The AIM High outreach program provides a number of experiences for primary schools.

Primary school experiences

The AIM High outreach program provides a number of experiences for primary schools.


Careers Through Reading

Students participate in the Careers Through Reading programCareers Through Reading program seeks to provide a connection between University students and primary school students around the theme of tertiary education and professional careers.

Over a five week period, University students read books about careers related to the degrees they are studying to Year 5 students.

On the final session, each student receives a copy of HOPE, a children's book written by a member of the AIM High team. A Unit of Work for teachers is available on the HOPE website.


Careers Through ScienceStudents participating in careers through science

Careers Through Science seeks to provide a connection between University students and primary school students in Year 4 around the theme of tertiary education and professional careers.

Over a four-week period, students will use their curiosity to work scientifically to conduct first hand investigations that compliment and enhance the school's existing Working Scientifically Stage 2 syllabus.

Throughout the program students will develop skills such as making observations, measuring, using scientific equipment, identifying patterns and predicting. 


Discover University Day

Students at the first Central Coast Discover University DayDiscover University Day allows Year 6 students and family members to explore the Callaghan and Ourimbah campus and interact with staff and students. Students participate in a 'day-in-the-life' of a university student, including a lecture, a tutorial, library session, SMART show and campus scamper.

Participation numbers for 2014 have exceeded 2013 figures with a number of program deliveries still to go before the end of the year.