And the Winners Are… Young ICTE Final Winners

 November 23, 2015 

The winners in 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, and second place in 5-6 are AARNet connected schools. The Inaugural National Judging Competition 2015 brought together all the 1st place winners from each state and regional competition. 76 students from 35 (11 AARNet connected) schools participated from around the country, from as far away as Townsville in North... View Article

First regional public library to connect to AARNet opens

 November 20, 2015 

The new Geelong Library and Heritage Centre has opened its doors to the public, and the world. It is the first regional public library in Australia to connect to AARNet, Australia’s Academic and Research Network. AARNet is providing the $45.5 million state-of-the-art facility with a high-speed one gigabit per second connection to meet the needs of... View Article

AARNet is much more than connectivity, it’s about joining a community

 November 13, 2015 

Today, AARNet CEO Chris Hancock spoke to a group of more than 45 IT Directors from K-12 schools across NSW, who were attending a MITIE education event at the University of New England. The event was co-hosted by The Armidale School, PLC Armidale and New England Girl’s School.  MITIE is an Association of more than 600 ICT directors, managers, technicians and support... View Article

Oldest stars found near Milky Way centre

 November 12, 2015 

Astronomers at Australian National University have discovered the oldest known stars, dating from before the Milky Way Galaxy formed, when the Universe was just 300 million years old.  Watch the video to learn more. This is a great example of the amazing research discoveries coming from universities and scientific instruments connected to AARNet. The stars,... View Article

Kids create tech to change the world

 November 11, 2015 

Since 1992, the STANSW Young Scientist Awards run by the Science Teachers’ Association of New South Wales (STANSW) has been inspiring school-age kids to pursue studies in science and technology. To enter the Awards, students submit a scientific investigation and/or a working model of an invention. The Young Scientist Awards offers students from Kindergarten to Year... View Article


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