Science Delivery

Meet new people, improve your communication and teamwork skills, and be a science role model for high school students!

What is Science Delivery?

Science Delivery is an outreach program run by the Faculty of Science and aimed at inspiring high school students from low socioeconomic status areas to continue studying science and go to university.

Each semester, volunteer presenters deliver science shows and workshops to high schools in metro and regional areas. Presenters receive extensive training and are responsible for developing the content for the program.

By participating in the program, presenters develop their communication and teamwork skills and act as role models for the high school students by telling their own stories of success.

In light of the COVID-19 situation, the University has adopted a series of changes to reduce rates of infection in the community. This includes redeveloping this program to be delivered to schools virtually. We will continue to follow expert government and health advice, and prioritise the health, safety and wellbeing of our staff, students and visitors.

Time commitment

If selected, you will be required to attend 8 x 2-hour training sessions on Fridays during the semester and 2x full-day training sessions during the mid-semester break. The Science Delivery Semester 1 Roadshow is running Monday 20 July – Friday 24 July and Monday 27 July – Friday 31 July.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the program, you need to be a domestic student enrolled in the Bachelor of Science and from a rural or isolated area, have a disadvantaged background or be Indigenous. This is determined through Access Melbourne records. You can be in any year of your degree and you don’t need previous presenting experience.

How to apply

Applications for Semester 1 are now closed.

Applications for Semester 2 will open in late July.

For more information email the Science Delivery team: science-deliveryunimelb.edu.au