Enrichment opportunities – partnerships

The Queensland Academy for Science, Mathematics and Technology if fortunate to share many industry partnerships who assist our students in learning and discovery. The student experience at QASMT is greatly enhanced through the following valued partnerships.

The University of Queensland                                   

  • Credits and exemptions for International Baccalaureate Diploma students
  • Experience Science day for all year 10 students
  • Queensland Junior Physics Olympiad camp
  • Science & Engineering Challenge
  • Research Computing Centre (RCC) supporting student attendance at the Supercomputer Conference in the USA
  • Engineering Futures Evening for girls
  • Student Economics Day
  • Moreton Bay and Heron Island Research Stations
  • Enhanced Studies Program (ESP) courses for year 11 and 12 students
  • Extended Essay support
  • Sporting coaches

  • Credits and exemptions for International Baccalaureate Diploma students
  • Research Internship Program
  • START QUT courses offered in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science for Diploma Year 2 students
  • Vice-Chancellors STEM Camp
  • FIRST Robotics competition
  • Student Economics Day
  • Designing material for the ‘The Cube’
  • Extended Essay support
  • Confucius Classroom – promotion of Chinese language and culture and international exchanges
Griffith University

  • Credits and exemptions for International Baccalaureate Diploma students
  • Extended Essay support
International Science Schools Network                                                  

  • Associate Member school
  • Annual International Student Science Fair
SPARQed (Students Performing Advanced Research Queensland)

  • Managed by QASMT in conjunction with UQ
  • Research Immersion Programs
  • Translational Research Institute events
Queensland Virtual STEM Academy  

  • Managed by QASMT in conjunction with DET
  • STEM Ambassador tutors
  • Outreach programs
TAFE Queensland

  • Science Industry Preparation (SIP) Program – Certificate III in Laboratory Skills
SAAVI (Students As Active Volunteers Initiative)

  • Certificate II/III in Active Volunteering
Rotary International

  • National Youth Science Forum summer school
Lions Australia

  • Leos Club 
Zonta International

  • Weekly volunteering and annual support of major projects
  • A leading global organization that develops society and ourselves through empowering women worldwide
Wesley Hospital

  • School internship program
  • Student volunteering
Kids’ STEM

  • Conference, forum and professional development supported by QASMT Science Ambassadors
Brisbane Astronomical Society

  • jHosting QASMT Star Parties
Sunrise Cambodia

  • School-sponsored international charity
  • Support through whole-Academy fundraising
  • Annual international trip to Cambodia to volunteer in orphanage
QASMT STEM Ambassadors

  • Registered with UQ
  • Promote STEM to the school and community
Enrichment opportunities – Competitions

  • International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) Science and Mathematics for all students
  • Australian National Chemistry Quiz (ANCQ) for all Chemistry students
  • Australian and International Science Olympiads for nominated Biology, Chemistry and Physics students
  • Australian Mathematics Competition
  • QAMT Problem Solving Competition
  • Metropolitan West Mathematics Teams Challenge
  • Computational and Algorithmic Thinking Competition
  • Australian Informatics Olympiad
  • RACI Titration Competition
  • Physics Bowl Exams – American Association of Physics Teachers
  • STAQ Queensland Science Contest
  • Robocup Australia
  • FIRST Technical Challenge
  • Queensland Debating Union
  • OZClo Linguistics
  • UNSW Australian Economics and Business Studies
  • QETA/UQ Student Economics Competition
  • Brain Bee Challenge
  • Australian Individual Debating and Public Speaking Championships (AIDPSC)
  • Buy Smart Business Challenge
  • Plan Your Own Enterprise
  • Alliance Francaise – Song and Poetry Competition
  • Confucius Institute QUT and Chinese Language Teachers Association Queensland- Chinese Speaking Competition
  • Goethe Institut – National School Film Award
  • Instrumental Music Fanfare
  • Creative Generation for Visual Arts and Instrumental Music
  • Model United Nations – UN Youth School Visits, VATT Trophy Competition, MUN Voice, School Ambassador Program, Australian-ASEAN Youth Forum
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