Aboriginal summer school for excellence in technology and science

Aboriginal Summer School for Excellence in Technology and Science (ASSETS) is a nine-day residential program for high-achieving Indigenous Year 10 students with an ongoing leadership and support program to nurture students through Years 11 and 12.

  • About ASSETS

    Find out what ASSETS is all about and how you can get involved.

  • Upcoming summer schools

    ASSETS summer schools will be running in Adelaide, Newcastle and Townsville in December 2016 and January 2017. Applications opened on 13 June 2016 and closed on 7 August 2016.

  • The application process

    Information on how to apply for ASSETS.

  • The summer school experience

    Get an insight into the our summer schools and see what the experience involves.

  • Leadership and support program

    The ASSETS leadership and support program, assists Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who have attended the ASSETS summer school to find the right pathway for them to access tertiary education and advance their career.

  • History of ASSETS

    The BHP Billiton Foundation and CSIRO would like to acknowledge the vibrant history of ASSETS in strengthening connections with the Indigenous communities of Australia.

  • Get in touch

    Contact us if you’d like to know more about the program, you’d like to apply to attend or you’d like to get involved in some other way.

  • Image Gallery

    Look through some images of the students enjoying the ASSETS summer schools.


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