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Western Australia

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

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: www.uts.edu.au/future-students/undergraduate/essential-information/events-and-info-sessions/uts-open-day-city.