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Computer Science and Software Engineering 
Marketing Group 

The School of Computer Science and Software Engineering Marketing Group has a program of activities and events designed to inform secondary school students and teachers about the many areas of computing taught in our courses. 

 Marketing Group activities and contact details:

Who are we? List of the members of the CSSE Marketing Group and their contact information.
School visits List of staff who are willing to participate in school visits. 
School visits for 2001
Record of previous visits. 1998, 1999, 2000
Schools Liaison Activities Details of workshops and activities developed and provided by members of the Marketing Group such as the Australian Computer Society Summer Computing Workshops, Camp Monash,  Great Australian Science Show, Smart House and Visual Basic Programming workshops, Unisys IT Summer School. 
Workshop resources Resource kit for workshops and activities.
CSSE Newsletter Current and past editions of the CSSE Newsletter. 
Course comparison chart A chart to help explain the differences between undergraduate courses offered by CSSE.

 Other useful links:

  • Prospective Students Office Provides a liaison between Monash University and secondary schools.  The office offers a general course inquiry service for all courses and campuses of the university (for Australian  residents and citizens). 
  • Monash International Responsible for the marketing and administration of international fee-paying, scholarship, study abroad and student exchange programs
  • Transition  A Web site concerned with issues affecting students during the transition from school to university.  Information and Web  links about on transition related activities and research at  Monash. 
  • Australian Informatics Olympiad Information about the International Olympiad in Informatics (planned first for 1999).  This site has many other relevant links of interest to secondary school students.
  • Footy Tipping The Monash University Probabilistic Footy Tipping Competition is run by staff from the School of Computer Science and Software Engineering.  The new tipping competition rewards tippers in a mathematically sound way, and allows tippers to more directly express the degree of certainty in their tips. 

  • Camp Monash  Camp Monash is a three day residential program for year 11 students.  It is held in November each year at the Clayton campus.  Camp Monash aims to provide students with a realistic and honest view of university studies and life.
  • Monash IT Summer School  IT Summer Schools have been held at Monash during January 1999, 2000 and 2001 and a fourth is planned for January 2002.  The Summer School is organised and run by members of  the Faculty of Information Technology. This is a five day residential program. The students spent three hours each day working on an IT related project. 
  • Australian Computer Society  The Australian Computer Society organise Summer Computing Workshops for year 10 students in December each year. 

Marketing Group Resourses:

  • Smart House Staff from the School of  Computer Science and Software Engineering developed and designed a project based on the "Smart House" in which a computer monitors and  controls aspects of security, cooling and lighting in a minature house. 

 For further information contact: 

Ms. Michelle Ketchen 
School of Computer Science and Software Engineering 
Monash University 
Clayton VIC 3168 

Telephone:  9903 2488 
Facsimile:    9903 1077 

Marketing Group Members

The Marketing Group members for 2001

David Abramson
Asat Arslanov
Chris Avram
Jason Ceddia
Edwina Goh
Charles Greif
John Hurst
Michelle Ketchen
Carlo Kopp
Joel Reicher
Grace Rumantir
Judy Sheard
School Visits

Staff willing to participate in school visits:

A set of overhead slides with information about the Faculty are available from Solvejg Moyle (Caulfield) or Edwina Goh (Clayton). 

Caulfield Campus

Chris Avram
John Carpenter
Jason Ceddia
Andy Cheng
Martin Dick
Rene Gedge
Matt Mitchell
Rama (will visit schools in the Eastern/SE suburbs)
Judy Sheard
Bob Sier (will visit schools in the northern suburbs around Heidelberg, Greensborough etc) 
Rod Simpson
Kelsey van Haaster

Clayton Campus

Charles Greif
John Hurst
Linda McIver
Ann Nicholson
Sid Ray
Peter Tischer (will visit schools around the Shepparton area) 

Record of school visits since 1 January 1998

School Visits for 1998

School Visits for 1999

School Visits for 2000

School Visits for 2001

Date School CSSE staff Type of visit
6 March Mentone Girls' Secondary College Linda McIver Talk to 1200 students
13 February Oxley College Martin Dick  
7 May Hampton Park Secondary College Matthew Mitchell Careers guest speaker
25 June McGuire College Shepparton John Carpenter Caulfield visit - 40 students
20 July Mount Waverley Secondary College Sid Ray Lunchtime speaker
23 July Hailebury College Charles Greif Monash Day
30 July Melbourne High M. Ramakrishna Monash Uni Day
2 August Star of the Sea Renee Gedge Careers night
7 August Altona Secondary College John Carpenter IT Careers information session
7 August St Bede's College Jason Ceddia Course & Careers
8 August  Sydenham Catholic Regional College Martin Dick Career Expo
23 August Bayside Secondary College - Paisley campus Martin Dick Tertiary / Industry information session
August Ivanhoe Grammar School Martin Dick Guest speaker session
4 September Mount Scopus College Jason Ceddia Guest speaker session
September Ave Maria College Martin Dick Guest speaker session
GoGirlsGoIT Monash, Clayton campus Martin Dick, Kelsey Van Haaster, 
Linda McIver, Trevor Dix, Charles Greif
Guest speakers

Prepared by: Judy Sheard from the 
CSSE Marketing Group 
Maintained by:Judy Sheard
Last updated:  October 2001
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