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What’s your STEM + X?

STEM + X means combining your field of STEM study (Science, tech, engineering or maths) with your passion; is your passion to be creative?

If your ‘X’ is ‘Be Creative’, then you might be interested in 3D printed fashion (Tech + Be Creative) or science communication (Science + Be Creative).

CGI careers

Creative coders: CGI careers for movies, games & more

With CGI careers, computer science meets design, invention and expression. Find out how you can join these creative coders making movies, music and games.
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Biodegradable plastics from coffee & health apps: STEM meets the design thinking process

From coffee cups made from biowaste and human-centric healthcare, it's all part of the design thinking process for these STEM innovators. Check out the magic that happens when STEM meets design.
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5 careers in mathematics that might surprise you

Not only mathematicians use maths! A number of surprising careers in mathematics benefit from having senior high school and uni level maths skills.
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Report finds millennials the most ‘curious’ generation – and why curiosity is good for...

Pharmaceutical giant Merck has measured curiosity in its 3000 employees with intriguing results - find out why millenials scored the highest.
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Maths and architecture: Buildings you can count on

Geometry at human scale – that’s another way to describe building design,and it’s why combining maths and architecture is a must for aspiring architects.
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Digital marketing jobs in the age of big data

The art and science of marketing is all about hard numbers –  and mathletes are in huge demand in digital marketing jobs as a result!
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5 cool maths games that you’ll actually want to play in your spare time

We get it. Maths at school can be difficult, but it doesn't have to be! These cool maths games will have you sharpening your logic skills and injecting the fun back into maths.
Marine science jobs can be creative too: Marlee Hutton and Indigenous Ranger students

Marine science jobs can be creative too!

Marine science jobs are critical to keeping our rivers and oceans healthy, but are also an unexpected avenue into a creative career. See how a ceramicist is helping handfish to breed successfully, and how a CSIRO researcher is tapping in to her Indigenous heritage to track dugong populations.
Educational YouTube channels

Get your STEM fix with these funny and informative YouTube channels

Keen to learn something new or to explore a mind-boggling scientific theory without the monotonous textbooks? Try these educational YouTube channels for a refreshing take on all things STEM.

Win a creative internship with Samsung’s “This is a STEM job” competition

Samsung is currently running the This is a STEM job competition to win one of three once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to intern with three mentors.
movie robot quiz

Which movie robot are you?

Robots come in all shapes and sizes, from the humanoid types to beeping bots. We've rounded up a shortlist of MVP movie robot characters most like us.

Tech is revolutionising fashion. Here’s how to make it your career

Think of yourself as creative, but love tech as well? There’s no reason you have to choose between the two. We take a look at fashion app Stashd, and fashion technology accelerator ARTeConnect to get to know future fashion careers.

Studying engineering? Here’s how to step up your CV

So, you think you can engineer? Ramp up your resume with these extracurricular industry comps.

6 movies to binge that are totally educational

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STEM-themed not-exactly-time-wasters that won't ask too much of your brain capacity, can be enjoyed with snacks, and which we promise will leave you a little smarter than you were before.

Essential, much? The role of the engineer during a pandemic

COVID-19 has delivered the world’s biggest health challenge in a century – and engineers have been at the frontline finding solutions.