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School Holiday Workshops - for High School students

Current holiday workshops and events can be found here.

Our ECU Computing and Security student Ambassadors develop and teach day long workshops covering different aspects of fields within their degrees. These workshops are designed for high school aged students and teachers, with relevance to the curriculum.

Workshops are held in our Computer Science labs on the ECU Joondalup Campus.

General information:

  • Location: School of Science, ECU Joondalup Campus, Building 18. Registration on Level 1.
  • Map: Campus map
  • Computer Labs vs BYOD: Workshops take place in ECU’s computer labs due to software requirements - computers are provided. Where suitable, some students may wish to bring and use their own laptops (Apple or Windows permitted, tablets/iPads are NOT suitable). Please obtain a Guest Wi-Fi before the day.
  • Guest Wi-Fi: Please log on and set up your Guest Wi-Fi account before coming onto campus - it is valid for 24 hours.
  • USB stick: For some workshops, it is suggested that you bring a blank USB stick to copy your work across to at the end of the workshop so that you can continue developing at home!
  • Drop off/pick up: Parking Area 14 has a visitor parking and drop off area nearest to the workshop location. To access, enter the ECU Joondalup Campus from Lakeside Drive. Carpark 14 is accessible off of Prilep Drive. Please follow all parking instructions given in your booking confirmation. Parking is free on weekends.
  • Parking Buses: Groups can be dropped off at the ECU Main Entrance Joondalup Drive at ECU’s Library Building 31.
  • Food and drink: Please BYO water bottles, lunch and snacks. There are also cafés and vending machines around campus that students can be supervised to attend during breaks.
  • WWCC, Duty of Care, Photo Release: Our Ambassadors hold current Working With Children Checks (WWCC). Where appropriate, Duty of Care and Photo Release permission will be sought from parents/guardians for underage student participants.
  • Feedback: We appreciate your feedback on our offerings! A feedback request and/or survey may follow our workshops.

ECU is proud to be a member of the Athena SWAN in Australia. This initiative promotes gender equality and encourages opportunities for females in STEM careers.

For further information please contact Karina Price (Outreach and Engagement Co-ordinator, Computing and Security Science) on

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