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1 The 52 nd Annual London International Youth Science Forum

2 33° 52' S 151° 12' E On the 24 th of July, eight delegates, selected by the National Youth Science Summer School to represent Australia, departed Sydney on route to Heathrow airport.

3 51° 29' N 0° 0' W 26 th July 2011 Arrival

4 51° 29' N 0° 0' W We arrived two days prior to the commencement of the Forum. During these two days we had the chance to explore the City of London, and surrounds

5 51° 29' N 0° 0' W 28 th July 2011 Official Opening Ceremony of the London International Youth Science Forum

6 51° 29' N 0° 0' W Whilst in London we were accommodated at Imperial College of Science and Technology- Ranked seventh best university in the world. (Source: QCS World Rankings 2010)

7 51° 29' N 0° 0' W  Lectures with world leading academics, and insight into frontiers in science all over the world

8 51° 29' N 0° 0' W  Laboratory visits, including to Oxford or Cambridge

9 51° 29' N 0° 0' W  Social Program

10 51° 29' N 0° 0' W  Exposure to various different cultures, languages, backgrounds…

11 The best parts…  Meeting like minded people from all over the world  Forming an international network  Fundraising experience- selling myself to sponsors  The exposure to current high level science, and an international perspective on current issues  Cultural immersion  The independence-> taste of life beyond high school

12 Worth it?  A lot of catch-up work  A great part of my VCE coursework was self taught  Time-zones, always someone awake to talk to  Before, we were told that we would be likely to lose some 1-2 marks on our final scores as a result of our attendance… but that this experience far outweighed the worth of those few marks.

13 Thank you for listening  Any questions?


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