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The ConocoPhillips Science Experience at ECU

The ConocoPhillips Science Experience provides students who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a variety of science activities.  An annual event, the Science Experience is hosted by 30 universities and tertiary institutions nationwide and is support by Rotary.

ECU hosts the ConocoPhillips Science Experience at its Joondalup campus in January and its South West (Bunbury) campus in December.  The program aims to boost high school students’ interest and participation in science, raise their awareness of science careers, and encourage them to study science in upper school and university. ECU welcomes students aged 14-16 (high school years 9 and 10) from across Western Australia to participate in fascinating science-based activities and workshops facilitated by a welcoming team of ECU scientists.

The 2019 program will introduce students to science disciplines and activities including, but not limited to:

  • Engineering, including Robotics;
  • Environmental Science;
  • Forensic Investigation;
  • Chemistry;
  • Conservation and Wildlife;
  • Genetics;
  • Physics;
  • Mathematics;
  • Marine Biology and
  • Computing and Cyber Security

2019 Joondalup Program

This program will run in January 2020.  Each day consists of a combination of workshops, lectures, student life activities and a field trip.  It runs across four full days:

  • Date: 14-17 January 2020
  • Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Venue: ECU Joondalup Campus, 270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup WA

Registration is required, please apply online by 2 January 2020

2019 Bunbury Campus

This program will run in December 2019. Each day consists of a combination of workshops, lectures, student life activities and a field trip.  It runs across three full days:

  • Date: 3-5 December 2019
  • Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Venue: ECU South West Campus, 585 Robertson Drive, Bunbury WA

Registration is required, please apply online by 20 November 2019

Information about the costs associated with this program, transport and accommodation, sponsorships and refunds can be found on the Science Experience website.

To enrol, simply apply online to the ConocoPhillips Science Experience.

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