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What is Careers with STEM?

Careers with STEM provides inspiration, roles models and examples of how the STEM skills you teach can lead to amazing careers in any field.
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Women who want to study engineering at UTS will now get 10 extra ATAR...

We asked four women in engineering what they thought about the move by UTS to add 10 points to the ATAR score of women who want to study engineering, and this is what they said
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We’ve got your uni open day game plan sorted

Uni open day is your chance to find out if a university is right for you. Check out our guide to make sure you get the info you need on the day!

Last week to enter the UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing!

Calling all aspiring science writers in years 7-10! The UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing 2019 is now open for entries.
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The Environmental Science and Sustainability Mobile Antarctic Classroom hits the road for Science Week

With Australia’s territorial claim to Antarctica a massive 42 per cent, it’s important for STEM students to understand our unique relationship with the icy...
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New app brings the Periodic Table to life

This stalwart of chemistry classrooms everywhere has just well and truly entered the 21st century.

3 reasons you don’t have to be a ‘genius’ to be good at maths

We spoke to mathematician and Eureka Prize-finalist Sophie Calabretto to combat the myth that maths is only for very smart people
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Generation first

Thinking about venturing out and becoming the first in your family to study engineering (or even go to uni)? This is for you!

Three reasons you should stick with maths, according to experts

Studying maths is likely to make you smarter and more employable.
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Study concludes class size has a huge impact on female STEM participation

With increasing numbers of females getting into tech careers, encouraging gender diversity in STEM fields has never been more important.

How a robot called Pink helped school children bring an Aboriginal language back to...

How a cute human-like robot taught students in a small, rural school how to code while also helping them learn their local Aboriginal language.
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Should phones be banned in classrooms?

Starting from the first term of 2020, smartphones will be banned from all classrooms in primary schools and high schools across Victoria.

Future conscious farming: edible insects now stocked at major supermarket chain

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Insects are the most sustainable source of protein on earth. They produce 80 per cent less methane...

STEM is in the air: Chelsie and Matt’s maths-themed date was romance goals

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Australia’s most famous astrophysicist bachelor Matt Agnew has made no secret of the fact that he’s got...

Student performance improves with more diverse school leaders: study

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Students would be better off if our teaching workforce looked more like our students (and the rest of Australia), according to a new report