Monthly Archives: January, 2016

Narooma High School girls getting techie with it

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A GROUP of Narooma High School students put their hands up to experience a bit of technology fun organised by students from the Australian National University. The ANU engineering and IT students visited the school as part of the “Robogals” project, an international not-for profit student-run organisation that aims to engage schoolgirls in engineering topics […]

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Engineering graduate wins top ANU student prize

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An engineering graduate with a passion for reaching out to school students has won the University’s most prestigious prize for undergraduates, the Tillyard prize. Samantha Cheah’s passion found an outlet in the Robogals program which encourages girls to pursue science, technology and engineering. But when the equity program supporting Robogals was shut down she jumped […]

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Students take up outreach baton

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Three ANU students have taken matters into their own hands to ensure high school students from Australia’s regional areas can learn about science, engineering, technology and the arts and humanities from a uni student’s perspective. The students have created a group known as Engage, whose aim is to raise money to continue programs now that […]

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Engage: University Outreach