Once again the University of Queensland will host many eager, young minds at the Kids College Queensland Explorama on Sunday the 31st March. Explorama always provides a wonderful opportunity for students to connect with like-minded peers in a fun, exciting and challenging workshops.
Each workshop offers something unique and different to ...
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