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NYSF Alumni on the International Stage

February 26, 2021 3:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

This week three of our Canberra-based 2021 Year 12 Program alumni were invited to attend a special reception hosted by the Italian Embassy in Canberra: Towards COP26: Building on ambition. The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) remains committed to providing international and global opportunities for young people despite the NYSF International Programs being on hold… Read more

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Learning the art of STEM Communication

February 3, 2021 9:58 am Published by Leave your thoughts

One of the challenges scientists face is the ability to share their research with people from non-STEM backgrounds in a way that is easy to understand.  This is why it is vital that STEM professionals hone their communication skills. Participants of the 2021 NYSF Year 12 Program will use science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)… 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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Connecting over Zoom

July 21, 2020 4:23 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The NYSF is delighted to announce the launch of our new NYSF Connect Webinar Series for NYSF alumni. Each week, our alumni have had the opportunity to hear from some of Australia’s top STEM professionals and ask them questions about their career pathways, what they studied, and their current research. Our long-term goal to provide… 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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It’s All About Chemistry

May 9, 2019 12:17 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The NYSF Year 12 Program is great for many reasons, but one that most alumni point out is its ability to bring people together from around Australia to form lasting friendships, and on this occasion even more. Nathan tells the story below, how he met his now wife Carol. “Carol and I met at the… Read more

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Rotary Alumni Evening – NYSF alumni share advice and experiences with NYSF Session A

January 8, 2019 9:16 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Being knocked back on 108 job applications did not stop Dr Amy McLennan from achieving a highly successful and rewarding career. Our 2019 Session A participants received some very sound advice from NYSF alumni last night at the NYSF Rotary and Alumni Evening. The event offers a fantastic opportunity for current NYSF students to mix… Read more

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