LEAP into...Engineering heads to NW Victoria in 2014
February 2014 will see a visit by a team of engineers from La Trobe University to Mildura as part of the LEAP into...Engineering program.
Two days of engineering activities will run at the La Trobe University Campus in Mildura on 20, 21 February, 2014.
Engineering Experience - 20 February, 2014
Targeted toward middle year students this event will introduce students to the diversity of engineering professions with the opportunity to participate in hands on workshops based around Mechanical, Chemical, or Software engineering. Schools have the option of booking into a morning or afternoon session for this event.
Advanced Engineering Workshop - 21 February, 2014
Targeted at senior year students interested in the engineering profession who wish to discover what engineering at university is all about. This event introduces students to engineering at a greater depth through activity participation in an engineering workshop of their choice (max 20 per workshop):
- Communications Engineering –TV Antenna Design,
- Software Engineering –Mobile/Tablet Applications Design, or
- Robotics & Mechatronics Engineering – Robotic Systems Design
Participants will work with current university students, building their confidence and capacity for university study.
*This activity requires students to currently be undertaking VCE Maths Methods. Students also studying Specialist Maths and/or, Physics are particularly encouraged to apply.