Our workshops are half-day or full-day events depending upon your workshop of choice. Schools can request a booking for one of the following options:

  • one half-day workshop (approximately 2.5 hours)
  • two half-day workshops run on the same day (full-day visit, approximately 5.5 hours including 45 minutes for lunch)
  • one full-day workshop (full day, approximately 5.5 hours including 2 breaks)

As part of your workshop visit, your school group can also add on an additional 30-minute interactive experience at The Cube. Register your interest when booking.

Workshops require a minimum class size of 16 students and a maximum of 32 students. If you want to bring more students, contact stemworkshops@qut.edu.au

Bookings

All booking requests will be subject to latest government guidelines and policies for COVID-19 safe practice. Due to demand, each school is restricted to a maximum of two workshop booking requests.

All bookings are tentative and subject to the availability of university space and presenters.  Before booking your workshop, please read the workshop terms and conditions.

Health and Safety Guidelines for Workshops

High school workshops terms and conditions (PDF file, 174.0 KB)

Book your workshop

Our workshops

Aerodynamics and modelling lift with MATLAB

This hands-on workshop demonstrates how maths is fundamental to flight.

Discipline areas: S T E M

Year level: 11 to 12

Duration: Half-day

Aerodynamics and modelling lift with MATLAB workshop

Arduino beginner: blink challenge

Students take the first steps into real programming using Arduino, with the blink challenge.

Discipline areas: T E M

Year level: 7 to 8

Duration: Half-day

Arduino beginner: blink challenge workshop

Arduino: cars of the future

This workshop introduces students to the basics of programming logic and processes, then extends students to navigate a driverless car.

Discipline areas: T E M

Year level: 8 to 10

Duration: Full-day

Arduino: cars of the future workshop

Arduino: warning, natural disaster

This workshop will extend students with basic coding skills by challenging them to build, program and troubleshoot a multi-sensor Arduino warning system.

Discipline areas: S T E M

Year level: 10

Duration: Full-day

Arduino: warning, natural disaster workshop

Build and Code: Rescue Arms

Using the engineering principles of mechatronics, students construct a robot arm from a range of components and motors.

Discipline areas: T E M

Year level: 9 to 10

Duration: Full-day

Build and Code: Rescue Arms workshop

Clean energy: wind power

This workshop investigates modern energy production through application of civil and mechanical engineering theory.

Discipline areas: S T E M

Year level: 7 to 10

Duration: Full-day

Clean energy: wind power workshop

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Planning for the day

Students do not need to prepare anything before attending our workshops. For full-day visits, there is a 30-45 minute lunch break. Students can bring their own lunch or buy lunch from one of the food outlets on campus.

While the workshop is fully-funded, schools are responsible for organising their own travel to and from the Gardens Point Campus. The workshop will be held in the Science and Engineering Centre, P Block, QUT Gardens Point campus. See our Gardens Point campus map for directions.

Health and safety

You will receive all relevant safety information as part of our communication to schools about your visit. Please also read the information below.

Health and Safety Guidelines for Workshops