In this workshop, participants will meet UQ students from the UQ Cyber Squad. Participants will learn about the field of cryptography which is a part of the cyber security area. Participants will work in groups or pairs solving puzzles. Using taught cipher methods and with the help of a key; participants will be asked to decipher secret messages provided by UQ Cyber Squad. Performing an inverse substitution process to extract the original message, students will be able to “crack the code” and hopefully send some decrypted responses back!

Cost

$200 (Schools with an ICSEA rating of less than 950 can request for a discounted rate of $50 (inc GST) per class. Check your rating.)

Workshop details

  • Workshop type: Computer Science
  • Minimum number of students: 6
  • Maximum number of students: 30
  • Year level: Year 7 - 9 and Year 10 -12
  • Duration: 45mins (Year 7-9) 1.5 hour (Year 10 -12

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