National Indigenous Summer School

Applications now open for 2018 National Indigenous Summer School

Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre, ANU Science and Engineering Colleges and ANU Humanities, Arts and Social Science Colleges will host a Summer School for Indigenous students in years 10 and 11 from across Australia, who have an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) and Humanities, Arts and Social Science (HASS) subjects and careers.

This week-long Summer School will run from the 8th to the 15th of December this year to provide learning experiences to help inform education and career aspirations and goals.  Students will participate in a program of hands-on activities from a range of discipline fields   on the theme of 'Global Challenges: People, Places and Communities '.

Expert academic staff, Indigenous university students and staff, will mentor participants through a fun-filled program in the nation's capital, which promises rewarding experiences on and off campus.  All accommodation, transport, catering and workshop materials are covered by the Tjabal Centre and ANU Colleges.

To be considered for one of the 40 places in one of the two Summer Schools offered this year you need to be:

  • A current Year 10 or 11 student in Australia
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Interested in science, technology, engineering,  mathematics or medicine
  • Interested in arts, cultural studies, history, social studies, languages, business, commerce or law

Applications can be downloaded on the right-hand-side of your screen, under 'Reference Documents' and are due Friday 7 September 2018. Successful applicants will be notified by October 2018.

For any queries about the Summer School, or about studying at the ANU, phone Tjabal Centre staff on (02) 6125 4038 or email