InspireU STEM Camp
You're eligible if you:
- are of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent
- are enrolled in high school at the time of application
- are enrolled in ATAR subjects and eligible for an ATAR score
- have a school attendance rate of 90% or greater.
What to expect
The InspireU STEM Camp allows Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in Year 11 or 12 in 2024 to join a week-long camp from 7-12 January or 15-20 September 2024.
The camp is perfect for students planning on going to university to explore what degree to study and build their knowledge about university life. The program exposes you to various career and study options at UQ.
You're given a holistic experience of university life, which is delivered in collaboration with current Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander university students, UQ’s faculties and industry partners. You'll attend jam-packed, engaging sessions with a hands-on component.
- participate in a week-long on-campus residential camp
- attend engaging sessions to further understand humanities and social sciences
- take part in practical, hands-on experiences
- explore UQ facilities and services
- connect with current Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander university students
- meet fellow high school students.
There are no costs for students.
All reasonable costs for the camp, including all travel, flights, accommodation, meals and excursions are paid for by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit (ATSISU).
To apply, click the 'Register’ button up top for the camp you wish to attend. The registration form may not be accessible on some school networks.
For more information on the InspireU STEM Camp, email ATSISU at inspireU@uq.edu.au or phone 3443 1404.
Applications for the January camp are now closed.
Applications for the September camp are open.
The InspireU Program is designed to engage and inspire young Indigenous high school students to further their studies at university and broaden their career possibilities. Students participate in on-campus residential camps, where they will explore their future career and study options.