Be creative

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).

Where maths studies can take you

You might be surprised by all of the amazing jobs that maths can lead to. These six examples are just a few of the creative careers you could find yourself in.

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How can science deliver creative careers?

It takes a holistic approach that combines science with creativity, politics and innovative communications to face 21st century challenges. You could work as a science communicator, or use STEAM skills to solve global problems like climate change!

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Fashion meets technology at TAFE

For fashion designer, Natalie, digital technology is an essential part of her process. She’s using computer aided design to model her ideas and digitise pattern making.

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Love science? Spread the word with science communication

If you love discussing and sharing the latest scientific breakthroughs, science communication could be the perfect career choice. We chat to science journalist Alice Klein and PhD student and science communicator Leigh Nicholson about what makes science communication so important.

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Makes me appy: apps for social good

Addicted to feeling good? Turn photos into food for the hungry or sponsor a charity with your workout. We’ve rounded up the best social good apps available.

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The fate of the Great Barrier Reef

Carol Ge is a runner up in UNSW’s Bragg Writing Prize. Read Carol’s piece about the devastating effects of climate change on our Great Barrier Reef.

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Five habits of superheroes

How to be successful. What does it mean? How do we get it? If you’re feeling a little lost, get yourself unstuck by incorporating the habits of superheroes into your life.

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Easy listening: STEM podcasts

We’ve compiled a list of the best STEM podcasts that are easy and entertaining for that long drive, walk home, or dull vacuuming session.

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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.