HISH unites Hunter Region organisations to collaboratively deliver world-leading events, activities and competitions engaging school students and the community with Science and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) throughout the year.
Our vision is to grow an inquisitive and future-enabled Hunter community.
HISH is a registered charity and welcomes industry support & partnership.
Our website provides a one-stop-shop for STEAM events, competitions and resources within the Hunter.
In 2023, thanks to a Commonwealth Government Department of Education “Emerging Priorities Program” grant, HISH will deliver a free online national initiative available to ALL primary and secondary school educators and students in Australia.
- Entitled “Preparing for Industry 5.0 and beyond in light of COVID19: Facilitating the cradle-to-career life cycle” there are free online educator Professional Development workshops, student workshops and two competitions (National Schools Poster Competition, and Online Mini Solar Vehicle Competition). which develop skills and understanding surrounding Statistics, Sustainability, Systems thinking, and STEM (SSSS) . Visit www.ssss.org.au.