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 currently include the Industry Placement Scholarship and the Teacher Professional Development event.

Discover the UNE GRASS experience

Events Calendar
High School Industry Placement Scholarship

UNE GRASS Activity


2018-19 Industry Placement Scholarship (IPS) Industry Placements

Nov, Dec 2017 & Jan 2018

2019 IPS Student Reporting Back, The ’Stro, UNE

Feb 11, 2019

IPS School presentations

May 2019

IPS applications due

Prior to 11 June 2019

2018-19 IPS Student camp

July 4 & 5, 2019

Young Scientist Awards, Regional JudgingSept 13 & 14. 2019

2019-20 IPS Industry Placements

Oct, Nov & Dec 2019, Jan 2020

2019-20 IPS Student Reporting Back, The Bistro, UNE

Feb 14, 2019

Teacher Professional Development

Early bird Teacher Professional Development (TPD) rego

Aug 20, 2019

Teacher PD close of registration

Oct 30, 2019

TPD Event

Dec 2 & 3, 2019

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.

Scholarship Details

Have a look at what some of the GRASS scholarship recipients in 2019 have to say about their 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.

TPD Details

2018 Event


Susanna Greig
Science Education Officer
The University of New England's Growing Regional and Agricultural Students in Science (UNE GRASS)

Phone: +61 2 6773 2809Call through skype or +61 457 562 680Call through Skype

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