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Through the Women Techmakers Scholars Program – formerly the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program – Google is furthering Dr. Anita Borg’s vision of creating gender equality in the field of computer science by encouraging women to excel in computing and technology and become active leaders and role models in the field.

Want more information about this program? 

Please register your interest here to take part in Google’s YouTube Live Session.

Date: Friday, May 19th

Time: 11:00 AM -11:45 AM SGT (Singapore Time Zone)

Location: Live, from Google Headquarters in California!

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Participate in the edisons21.com Creativity Challenge, enhance your skills and win a trip to Sydney in December!

Winners (up to 5) will be invited to Sydney to present at a special session of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE) conference 2017. 50 best entries will also receive books on creativity.


Learn one or more thinking heuristics available at www.edisons21.com, apply any of these heuristics in your university project/activity. Submit a short story by 1 November 2017 that (i) explains how you used the heuristic in your university project/activity and (ii) reflects the usefulness of the heuristic in your particular project, in your study and in your future profession.

Please register your interest to participate by emailing your full name, university you attend, degree you study towards, and your current year level (e.g. 1st year) to Dr Jennifer Harlim (jennifer.harlim@rmit.edu.au)
by 31 May 2017. Registered students will be provided with complete information about this competition by early June.


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If you are an engineering undergraduate or member of the academic staff at an university or a college,
If you are working on an engineering project as a student or as an advisor,
If you want to have fun and discuss your project with your fellow students and professors from all over the World,
And do all these without any charge for meals and accommodation in a foreign country
Then you should apply to ICAMES 2017!

What is ICAMES?

ICAMES (International Cultural and Academic Meeting of Engineering Students) is an international, academic, scientific and cultural project competition that is held in July annually by the Engineering Society (ENSO) of Bogazici University. It is supported by the Bogazici University Rectorate, Dean of Faculty of Engineering and TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey). It’s academic committee is formed by the Dean of Faculty of Engineering and an advisor from each Engineering Department of Bogazici University. ICAMES, of which the 23rd will be held this year, welcomes all engineering projects that are in advanced level. We do not only have an academic workshop, but also various activities introducing different countries and cultures to each other. In addition to the project presentations, activities such as the “Culture Night” about the participating countries, Bosphorus and city tours, Turkish Night, outdoor games, bowling tournaments, Quiz Shows, sports tournaments and a Final Music Concert are included in the ICAMES program as well.

Application for ICAMES 2017: 

To participate ICAMES , you should download application form from the website of ICAMES and after filling it you should send the form to icames2017@gmail.com .(Your project description must be minimum half page and maximum one page)
Application form: http://www.icames.boun.edu.tr/app.rtf


Handing in Project Proposals and Application Forms June 26th, 2017
Notification of Acceptance July 1st, 2017
Final Program Announcement July 7th, 2017

Presentation Week July 21-25 July 2017

For further information and to download our application form, please visit our website at:

Alternatively, contact us by e-mail:

We are looking forward to seeing you here in Turkey!

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Please join the University of Adelaide’s Gender Equity and Diversity Committee in celebrating the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). To demonstrate that we stand with the LGBTI community, a visual symbol of solidarity will be displayed in the HUB. We ask ally and LGBTI staff and students to contribute to this event […]

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With Semester 1, 2017  well under way the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences notes that many students are yet to complete their enrolment for Semester 2. If this is you, we encourage you to Act Now and complete your Semester 2 enrolments via Access Adelaide. By acting now, you can plan your optimal […]

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This event is perfect for students, graduates and young professionals with a focus on developing a standout CV looking for vacation work, work experience, graduate roles or the next job with presentations by: Cathy Riach – National Recruitment & Resourcing Manager for BAE Systems Australia Ben Macey – Instrument and Electrical Engineer CPEng RPEQ MIET at […]

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As a university student you can work part time as an Officer in the Army Reserves or if you are considering the Defence Force as a full time career after university then you may be eligible to receive a Defence University Sponsorship. Army Reserve Officer As an Officer in the Army Reserve you will never […]

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If you are in your final year of Computer Science or Commerce, come and learn more about DXC Technology, our exciting story and how you as a graduate can become part of the journey! Date: Wednesday May 24th Time: 1:10pm – 2:00pm Venue: Engineering North –  N132 Book In : https://tinyurl.com/dxc-graduate

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The Smith Family are a national independent children’s educational charity. We believe that education transforms lives. We operate in 94 communities nationally, and our Learning Club program provides school students from disadvantaged backgrounds with assistance on their homework and development of literacy, numeracy and critical thinking skills. We need volunteer tutors for our high school […]

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Are you excited by solving a challenge designed by a Google engineer? Are you interested in potentially becoming a Google engineer, too? If the answer is yes, then please join us… for Kickstart 2017! Kickstart 2017, a Code Jam competition, is a series of six online rounds of algorithmic quizzes — all designed by Google […]

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