YSA Back At It Again

YSA Back At It Again

YSA Back At It Again with the new year and amazing plans! 

At 9pm on a Tuesday night I took a break from Netflix to join a Google Hangout session, specifically the 2016 March Edition of the YSA National Leadership Summit. Despite the mouthful of a name, it was a lovely and comfortable conversation between each state’s YSA executive committee, reporting how eac…

Volunteering Opportunity: Pint of Science

Are you interested in sharing science with the public?

Do you enjoy relaxing with friends at the pub?

If the answer to both is YES, then Pint of Science Australia is for you!

Pint of Science is an international festival that aims to showcase the amazing research of local scientists to the general public in the relaxed venue of the local pub. In 2015, the Pint of Scienc…

Volunteer at the Sydney Science Festival

The inaugural Sydney Science Festival is fast approaching and it’s a fantastic opportunity to be involved in some serious science fun.  The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (including the Powerhouse Museum) is heading up this city wide event.  There will be talks by researchers, workshops, chats with practicing scientists, children’s activities and science panels to get stuck into.

Do…

INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE SCHOOL 2015 APPLICATION!!!

GET EXCITED!!! The International Science School (ISS) 2015 is going to be BIG!  BIG Challenges, BIG Ideas, BIG Science.
What’s ISS you ask?!
Let’s imagine 140 science hungry, like-minded, senior high school students from China, India, Japan, Singapore, New Zealand, Thailand and all over Australia who comes together in one big venue (University of Sydney) to learn and experience the beauty…

National Computer Science School (NCSS) Summer School

Get ready for 10 crazy days of programming, challenges and new friends!  Don’t forget about that infamous “all-nighter” included in the program.  Read on to find out more.

NCSS (National Computer Science School) is an amazing opportunity held at the University of Sydney to hang out with other amazingly talented students.  If you are currently in year 10 or year 11, this is for you.  YSA…

National Science Week 2014 Volunteering Opportunities

Here at the Young Scientists of Australia, we are busily preparing for the upcoming National Science Week events on the 16th – 24th of August 2014. This year, we’re involved in more events than ever, and we need YSA volunteers to help make Science happen! Below are a few quick summaries of our involvements this year.
Endeavour Workshops – Australian National Maritime Museum

This year YSA…

The Australian International Space School

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The Australian International Space School (AISS) is a 5-day residential space camp designed to enthuse and fascinate the minds of high school students across Australia. In 2013 the AISS will be celebrating its 20th Space School and we would like to encourage year 9, 10 and 11 high school students and teachers to apply and partake in the program which will be held in the summer of 2013…

UNSW Uni Computing Course for Yr 10, 11 Students

Are you in year 10 or year 11? UNSW is offering the opportunity for advanced students to study their first year computing course, before you even finish school! Mor…

Volunteers : Forensic Science Summer Program

CSI Science Camps

Looking for something to do in January? Want to try something new? Can’t make all of TSE or training?

If you answered yes to any of these, we have just the thing! A British company called CSI world are looking to establish themselves in Australia, next year, and they’d like our help. They’ll be running two-day summer programs throughout January for people of all ages, and they’d…

Photography Competition

Science by Email sunset photography competition – win a Parkes Observatory online shop gift voucher!

Wherever you are in Australia, you can now purchase a range of astronomy and space science educational resources and souvenirs from the Parkes Observatory online shop.

To celebrate the transit of Venus, take a photo of a stunning sunset or sunrise and email it to us along with your name,…

Youth ANZAAS 2012

Youth ANZAAS 2012
Youth ANZAAS is an annual residential international forum for science students in Years 10 to 12 from the 30th June – 6th July. Every year, students from each State and Territory are selected to participate in science activities and experiences over a period of a week.
Behind-the-scenes tours, lectures with leading scientists, hands-on research, cutting edge technology…

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