19 June 2019
The Girls' Day - the biggest career orientation project for girls worldwide - comes to Australia! The aim of this campaign is to expand the range of career choices of women and to promote diversity in the workplace. Girls from years 7 and 8 have the opportunity to visit companies and universities and accompany women working in a STEM field or in a leadership position.
More Diversity and Equal Opportunities
In Australia only 24.5% of STEM graduates are women. A lot of female students choose their profession depending on gender, influenced by social role models and not based on their individual interests and skills. Girls’ Day offers female students the opportunity to look into professions they don´t give enough consideration.
Registration for Schools
Girls' Day takes place on 19 June 2019. Girls in years 7 and 8 can participate. German language skills are not required. Please register your students with the registration form at the bottom of this page.
Registration for Companies and Universities
The Goethe-Institut invites companies and universities to open their doors on 19 June and to organise a Girls'Day for female Year 7 & 8 students. More information is available here: Information and Registration for Girls´Day Hosts Girls' Day Host's Guide Teaching resources
As part of the Girls' Day, the Kompetenzzentrum Technik-Diversity-Chancengleichheit has portrayed women who work in a STEM field. Teaching materials for these portraits will be published on this website at the beginning of May 2019.
Girls' Day Programs
More Girls´ Day programs will be published soon. Please register your students with the form at the bottom of the page. To register as Girls´ Day host please use the form here.
CSIRO New England Highway, Armidale NSW
10.30am - 2.30pm
Places available: 40
10.30 am to 2.30 pm
University of New England, Armidale
Available places: 40
In the afternoon, you will continue with a visit of Monash University where you'll get to know scientists from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and the Biomedicine Discovery Institute. Not only will you get to know researchers from all over the world, you will find out how strongly Australia's researchers are connected globally.
Monash University, Claytion Campus, Wellington Road, Clayton, Victoria 3800
10.00am - 2.30pm
This program is booked out.
Gruen Eco Design, 19 Ceylon Street, Nunawading
10.00am to 2.30pm
Available places: 8