Monday, February 18, 2019
The STEM careers list starter pack - Students against a white brick wall smiling and chatting

Never heard of STEM? Here’s your STEM career starter pack

So, you're thinking of jumping on the STEM careers bandwagon? You've come to the right place. Get ideas on what to study and possible future careers with our STEM careers list.
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VIDEO: 10 things only engineering students understand

If you're an engineering student at uni, you'll understand the struggle; from being the only girl in the grade, to chugging energy drink like it's water.

QUIZ: Which area of engineering should you study?

Choosing a degree in engineering isn't easy. That's why we've designed this quiz to help you narrow down your engineering study options.
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VIDEO: The 7 highest paying jobs in STEM

Choosing a career isn't all about the money, but it doesn't hurt to know which careers are amongst the highest paying jobs in STEM. Can you guess #1?

Here’s all the engineering jobs we can think of

You can use these job titles as keyword searches on employment websites, or simply to get a better idea of the jobs that engineering degrees could prepare you for.
Which famous landmark are you? Quiz

Which famous landmark are you?

Behind every recognisable cultural icon is a team of engineers who brought it to life. So, which famous landmark are you?

These STEM career stereotypes are dumb and outdated

Mathematicians, coders, scientists and engineers definitely don't look like this. We've broken down the dumb and outdated stereotypes to set them straight!
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Future engineering careers are cooler than you think

What will the engineering careers of the future look like? Expect to find job listings for bio-hacking engineers, tech-furniture designers, or even robot psychologists!

RMIT EnGenius showcases spectacular student engineering

If you could solve any problem with engineering, what would it be? That’s the brief behind the RMIT EnGenius showcase, the event that brings together 3rd and 4th year Engineering students with industry experts and the curious minds of the public.

Get job-ready with the new Macquarie University Engineering courses

Get job-ready with the new Macquarie University Engineering courses and revamped facilities - it’s all about making engineering not just more fun, but more focussed on getting students career-ready at the end of their degree.

The pricey problem with assistive technology

18% of Australians with a disability live in poverty... but assistive technology clocks in at thousands of dollars per device. UNSW Bragg Writing Prize winner Preethika Mathan diagnoses the problem with disability tech in her investigative essay.

What is an MRI? This powerful technology turns 40 years old

UNSW Bragg Writing Prize runner up, Sienna Ters answers the question 'What is an MRI?' in her informative essay. The MRI was discovered 40 years ago, but it's far from outdated. Sienna investigates just how essential this tech is to medicine today.

Goodnight, sweet bot: NASA’s Opportunity Rover ends its Mars mission

After a 15 year mission to Mars that was expected to last only 90 days, NASA says goodbye to its longest serving Opportunity rover. We take a look back at some of Oppy's greatest achievements.

Australian schools could be doing a way better job of saving energy

A new survey has found Australian schools are failing to aequately track their energy usage and they represent an untapped opportunity for reducing our carbon footprint.

VIDEO: Why we need more entomologists

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41% of insect species are in decline. Of that, one third are going extinct. These scary new figures show us why we need to have more entomologists.