Friday, January 22, 2021
Google Software Engineer, Mathew Blair

What it’s really like to make apps for a living

Mathew Blair, a University of Melbourne graduate and Google software engineer, has created a mobile art app that takes you on a tour of Melbourne’s art.
science and engineering

Science and engineering

It takes a team of creative thinkers and skilled problem-solvers to change the world.
creative careers

Science + humanities = creative careers

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

Diverse teams

From astronomers using online programs to study space, to musicians creating tunes on apps, diverse teams of professionals are using technology to invent the tools of the future.
creative skills

Creative skills

Imagination + computers = creative skills and no limits when it comes to a world of inspiration and passion.
creative maths

Creative maths

Don’t yawn your way through maths class. This cool subject is making big moves in the creative world. Get amongst it!
Girls invent

Girls invent

If you don't think you have any good ideas, listen to Emmy.

Learning to code

I mean...it's basically just a bit of text, right?!
splendour in the grass

Splendour in the grass

Mixing science and music, this Science Tent brings zombies, sharks, and edible ants to the Splendour in the Grass festival.
STEM student mentoring

STEM student mentoring

Choosing what to study and what career to enter is a massive decision for high schoolers currently focussed on their exams and social lives. 
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.
hungry caterpillars

The very hungry caterpillars

Scoring runner up in UNSW's Bragg Writing Prize is Ebony Wallin's essay about the very hungry caterpillars that can digest plastic.

Win a STEM back-to-school prize pack!

STEM back-to-school prize pack
Win STEM gear with our back-to-school giveaway!

Quiz: What future job should I have?

What future job should I have?
Gazing into the future and wondering what STEM study and career pathway to take? Looking for a job...

5 STEM social media careers you’ll want to share

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Companies like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat are reliant on a relatively new breed of STEM professional, whose specialised tech brains mine statistics to offer up marketing insights, solve functionality issues and develop new platforms. Social media careers are in demand right now.