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Focusing on a skilled STEM workforce with the Naval Shipbuilding College

December 20, 2021 1:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) is excited to announce a new partnership with the Naval Shipbuilding College (NSC). The NSC is leading the way in developing and building an industry referral ready Australian workforce to support Australia’s Naval Shipbuilding Industry. Central to Australia’s new naval shipbuilding age, the NSC supports job seekers at all… Read more

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2022 Congratulatory Messages from State Governors and Administrators

December 3, 2021 9:49 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The NYSF has a much-loved tradition where each of the State Governors and Administrators across Australia offers their congratulations and encouragement to incoming NYSF Year 12 Program students. This year’s messages have been nothing short of wonderful! View these messages our Governors have prepared, offering their heartfelt congratulations and wisdom to our amazing students. Governor-General… Read more

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Our new-look 2021 NYSF Year 12 Program

November 18, 2020 1:54 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The NYSF is renowned for producing life-changing STEM experiences for young people and despite COVID-19, 2021 is no different! We have innovated and adapted our 2021 NYSF Year 12 Program to offer an exciting and unique STEM experience while ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all participants, staff and volunteers. The 2021 NYSF Year 12… Read more

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The added benefits of the NYSF Year 12 Program

September 1, 2020 2:13 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The ultimate goal of the NYSF Year 12 Program is to promote the vast array of STEM fields available to young Australians. However, as NYSF 2017 Alumna Jasmine Elliott realised in the years after the program, it also provides life-experiences, personal growth opportunities that prove to be just as valuable.  “My NYSF journey began with… Read more

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Update from the CEO – July 2020

July 27, 2020 4:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As we reach the halfway mark for 2020, I hope you are all staying safe and coping with the changes we are all experiencing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The NYSF has adapted well to the restrictions imposed by COVID-19 and I am delighted at how our team has innovated to deliver our… Read more

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Inspiration over dinner

January 23, 2020 7:58 am Published by Leave your thoughts

As the NYSF 2020 Year 12 Program Session B drew to a close, we gathered in celebration with our Science Dinner in the beautifully restored Brisbane City Hall. The evening was a wonderful opportunity for NYSF participants, Student Staff Leaders, National Science Teachers Summer School (NSTSS) participants, NYSF Alumni, Rotarians and guests from our Partner… Read more

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2019 Governors’ Receptions

November 14, 2019 8:10 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Throughout October, state Governors around Australia host morning and afternoon teas for students selected to participate in the NYSF 2020 Year 12 Program. With 600 students selected to participate in the program next January, these events allow them to celebrate their selection with fellow NYSF participants, Student Staff Leaders and the Rotary members who selected… Read more

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NYSF’s new CEO announced

June 7, 2019 8:39 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Melanie Bagg as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), following an extensive recruitment process. Melanie will commence in the role on 22 July replacing Dr Damien Pearce, who is leaving the NYSF after six years as CEO. Melanie is currently the… Read more

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From mechanical engineering to a career in Defence

February 21, 2019 1:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

After landing a position in the graduate program at the Department of Defence, NYSF 2009 alumna Stephanie Otte offers some great advice to students and tells us about her study/career journey so far.  “Hi! My name is Stephanie Otte and I attended the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) in 2009. I first heard about NYSF… Read more

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