Subject selection event
Students can find out which Year 11 and 12 subjects will best prepare them for successful studies at QUT at the Year 10 Subject Selection Evening for STEM careers on Thursday 30 April. The event includes information sessions, a mini careers fair with current QUT students and tours of the Science and Engineering Centre.
Parent Information Seminars
Senior high school students and their parents can find out about making course and career decisions, gaining entry to QUT, student life, transition, support for students, and study costs and financial support at QUT's Parent Information Seminars on Wednesday 6 May (Gardens Point campus) or Wednesday 20 May (Caboolture campus).
New teaching laboratories for health science students
A $28 million refurbishment of Q block labs at Gardens Point campus has recently been completed. The high-performance laboratories and clinical simulation facilities integrate new technologies and the latest industry equipment offering opportunities for advanced practice and learning for health science students.
QUT Open Day—Sunday 26 July
QUT Open Day is the best opportunity for students to find the answers to all their questions about courses, careers and uni life. Students can check the program and register now for Open Day to win a MacBook Air. We’ve also created a flyer about Open Day that you can download to include in your school newsletter, email for students, or in a PowerPoint slide for classes.
Experience QUT for international students
International high school students who are interested in studying at QUT can attend Experience QUT on Thursday 18 June. This fun event will give students the chance to experience interactive workshops, mock lectures, tour the Gardens Point and Kelvin Grove campuses and meet our faculty and admissions staff. Students can register and attend for a chance to win an Apple iPad Air 2.
IT and engineering events
Three upcoming events offer students the chance to explore IT and engineering careers: the Engineering Link Project on 8-10 July, BiG Day In on 23 July and QUT Power of Engineering on 4 August.
Bridging courses to meet subject requirements
QUT bridging courses help students who haven't studied specific subjects at school to meet the assumed knowledge for QUT courses and may also meet prerequisite requirements for other institutions. Registrations for the next intake for chemistry and maths B courses close on 17 June and 7 July respectively. Students can enrol in the physics course any time and complete it online.
Fashion and visual arts events
Years 9–12 students can attend a free fashion masterclass during Term 3, in conjunction with an exhibition showcasing designer tutus from the Australian Ballet. Career + Study Pathways is a series of panel discussions for middle to senior students interested in pursuing a career in the areas of visual art and fashion, held during July and August at various venues.
Microscope photography competitionYears 10-12 students are invited to enter the QUT Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition and showcase the beauty and complexity of life through a light microscope. Students can win a $500 science experience prize pack. Entries are due by 10 July 2015 and a small number of microscopes are available for loan for schools who might not have suitable equipment.