Providing award-winning STEM outreach programs, events and experiences to all

Science on the GO! is the premiere STEM outreach facilitator of Griffith University. Science on the GO! aims to bring dynamic and engaging science shows, events, programs and teaching resources by providing primary and secondary school staff and students access to Griffith’s innovative STEM facilities, resources and expertise.

Find out more about our award-winning STEM outreach programs, science shows, on-campus experiences, upcoming events, STEM Ambassador Program and Pathways to University.

Science shows

A dynamic and highly engaging feast of science. The Science on the GO! show encourages student participation and engagement with the Australian Curriculum: Science, through a series of mind-blowing moments. An ideal way to introduce a new unit or consolidate student learning. Demonstrations duration can be tailored to suit class timetables etc.

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2022 Calendar of Events

‘Beverley and Jock McIlwain Award for Excellence in Science’

The ‘Beverley and Jock McIlwain Award for Excellence in Science’ is awarded to students and a teacher who have demonstrated outstanding achievements and enthusiasm in Science throughout the year.

We are inviting nominations from schools for the following student awards:

  • First Nations STEM Student Excellence Award ($100 Prize)
  • Women in STEM Student Excellence Award ($100 Prize)
  • Student of STEM Excellence Award ($100 Prize)
  • Teacher of STEM Excellence Award ($500 Prize).

Please submit your nominations online before 15 November 2021.

Cutting Edge Professional Learning Day

The Cutting Edge for Teachers Professional Learning Day aims to provide engaging lectures and workshops by Griffith University academics, research scientists and science leaders to explore current developments in science, technology, engineering and mathematics while enhancing student engagement and learning outcomes in a classroom setting.

Registrations will open soon

STEM Ambassador program

Sign up to work closely with the Griffith Science Education Alliance to form a student leadership STEM team. Together we will develop an individual strategic plan tailored to your school and specifically designed to engage students and your school community in STEM.

Academic Bootcamps

Registrations for Year 12 students to attend the 2021 Academic Bootcamps will occur Term 2/3 2021.

Please follow the link to find out more about the Maths Methods, Chemistry, Physics or Biology Academic Bootcamps.

STEM Squad - applications open now

We are seeking current Griffith University students who have a passion for Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics and would enjoy engaging with local school students and members of the public through science-related, hands-on activities.

The Science on the GO! STEM Squad provides a fantastic opportunity to get experience delivering fun, engaging, hands-on programs to primary and secondary school students in the fields of Science, Technology Engineering, and Maths (STEM).

Register your interest here to become a member of the STEM Squad with Griffith University's award-winning Science Outreach Team!

Science and Engineering Challenge Day 2021

The Primary Science and Engineering Challenge Day 2021 held at Parkridge State High School engaged over 250 primary students in science and engineering activities.

Griffith shines at World Science Festival 2017

Griffith University was a proud sponsor of the 2017 World Science Festival Brisbane, held from March 22–26. Here is a wrap-up of all the highlights including Science on the GO! engaging the community via the Festivals' Street Science component, and Griffith University experts addressing a range of issues on stages throughout the festival.

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