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 running in combination with
Please expand the box below to view key dates for UNE GRASS activities.
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
IPS applications due
Prior to 11 June 2019
2018-19 IPS Student camp
July 4 & 5, 2019
Early bird Teacher Professional Development (TPD) rego
Aug 20, 2019
|Young Scientist Awards, Regional Judging||Sept 13 & 14. 2019|
Teacher PD close of registration
Oct 30, 2019
Dec 2 & 3, 2019
2019-20 IPS Industry Placements
Oct, Nov & Dec 2019, Jan 2020
2019-20 IPS Student Reporting Back, The Bistro, UNE
Feb 14, 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.
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 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