Tuesday, October 22, 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).

This is why “finding” your passion is a bad idea

How can that possibly be?! Well, new research suggests that "finding your passion" leads to tunnel vision when it comes to your interests. One simple mantra can change all that. We show you how to develop your passions for a happier you!
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.
Creative IT Careers

Creative IT careers; yep, that’s a thing!

Lateral thinking and computer science go hand-in-hand for Alex Hahn, who pursued creative IT careers after studying digital technologies at QUT.

Making music with computer science

Can you imagine creating a career out of playing music on an iPad, or predicting viral videos on Youtube? At the Australian National University, students are creating careers in computer science and music production to discover what's possible with creative careers in maths and code.
Everything you need to know about creative jobs in STEM

Everything you need to know about creative jobs in STEM

Creative jobs and STEM careers are no longer chalk and cheese. Here's everything you need to know to get started in discovering your creative career in STEM!
creative careers in STEM

What’s your creative STEM career?

What's your creative career in STEM? Take our quiz to find out whether you'll work with music, art or design in your STEM career!

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.
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.

A guide on changing preferences for Australian universities

QUT change of preferences Australia university
If exam stress meant you didn’t have your head on straight while choosing your uni preferences, we’ve got good news: it’s ok to change your mind, and changing preferences at this stage could mean studying your perfect degree. Here's how to do it.

Wellness 2.0: celebrating computer science careers in health

CS + health
Introducing the tech innovations popping up in the health space – and the awesome STEM careers they’ve created

SEEK reports more gender diversity in recruitment since removing coding from selection criteria

Womenintech
Online job search platform SEEK has increased the number of women in its technology graduate recruitment program by removing coding from its selection criteria.