Fact Sheets About Schools Engagement
For information on some of our programs and activities with schools see:
- UWS - Committed to Student Engagement in Learning (PDF, 2803.28 KB) (opens in a new window)
- Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
- UWS Academic Speakers in Schools
- Pathways To Dreaming
- Heartbeat Program
- YourTutor Program
- Environmental Education Programs
- The NSW Brain Bee Challenge
- Lachlan Macquarie College - excellence in maths and science
- Art exhibitions and schools (PDF, 3113.77 KB) (opens in a new window)
- Fast Forward (PDF, 1862.75 KB) (opens in a new window)
Getting Down to Business: A Guide for Beginning Teachers
The UWS Schools Engagement Unit, in partnership with local teachers, has developed a guidebook for beginning teachers.
For more information see Partnerships and Programs.
School Graduate Stories
Read about the experiences of recent school graduates now studying at UWS.
New Professional Development Opportunities
For information on up-coming school staff professional development courses please see Resources and Facilities.
Academic Speakers in Schools
Academics from all UWS Schools and most Research Centres are available to speak in schools. There is no charge involved.
For more information, please see Resources and Facilities.
Students at Auburn Girls High School enjoying a presentation.
An exciting finale to the 2013 NSW Brain Bee Challenge took place at the UWS School of Medicine on 8 August. More than 130 year 10 students from 43 high schools as far afield as Dubbo, Port Hacking and Armidale competed in the State Finals.
To find out who won the individual and team competitions, see NSW Brain Bee Finals 2013.
UWS Young Writers' Day
On 10 October around 150 year 10 and 11 students from 19 Greater Western Sydney high schools took part in the UWS Young Writers' Day, hosted by Macarthur Anglican College at Cobbitty.
The winners of the post-event writing competition have been announced. For details see Young Writers' Day Competition.