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The last Next Step for 2018 – Sydney

September 7, 2018 11:05 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The last Next Step program for the NYSF 2018 Year 12 Program cohort included visits to NYSF Sydney-based partners in July. Macquarie University’s Departments of Mathematics and Statistics showed the students how maths and stats were used every day. NYSF Alumna and Macquarie academic, Dr Sophie Calabretto featured again, and we thank her and the… Read more

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NYSF Alumna Katie Gray – sailing on the STEM ship

September 7, 2018 10:48 am Published by Leave your thoughts

There won’t be much time to rest for National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) 2014 alumna Katie Gray when she completes her dual Bachelor of IT and Science (Physics) at the University of Queensland shortly.  After finishing her double degree Katie will commence her dream job, a graduate position in data analytics. Read on to find out more about Katie’s… Read more

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The physicist creating his own opportunities

August 27, 2018 4:36 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

NYSF 2014 alumnus, Matthew O’Brien believes in creating his own opportunities.  Read on to see why Matthew thought Macquarie University was the best fit for him. “After attending NYSF in 2014 and finishing my HSC, I started studying at Macquarie University in Sydney in 2015. Before starting university, I knew that I was passionate about… Read more

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Seeing Science in ACTion

August 23, 2018 1:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

National Science Week is now over for another year.  Across Australia there have been hundreds of festivals, activities, events and more, designed to fascinate, educate and entertain us about everything science.   The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) did not miss out on the fun, participating at Science in ACTion in Canberra over the two-day event…. Read more

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The chilly path to leadership

August 22, 2018 11:35 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Things are heating up for the NYSF 2019 Year 12 Program.  Rotary district selections are done, and the 2019 Student Staff Leaders have completed their training.  In July the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) held its Student Staff Leadership Program (SSLP) in collaboration with training partner Outward Bound at their facility in Tharwa, in the ACT. The student… Read more

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NYSF alumni offered Tuckwell Scholarship

August 6, 2018 2:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Four National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) alumni have been offered the highly coveted Tuckwell Scholarship for 2019. Over 680 students applied for the 25 scholarships on offer for 2019 by The Australian National University(ANU) Tuckwell Scholarship Program. Following assessment of written applications, a shortlist of 75 applicants were interviewed in Canberra, and spent time experiencing… Read more

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Celebrating 35 years of NYSF Alumni

July 30, 2018 2:51 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In 2018, the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) is celebrating the 35th anniversary of the NYSF Year 12 Program (previously called the National Summer Science School (NSSS)), which was founded by Rotary in 1983. To honour this achievement and to showcase this rich history, we’ve been running a special promotion featuring alumni from each year of… Read more

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Jordan Knight (NYSF 2017) on embracing change

July 17, 2018 12:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Jordan Knight attended the NYSF in 2017 and is now studying at The University of Queensland: “For me, attending the National Youth Science Forum feels like it was just yesterday. And though I only attended the NYSF in January 2017, I can truly say that it has already changed and had such a great impact… Read more

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Meet the NYSF STEM Explorer Youth Advisors

July 16, 2018 11:36 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The NYSF STEM Explorer Program 2018 kicks off in Adelaide today so we thought there was no better time to introduce the program’s Youth Advisors (YA).  One of the most important and unique aspects of the program is our ‘youth for youth’ model, adopted from the NYSF’s Year 12 Program.  For 35 years this ‘youth for youth’ model has been… Read more

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