The 2021 Student Programme in Australia

The 2021 school programme for Years 9 and 10 will run in Terms 3 and 4 in Whyalla for a third year. In addition to this we will also be running a new Juniors Programme for Year 8 students. During 2021, we are also launching the Student Programme in Newcastle and...

Why I love Science and where it’s taken me

On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the GFG Foundation’s UK Manager Dr Claire Neilson explains where her love of Science has taken her career. I always enjoyed maths and science at school, but I never really had a clear view on a specific career....

The 2020 student programme

The 2020 School Programme will run in terms 3 and 4 in Whyalla. We are doubling the capacity from last year’s Pilot for students currently in years 9 and 10. The programme will run online on Tuesday afternoons after school from 4.00pm to 5.30pm. Pending the COVID-19...

Foundation continues support for Arkwright Scholars

Four of the five new scholars are female, which is hoped will encourage more young girls into engineering. GFG Foundation Manager Claire Neilson explained: “It’s well known that there is a shortage of female engineers and several initiatives are in place across the...

Aiming for success in Industrial Cadet awards

The Foundation is in its third year of partnering with Industrial Cadets, an initiative inspired by His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales and delivered by the Engineering Development Trust, which is a UK wide education charity, working in collaboration with...