Growing Regional and Agricultural Students in Science
The University of New England's Growing Regional & Agricultural Students in Science (UNE GRASS) program leads the development and delivery of education programs that inspire students towards science careers, and helps create high-calibre science graduates who are business-ready for Australia's primary industries.
The repertoire of activities and opportunities for science school teachers and students run by the UNE GRASS program include the Industry Placement Scholarship, Teacher Professional Development event and the Science Investigation Awards, running in combination with Science in the Bush (Far Out Science).
Please expand the box below to view key dates for UNE GRASS activities.
GRASS Events Calendar
UNE GRASS activity
2016-17 Industry Placement Scholarship (IPS) Industry Placements
Nov, Dec 2016 & Jan 2017
2016-17 IPS Student Reporting Back, The ’Stro, UNE
Feb 2, 2017
IPS School presentations
IPS applications due
Prior to end June 2017
Early bird Teacher Professional Development (TPD) rego
Aug 1, 2017
Teacher PD close of registration
Oct 16, 2017
2017-18 IPS Student camp
Oct 9 & 10, 2017
Far Out Science
Nov 9 & 10, 2017
Nov 30 & Dec 1, 2017
2017-18 IPS Industry Placements
Nov & Dec 2017, Jan 2018
2017-18 IPS Student Reporting Back, Booloominbah, UNE
Feb 15, 2018
Industry Placement Scholarship
Showcasing the broad range of exciting careers supporting the primary industries to Years 11 and 12 students. Includes a student camp, industry placement, and reporting back on the scholarship experience.
Teacher Professional Development
A two day event, including evening dinner function, giving teachers the opportunity to learn about science and research developments supporting local primary industries.
Science Investigation Awards
From 2016, the Science Investigation Awards event for students in Years 7-10 will be in digital format, and will be combined with the Science in the Bush event at UNE. The combined event is called Far Out Science. The contact email for this event is firstname.lastname@example.org
Science Education Officer
The University of New England's Growing Regional and Agricultural Students in Science (UNE GRASS)
Phone: +61 2 6773 2809 or +61 457 562 680
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