Agriculture and Environment - Who's scat is that?
Wildlife leave lots of clues when they visit your backyard. Learn how to identify who has visited using a variety of methods and spend some time in the shoes of a wildlife management student.
Agriculture and Environment - Aroma Bingo
How good is your sense of smell and what role does it play in our enjoyment of food and the design of new products? Can you identify common aromas found in food and beverages. This hands-on activity will explore the some of the valuable skills for a career in food science.
Agriculture and Environment - Animal AgTech
You will get a taste of the technology and sensors used in Animal Science in this hands-on activity. You will explore animal health, welfare and behaviour, nutrition and reproduction and the roles of sensors and technology.
Aviation - The future of aviation
In this interactive session you will hear about how innovation is crucial to the future of aviation, and why it is so important to be able to work in teams to solve complex problems. This session will give you a hands-on look at Aviation led by our own UniSQ students.
Business and Management - Reimagining your tuckshop
Turn your school tuckshop into a sustainable, nutritious and socially responsible business, in this interactive workshop. You will learn the business principles and skills needed to transform your tuckshop including developing a business strategy and plan to take to your Principal with recommendations. This session will give you an hands-on look at business led by our own UniSQ students.
Business and Management - Buy your first car by 18!
Imagine being able to purchase your own car before you turn 18. In this hands-on session you will explore the finance skills needed so you can can save enough money to purchase your first car soon after you achieve your licence. You will learn how to create a budget, how interest can move you faster toward your goal, risk management and the basics of financial literacy.
Engineering - Hanging structures
Pretend you are building a hanging platform out of lego to carry your action hero across the gorge to safety. You have a maximum of 40 bricks, must connect to the zipline and has a base that can support increasing weights. You will receive points for aesthetics, strength and number of bricks used. Discover some of the basic skills used by engineers every day.
Engineering - Let's build a LEGO race car
Who doesn’t like LEGO? In this activity we will investigate some mechanical engineering principles using LEGO. We will build a gearbox that will be attached to a motor. You then need to build a LEGO car to support the motor. At the end, we will have teams race against each other over a short and long distance to crown a winner! Discover some of the basic skills used by engineers every day.
Media and Communication - Creating a podcast
Explore some of the skills required in the radio and communication industries in this hands-on session. You will create your own podcast and hear from our own UniSQ students.
Media and Communication - Be a journalist
Explore the skills needed for a successful career in journalism. In this session you will write on opinion piece around issues that are important to you as a young person. In this hands-on session, our UniSQ students will also share their experiences as a current student and future professional.
Nursing and Allied Health - Discover Nursing
Explore some of the skills necessary for a career in nursing and find out more about the jobs available in the health industry. In this hands-on session, our UniSQ Nursing Student Ambassadors will also share their experiences as current students and future health professionals.
Nursing and Allied Health - Discover Paramedicine
Discover Paramedicine at UniSQ through our first aid in the first five minutes activity. This hands-on session will explore some of the skills required by Paramedics in the field. Led by UniSQ Paramedicine students who will share their experiences as students and future Paramedics.
Nursing and Allied Health - Sport and Exercise Science
Explore a career as a sport and exercise scientist. Discover how to measure aspects of human performance using scientifically sound methods and discover how this information is used to improve sporting performance. Led by UniSQ Sport and Exercise students, they will share their experiences as current students and future industry professionals.
Nursing and Allied Health - Physiotherapy
What does a physiotherapist actually do and what sort of organisations and businesses do they work? Experience some of the tests and equipment used to assess and treat injuries and some activities to reduce the risk of injury.
Psychology and Human Services - The foundations of psychology
Explore some of the elements of the foundation of psychology including the role of smell in our enjoyment (or otherwise) of food and test to principles of classical conditioning. This hands on session will be conducted by UniSQ psychology students who will share their experiences as current students and future industry professionals.
Psychology and Human Services - - Stress and your body
Explore the difference between stress, worry and anxiety, how they affect the body and what can we do to recognise and manage our body's reactions to stress. You will also have the opportunity to talk with current students about student life.
Sciences - Up close and personal with the sun. Astronomy by day.
Often astronomers spend so much time looking at the stars they overlook our closest star – the Sun. Observing the Sun's burning face safely through specially designed telescopes, is a fascinating experience — whether it is to see sunspot groups or to watch the powerful ejection of plasma from the Sun's surface. Join our expert astronomer for a unique daytime viewing of the Sun.