Events diary

NYSF Next Step program dates have been set. Please note, they are provisional only and subject to change.

  • Melbourne — 5 – 7 March 2014
  • Brisbane — 9-11 April 2014
  • Canberra — 16-18 April 2014
  • Hobart — 24-25 April 2014
  • Sydney — 2-4 July 2014
  • Newcastle — 1 July 2014
  • Adelaide —  9-11 July 2014
  • Perth — 16-18 July 2014


NSYF Rotary District Chairs Conference will be held from 7-9 March 2014 in Melbourne.


Curtin University has a range of events, tours and support programs for students of science, maths and engineering.

The Curtin University Chemistry and Maths Tutorial Videos are designed to assist students with understanding particular topics that regularly cause difficulty.

There are six short chemistry videos available covering topics such as; equilibrium, electrochemistry, organic chemistry, buffers, bonding and polarity.

The six maths videos include differentiation, trigonometric functions, the chain rule and others.

To view these visit:

Curtin is also running Engineering Evening Tours, designed to give an insight into Curtin’s nationally award-winning program, multi-million dollar facilities and excellent teaching capabilities.

The evening includes a presentation overview, followed by a facilities tour and concludes with a Q&A session over some light refreshments.

Date: Tuesday 12 November 2013
Time: 6pm – 7pm (Please arrive at 5.45pm for a 6pm start)
Location: Building 215 – Engineering Pavilion, Curtin University Bentley Campus
More information:

Robots are awesome! Everybody knows it. You can view a range of robots at the 5th annual Curtin Robofair.

With industry, community, and education exhibitors, this is the best chance you’ll have to prepare for the future technology onslaught. At the 5th annual Curtin Robofair we’ll be demonstrating what robotics means to society and inspiring people to find out more about technology and innovation.

Come along for your chance to win a great range of prizes.

Date: Sunday 24 November 
Time: 10am to 2pm
Location: Curtin University, Bentley, Building 215
Cost: Entry is free
More information:

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The following information is provided as a service to our readers.  NYSF does not endorse any of the programs or sessions whose details are provided here.

Western Australia

Curtin University’s Open Day will be held on Sunday 4 August 2013, from 10am – 4pm; More information:

Curtin University’s Primary Industry Centre for Science Education runs an Industry Placement Scholarship Program, connecting tertiary bound science students with primary industry scientists, university professionals and outlining career pathways.

Consisting of five days of Residential Camp (October school holidays), five days of Industry Placement (December/January) and a Reporting Back Session, this free program is a great experience for students interested in exploring the science related to the Primary Industries. During Reporting Back Session participants share their experiences with fellow students, parents, teachers, and University and industry mentors. Upon completion of the program students receive a scholarship cheque to the value of $300 and a Certificate of Completion.

This program is open to year 11 and 12 students. Application forms and more information is available from Gina Pearse. Applications close 16 August 2013.

New South Wales

University of Technology Sydney is holding its open day on 31 August 2013. Further information: