SCPS events for schools

Our Outreach Programme

The School of Chemical and Physical Sciences is again offering Outreach educational programmes in Chemistry and Physics for 2023. The programmes will provide your students with opportunities to visit Victoria University of Wellington and experience the excitement of experimental Chemistry and Physics in a tertiary educational environment. The programme is for students who have a strong interest in these sciences and who enjoy a challenge.

If you are a Secondary School teacher and would like to receive up-to-date emails on our events, please contact Kara Eaton (

More information on the following Outreach Events will be made available during the year.

NZIC Quiz and Chemistry Scholarship Titration Competition

The annual New Zealand Institute of Chemistry (Wellington Branch) Chemistry Quiz is hosted in association with Victoria University of Wellington. Held on Wednesday 21 June the events are open to teams from all secondary schools in the greater Wellington area.

Titration Competition - 2–5 pm

NZIC Quiz - 6–9 pm

Chemistry and Physics Teachers' Days

Auckland Chemistry Teachers' Day - TBA

Nelson Chemistry and Physics  Day -  TBA

Wellington Physics Teachers' Day -  TBA

Wellington Chemistry Teachers' Day -  TBA

These days provide an opportunity for teachers to network and learn from each other, think about some of the latest developments in their favourite discipline and discuss topical educational matters. Please let us know if there is something in particular that you would like to learn about or see addressed at these events.

Resources from previous Teachers' Days