It is recommended that school groups book at least 3 weeks in advance, to ensure events are not booked out.

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!

ENQUIRIES / BOOKINGS

Phone:  08 7221 8661

Email: silc@flinders.edu.au

2015

Activity Date Who should attend? Description
JANUARY 
No scheduled events for January
FEBRUARY
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'.
MARCH 
Teacher professional development event #1 4 March Science and related discipline teachers  
Parent infomration evening 11 March Year 11 & 12 students, parents and caregivers  
Building sustainable futures event 26 March Details to follow  
Design and innovation event 31 March Year 11 & 12 students  
APRIL
Mathematical Association of South Australian (MASA) Annual Conference 13 & 14 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 23 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.
MAY
Teacher professional development event #2 6 May Science and related discipline teachers  
Adelaide Careers & Employment Expo 22 & 23 May All welcome  
Design and innovation event 28 May Year 10 students  
JUNE

Work experience

9 - 12 June Year 10 students  

Tertiary Studies & Careers Expo

14 & 15 June All welcome  
Inspiring Women in Engineering and IT  23 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 Now open!
Chemical Murder Mystery 26 and 30 June Year 10 Students A popular day of forensic science activities. Collect samples from a 'crime scene' and participate in hands-on laboratory sessions.
JULY 
Chemical Murder Mystery 2 July 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.
Mid-year Faculty Orientation Session Morning tea 21 July Commencing Science and Engineering students Faculty Orientation Welcome Session for students commencing mid-year followed by a morning tea with course and topic coordinators
Science and Engineering Challenge 22 & 23 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.

Teacher professional development event #3

29 July Science and related discipline teachers  
AUGUST

Science Alive!

Held at Adelaide Showgrounds

7 - 9 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 14 & 15 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.
Public lecture series 17 - 21 August All welcome  
SEPTEMBER
Parent information evening 10 September Year 11 & 12 students, parents and caregivers  
Making waves through science event 16 September Year 10 students  
Work experience 14 - 18 September year 10 students  
Gifted and Talented Children's Association of South Australia (GTCASA) 30 September Year 8, 9 and 10 students The Youth Workshops are an annual workshop for gifted students in years 8, 9 and 10. They run over three days and include a variety of topics to choose from.
All South Australian secondary schools are invited to nominate students for these courses.
OCTOBER
Gifted and Talented Children's Association of South Australia (GTCASA) 1 -2 October Year 8, 9 and 10 students

The Youth Workshops are an annual workshop for gifted students in years 8, 9 and 10. They run over three days and include a variety of topics to choose from.
All South Australian secondary schools are invited to nominate students for these courses.

Teacher professional development event #4 21 October Science and related discipline teachers  
NOVEMBER 
Adult entry event 11 November Mature age sTAFE students and students looking to transfer to Flinders from other institutions

 

DECEMBER 
The Science Experience 1 - 3 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