Australian Youth Aerospace Forum: Applications close 29th May

Australian Youth Aerospace Forum: Applications close 29th May

The Australian Youth Aerospace Forum will be held 4-8 July 2011 at the University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane. The forum will give 60 year 11 and 12 high school students nationwide the opportunity to gain unparalleled exposure to the aviation, aerospace, aeronautical and astronautical industries.

AYAF is run by a team of young aerospace and avionics enthusiasts, many of whom are students studying related courses at university. AYAF will provide an invaluable opportunity to learn about the aerospace industry and get advice on university life. Attendees will also visit two of Australia's top aerospace engineering and avionics universities; the University of Queensland and the Queensland University of Technology. Attendees will hear from lecturers, industry specialists and current engineering, aerospace avionics and science students about pathways into the aerospace industry, including new technologies and research projects. A hands-on approach to experiencing the excitement of aerospace is fostered through group projects.

Accommodation and meals are provided on campus at one of UQ's prestigious colleges. Applications for AYAF 2011 are now open! 

Number of places: 60 students
Dates: 4-8 July 2011, Monday-Friday
Cost: $200 (Includes all food and accommodation for the week)
Location: University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane

The forum will accept applications from year 11 students, however applications from year 12 students will be given preference. We are also seeking interest from university students wishing to act as Aerospace Leaders during the five-day forum.

Download a flyer or visit for more information and to lodge an application.