Tuesday, April 23, 2019

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).

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!
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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.
Alice Klein Science communication

Love science? Spread the word

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.
Charne Esterhuizen Maak Clothing fashion designer

Easy chemise-y; fashion innovates with tech

Fashion designer Charne Esterhuizen taught herself CAD to create a 3D printed dress, and has her sights set on eco-friendly bioprinted fabrics.
PwC Downstream architectural design

Downstream’s digital designs innovate architecture

Downstream brings digital architectural design in to the 21st century.
phone to food app feeling good

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.
coral bleaching great barrier reef

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.
how to be successful

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.
ACS recent graduate jobs

Get equipped for recent graduate jobs in IT

Meet the community of 22,000 IT experts in Australia, helping to bridge the gap for recent graduate jobs in the IT and Technology sector.
STEM podcasts

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.
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.
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. 

How a maths degree could lead you to a career with ASIO

A maths degree could lead to a career with the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), a government body that exists to protect Australians from serious threats to security.

Maths is behind everything you do online: here’s how

The internet is powered by algorithms, like a more sophisticated version of the equations you’ll learn in class. So, why don’t we think of maths like that?

Could a fixed versus growth mindset be holding you back?

growth mindset
Find out the difference between a “fixed” versus “growth” mindset and how you can implement a growth mindset at uni and work.