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Meet your 2024 Chiefs Of Staff

June 8, 2023 2:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

We’re excited to introduce you to the 2024 NYSF Year 12 Program Chiefs of Staff! Read their thoughts on what to expect in January and apply for the 2024 NYSF Year 12 Program here! NORA I never knew that I would go bananas over a science program I participated in as a year 12 student,… Read more

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Meet the Staffies: Sophie

October 24, 2022 2:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

We’re thrilled to start introducing you to some of the 2023 NYSF Year 12 Program Staffies! The student staff leaders are selected for the role through an application process and represent the youth stewardship of the NYSF as a meaningful development opportunity, by youth for youth.  Staffie Sophie What’s your advice to students who are… Read more

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Staffie training? Tick

September 2, 2016 4:27 pm Published by

National Youth Science Forum’s (NYSF) student staff leader training partner Outward Bound Australia welcomed the 2017 staffies to their Tharwa training facility south of Canberra in July. Our trainee staffies were put to the test on their first morning with a giant ladder climb, which is designed to test the resilience and build team work… Read more

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From the Chief Executive Officer

August 25, 2015 1:00 pm Published by

It is truly a privilege to lead such a dynamic and contemporary organisation. As confirmation of places are sent to the 2016 NYSF cohort, it’s a good time to reflect on the past year. 2014-15 was a very full and rewarding year – our highlights include the success of our youth and teacher programs, particularly… Read more

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From the Director

June 17, 2015 3:30 pm Published by

Expressions of Interest from students to attend the National Youth Science Forum in January 2016 closed on 31 May 2015.  Once again, I can report that the level of interest from students was high, and that we will again have more quality applicants than places available in the program.  That we have to disappoint so many… Read more

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From the Director

April 29, 2015 1:40 pm Published by

Online Expressions of Interest for students to attend the National Youth Science Forum in 2016 opened on 1 March and have been steadily coming in. Rotary clubs should however continue to promote the program in their local areas to ensure the students who will benefit the most from attending the NYSF have the opportunity to… Read more

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“The NYSF gave me the confidence to put myself out there”

December 16, 2014 3:29 pm Published by

Max Rintoul, NYSF Alumni 2011 I first found out about the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) from a friend who had not only attended the January sessions but had later attended one of the international programs in South Africa. I have always loved to travel and so after hearing about his experiences I was determined… Read more

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From the Director

October 28, 2014 3:30 pm Published by

I can report this month that all of the NYSF 2015 Orientation sessions have been completed – they kick off in September and run for a six week period, and are a really valuable way for the NYSF corporate team to present its credentials, if you like, to our incoming student cohort, their families, teachers… Read more

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Outward Bound Australia partner with NYSF in student staff training

October 28, 2014 3:25 pm Published by

In the lead up to the NYSF January Sessions, incoming student staff leaders travelled to Tharwa, 35 kilometres south of Canberra in August to participate in a leadership training program. A key component is the outdoor trekking experience and student camp environment, delivered by Outward Bound Australia. This trek experience helps participants to develop awareness… Read more

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