The Professor Harry Messel International Science School

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Applications closed! Good luck to all applicants

the ISS

140 students from around the world.

Two weeks of amazing science.


Our ISS alumni put together
something special in memory of
Prof Harry Messel.

A life-changing experience

The ISS is unlike anything you've done before

Just ask Xanthe, one of our 2007 alumni

The International Science School — the ISS — is an amazing, all expenses paid two weeks of science at the University of Sydney. Join 140 other top young scientists from years 11 and 12, from around Australia and across the world, for inspiring talks by leading researchers, tours of scientific labs, hands-on experiments and activities, and a packed social program.

  • Applications Closed!

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    Good luck to everyone who applied! We'll be announcing the results of the selection process in mid to late April, so keep an eye on your email inbox.

  • Inspiring Talks By Leading Scientists

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    We're gathering a program of top researchers for the ISS lecture series — check out our inspiring line-up.