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. We look forward to speaking with you at one of these events!
There is more information for High School Staff who wish to run activities on or off campus.
ENQUIRIES / BOOKINGS
Phone: 08 7221 8661
|Activity||Date||Who should attend?||Description|
|No scheduled events for January|
|Faculty Orientation Sessions||24 & 25 February||Commencing Science and Engineering students||Important information sessions for new 'Science and Engineering' students. Students commencing Science and Engineering Bachelor degrees are expected to attend the Faculty Orientation 'Welcome Session'.|
|No scheduled events for March|
|Parent Information Evening||3 April||A highly valuable evening for parents of students in years 11 and 12.||
Guest presenters will give parents tips on how to help their science and maths students on their ideal career pathway.
Online registrations open in February
|Mathematical Association of South Australian (MASA) Annual Conference||23 - 24 April||South Australian teachers of mathematics||Flinders is a proud sponsor of this event and will be in attending the conference. Please come chat with us.|
|Faculty of Science and Engineering prize ceremony||April*||Award recipients, academics, sponsors, family and friends||The Faculty of Science and Engineering host a prize ceremony in April to recognise the outstanding academic achievements of our students.|
|No scheduled events for May|
|Teacher Professional Development Event||June*||High school Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Geography teachers||Each year the Faculty of Science and Engineering hosts professional development activities for teachers and school staff.|
|New for 2014! Environmental Experience Day||5 June||Year 10 Science and Geography students||
Enjoy hands-on environmental practicals and find out more about environmental courses and careers.
Online registration opens in May.
|Inspiring Women in Engineering and IT||24 June||Female high school students interested in finding out about career opportunities in engineering, IT and technology.||
Test your problem solving skills in a team challenge and engage with industry professionals, current students and academic staff.
Lunch provided.Online registration opens in May.
|Chemical Murder Mystery||26 and 30 June TBC||Year 10 Students||A very popular full day of forensic science activities. Collect samples from a 'crime scene' and participate in hands-on laboratory sessions.|
|Chemical Murder Mystery||2 July TBC||Year 10 students||A very popular full day of forensic science activities. Collect samples from a 'crime scene' and participate in hands-on laboratory sessions.|
|Faculty Orientation Session||July*||Commencing Science and Engineering students||Important welcome session for new Science and Engineering students|
|Science and Engineering Challenge||24 - 25 July||High School students||
The Science and Engineering Challenge is a nationwide outreach program designed to inspire students to study science and engineering at a senior level.Flinders will host schools on campus for 2 days of the challenge.
|Parent Information Session (2)||July*||Parents and year 12 students that are looking at science and engineering degrees at Flinders||Guest speakers will take you through course and career options and pathways for applying for a university place at Flinders, and assistance when selecting SATAC preferences.|
Held at Adelaide Showgrounds
|8,9,10 Aug||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||15 & 16 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.|
|No scheduled events for October|
|No scheduled events for November|
|The Science Experience||December*||Year 9 & 10 students||Each year universities all around Australia offer a 3 day, fun-filled science experience for high school students going onto year 10. The Flinders event includes hands-on activities in biology, robotics, nanotechnology, physics and chemistry|
*Dates are yet to be confirmed