Native wildlife, remote control robots and simulated volcano eruptions? What’s not to love about what our College of Science and Engineering will have on offer at Open Day.

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11am - 3pmScience and Engineering Information Marquee
Come and talk to our friendly staff about a career in Science or Engineering.
Central Open Day Precinct
11am – 3pm View the World in Different Ways with Drones and UAVs
See the various ways we use them to survey our environments! Come see our drones and underwater autonomous vehicles (UAVs) that are used to map areas, monitor vegetation, and track species such as dugongs and birds.
Science and Engineering Marquees | Central Open Day Precinct
11am – 3pm Technology Improves How We Sense Our Environment
Smaller, more intelligent gadgets allow us to record what is happening in our environments. See the latest in recording environmental conditions and how we use GPS, radios and even sound to track wildlife.
Science and Engineering Marquees | Central Open Day Precinct
11am – 3pm Sustainable Planning for the Future
Come see the 3D visualisation of how we are redesigning our city centres as people-friendly spaces or how storm surges and climate change will impact them.
Science and Engineering Marquees | Central Open Day Precinct
11am – 3pm Get Hands on with our Native Wildlife
Come see the wildlife we regularly encounter in our courses and research. Talk to us to get a better understanding of the skills they need to survive and see the various methods used to sample them.
Science and Engineering Marquees | Central Open Day Precinct
11am – 3pm Biosecurity is Vital to Australia
We are at the leading edge of understanding how to control and eliminate a number of Australia’s biosecurity threats. Come see the latest technology for catching cane toads or discuss how we will be using honey bees to find invasive species.
Science and Engineering Marquees | Central Open Day Precinct
11am – 3pm Endangered Northern Bettong
Learn about the endangered Bettong also known as the rat-kangaroo that is found only in tropical North Queensland. Come and hear talks about how they trap and track this endangered species.
Science and Engineering Marquees | Central Open Day Precinct
11am – 3pm Parasites in Focus
Find your favourite parasite on display in the exhibition and study the real parasites under the microscope and in the resin blocks.
Science and Engineering Marquees | Central Open Day Precinct
11am – 3pm Engineering and the Internet of Things – It's All Connected
Discover JCU’s new world-leading program, Electronic Systems and the Internet of Things. Become an engineer for the day and combine traditional engineering fundamentals with a high tech outlook solving practical problems both in the natural and built environments.
Science and Engineering Marquees | Central Open Day Precinct
11am – 3pm Take a Vacation to the Queensland Outback
Explore the Queensland Outback with Geologists and join us on a Virtual Field Trip.
Science and Engineering Marquees | Central Open Day Precinct
11am – 3pm Engineer Your Future
Discover where engineering can take you and how engineers help to solve current world problems through products, processes and services.
Science and Engineering Marquees | Central Open Day Precinct
11am - 3pmVolcano Eruption
See how a soft drink bottle, some very cold liquid and a little bit of physics can simulate a phreatomagmatic eruption.
Science and Engineering Marquees | Central Open Day Precinct
11am – 3pm Race a Remote Controlled Robot
Join the JCU Robotics and Electronics student club and see some racing robots in action.
Science and Engineering Marquees | Central Open Day Precinct
11am – 3pm Whether the Storm?
Storm surge mapping – Want to know if your house is in a storm surge zone? Ever wondered just how big a tropical cyclone must be to cause a storm surge? Find out from the experts at the storm surge computer mapping display.
Science and Engineering Marquees | Central Open Day Precinct
11am - 3pmEarthquake Simulation
Simulate the impact of earth quakes with different frequency on simple structures.
Science and Engineering Marquees | Central Open Day Precinct
11am - 3pmUsing Kites for Mapping
Learn how kites can be used to capture very high resolution aerial imagery to create habitat maps and 3D terrain models. Why not have a go at flying one yourself.
Science and Engineering Marquees | Central Open Day Precinct
11am - 3pmPopping Corn
Come and see the variety of chemical engineering reactor principles and practices that are involved through the operation of a standard commercial popcorn machine. Enjoy some free popcorn as well.
Science and Engineering Marquees | Central Open Day Precinct
Student Services

Student Services

Scheduled Tours

Scheduled Tours and Activities

Scheduled Presentations

Scheduled Presentations

Food and Entertainment

Food and Entertainment

Sustainability

Sustainability

Division of Research and Innovation

Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine

College of Arts, Society and Education

College of Arts, Society and Education

College of Business, Law and Governance

College of Business, Law and Governance

College of Science and Engineering

College of Science and Engineering

College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Science

College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Science

College of Medicine and Dentistry

College of Medicine and Dentistry

College of Healthcare Sciences

College of Healthcare Sciences