friday is dedicated to high school students; book in and bring your class for a day of hands on expo fun. Saturday and Sunday are open to all ages (general public) so bring the family down to learn more about the wonderful world of science.|
|Sunday 9 and Monday 10 April||Tertiary Studies and Careers Expo Adelaide (TSCEA)||General public and school groups||An important event for anyone seeking to explore their tertiary studies, training and career options,TSCEA comes to the Adelaide Convention Centre on Sunday 9 and Monday 10 April 2017. Learn more|
|Tuesday 11 April||Big Day In||Students in Years 9-12||The BiG Day In™ is an IT careers conference designed by students for students. It is designed for both high school (Years 9-12) and University students interested in careers in technology. Learn more|
|5th May||Maths Prepared||Teachers of years 11 and 12 mathematics||2 teachers per school||An illuminating teacher professional development opportunity exploring different areas of high school mathematics and examples of where mathematics can lead at University and beyond. Teachers will experience presentations and a workshop with academic staff from the School of Mathematical Sciences as well as opportunities for Q&A discussion with staff and current students in applied mathematics, statistics and pure mathematics.More Information|
|13th May and 17th June||Saturday Maths Problem Solving||Students in years 7-11||The Saturday Morning Problem Solving Sessions are an opportunity for students with an interest in maths to take their problem solving skills beyond the curriculum. The sessions assist students of like interests and abilities to: find friendship, inspiration and encouragement while working on, thinking about and solving non-standard problems; build up a tool chest of strategies which will enable them to solve problems they have never seen before, and become flexible and creative in their approach to solving problems.|
|23rd May||Women and Mathematics Workshop||Female students in year 12||up to 4 students per school||The Women in Mathematics Workshop is designed for girls in year 12 with a special interest in maths. This fun and interactive program allows the students to engage with mathematics and learn from the University of Adelaide's leading mathematics academics.|
|Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 June||Young Women in Technology Experience||Female students in years 9 and 10||10 students per school||This one-day event (schools select preferred date of the two dates available) introduces female students in years 9 and 10 to future study and career opportunities in engineering, computer and mathematical sciences. The experience includes interactive activities and inspirational talks from women currently studying or working in these fields.
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Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences
Level 1, Ingkarni Wardli, North Terrace Campus
The University of Adelaide, AUSTRALIA 5005
For information on guided tours, interactive activities and specialised presentations for secondary students, see School and University Visits. For more events at the University of Adelaide please visit Information for Teachers and Career Counsellors.