STEM program partners

Swinburne is a major partner in a number of leading STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) enrichment and immersion programs for high school students.

BrainSTEM Innovation Challenge

The BrainSTEM Innovation Challenge involves secondary school students collaborating with an academic mentor to develop a STEM innovation with real-world applications.

ConocoPhillips Science Experience

The annual ConocoPhillips Science Experience encourages Year 9 and 10 students to explore the never-ending possibilities of science in a university environment.

In2science peer mentoring

The In2science peer mentoring program places volunteer university mentors in year 7 to 10 maths and science classes over 10 weeks.

First LEGO League

The FIRST LEGO League involves teams of up to 10 students aged between 9-16 years old who work to build an autonomous robot. Regional competitions are held throughout November with the National Championships hosted at Swinburne’s Hawthorn Campus.

National Science Week

Swinburne celebrates National Science Week with a range of inspiring and engaging events.

Spark Engineering Camp

Spark Engineering Camp is a week-long residential camp for Year 10 to 12 students with the opportunity to explore what engineering and university has to offer. The camp helps students break down barriers to higher education due to cultural, geographic or financial difficulties.