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Science and Engineering Challenge National Final

Science and Engineering Challenge The School of Environment, Science and Engineering is proud to have hosted the 2013 Science and Engineering Challenge National Final, with support from the Rotary Club of Alstonville on Wednesday, 30 October at Southern Cross University, Lismore campus.

The Science and Engineering Challenge is a nationwide outreach program led by the University of Newcastle in conjunction with Rotary Clubs and other partners and sponsors across Australia for challenges held throughout the year. The event is designed to inspire students to study science and engineering at a senior level. Through a day of fun and teamwork, students undertake a series of hands-on activities designed to challenge them in the practical elements of science and engineering.


Southern Cross University congratulates the National Final Grand Champion St Columba Anglican School, Port Macquarie, NSW.

Science and Engineering Challenge National ChampionsCongratulations also to the Runners Up Henry Lawson High School, Grenfell, NSW and to all other participating schools.

  • Applecross Senior High School, Perth, WA
  • Bendigo South East College, VIC
  • Lismore High School, Northern Rivers, NSW
  • Loxton High School, SA
  • Mount Carmel College, Hobart, TAS
  • St Joseph's Nudgee College, Brisbane, QLD

The national final participants are selected from schools across Australia who participated in regional and super Science and Engineering Challenges throughout the year.


Southern Cross University and the School of Environment, Science and Engineering (host sponsors), wish to thank the following supporters for their generous contributions towards the hosting of the national final.

Platinum Sponsor

NSW Sugar Milling Co-operative Pty Ltd

Silver Sponsors

Environmental Analysis Laboratory
Newton, Denny, Chapelle Surveyors
Engineers Australia Newcastle Division

Bronze Sponsors

Ardill Payne & Partners
Ballina Shire Council
GEO-AM Consulting
Lismore City Council
Rous Water
Summerland Credit Union
Eagle Boys Pizza

More information

School of Environment, Science and Engineering
T: +61 2 6620 3650

Updated: 19 August 2015