Our events are very popular,  maximum numbers may apply. Bookings will be open closer to the event

 

Flinders Faculty of Science and Engineering host and attend numerous events throughout the year
which inspire, engage and educate, the general public, teachers, school students and Flinders staff
and students.

More information and how to book our events will be posted once details have been finalised.


We look forward to speaking with you at one of these events!

Enquiries / Bookings

Phone:  08 7221 8661

Email: stem@flinders.edu.au


2017

 

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January 

No scheduled events for January

February

Faculty Course Information Sessions

14 & 16 February

 

Commencing Science & Environment, Engineering & Design and Computing & Maths students Important course specifice information sessions for new 'Faculty of Science and Engineering' students. Please refer to the webpage for times.
Faculty Orientation Sessions

21 & 22 February

Commencing Science & Environment, Engineering & Design and Computing & Maths students Important information sessions for new 'Faculty of Science and Engineering' students. Students commencing Science and Engineering Bachelor degrees are expected to attend the Faculty Orientation 'Welcome Session'.

March

Teacher Professional Development Evening 15 March IT, Maths and Design High School Teachers

Held at  Flinders @ Tonsley, this evening will appeal to teachers that have an interest in design and technology.

Mini Science Alive! @ Tonsley Sunday 26 March All Welcome

Science Alive is coming to the south. The science expo event with spectacular science shows and a huge range of hands-on fun for all ages. 

April

Tertiary Studies & Careers Expo 9 & 10 April  All Welcome Entry is FREE for all visitors. Do not miss this fantastic opportunity to find all of the information you need to kick start or redirect your future career at the Adelaide Convention Centre.
Inspiring Women in Defence

12 April 

13 April

This event is now full on both days

 

Yr. 11 & 12 female high school students

The day challenges students to explore cybersecurity and social engineering, and complete a robot search and rescue mission in our challenge arena. Students will also meet and talk with many inspiring and successful women from a range of STEM fields.

SASTA Annual Conference and Expo 27 & 28 April South Australian Science Teachers Flinders is a proud sponsor of this event and will be in attending the conference held at Brighton Secondary School.

May

Adelaide Careers & Employment Expo 26 & 27 May All welcome The Adelaide Careers and Employment Expo is a leading careers, training, education and employment event in South Australia. Come and visit the Flinders stand

June

Year 10 Taster Days

19 & 20 June Year 10 high school students

Bring your year 10 students that are interested in pursuing a STEM pathway. Bookings essential as limited places are available.

Cost: $5 per student applicable

Science & Engineering Challenge

28 & 29 June High School Groups

 

This very popular, fun, hands-on national school science competition will be held at our Bedofrd Park Campus

Booking are made through ruth@conry.com.au

July 

Year 10 Taster Days 5 & 6 July Year 10 - 12 High School Students

Bring your year 10 students that are interested in pursuing a STEM pathway. Bookings essential as limited places are available.

Cost: $5 per student applicable

 

School Holiday Program

Game Development Boot Camp

11 - 13 July (3 days) Year 10 - 12 High School Students

In this free 3 day event, you will design your own fully functional game using Unreal Engine, a game engine used by industry professionals. No prior experience necessary, you just need enthusiasm and a drive to learn.

August

Science Alive!

Held at Adelaide Showgrounds

5 - 6 August Friday high school students. Saturday and Sunday open to the general public Come and visit the Flinders stand at Australia's largest science expo event with spectacular science, animal and magic shows and a huge range of hands-on fun for all ages.
Flinders University Open Days 18 & 19 August All welcome For two days our campus life is on display.  Staff and students are available to discuss courses, careers and student support.  Science and Engineering tours and presentations will be available.

September

Tonsley Open Night

September

TBC

All welcome

Learn about the diverse range of engineering, technology and design courses courses available at our Tonsley campus. Tour the facilities  and get hands-on with our cutting edge technology. Our lecturers will present course-based activities and be available to answer your course and career questions.

Teacher Professional Development 6 September High School Science Teachers Held at our Bedford Park Campus, this evening will appeal to teachers that have an interest in chemistry & biology.
Chemical Murder Mystery 26, 27 & 28 September Year 10 students

This extremely popular event introduces students to the world of forensic crime scene investigation.

Cost: $15 per student, includes pizza lunch

October

School Holiday Program

Science Holiday Project

10 - 12 October

(3 days)

Year 10 & 11 high school students

New for 2017  

This three day event will expose students to hands on practical applications of environmental science in wetland conservation. Students will participate in a three day challenge that will focus on rehabilitating the Flinders Lake Wetland Ecosystem. The planned activities will expose students to the varying field of, biological, chemical and physical sciences of environmental management. 

November

Maker Faire TBC All Welcome

Details of venue TBC

December

The Science Experience

6 - 8 December

(3 days)

Year 9 & 10 students Flinders University welcomes ConocoPhillips Science Experience students to three days of interactive activities on campus. Accommodation available for rural students groups
Open Night @ Tonsley Change of Preference

December

TBC

Current Year 12 student and their parents/caregivers Come and meet current students, staff and other students that have applied to study computing, IT, Maths or engineering at Flinders as well as tour the state-of-the-art labs and facilities.
Change of Preference Information Event

December

TBC

Current Year 12 student and their parents/caregivers Come and meet current students, staff and other students that have applied to study science or engineering af Flinders and get advice on your preferences.