The University of Newcastle, Australia

2020 Calendar of Events

Staff can view further details of audience and further contacts to register interest.

DateEventLocationAudience
 March  
Saturday 14th March

MathsCraft Celebrates Pi Day in Newcastle

A special public event for Pi Day! Join CARMA for MathsCraft, with activities ranging from origami to hyperbolic crocheting.

There will also be two public talks:

  • 11 am: Associate Prof Katherine Seaton (La Trobe)
  • 2 pm: Professor Florian Breuer (UoN)
NUspaceActivities to suit all ages from 8 years up.
May
Monday 25th - Thursday 28th

Build ME a Future Days

Students engage with hands-on Science and Engineering activities and problem solving, learn from industry and UoN personnel about where STEM can lead you and how UoN can help you get there

Callaghan Years 7-8
June
Friday 19th - Friday 26th

ExperimentFest

3 hour Biology, Chemistry and Physics experiment sessions designed to support HSC exam preparation

Callaghan Years 11-12
July
Monday 29th – Friday 3rd

ExperimentFest

3 hour Biology, Chemistry and Physics experiment sessions designed to support HSC exam preparation

Ourimbah Years 11-12
TBAScience & Engineering Challenge
Students engage with hands-on activities and problem solving (building a bridge, stablising a rover, optimisation and network design, etc) and develop their understanding of STEM
Callaghan Years 9-10
August
TBAOpen Day
Hands-on interactive
Central Coast, Callaghan and NeW Space Community/all ages
Saturday 22nd Science in Practice - (National Science Week)
Hands-on interactive science, build your own mini electric vehicle and 6 minute Professor talks
Callaghan Community/all ages
TBAScience & Engineering Challenge State finals
Students engage with hands-on activities and problem solving (building a bridge, stablising a rover, optimisation and network design, etc) and develop their understanding of STEM
Callaghan
(The Forum)
Years 9-10
November
TBASchools Visit Day
Come and experience what life is like as a first-year uni student – attend lectures, take part in hands-on activities and have a good look around campus. It’s your chance to learn more about the University and all that we have to offer, including our pathways programs and admission services. We know going to university is a big decision, and we’re here to help you every step of the way.
Ourimbah Campus, Central Coast Years 10-11
TBAFaculty Year 11 Excellence Awards
Secondary school and other attending VIPs
Hunter, Central Coast and surrounding schools Year 11