The Department participates in the Dunedin Tertiary Open Days for schools.
We can also receive visits by arrangement. Please email us to make arrangements at firstname.lastname@example.org
Programming and Robotics in Schools
Anthony Robins is a trustee and organising judge for Robotics Education NZ (RENZ).
RENZ runs annual RoboCup Junior competitions in regions all over NZ, and a national final competition (which is often in Dunedin).
Hi2 Coding Club
Professor Zhiyi Huang is running a Hi2 Coding Club for school students (Year 7 and above).
Hands-On at Otago
The University runs a Computer Science course in the Summer for school students to get a taste of university life.
The Science Academy is an exciting programme aimed at Year 13 students with a passion for science and we are running Science Academy every year.
Other support for schools
Anthony Robins and Sandy Garner contributed to new NCEA programming standards, and wrote programming workbooks (in Java and Python) that were widely used in NZ schools. Brendan McCane also supported Python for teachers is local schools.