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  • Arts and creative industries
  • Business, management and law
  • Design and built environment
  • Education and Asian languages
  • Engineering and computing
  • General interest and student support
  • Health
  • Science
  • Social Sciences and Indigenous


  • 10:00 am - 10:15 amEducational Studies presentation
  • Multiple timesSecondary Education presentation 
  • Multiple timesSecondary Education presentation
  • Multiple timesMaster of Education and research presentation
  • Multiple timesEarly Childhood Education presentation 
  • Multiple timesEducational Studies presentation 
  • Multiple timesMaster of Education and research presentation 
  • Multiple timesPrimary Education presentation 
  • 10:00 am - 10:30 amThe benefits of studying Asian languages 
  • Multiple timesBachelor of Arts Honours
  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pmSee the award-winning hand exoskeleton
  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pmMeet Nao, the robot helping kids with autism
  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pmVR: experience games with a motion simulator
  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pmWatch a robot perform seek-and-rescue missions
  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pmSee the unique leg exoskeleton
  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pmAugmented reality for spinal fusion surgery
  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pmConcept to reality: CNC machines and 3D printers
  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pmMachine power: how machines can break steel bars
  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pmMeasuring ligament tension with sensing technology
  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pmPhotovoltaic power forecasting through cloud tracking
  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pmTeaching demo at Green Electric Energy Park (GEEP)
  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pmExperience our computer network labs
  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pmArduino based learning system
  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pmFuture health engineering: measuring patient progress
  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pmOperation of a direct current converter
  • 10:00 am - 3:00 pmTake a selfie with our critters
  • 10:00 am - 3:00 pmPharmacy: prepare a lolly medication pack
  • Multiple timesBusiness ‘speed dating’ session
  • Multiple timesGet hands on with a range of educational activities 
  • Multiple timesApplied Linguistics and TESOL presentation 
  • Multiple timesPop-up fashion shows!
  • Multiple timesFashion Design: Pop-up fashion shows! 
  • 10:30 am - 11:00 amYour future in agribusiness
  • 10:30 am - 11:00 amYour future in computing: presentation
  • Multiple timesScreen arts and digital media, film and TV tour 
  • Multiple timesCreative Advertising Design presentation 
  • Multiple timesThe role of civil engineers
  • Multiple timesYour future as a chemical engineer
  • Multiple timesMining executives present Innovation in Mining
  • Multiple timesThe secrets of university success
  • 10:30 am - 11:15 amIntro to Medical Imaging and Radiation
  • Multiple timesSpeech pathology: meet Jim the avatar, the virtual patient
  • Multiple timesYour future as an occupational therapist
  • Multiple timesTour our super lab and dispensary
  • Multiple timesYour future as a psychologist
  • 10:30 am - 3:30 pmFine Art: unleash your inner artist with life drawing
  • Multiple timesTheatre Arts: see our students in action! 
  • 11:00 am - 11:30 amYour future in envronmental science
  • 11:00 am - 11:30 amMarketing and Advertising information session
  • Multiple timesJournalism facilities tour 
  • Multiple timesDigital Design presentation 
  • Multiple timesDigital Design: Course information presentation
  • Multiple timesGraphic Design presentation 
  • Multiple timesNursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine information
  • Multiple timesFashion Design and Photography: style a shoot 
  • Multiple timesYour future as an electrical and computer engineer
  • Multiple timesFine Art presentation 
  • Multiple timesTour our civil engineering labs
  • Multiple timesEconomics and finance information session
  • Multiple timesAccounting information session
  • Multiple timesAdvanced Science Honours presentation
  • Multiple timesLaw information session
  • 11:00 am - 11:45 amWhat on Earth is Geographic Information Science?
