In2science places science and maths mentors from RMIT University, La Trobe University, The University of Melbourne and Swinburne University of Technology into secondary schools to mentor Grade 8 and 9 students in maths and science.

Mentors visit the same class for 2-3 hours a week for a placement of 10-11 weeks during semester. Mentors are matched with schools based on university timetables, where mentors live and what mentors are studying.

 

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Further information

Contact

RMIT Science outreach team

Tel. +61 3 9925 9717
Email: scienceoutthere@rmit.edu.au

Report

Participation in In2science develops graudate attributes and provides a capstone experience for maths, science and engineering students. Research into the RMIT In2science program has shown that participation helps university students attain and improve their graduate abilities.

In2science mentors:

  • improve their communication skills
  • develop their social and cultural awareness
  • demonstrate their work readiness
  • are provided with opportunities to work with diverse groups

Read the full report: Providing Graduate Attribute capstone experiences through In2science (PDF 4.2MB)