Events for schools and teachers

Find out about Faculty of Science events and initiatives for school students, teachers and parents.

Two children at BASF Kids' Lab
BASF Kids' Lab

Science events for teachers

Exercise Sciences Teacher's Day

Our Exercise Sciences Teacher’s Day is for careers advisers, physical education and science teachers.

Physics Teacher's Day

A day for interested physics teachers to interact with our academics, increase knowledge of current trends and network with colleagues.

Statistics Teacher's Day

Every year the Departments of Statistics runs a day of speakers, workshops, and electives for interested science teachers.

Scholarships for teachers

Teaching digital technology

Gain confidence in teaching digital technology at NCEA level 1, 2, and 3 with our Summer School course COMPSCI 101: Principles of Programming.

Science events for school students

BASF Kids Lab

A hands-on learning day that allows primary school children to discover the magic of chemistry in a safe and fun environment. 

For more information contact:

Dr Peter Swedlund

Incredible Science Day

An exciting, educational and fun-filled day for intermediate students. Schools will receive invitations by email.

If you're a teacher and would like to be added to our mailing list, please email your school name and email address to

Mathematical Olympiad

Match your maths skills against students from all over NZ in the country’s annual high school mathematics competition. Hosted by the Department of Mathematics.

The winning team has the chance to compete on the international stage.

More events

Open Day

This is the biggest event of the year for the University. Open Day gives you the chance to tour the campus, meet our tutors and lecturers and gather information on all our courses and programmes.

Come along and get a sense of what life is like at the University of Auckland.