Events and Engagement Programs

We offer engagement events incorporating Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) available to school students and teachers.

Events in 2018


MATLAB Seminar- Kingswood

23 February 2018 - Kingswood Campus

More than 5000 universities worldwide rely on MATLAB and Simulink for teaching, research and project-based learning. MathWorks products are used to improve workflow and to accelerate the pace of engineering and science. 

The School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics together with MathWorks, will be hosting a MATLAB seminar, on 23 February 2018, Kingswood Campus. This complimentary event is available to all university staff and research students.

The seminar will be an opportunity to explore how MATLAB can be used to inspire critical thinking and innovation. The themes covered will enable you to prepare your students for prominent careers in industry, where MathWorks tools are the de-facto standard for R&D.

Special Guest Speaker: Loren Shure, author of the popular blog: The Art of MATLAB will deliver keynote presentations along with expert tips on getting the most out of using MATLAB.

For more information and to register click here.

Penrith Observatory

Offers public viewing nights, school excursions and group events designed to enhance exposure to astronomy, science, technology, engineering and mathematics. A visit to Western Sydney University Observatory at Penrith can include listening to fascinating lectures on various aspects of astronomy, 3D astronomy experience, and viewing of the night sky through computerised telescopes. You can also come and listen to special lectures given by some of Australia's eminent and internationally recognised astronomers, physicists and engineers. Find out what's on! (opens in a new window)