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2015 Annual Astro Conference & Professional Field Experience


Applications are now open for students wishing to attend our 2015 Astro Conference & Professional Field Experience hosted this year at UQ, QUT, USQ (Toowoomba) and Mt Kent Observatories.  Students will have the opportunity to meet and network with professional astronomers and university lecturers over a full week of interactive activities. 

Professional astronomers will work with students on research and solar telescopes as part of their professional experience component for their Senior Astronomy & Astrophysics courses.

The cost to attend will be dependent on where you need to travel from.  The estimated cost ex Cairns is $950 which includes return airfares, all ground transport, accommodation & meals.

For more information on the conference & field experience, download the information flyer (PDF 293 KB)

To register, download the EOI Parent/Guardian letter (PDF 103 KB) and return the cut-off portion by 1st March to:

Mr David Platz, 

Head of School,

The School of Astronomy & Astrophysics

P.O. Box 574

Atherton QLD 4883