FAQs.[toggle title=”Where are you based”] We operate out of the Australian National University in Canberra.
[/toggle] [toggle title=”When do you run workshops?”] We run workshops in the university holidays (which are June/July and either September or November/December).
[/toggle] [toggle title=”What workshops do you run?”] We partner with Robogals, EWB and Lenzi Technology to deliver the workshops they run in regional areas. Our workshops are interactive and hands-on, exploring multidisciplinary topics such as engineering and robotics, humanitarian engineering, or innovation, over a 1 to 3 hour period. For more details, check out our workshop page.
[/toggle] [toggle title=”When do you organise workshops?”] We aim to get tentative dates and interested schools organised by April. The trips are confirmed two weeks to a month before the trip. So for the June/July trips that is by the end of May.
[/toggle] [toggle title=”How do I get you to come to my school/my child’s school?”] If you are a teacher, it’s easy!
1. Have a look at our workshop descriptions and decide which workshop you would like.
2. Send us an email using the Contact Us page requesting your workshop and tentative dates.
3. Our Outreach Schools Manager will contact you and see if we can accommodate you in our next round of trips.
4. Enjoy the workshop!!
If you are a parent, or would like us to visit your school, please use the Contact Us form to send a request to our Outreach Schools Manager. We will approach the school and see if they are willing to host a workshop. Alternatively, you can pass our details to your classroom teacher and they can contact us!
[/toggle] [toggle title=”I’m located in Canberra, can I have a workshop?”] Yes! Email us using the Contact Us page and we can coordinate that for you.
[/toggle] [toggle title=”Who do you visit?”] We focus on schools in Regional NSW towns and cities without a university campus. We have visited schools in the Southern Tablelands, the Snowy Mountains and the South Coast, but are open to visiting any school within a 5 hour driving radius of Canberra.
[/toggle] [toggle title=”How do I contact you?”] On the contact us page!
[/toggle] [toggle title=”What is the air speed velocity of a swallow in horizontal flight??”] African or European swallow? Although if you want a number, I think 42.