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  • Writer's pictureThe Beagle

Learning Labs return to UOW Batemans Bay

UOW Batemans Bay is pleased to announce that the University of Wollongong’s Little and Early Learning Labs Program will return to the Eurobodalla! This April school holiday’s students from the region will have an opportunity to participate in challenging, fun and innovative workshops, designed to offer students the ability to explore new ideas and new experiences.

The workshops began at the University of Wollongong (Wollongong) in 2012, and are in great demand among high-achieving students, with the number of participants increasing to well over 1000 students placed in workshops in the January school holidays 2019. Learning Labs is an extension of the In2Uni Program which has been delivered in local schools since 2011.

A partnership between the University of Wollongong, Department of Education and Communities and the Catholic Education Office, In2Uni is founded on a united focus of fostering lifelong learning and engagement with education, whilst providing tangible outcomes for individuals. The programs connect with individuals in schools and communities to build their awareness and aspirations toward higher education and to provide students with the knowledge and skills to achieve those goals; not only ensuring their successful journey but providing support once there.

Learning Labs is a popular enrichment program, designed for students who are performing in the top 10%- 15% in their area of interest within their peer group, and are seeking a challenging and fun experience during the school holidays. All workshops are held over one or two days, and are presented by teachers and experts with specialist training. Learning Labs workshops cover a range of diverse and innovative disciplines that are designed to challenge and stimulate the interest of the academically gifted. Here is a taste of what’s coming up for Learning Labbers in April 2019:

Years 1 & 2:

• Engaging Young Engineers

Years 3 & 4:

• Calling all History Buffs!

• Welcome to the Jungle

Years 5 & 6:

• Get Over It: Designing, Building & Testing Model Bridges

• If Mozart was a Coder

For full details or to apply, please visit our website at

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