Picking up the Pace: The FST Outreach Recruitment Drive

The FST continues to reach out the secondary school students across the Nation in an effort to promote the new and exciting programmes being offered in Science and Technology. The outreach team comprises of representatives from each of the five departments, as well as the outreach staff from the Dean’s Office, FST.

This semester, our outreach team visited the St Augustine Senior Secondary School and the Saraswati Girls’ Hindu College to address the science students (forms three to five) who were interested in studying science at the tertiary level. The FST also participated at the UNESCO's Associated Schools Project Network (ASPnet) commemoration of the World Science Day for Peace and Development (WSDPD). This event took place at Naparima College on November 20th 2015, and was attended by over 100 sixth form students coming from 7 different secondary schools from south Trinidad. Career guidance was provided by the FST for all students interested in pursuing careers in the various fields of Science and Technology.