STAV conducts student science activities across the state, including the Science Talent Search and Science Drama Awards.

Science Talent Search

The Science Talent Search (STS) is an annual, science based competition open to all primary and secondary students in Victoria, Australia.

The theme for 2020 is Deep Blue: innovations for the future of our oceans.

More information about Science Talent Search.

View the Presentation Day Videos and Winners

National Science Week 2020

Date: 15 – 23 August, 2020

Theme: Deep Blue: innovations for the future of our oceans

For more information visit www.scienceweek.net.au

BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards

Students wishing to enter the BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards must register for Science Talent Search in the Experimental Research section. STS Major Bursary winners for Experimental Research and/or Inventions are automatically entered into the BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards.

More information about BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards

The national winners of the BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards win a trip to the International Science and Engineering Fair in the United States, where they display their entries and compete for international prizes

View a video of the students representing Australia at ISEF, for the 2013 competition.

Science Drama Awards

The Science Drama Awards help to foster creativity and integrate the study of science with reading, writing, music, art and the performing arts. The Science Drama Awards encourages entrants from all primary and secondary schools in Victoria.

More information about Science Drama Awards.

Key dates for all STAV events and activities

For key dates for these competitions and activities check the STAV dates calendar or follow the links to ‘more information’ for each activity.