We're dedicated to demonstrating how individuals and society benefit from engineering and information technology.
Through a range of outreach programs, innovative projects and government initiatives, we offer high school students, teachers and career advisers the chance to discover these dynamic professions, the facilities that help teach them and what it means to study at UTS.
Young Women in STEM Day
|When||29 May, 11 September and 9 October 2018|
|Who||Female high school students in years 8–12|
This one day event provides an opportunity for female students to participate in a range of hands-on activities plus they get an inside look at life as a female student/professional in the engineering and IT industry. Visit the Women in Engineering and IT website for more details.
Discover Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) Day
15 June 2018, 21 November and 4 December 2018
|Who||High school students in years 9–12|
Take part in hands-on workshops, talks and panel discussions with people in STEM industries. Learn all about study and career options in STEM. This program is free and is for students in years 9–12.
Galuwa Engineering & IT Experience
Galuwa means 'to climb' in the Gadigal language, and that's exactly what we want Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander high school students to do.
The Galuwa Experience, held in the July school holidays is a fantastic chance for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander high school students to discover the opportunities a degree in engineering or IT can provide. Visit the Galuwa page for more information.
Engineering and IT Work Experience Program
|When||26–30 November 2018|
|Who||High school students in years 10 and 11.|
Get hands-on experience with this 5-day program designed to give you an insight into what it’s like to choose a career in engineering or IT.
You’ll get to take part in a range of workshops (including computer science, cyber security, IT, biomedical engineering, electronics engineering and more) as well as spend time with current UTS students and academics from within the UTS Engineering and IT faculty.
High school visits
Hear about Engineering and IT scholarships
UTS Engineering and IT scholarship students can come to your school to talk about our courses and what it's like being a student studying engineering or information technology at UTS.
Email us to register your interest and/or to receive further information.
Hear from female Engineering and IT students
As part of The Sydney Women in Engineering & IT (SWiEIT) Speakers Program, female UTS Engineering and IT students can come to your school to speak about their journey into their field and deliver hands-on activities aimed at encouraging girls to think about a future in engineering or IT.
Visit Women in Engineering and IT website for more details.
Engineers Australia school programs
UTS works with Engineers Australia to expose Year 11 and 12 high school students to engineering as an industry and as a profession. This includes their Autumn School of Engineering, Honeywell Engineering Summer School Program and their Discover Engineering Days.
Discover Engineering Days include:
- 12 April:
- 15 May:
- 15 June:
BiG Day In
UTS works with the ACS Foundation to produce the annual BiG Day In, which aims to address the challenge of connecting students with entrepreneurs and companies who have proven ‘real world’ experience. Through interactive presentations, demonstrations and competitions, tech gurus show students how they built their careers and how students can kick-start theirs too.
The event is held in March each year. For ticket bookings please visit the ACS Foundation (opens an external site).
U@Uni Summer School
The week-long Summer School program sees students learn about engineering and information technology, and participate in range of workshops in areas such as robotics, games development and networking. These workshops are run with the help of students from within the faculty.