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 designed to continue the professional development of careers advisers, physical education and science teachers.

Take a tour of our facilities, meet our researchers and learn more about how our programmes and study options may interest your students.

Join us to learn how subjects such as movement neuroscience, exercise physiology, biomechanics and exercise psychology relate to your teaching interests.

Physics Teacher's Day

This annual event aims to help interested physics teachers increase their knowledge and build their teaching skills in the area of physics.

Come along and interact with our academics, learn more about current trends and network with colleagues.

Statistics Teacher's Day

Enhance your statistics knowledge and learn new skills in statistical teaching with our annual Statistics Teacher's Day.

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

Workshops cover statistics at all levels of the secondary school, with an emphasis on teaching the statistics curriculum.

Scholarships for teachers

Teaching digital technology

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

Science events for school students

BASF Kids Lab

This hands-on learning day 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 Auckland in the city’s annual high school mathematics competition, hosted by the Department of Mathematics.

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

PULSE lecture series

Ever wondered about the practical application of mathematics and statistics?

Come along to this biannual lecture series and learn more about some of the fascinating research happening in the area of mathematics and statistics and its real-world impact.

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.