  • Multiple timesA day in the life of a physiotherapist
  • Multiple timesManagement information session
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pmYour future in computing: industry panel Q&A
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pmSocial Sciences: join a United Nations debate 
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pmVisualisation and Interactive Media: 3D models and AR 
  • Multiple timesCurtin Medical School: take a tour
  • Multiple timesYour future as a social worker
  • Multiple timesMedicine: course information session
  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pmSpatial and immersive visualisation in cultural heritage 
  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pmIllustration: live drawings
  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pmChina Australia Writing Centre podcasts
  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pmResearch: Centre for Human Rights Education
  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pmResearch: Centre for Culture and Technology 
  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pmExperience 3D VR using your smartphone
  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pmResearch: Centre for Human Rights Education 
  • 11:00 am - 3:30 pmCurtin Robotics Club: watch our robots in action
  • 11:15 am - 11:45 amLiterary and Cultural Studies Q&A 
  • Multiple timesYour future as a mechanical engineer
  • 11:15 am - 12:00 pmStudy Abroad and Student Exchange
  • Multiple timesChemical Engineering Lab Tour
  • Multiple timesYour future in mathematics and statistics
  • Multiple timesHarnessing occupational performance
  • Multiple timesOccupational Therapy obstacle course
  • Multiple timesTry your hand at splinting
  • Multiple timesOT: the equipment helping workers work
  • Multiple timesAsian languages presentation 
  • Multiple timesDemonstration of the Trading Room and Bloomberg Terminals
  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pmMaking the most of your time at Curtin
  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pmGetting down to business: faculty overview
  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pmYour future in coastal and marine science
  • Multiple timesTake a tour of our neurocience lab
  • Multiple timesTour psychology and meet the head of school
  • Multiple timesTheatre Arts Q&A 
  • Multiple timesInterior Architecture presentation 
  • Multiple timesInterior Architecture presentation
  • Multiple timesAnimation and Game Design presentation
  • Multiple timesFashion Design: tour our studios 
  • Multiple timesBusiness Law and Taxation information session
  • Multiple timesYour future in chemistry
  • Multiple timesFine Art studio and facilities tour 
  • Multiple timesYour future as a speech pathologist
  • 11:30 am - 1:30 pmRock painting 
  • 11:30 am - 1:30 pmAboriginal Student Placement Program
  • Multiple timesTour the Physiotherapy and Exercise Science labs
  • Multiple timesYour future as a mechatronic engineer
  • Multiple timesYour future as an engineer
  • Multiple timesAlternative pathways: Science, Engineering and Medical Radiation Sciences
  • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pmThe future of careers
  • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pmCreative Writing Q&A 
  • Multiple timesPhotography and Illustration: studio tour
  • Multiple timesFine Art: postgrad presentation and floor talk
  • Multiple timesA day in the life of an exercise scientist
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmCancer treatment planning
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm3D medical imaging and 3D printing
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmVisualisation and Interactive Media: swim with sharks in VR 
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmCareers in physics
  • Multiple timesPharmacy information session
  • 12:30 pm - 1:00 pmLuxury branding information session
  • 12:30 pm - 1:00 pmScholarships made easy
  • Multiple timesIndustry and international opportunities
  • 12:30 pm - 2:00 pmKangaroo and emu sausage BBQ
  • 12:45 pm - 1:15 pmProfessional Writing & Publishing Q&A 
  • 1:00 pm - 1:45 pmYour future as a petroleum engineer
  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmYour future as an Earth scientist
  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmHacking competition: Can you hack it?
  • 1:15 pm - 2:15 pmAlternative pathways to university
  • 1:45 pm - 2:15 pmPublic Relations and Tourism information session
  • 1:45 pm - 2:30 pmYour future as a subsea engineer
  • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pmDouble degrees at Curtin
  • All day event3D printing: the new building blocks
  • All day eventCurtin Robotics Club: interact with our robots
  • All day eventChat to our Planning students 
  • All day eventSustainability and Climate Policy: Postgraduate course information.
