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).

global-education-icon 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. 

download-icon To download the tour itinerary from Geneva, please click here. (PDF 4.2MB) The other itinerary still to come. 

Tour Dates:
  • 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
  • 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
Information Evening

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

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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  

Mrs Dianne Balkizas
Head of Faculty, Mathematics
Mrs Dianne Balkizas
Head of Faculty, Mathematics
Mrs Dianne Balkizas
Head of Faculty, Mathematics
Mrs Dianne Balkizas
Head of Faculty, Mathematics