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Hosted events

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A core feature of the Tech School is a regular calendar of events to provide students, teachers and the community with access to inspiring young people, business leaders, VU researchers, networking opportunities, competitions and promote aspirational thinking around careers individuals may have not thought possible or achievable.

 

Recordings of our past online events are available on request. 

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GAMEDEV GAME
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

Within this project students will design and develop a 3D game to promote and simulate many of the roles, processes and challenges of the game development industry.

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FUTURE OF WORK

17th June 4:30 - 6:30pm

The world of work has never been more unpredictable, all industry sectors are facing a digital technology skills shortage. Join us for a discussion with six industry leaders who will provide valuable insights into what this means for businesses  and the job opportunities this is creating for our young people 

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VIRTUAL OPEN

DAY

Friday 4th December

Join us for an informative day where you will learn about our plans for 2021 and hear from leading adolescent psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg and experts on the future of work.

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GAMING WEEK

30th November to 3rd December

Join us for a week filled with engaging speakers from Gamers (including YouTube stars), leaders in eSports and experts in game based learning and inclusion.

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WYNDHAM

LEARNING

FESITVAL

23rd - 30th November 2020.More information coming soon.

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CAREERS IN  ROBOTICS / AUTOMATION

Join us for a conversation with two professionals working in this emerging field and find out how they came to work with robots, what they find exciting and their predictions for the future of this industry. 

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CAREERS IN TECH

Ever wondered what it’s like to work at Google? Join us for a discussion with the recruiters charged with finding and hiring the tech talent of the future.

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CAREERS IN RESEARCH & SCIENCE

Imagine if it was your job to help find a vaccine for COVID-19? That’s what Professor Vasso Apostolopoulos is doing at Victoria University.

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NATIONAL SCIENCE WEEK

The theme of National Science Week 2020 is Deep Blue: innovations for the future of our oceans.

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CAREERS IN DIGITAL DESIGN & COMMS

If you love art, creativity, problem solving and innovation. Come and hear from professionals in creative roles describe the importance of the “A” in STEAM.

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CAREERS IN BIG DATA

What is Big Data and why has the role of the data scientist become crucial for businesses?

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PEN TESTING

Ever heard of a PEN tester? Come to this workshop to hear from a Cyber professional on the tools and techniques used to keep an IT infrastructure secure.

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HACK YOUR FUTURE

Join VU Polytechnic and the Wyndham Tech School for an industry panel discussion, featuring leading professionals in IT and Cybersecurity. Tuesday 9th June.

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ACS MEMBERSHIP

ACS is the professional association for Australia’s tech sector.We’re here to guide you into a successful career with the right skills and the right connections

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ROBOTS IN SOCIETY

Explore the world of robotics and the part they play in our society and if they will really take our jobs. Monday 11th of May 2020

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PEOPLE AND PANDEMICS

An insightful look at COVID-19 a pandemic that currently has the world in its grips. Thursday 7th of May 2020

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TECHNOLOGY DURING A CRISIS

Join us as we look at how technology is best put to use when a crisis strikes. Thursday 14th of May 2020

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INTRO TO CYBER

Get an introduction to the risks that come with living, socialising, playing and creating business online. Tuesday 5th of May 2020