Science, Technology and Engineering

Benefits specific to your course

Bachelor of Science

Meet your Catalyst Ambassador

View Dr Stas Shabala's profile

As a Science student in the Catalyst Program, you will connect with likeminded staff and students through an annual calendar of networking events, guest speaker visits and special seminars.

As a Catalyst student, you can receive up to $2,500 in scholarship funds if you successfully apply to undertake a semester exchange with one of these or another of the 150 partner institutions of the University of Tasmania.

Summer research project
You will have the chance to apply for a Summer Research Project where you will work with a supervisor on a research topic. Past projects have covered a wide range of subjects such as health care modelling of bed in intensive care units, supercomputer simulations of a black hole in distant galaxies and chemical analysis of heavy metals in Tasmanian fish. Through negotiation with your supervisor, you will have the opportunity to align your project with a research topic that interests you. As a Catalyst Student, you'll access a scholarship up to $3,000 to support your project.


Bachelor of Engineering

Meet your Catalyst Ambassador

View Dr Sarah Lyden's profile

As an Engineering student in the Catalyst Program, you will connect with likeminded staff and students through an annual calendar of networking events, guest speaker visits and special seminars. Recent speakers have included Dr Alan Finkel (Australian Chief Scientist), Benita Husband (CEO Pitt & Sherry) and David Bartlett (ex-Premier of Tasmania).

As a Catalyst student, you can receive up to $2,500 in scholarship funds if you successfully apply to undertake a semester exchange with one of these or another of the 150 partner institutions of the University of Tasmania.

Humanitarian Design Summit
The Engineers Without Borders Humanitarian Design Summit is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for an immersive learning experience. Over 14 days, you’ll push your boundaries and gain insight into best practice community development.

Summer research project
You will have the chance to apply for a Summer Research Project where you will work with a supervisor on a research topic. Example projects could be investigating small-scale wind turbine viability in Tasmania, assessing intelligent smart home simulators or designing a mobile aquatic drone for collection of waste in bodies of water. Through negotiation with your supervisor, you will have the opportunity to align your project with a research topic that interests you. As a Catalyst Student, you'll access a scholarship up to $3,000 to support your project.


Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology

Meet your Catalyst Ambassador

View Dr Erin Roehrer's profile

As an Information and Communication Technology student in the Catalyst Program, you will connect with likeminded staff and students through an annual calendar of networking events, guest speaker visits and special seminars.

As a Catalyst student, you can receive up to $2,500 in scholarship funds if you successfully apply to undertake a semester exchange with one of these or another of the 150 partner institutions of the University of Tasmania.

Summer research project
You will have the chance to apply for a Summer Research Project where you will work with a supervisor on a research topic. Through negotiation with your supervisor, you will have the opportunity to align your project with a research topic that interests you. As a Catalyst Student, you'll receive a scholarship of $3,000 to support your project.