Bright Sparx star

Southern Telegraph - - Telegraph | News -

Year 8 stu­dents from Kwinana, Rock­ing­ham and Cock­burn grad­u­ated from the iCa­reer Project Bright Sparx af­ter-school club at a cer­e­mony held at Mur­doch Uni­ver­sity Rock­ing­ham Cam­pus last Wed­nes­day.

Over the past nine weeks the stu­dents from seven dif­fer­ent schools par­tic­i­pated in fun STEM ac­tiv­i­ties such as foren­sic science, cod­ing and robotics as well at­tend­ing ex­cur­sions to CSBP and Mur­doch Uni­ver­sity.

Wes­farm­ers Chem­i­cals, En­ergy & Fer­tilis­ers com­pa­nies CSBP and Kleen­heat, in part­ner­ship with the Kwinana In­dus­tries Coun­cil and Mur­doch Uni­ver­sity, de­vel­oped the club to pro­vide stu­dents the op­por­tu­nity to raise their con­fi­dence and as­pi­ra­tions, while build­ing their aware­ness of STEM ca­reers.

WesCEF chief op­er­at­ing of­fi­cer Ian Hansen said the part­ner­ship was an ex­cit­ing op­por­tu­nity for in­dus­try and uni­ver­sity col­lab­o­ra­tion to pro­mote the study of STEM sub­jects.

“The de­mand for STEM-re­lated skills has al­ways been high in in­dus­try, so pro­grams like Bright Sparx is vi­tal to foster a love of learn­ing in STEM sub­jects,” he said.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Australia

© PressReader. All rights reserved.