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USC Robotics and Coding Day

The University of the Sunshine Coast hosted a Robotics and Coding day and some Year 8 students attended and experienced the puzzling and complex world of using computer coding to control machines, specifically Lego EV3 Mindstorms. At the event, the students were able to create and program lines of code to make their robot complete
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Ideas, Teams and Action – DeLorean Startup Day 2019

What is the outcome when you put 82 students, 28 mentors/guests and seven DeLorean Facilitators into the zone and atmosphere of the Innovation Centre at the University of the Sunshine Coast? A day packed with anticipation, energy and valuable input that can be heralded by all as an outstanding success! Last Wednesday our Year 10
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Yr 9-10 Science and Engineering Challenge at USC

On Wednesday 13 March, 30 Year 9 Science students attended the annual Science and Engineering Challenge at the University of the Sunshine Coast. During the challenge the students competed in groups of three to four against seven other schools from the Sunshine Coast District. One of our groups received a trophy for winning the Return
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Congratulations Jess Perro

Congratulations go to Jess Perro for taking out 1st place in the Year 11 University of the Sunshine Coast STEM Research Awards AND Senior Scientist Award! Whilst Agricultural Science was not one of the entry categories to select on the USC STEM entry form (only Chemistry, Physics and Biology were the categories), I think it
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Year 10 STEM Program at USC

Over the course of four Monday afternoons this term, myself, Dominic Ruhle, Ellena Jimenez, Bakani Kombanie, Bray MacCartie and Elouise Tye attended a STEM connect program at the University of the Sunshine Coast. We took part in five different workshops, covering various aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. My favourite workshop was during the
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Year 7 STEM challenge at USC

STEM challenge

Last week, 24 Year 7 students travelled to the University of the Sunshine Coast for the annual Science and Engineering Challenge. This initiative has been developed to help engage students in STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and to show them the great careers that are possible in this field. It is an interschool
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USC Rugby Field

This sign on day for USC Rugby is coming up, for juniors, women’s and seniors. The registration is online at the website listed in the flyer below.

Nikita Perro’s SUDI project

Nikita Perro’s DeLorean Project is on Safe Sleeping for Babies: Awareness of Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI) survey. Nikita has been working closely with her University of the Sunshine Coast mentor and has just been given approval by the Ethics Board to go ahead with the survey. Here are the details: Glasshouse Christian College
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Kids College holiday programs

What’s on? Winter Whizz Kids Holiday Program @ UQ We are excited to let you know we have two all-day robotics and coding workshops for the July school holidays and it’s called the Winter Whizz Kids! Monday 6 July will be an all-day robotics workshop. Tuesday 7 July will be an all-day coding workshop. Explorama
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