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The Metronate Challenge 2021

The Metronate Challenge 2021

Are you a Sydney based student in Year 10 or 11 with a bright idea? Tell us all about it at the Metronate Challenge. Learn the entrepreneurial mindset, scale your start-up and face real world challenges, all whilst being guided by innovators at the University of Sydney’s Innovation Hub.

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Prep for Sydney Uni

Prep for Sydney Uni

Prep for Sydney Uni is a series of webinars and activities to help you get through the HSC and make it to the University of Sydney. You can receive free HSC support and tutoring, guidance on the next steps in the application process along with tips on transitioning to university. Hear from current students who have been in your shoes, staff who process applications and experienced educators to help you with all your HSC needs.

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Tahgara Winter Program 2021

Tahgara Winter Program 2021

The Tahgara Winter Program 2021 is an academic preparation program for Year 12 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students by The University of Sydney and ASTAR.

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Regionate 2021 Winners!

Regionate 2021 Winners!

Congratulations to Curious Two from Dubbo and Little Tikes from Young on winning the Regionate Challenge!

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Regionate: Week 4

Awesome submissions! Keep up the professionalism and presentation quality! We’re super excited to see your big ideas. This week, we refresh your idea, then pivot and scale it worldwide! To help out, we went through some definitions and examples.  ACTIVITY A one page PDF document submission of the week 4 task. Additionally, please complete the…

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Regionate: Week 3

Fantastic job with your videos! And thank you for submitting your work.  This week, we dive into the main activity, which is your innovative idea. To do this, we explore a tool called SCAMPER; define Social Impact; and look at some brainstorming tips.  Activity A one-page PDF document, submitted to Nicholas’ email by Friday 04/06/21…

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Regionate: Week 2

Thank you for introducing yourself with your team video! This week we’ll look at questions like: what is innovation and entrepreneurship, and what are some examples of those concepts? We’ll also look at terms which are related to innovation, such as competitive advantage, creativity and technological advancements. Activity A 5-page (max) PowerPoint, or other software,…

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Regionate: Week 1

Thank you for registering for Regionate. Get prepared to start your Regionate journey and gain insights into the world of innovation and entrepreneurship. Week 1 is an introductory week with no academic content. Since it is an introductory week, we want to meet you! Activity Maximum 3-minute video emailed with a link that can be…

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The Regionate Challenge 2021

The Regionate Challenge 2021

Are you a regional student in Year 10 or 11 with a bright idea? Tell us all about it at the Regionate Challenge! What’s this challenge all about? The Regionate Challenge is a 4-week challenge where your team develops an innovative solution to create social impact in your community. Learn the entrepreneurial mindset, scale your…

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Movies we’re looking forward to in 2021

Movies we’re looking forward to in 2021

Sometimes it’s all too much to commit to five seasons of some TV show that’s going to toy with your emotions and maybe get cancelled before you get to find out what happens to our heroes. Sometimes you want a self-contained story with a beginning, middle and end. Maybe even in that order. Sometimes you…

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How to recover from 2020

How to recover from 2020

No matter what you went through last year, we can rebuild and regenerate. We’re a month into the new year, and those echoes of 2020 are still bouncing around our skulls and hearts. Lots of us thought we’d wake up in a new season of some prestige TV series, ready to start fresh plotlines, but…

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How did the Hottest 100 go this year?

How did the Hottest 100 go this year?

Once again, the nation gathered to find out our favourite choons. And once again, it was a surprising mix of tracks, including heeeeeaps of Aussie acts (66 of them, to be specific). Triple J’s Hottest 100 is one of Australia’s annual unifying traditions, especially now it’s not on January 26 anymore. It brings together music…

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I am in Euphoria: an ode to a modern-day Skins

I am in Euphoria: an ode to a modern-day Skins

The trailer of the two part special of Euphoria just dropped and my excitement can not be tamed. But before we get into it, no no I am not in Euphoria, but hey, Sam Levinson, if you’re reading this and you want another bad-ass Aussie to mix things up, DM me. I am going to…

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ACTIVATE USYD: A STUDENT LEADER PROFILE – Adam

Wanting to know a little bit more about your Student Leaders that will be with you for the year? Well you have come to the right place! I am sitting down with each Student Leader to have a chat and see what there journey has been, so join me and meet your Student Leaders of…

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ACTIVATE USYD: A Student Leader Profile – Jenae

ACTIVATE USYD: A Student Leader Profile – Jenae

Wanting to know a little bit more about your Student Leaders that will be with you for the year? Well you have come to the right place! I am sitting down with each Student Leader to have a chat and see what there journey has been, so join me and meet your Student Leaders of…

ACTIVATE USYD: A Student Leader Profile – Dannii

ACTIVATE USYD: A Student Leader Profile – Dannii

Wanting to know a little bit more about your Student Leaders that will be with you for the year? Well you have come to the right place! I am sitting down with each Student Leader to have a chat and see what there journey has been, so join me and meet your Student Leaders of…

Build little breaks into your study routine

Build little breaks into your study routine

It’s easy to get locked into your desk chair for long periods of time. Here are some ways to make sure you take a little break from your study. Just don’t go too far in the other direction – you still gotta smash through that work! The best way to have a break is to…

How does the American electoral system work?

How does the American electoral system work?

Learn it now so you can be ready for the next one… if there is a next one. (Nah, there will be.) The eyes of the world have been on the USA’s election, and it hasn’t been the easiest thing to understand. For starters, it isn’t like you vote either Democrat or Republican, and whoever…

ASTAR NEWS CLUES

ASTAR NEWS CLUES

Our monthly wrap-up of what’s been happening in the world. There’s water on the Moon Yes, you’ve read the title correctly – NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) confirmed water on the sunlit surface of the Moon. That’s actual, legitimate water molecules we’re talking about here, not just ice. There have been murmurings of…

Among Us is the perfect way to betray your friends online

Among Us is the perfect way to betray your friends online

Even politicians are playing it… and they know how to be sneaky. Among Us has taken the world by storm, with its easy gameplay and endless finger-pointing. You gather a group of friends to do puzzle-based tasks on a spaceship to fix it up and win the game… but there’s a twist. One or two…

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