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Tours

CARRSQ (Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety Queensland)

A tour of the centre will provide students with an insight on how CARRSQ conducts research to improve road safety and reduce accidents. Students will participate in a driving simulation that allows researchers to observe, challenge and record the driver's reactions and skills in a controlled, safe environment with precision accuracy.

Year level
11-12
Class size
Up to 25 students
Duration
60 minutes
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Relevant to all students
Location
QUT Kelvin Grove campus

Nursing Simulation Centre tour

An educational activity which encompasses a tour of the QUT Nursing Centre. Students will learn about the equipment used in hospitals by nurses, and participate in a nursing simulation with state-of-the-art equipment in QUT's Nursing Centre.

Year level
6-10
Class size
Up to 30 students
Duration
60 minutes
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Relevant to students taking health and physical education, biology, and science
Location
QUT Kelvin Grove campus

MERF (Medical Engineering Research Facility) – anatomy experience

The team at MERF run anatomy workshops in the anatomical and surgical skills laboratory based at the Prince Charles Hospital. This experience will enhance school based anatomy education and is a once in a lifetime opportunity held in their state of the art facility.

Year level
12
Class size
Up to 30 students
Duration
90 minutes (Tuesdays and Thursdays only)
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Relevant to students taking senior biology and science
Location
MERF laboratory, Prince Charles Hospital

On-campus workshops

Pharmacy

Students will gain practical experience in our simulated pharmacy counselling room, including prescription processing, product labelling and the therapeutic use of over-the-counter medications. Learn about careers in community pharmacies, hospitals, the pharmacy industry, and in drug regulatory and research roles.

Year level
8-10
Class size
Up to 25 students
Duration
45 minutes
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Relevant to students taking chemistry and science
Location
QUT Gardens Point campus

On-campus or in-school workshops

Biomedical science

These interactive workshops are led by QUT staff within the School of Biomedical Sciences. Students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of laboratory testing activities such as analysing blood glucose levels and identifying blood types. Please contact us for activity specifics.

Year level
8-12
Class size
Up to 30 students
Duration
60 minutes
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Relevant to students taking biology and science
Location
In-school or on-campus

Exercise

Led by an Exercise Physiology graduate, our team of students from Exercise Science and Clinical Exercise Physiology can deliver hands-on interactive activities for any age group. Through physical activity, students can gain an understanding of the various forms of exercise testing, ways to improve sports performance, and improve general health.

Suitable clothing (shorts, hat) is required for this activity.

Year level
6-12
Class size
Up to 30 students
Duration
60 minutes (minimum)
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Relevant to students taking health and physical education, biology, and science
Location
In-school or on-campus

Nutrition and dietetics

These interactive workshops are supervised by a Dietetics graduate and run by Nutrition and Dietetics students. Activities can provide general nutrition information relevant to the age group, such as healthy breakfast choices, foods for improved performance, and sugar content in common food and drink choices.

Year level
6-9
Class size
Up to 30 students
Duration
45-60 minutes
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Relevant to students focused on health and physical education, and future studies in nutrition, dietetics, food science or public health
Location
In-school or on-campus

Optometry

Students are given an understanding of what an Optometrist does and the type of diseases Optometrists treat. They will have the opportunity to simulate what it is like to have a visual impairment, as well as testing each other’s vision, depth perception and colour vision.

Year level
8-12
Class size
Up to 30 students
Duration
45-60 minutes
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Relevant to students taking biology or science
Location
In-school or on-campus

Paramedic science

Students will have the opportunity to learn what the role of a paramedic entails, and participate in a variety of interactive scenarios involving procedures such as performing CPR, bandaging for snake bites and fractures, splinting, and slings.

Year level
6-10
Class size
Up to 30 students
Duration
60 minutes
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Relevant to students taking health and physical education, biology, and science
Location
QUT Kelvin Grove campus

Podiatry

This activity introduces some of the hands-on aspects of podiatry including patient assessment, biomechanics, problem-solving and treatment options. Students are given an overview of the high tech equipment used in clinical podiatry. The activity is delivered by a QUT clinician and podiatry students.

Year level
8-12
Class size
Up to 30 students
Duration
50 minutes
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Relevant to students taking health and physical education, biology, and science
Location
On-campus

Psychology

Students are informed about the role of a psychologist and are introduced to the power of the human brain through a variety of activities. Please contact us for age-specific activity details.

Year level
6-12
Class size
Up to 30 students
Duration
45 minutes
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Relevant to students taking biology and sciences
Location
On-campus