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.
The ASSETS program team are a group of experienced science educators and communicators bringing a wealth of skills and knowledge to the summer school program for high achieving Year 10 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
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 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.
The BHP Billiton Foundation and CSIRO would like to acknowledge the vibrant history of ASSETS in strengthening connections with the Indigenous communities of Australia.
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.
Look through some images of the students enjoying the ASSETS summer schools.
ASSETS 2015-16 Adelaide
Have a look at what the students did at the ASSETS 2015-16 Adelaide summer school.
ASSETS 2015-16 Newcastle
Have a look at what the students did at the ASSETS 2015-16 Newcastle summer school.
ASSETS 2015-16 Townsville
Have a look at what the students did at the ASSETS 2015-16 Tonwsville summer school.
ASSETS 2014 Adelaide
Look through some images of the students enjoying the ASSETS 2014 summer school in Adelaide.