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Girls' Focus on Mining Camp 2017

Curtin University - Science Outreach

Monday, 25 September 2017 at 6:00 am - Friday, 29 September 2017 at 5:00 pm (AWST)

Girls' Focus on Mining Camp 2017

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Come on an adventure and discover the world of mining in the historical town of Kalgoorlie!

There are all sorts of exciting jobs for girls in the mining industry. 

Girls’ Focus on Mining Camp is an opportunity to visit different mine sites and participate in a range of university and career workshops.

  • Travel to Kalgoorlie on the Prospector with a bunch of like-minded girls and get a real life insight into what working in the mining industry is like.
  • Visit the Curtin WA School of Mines (WASM) which is ranked #2 in the world for Mineral and Mining Engineering and find out what university life on campus is like.
  • Stay at the Kalgoorlie camp school, explore the historic town, meet WASM students and women working in the industry.

 WHEN Monday, 25 September to Friday, 29 September (school holidays)

WHO: Open to girls in Year 10 in WA schools

COST:  Nothing!  The camp is sponsored by mining companies and the WA School of Mines.  All travel, meals and accommodation is provided.

‘Focus on your future: Focus on Mining’


  • This camp is open to individual students and not school bookings.
  • Participants of the program must commit to, attend and complete all aspects of the program.
    • Full camp attendance - 5 days of exploring Mining Engineering and Sciences in WA 
    • On-camp video report 
    • Post-camp review evening 
  • Program places are limited. 
  • No personal details will be shared with any other organisation. 
  • Places are limited and close Friday, 7 July, 2017
  • Interviews will be carried out late July
  • Selection decisions are final

 Applications close Friday, 7 July, 2017

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact:

Tanya Croft, Science Outreach Officer


Phone: 08 9266 5274 


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Curtin University, WA School of Mines
95 Egan Street
Kalgoorlie, WA 6430

Monday, 25 September 2017 at 6:00 am - Friday, 29 September 2017 at 5:00 pm (AWST)

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The Science Outreach Program at Curtin has been running for over 15 years. The Faculty of Science and Engineering is committed to keeping in contact with the community in which it operates. The Science Outreach Program offers many opportunities for science events, excursions and activities for schools, teachers and the community – most of which are free.

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