UNSW Minerals Summer School
What is the UNSW Mining Summer School?
The UNSW Mining Summer School (UMSS) is a unique opportunity to get inside the Minerals industry as part of a 4 day residential camp organised by the School of Mining Engineering. The program runs in the January school holidays, and is open to Year 10 and 11 students who have an interest in Engineering or Science and who plan to study subjects such as physics, mathematics (advanced), engineering and earth & environmental studies.
Learn about study, careers, lifestyles and opportunities in the Australian minerals industry from professionals, current students and recent graduates. Start at the UNSW campus in Sydney to experience university life including lectures, labs & the School’s 3D virtual reality simulator. Then travel to the Hunter Valley or Central West of NSW for 3 nights to visit underground & surface mines, learn how coal and minerals are extracted and processed, view mine rehabilitation sites, dine with industry representatives and Alumni and have fun with an awesome bunch of new friends with similar interests.
Eligibility: Students currently enrolled in Year 10 or 11, who are interested in Mining, and who are studying/planning to study subjects such as physics, advanced mathematics, engineering and earth & environmental studies.
Applications open in August/September and are submitted via our website.
For further information, please contact the School of Mining Engineering at email@example.com.