RMIT Get Real Experience School Holiday Programs

RMIT Get Real Experience School Holiday Programs

RMIT University offers a number of events designed to give students in years 10, 11 and 12 real experience and insight into the world of science, engineering, the environment and health and medical sciences.

The following events give students the opportunity to experience life on campus, engage in hands on workshops and explore different aspects of science and engineering:

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Engineering technologies have had a significant impact on modern society. Learn more through workshops in a broad range of areas from computer systems, networking and communications, through to electrical, biomedical and electronic engineering.

Dates: Monday 4 July and Tuesday 5 July 2011 (Identical days)
Time: 9:30 am – 4 pm
Location: City campus
Cost: Free (Lunch will be provided)
Registrations close: Friday 17 June 2011

Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering

Students will build their understanding of engineering through a series of hands-on workshops in aerospace, automotive, mechanical and mechatronics engineering and will see how engineering is changing the way we live.

Date: Wednesday 6 July 2011
Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Location: Bundoora campus east
Cost: Free (Lunch will be provided)
Registrations close: Thursday 24 June 2011

Health and Medical Sciences

Students will explore the diverse range of health and medical sciences through a series of interactive workshops in Nursing, Chinese Medicine, Laboratory Medicine, Medical Radiations and Anatomy.

Date: Tuesday 12 July 2011
Time: 9:30 am – 4 pm
Location: Bundoora campus west. A free bus service will be provided from the City campus to Bundoora west.
Cost: Free (Lunch will be provided)
Registrations close: Wednesday 22 June 2011 *Places are filling fast. Register now

Medical Laboratory Visits – behind the scenes tour

Students will go behind the scenes visiting a lab where third year Laboratory Medicine students are completing their professional practice placement.  Placements include the major teaching hospitals in Melbourne and regional Victoria.

Date: Monday 4 July to Friday 8 July 2011
Location: Various
Cost: Free
Registrations close: Monday 20 June 2011 *Places are filling fast. Register now

 Computing and Information Technology

Students will have the opportunity to see how computing and information technology is applied to real life situations.  They will undertake hands-on activities in games and graphics, database applications, software engineering and programming techniques.

Date: Thursday 7 July 2011
Time: 9 am – 4:30 pm
Location: City campus
Cost: Free (Lunch will be provided)
Registrations close: Wednesday 29 June 2011

For more information and to register for any of these programs please visit www.rmit.edu.au/seh/experience

Contact:
Clare Russell
Tel. 03 9925 3699
Email: clare.russell@rmit.edu.au