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Collingwood and LifeJourney Announce 2nd Annual STEM Cup Challenge

Collingwood and LifeJourney Announce 2nd Annual STEM Cup Challenge

Today marks the beginning of the 2nd annual Collingwood STEM Cup Challenge (click here) – a dynamic competition where students and fans leverage their maths and stats skills to calculate player salaries for Collingwood’s 2018 season. The competition is based on the career of Dominic Milesi, the ‘Capologist’ for the Collingwood Football Club, who manages national recruiting and player contract negotiations for the team. Dominic’s key responsibilities include determining salary figures for Collingwood players using his STEM education and skills.

Australia’s Leading Amateur “Capologists” Recognized

Australia’s Leading Amateur “Capologists” Recognized

The first annual Collingwood STEM Cup competition has come to a close revealing Australia’s top amateur Capologists. The competition invited Australians, with a focus on secondary students, to step into the role of the Capologist (or list manager) at Collingwood Football Club and decide player salaries for the 2017 season whilst staying under the AFL salary cap. The challenge is designed to inspire students to pursue degrees and careers in the STEM fields by illuminating an exciting application in sports analytics.

Collingwood Football Club launches online STEM Cup Competition

Collingwood Football Club launches online STEM Cup Competition

Collingwood Football Club, in collaboration with the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers (AAMT), has launched a dynamic new national maths competition called the STEM Cup. This online digital challenge allows students and fans to leverage their maths and analytical skills to choose the ultimate 2017 Collingwood squad while staying beneath the AFL salary cap. Students, teachers, and parents interested in the STEM Cup can click here to register for the program. The competition officially opens on July 17 and runs through August 20, with winners being announced on August 27.

AAMT Supports National Day of STEM Initiative

AAMT Supports National Day of STEM Initiative

The Australian Association of Maths Teachers (AAMT) have announced their support for Australia’s Day of STEM, a national initiative that allows students to test-drive STEM careers through an interactive web-based platform. The Day of STEM is designed to raise the national IQ for STEM careers, inspiring the next generation of Australian STEM professionals through an interactive, online awareness platform led by the nation’s leading industry mentors.