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.

Events Calendar
High School Industry Placement Scholarship

UNE GRASS Activity


IPS applications due

Prior to August 31, 2020

2020 IPS Student camp

November 16 and 17, 2020

Following HSC Exams

2020-21 Industry Placement Scholarship (IPS) Industry Placements

November 2020 - January 2021

2020-21 IPS Student Reporting Back, The ‘Stro’, UNE

February 8, 2021

Teacher Professional Development

Early bird Teacher Professional Development (TPD) rego

Aug 20, 2020

Teacher PD close of registration

Oct 30, 2020

TPD Event

Nov 30 and Dec 1, 2020

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

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


Susanna Greig
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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