STEM Tour 2018 - Europe
European STEM Tour – Switzerland, Germany, France & UK
In 2018, PLC Sydney students in Years 9 to 12 will have the opportunity to travel to the Europe as part of a Science and Mathematics (STEM) Tour.
Travelling to Geneva, Frankfurt, Paris and London students will be exposed to a broad range of STEM ideas and research, including CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) and the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).
Click here to download and listen to a BBC live broadcast with four of our Year 10 students on the 2018 STEM Tour, from the National Space Centre in Leicester.
Please note there will be 2 tours proceeding. One tour will start in Geneva and the other in London.
To download the tour itinerary from Geneva, please click here. (PDF 4.2MB) The other itinerary still to come.
- 14 days: 15 April - 28 April 2018
- Students in Years 9 - 12 in 2018
- PLC Sydney teachers and Tour Guide will also attend.
- Students depart from Sydney on Sunday 15 April
- 2 days in Cern, Geneva Switzerland
- 3 days in Freiburg and Frankfurt, Germany
- 2 days in Paris, France
- 4 days in Oxford and London, England
- Returning to Sydney from London
- Saturday 28 April – Arrive in Sydney
- The tour costs $7,300 per person and includes: flights, accommodation, venue visits, taxes, tour guides, ALL breakfasts and dinners
- A non refundable deposit of $1,460 per person will be required, along with your booking (paid prior to Friday 24 March 2017), to reserve your place on this tour
- PLEASE NOTE, this does not guarantee your daughter a place on the tour until your application is reviewed and accepted by the College, as:
- Preference will be given to senior students
- Places on the tour will be taken in order of receipt, however
- The College reserves the right to select which students attend the tour, as its discretion
- If the tour is oversubscribed, your deposit will be fully refunded
- The balance of the payment (once placement is confirmed) will be due via equal instalments amounts, payable via the website, on the following dates:
- Instalment 1: $1,947 by 1 June 2017
- Instalment 2: $1,947 by 1 September 2017
- Instalment 3: $1,947 by 1 December 2017
You are warmly invited to the 2018 STEM Tour Information Evening on Monday 13 March at 6.00 pm on Level 3 of the Macindoe Research Centre. Students and parents are encouraged to attend. The Heads of Mathematics and Science and a representative from our travel company, Libertas Travel, will be on hand to answer all your questions.
Tour Bookings and deposit Payment
This tour is now closed.
For further information about the tour, please contact:
Mrs Dianne Balkizas
Head of Faculty, Mathematics
T (+612) 9704 5666
Mrs Jo McGrouther
Head of Faculty: Science
T (+612) 9704 5687