ŠUZA - "From school to science and the academic community"

Students attending the computing workshop at FER     


The popularization of science program “ŠUZA – from school to science and the academic community” is the new official popularization of science program of the University of Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER). The Program is intended for primary and secondary education students and their teachers. Through visits to schools, educational workshops for teachers and events at the Faculty their interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields is encouraged.

FER’s partners in this Program are the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.) and the student association eSTUDENT. The program is developed in cooperation and with the support of the Education and Teacher Training Agency (AZOO) and the Agency for Vocational Education and Training and Adult Education (ASOO).

On Thursday, 29th of May 2014, representatives from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb took part in the first inter-county Exhibit of Innovation in Ivanić-Grad. The goal of the exhibit was to promote technical sciences and display the innovative and creative drives of the young individuals. Through their passion for knowledge and innovative designs, these young people signify the future of Croatian economy and commerce, ensuring that we leave a recognizable mark in the world. The exhibit was organized by Elektronički i računalni klub iz Ivanić-Grada and Zajednica tehničke kulture Zagrebačke županije in cooperation with the Association of Croatian Innovators. The ''ŠUZA - Iz škole u znanost i akademsku zajednicu'' science popularization program was presented by faculty lecturer Jurica Babić, mag. ing. , and Ivana Pek, univ. bacc. ing., co-manager of the “ŠUZA” organizational board and head of the eSTUDENT science promotion team. Mr. Babić presented the ICT-AAC project, which presents a novel approach to the transferal of knowledge and development of new communications techniques in the ICT field, tailored to individuals with special communication needs.  


Continue to view a couple of pictures taken at the event.

Exhibit opening
Exhibit opening

 Jurica Babić, dipl. ing.,  presents the ICT-AAC project

 Students try out the applications

 Ivana Pek, univ. bacc. ing., presents the student association eSTUDENT and the ŠUZA science promotion program

Author: Ivana Storjak
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