  • All day eventCurtin Motorsports Team
  • All day eventFood miles: your food’s journey and environmental impact 
  • All day eventInternational field trips and tours 
  • All day eventInternational field trips and tours
  • All day eventMaster of Sustainability and the Built Environment: Course Information
  • All day eventCurtin University Sustainability Policy Institute: global research
  • All day eventUrban and Regional Planning: Course information
  • All day eventFood miles: your food’s journey and environmental impact
  • All day eventDevelopment Planning: Postgraduate course information
  • All day eventHistory: Course Information
  • All day eventIndustry Cinema: WA’s leading interior architects
  • All day eventDesign your own mood concept board
  • All day eventCheck out our Instagram Hall of Fame!
  • All day eventGeography: Course information and career pathways
  • All day eventAbout our Papua New Guinea field trip
  • All day eventVR with Animation, Game and Digital Design
  • All day eventAnimation and Game Design: interact with the space using VR 
  • All day eventExplore the ‘internet of things’
  • All day eventAnthropology and Sociology: Course Information
  • All day eventCoder Dojo: build a positive future through coding
  • All day eventPhotography: exhibition of incredible images 
  • All day eventFashion Design: see our past runway shows 
  • All day eventNyungar language and culture activities
  • All day eventChat to our Geography students 
  • All day eventDiscover our Papua New Guinea field trip 
  • All day eventGeography: career pathways 
  • All day eventMeet Willy the bomb squad robot
  • All day eventMeet our computing students
  • All day eventLearn how to code: experiment with coding
  • All day eventFashion Design Hall of Fame: student garments 
  • All day eventDigital Design: interact with the space using VR 
  • All day eventDistillation column and heat exchanger
  • All day eventDesign your own mood concept board 
  • All day eventIndustry Cinema: WA’s leading interior architects 
  • All day eventBuild a bridge out of popsicle sticks
  • All day eventSustainability and the Built Environment: career pathways 
  • All day eventVR: real life chemical engineering
  • All day eventMicrofluidics: a small new world
  • All day eventDesign projects: industry and research collaboration 
  • All day eventMagic snow: is it really snowing in Perth?
  • All day eventGraphic Design: be inspired by our students 
  • All day eventHow fast can you make water flow?
  • All day eventEngineering a good cold drip coffee
  • All day eventReconciliation literary and visual resources
  • All day eventDesign projects: industry and research collaboration
  • All day eventPhotography: chat with our students
  • All day eventBehind the scenes of Noongar Dandjoo TV
  • All day eventVisualisation and Interactive Media student works
  • All day eventSee our creative production equipment
  • All day eventScreen arts: Curtin Razor student work
  • All day eventScreen Arts: Course Information
  • All day eventScreen arts: ‘Docker TV’ display
  • All day eventMass Communication: Course Information
  • All day eventJournalism: explore our student newspaper
  • All day eventJournalism: about our global study tour
  • All day eventJournalism student work
  • All day eventInternet Communication: UG and PG Course Information
  • All day eventInternet Communication: global research
  • All day eventInternet Communication student work
  • All day eventInformation Studies: Course information
  • All day eventResearch: China Australia Writing Centre
  • All day eventFine Art: unleash your inner artist with life drawing 
  • All day eventResearch: Australia Asia Pacific Institute
  • All day eventProfessional Writing and Publishing: Course information
  • All day eventLiterary and Cultural Studies: Course information
  • All day eventCreative Writing: Course information
  • All day eventResearch: Australia Asia Pacific Institute 
  • All day eventTheatre Arts: view student productions
  • All day eventTheatre Arts: dress up in costume for a photo
  • All day eventTheatre Arts: Course information
  • All day eventSocial Sciences: see our student work 
  • All day eventFine Art exhibition
  • All day eventFine Art: explore our studios and creative spaces
  • All day eventFine art: Course Information
  • All day eventBachelor of Arts Honours: student work
  • All day eventVisualisation and Interactive Media: Course Information
  • All day eventInternational Relations: career pathways 
  • All day eventPhotography exhibition: incredible images
  • All day eventShape your world using foamcore
  • All day eventInternational Relations: Course Information
  • All day eventFashion: see our past runway shows
  • All day eventFashion Hall of Fame: student garments
  • All day eventSocial Sciences: see our student work
  • All day eventConstruction Management: how many plastic cups can you stack? 
