Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology

National Youth Science Forum

National Youth Science Forum student looking into microscopeThe National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) is a residential program held in Canberra and Perth each January for students moving into Year 12 who are thinking about a career in science, engineering and technology. It is followed by university activities and industry site visits around Australia, held from March – June,as part of the NYSF Next Steps program.

NYSF Next Steps at UTAS

In 2013, the NYSF Next Steps program for NYSF and TYSF participants will be held at UTAS from 23 – 24 April, and will focus on: environmental research, marine and Antarctic studies, radioastronomy, engineering and health sciences.

NEW Tasmanian Youth Science Forum

National Youth Science Forum participants with HuskiesThe Tasmanian Youth Science Forum is a new high-quality, three-day residential science program endorsed by the NYSF and run by the University of Tasmania in January. 

The National Youth Science Forum and the Tasmanian Youth Science Forum are unique programs that give students a fantastic opportunity to explore science and science careers. There are limited places for both programs and a selection process is conducted out by Rotary clubs around Australia working closely with the NYSF.

Online applications for 2014 programs open in April and close in May 2013 through the National Youth Science Forum website