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  • Writer's pictureThe Beagle

Learning Labs workshops coming again to UOW Batemans Bay

UOW Batemans Bay is pleased to announce that the University of Wollongong’s Learning Labs Program will return to the south coast!

During the April school holidays, primary-school aged students from the region will have an opportunity to participate in six challenging, fun and innovative workshops, designed to offer students the ability to explore new ideas and gain new experiences.

The workshops began at the UOW 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 January 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 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 an 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. They 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 2020:

Years 1 & 2:

· Building the Foundation of Math

Years 3 & 4:

· Radical Rythyms

· Acting Through Song

Years 5 & 6:

· Capture the Creative Writer in You

· Future Proofed Readers

· An Enchanting Experience; 3D Theatre Set Making Experience

For full details and to apply, please visit our website at, or contact the Batemans Bay Learning Labs team at or 4472 9629.


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