  • All day eventBe inspired by Graphic Design students
  • All day eventBe inspired by Creative Advertising students
  • All day eventFine Art: explore our studios and creative spaces
  • All day eventProject Management: Course Information
  • All day eventHow many plastic cups can you stack?
  • All day eventConstruction Management: UG course information
  • All day eventBuilding information modelling and beyond!
  • All day eventTimberrr! Construct your own timber hut
  • All day eventIncredible architecture by Curtin students
  • All day eventTheatre Arts: view student productions 
  • All day eventGlobal learning in Milan and Malaysia
  • All day eventFine Art: explore our studios and creative spaces 
  • All day eventBuild a piece of architecture with Lego
  • All day eventArchitecture: UG and PG course information
  • All day eventFree 360 video headset and self-guided tour
  • All day eventGet happy, get snappy!
  • All day eventFine Art: painting, printmaking and sculpture 
  • All day eventChill Out Zone: lounge and learn about Indigenous culture 
  • All day eventIndigenous enabling courses 
  • All day eventOculus Rift demonstration
  • All day eventNotis app demonstration
  • All day eventAnthropology and Sociology: career pathways 
  • All day eventTheatre Arts: dress up in costumes for a photo 
  • All day eventHistory: career pathways 
  • All day eventProject Management: career pathways 
  • All day eventLiquid nitrogen quantum superconductor
  • All day eventConstruction Management: Building Information Modelling and beyond! 
  • All day eventTest your awareness with YouTube video
  • All day eventTrace and Environmental DNA research
  • All day eventInternet Communications student work 
  • All day eventFish ecology: where do all the fish live?
  • All day eventCoastal and marine science careers
  • All day eventCentre for Crop and Disease Management
  • All day eventARC Centre for Mine Site Restoration
  • All day eventAgribusiness: managing productive landscapes
  • All day eventSounds of the sea: underwater acoustics
  • All day eventInternet Communications: global research 
  • All day eventJournalism: explore our student newspaper 
  • All day eventPsychology: will your eyes deceive you?
  • All day eventStoring energy in hydrogen
  • All day eventTaste through your nose!
  • All day eventGeology rocks: geological specimen display
  • All day eventLearn how surveyors measure building height
  • All day eventSlide show: have some fun with faces
  • All day eventPsychology information booth: your questions answered
  • All day eventPsychology: can you see the hole in your hand?
  • All day eventAussie Optimism mental health program
  • All day eventPhysiotherapy and Exercise Science information session
  • All day eventMedia Production Studio: See our creative production equipment 
  • All day eventScreen Arts: ‘Docker TV’ display 
  • All day eventTake a closer look at micro-organisms
  • All day eventSpirometry: test your lungs
  • All day eventSeal away tooth decay
  • All day eventRobotic medication dispensing system
  • All day eventScreen Arts: Behind the scenes of Noongar Dandjoo TV 
  • All day eventRemote sensing: thermal imaging
  • All day eventMeteorite hunting: look for a needle in a haystack
  • All day eventMolecular Genetics and Biotechnology information session
  • All day eventSeeing underground with sound
  • All day eventAtomic collisions to shape the future
  • All day eventAstrophysics: radio observations of the Sun
  • All day eventAstronomy and astrophysics displays
  • All day eventMake carbon sing: the graphite keyboard
  • All day event3D printers and materials development
  • All day eventMolecular dynamics simulations
  • All day eventShoot a trebuchet and solve the travelling salesman problem
  • All day eventProbability: Can you predict a roulette wheel?
