STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in Education

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26 & 27 November 2010 - Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

Venue Details

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About the Queensland University of Technology

The conference will be held at the Queensland University of Technology's Kelvin Grove campus in Brisbane Australia.

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a highly successful Australian university with an applied emphasis in courses and research. Based in Brisbane with a global outlook, it has 40,000 students, including 6000 from overseas. It is known as 'a university for the real world' because of its links with industry. This is also mirrored in the university's teaching and applied research approaches. Industry representatives and professionals contribute to course development, adding a practical perspective to theoretical education. Academic staff consult in industry and work on industry projects which often involve students. Staff and students have access to the latest teaching technologies.

 

About the QUT Kelvin Grove Campus

QUT offers its teaching and research programs from three campuses - Garden's Point, Kelvin Grove and Caboolture campuses. The Faculty of Education is based at the Kelvin Grove Campus - the venue of STEM conference.

How to get to the campus?

The QUT Kelvin Grove Campus is about 2km from the Brisbane city centre and 15 km from the Brisbane Airport (International and domestic). There is a “busway” terminal on the campus. More information on public transport can be found on this link:

http://jp.translink.com.au/

Where to Park on campus?

Parking is available in various locations around the campus and it costs between $4-$6 per day. Paking meters accept coins in $2, $1, 50c, 20c and 10c denominations. Details of these locations can be obtained from here:

http://www.fmd.qut.edu.au/campus_services/parking/KelvinGrove/index.jsp

 

About Brisbane

The city of Brisbane is Australia's third largest city. It is the capital city of the State of Queensland - also known as the Sunshine State. Brisbane is a vibrant city and there are lots to see and do. It is also within easy driving distance to world famous beaches on the Sunshine and Gold Coasts. More details on Brisbane can be found from the ourbrisbane.com website.