WHAT DO THE EXPEDITIONS PROVIDE THE STUDENTS ?
The goal of these biennial expeditions is to give today’s graduating surveyors the unique opportunity to practice their skills in the remote/outback areas of Western Australia. Participants benefit enormously from the experience and become better surveyors as a result.
Typically expeditions re-trace the footsteps of early surveyors. This has a twofold purpose; firstly it enables us to experience in a very small way the hardships the early surveyors endured to achieve their goals; and secondly, as these early surveys have never been re-surveyed, the results are used to verify the original work and enhance the State Survey Network.
WA Spatial Excellence Awards 2015
Several companies and government agencies, and their staff, were honoured for the valuable part they have played in mentoring students during the Student Survey Expeditions.
The "Mentors and Sponsors of the Student Survey Expeditions" received the "Education Development Award."