ICT summer school initiative kicks off in Sydney

Monday, January 16, 2017

Sixty high school students from across Australia have converged on Macquarie University in Sydney this week to attend digIT - a new advanced digital technologies summer school.

The digIT summer schools have received $1 million through the National Innovation and Science Agenda to inspire students to follow their passion for digital technologies.

Many of the students participating in the inaugural digIT summer school come from regional, rural and disadvantaged backgrounds.

The initiative comprises a four-day residential summer school and a six-month program that includes another residential camp and professional mentoring.

The program is being run by with the help of the Australian Mathematics Trust in partnership with Australian Science Innovations.

Read the media release: minister.education.gov.au

Find more information on digIT: Australian Mathematics Trust