Year 7 - 10 Learning Labs

Learning Labs

Learning Labs

If you are a student looking for an intellectually challenging and fun experience in the January and July school holidays then this program is for you!

The Learning Labs program is for students in Year 1 to Year 10 during 2017 who are bright and inquisitive. You are capable of performing in the top 10-15% of your age peers in any subject area. You could be in a public, catholic, independent school or receiving home schooling. We welcome everyone who would like to meet other kids that share your interests and meet inspiring teachers.

Please stand by for an updated program in coming months.

When, where and how much?

Learning Labs

  • When: 17- 18 January, 2018 (16-17 January for 3D Printing & CAD Modelling only)
  • Time: 9.00 am - 3.30 pm
  • Where: University of Wollongong, Wollongong Campus
  • What to bring: Food, drinks, hat, sunscreen, and pencil case
  • Fee: $170

Available Learning Labs workshops 

Mini-Learning Labs

  • When: 16 January, 2018
  • Time: 9.00 am - 3.30 pm
  • Where: University of Wollongong, Wollongong Campus
  • What to bring: Food, drinks, hat, sunscreen, and pencil case
  • Fee: $90

Available Mini Learning Labs 

Application Process 


Terms & Conditions 

  • The Early Learning Labs and Little Learning Labs students who qualify and would benefit most from the program need to fulfill ONE or more of the following requirements:
  • Teacher nomination letter confirming that the student is capable of working within the top 10% in any subject area for primary school students
  • A Distinction or High Distinction in the Australian Schools Science, Math or English Competitions
  • An academic scholarship of some description
  • Placement or offer of placement in a self contained class for academically gifted students (eg. Selective high school, OC class, pull out program)
  • A score within the top band of the relevant aspect in the NAPLAN test (literacy or numeracy)
  • 90th percentile or above on any individual or group IQ test
  • Parent nomination letter (Little Learning Labs and Home Schooling parents ONLY)

Please attach a copy of supporting documentation with application form.

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Last reviewed: 31 January, 2018