  • All day eventPredict the future: calculating life expectancy
  • All day eventOptimise a small mining operation
  • All day eventMathematics and Actuarial Science: course information and career opportunities
  • All day eventData science visualisation: jobs of the future
  • All day eventIdentifying minerals
  • All day eventStep back in time: try identifying fossils
  • All day eventExplore Curtin’s seismic trucks
  • All day eventExploration Geophysics: course information
  • All day eventPepper’s ghost: holographic illusions
  • All day eventSynthetic chemistry display
  • All day eventMolecular devices display
  • All day eventHow clean is your water?
  • All day eventForensic and analytical chemistry
  • All day eventEvolution of life: molecular fossils
  • All day eventElectrochemistry: electrying experiments
  • All day eventDiscover the unseen: latent fingermarks
  • All day eventDiscover the colour of colloidal nanoparticles
  • All day eventComputational materials science
  • All day eventWhat on Earth made that? Google Earth excercise
  • All day eventPhysiology: our heart and lungs
  • All day eventMake your own lip balm
  • All day eventIncredible architecture by Curtin students 
  • All day eventCurtin FM 100.1 station tours and live entertainment
  • All day eventAboriginal history story panels
  • All day eventStudentbox: sign up and learn more
  • All day eventStudent housing information and tour
  • All day eventRobertson Library: study skills
  • All day eventRobertson Library: maker space
  • All day eventRobertson Library : take a tour
  • All day eventMeet our students
  • All day eventMeet Kip the autonomous bus
  • All day eventMature-age student information
  • All day eventChill Out Zone: lounge and learn about Indigenous culture
  • All day eventFree fairy floss
  • All day eventCurtin Stadium
  • All day eventCurtin College: your Curtin pathway!
  • All day eventAboriginal careers in health
  • All day eventCurtin Alumni
  • All day eventAdmissions, fees and scholarships
  • All day eventVideo of the facilities in drilling mechanics group
  • All day eventReservoir numerical model
  • All day eventFluid circulation and pressure drop during drilling
  • All day event3D display of oil and gas field development
  • All day eventTour a virtual mine site through VR
  • All day eventMinerals and Energy Economics: course information
  • All day eventAutomation and innovation in mining
  • All day eventIndigenous enabling courses
  • All day eventBuild a piece of architecture with LEGO 
  • All day eventBuild an architectural structure with foamcore 
  • All day eventGlobal learning in Milan and Malaysia 
  • All day eventThe Co-Op Bookshop
  • All day eventTour the Hub for Immersive Visualisation and Eresearch
  • All day eventLearn how to print a prescription
  • All day eventMake your own sunset in a bag
  • All day eventHuman evolution: stone tool-making
  • All day eventHistopathology: human tissues and cells
  • All day eventExplore our human biology research
  • All day eventDNA extraction: try genetic engineering
  • All day eventCSI Curtin: match DNA, find the culprit
  • All day eventBlood cells under the microscope
  • All day eventAnatomy: the plastinated human
  • All day eventAnatomage tables: 3D virtual bodies
  • All day eventScreen Arts: Curtin Razor student work 
  • All day eventFIRST Lego League: Mindstorm robots
  • All day eventFIRST Robotics Competition
  • All day eventLava lamps: trippy hippy in vial
  • All day eventTour our simulated hospital lab
  • All day eventUniReady: an alternative pathway to uni
  • All day eventSt John Ambulance on display
  • All day eventResus Annie!: basic life-support demo
  • All day eventOximeter: get your O₂ saturation level
  • All day eventNursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine information session
  • All day eventVisualisation and Interactive Media student work 
  • All day eventHygiene: how clean are your hands?
  • All day eventApply a dressing to a realistic wound
  • All day eventRoyal Australian College of GPs
  • All day eventPostgraduate Medical Council of WA
  • All day eventSpheros: experience robotic gaming
  • All day eventSpin a spider web with 3D pens
  • All day eventCurtin Medical School: information booth
  • All day eventThe nature of science
  • All day eventHigher Degrees18: Postgrad art exhibition

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