Saturday, February 23, 2019
Questacon Smart Skills

Getting smart with skills at Questacon

Careers in science aren’t always about research. Find out what a career in science communication looks like with the Questacon Smart Skills Initiative!
work experience guide, internship tips

How to nail an internship and become super employable

No-one is going to hand you work experience on a silver platter. Here's how to land a great internship, and make the most of it to maximise your employability.
undergraduate degree

How to choose a degree when you’re unsure

There’s so much pressure to choose your career straight out of high school. We’ve compiled some essential tips on how to choose a degree when you’re unsure.

Uni not 4 u? Consider these alternatives to university

If the uni pathway isn’t the right fit for you, there are alternatives to university that can take you to the engineering dream.

Do I have to go to university to have a career in STEM?

Your study options to get into STEM are more flexible than ever. We take a deep dive into your options for VET study in STEM courses.
Engineering skills in non engineering careers

How to use your Engineering skills in any career

Got an Engineering degree, but no longer interested in becoming an engineer? Those useful, dynamic Engineering skills won't be going to waste. You could take your skills to politics, robotics, journalism, or even become an astronaut! Where will your Engineering skills take you?
should i go to university?

Should you go to university?

To go to uni, or not to go to uni. That is the question... But, your choices don't have to be so black and white. If you decide that uni isn't for you, there's a multitude of TAFE and trade school options worth exploring. So, take our quiz and let us answer the age old question: Should I go to university?
Diploma of Engineering, TAFE and alternative study paths

No uni, no worries: Upskill in Engineering with alternative study paths

A Bachelor degree isn't your only ticket to a great career. Nab yourself a Diploma in Engineering and you could jump straight into full-time work (and a full-time salary, kaching!). We've rounded up the best options for Australian Engineering courses with TAFE or trade school, so check out your options.
CareerTrackers Aboriginal Education program Internship

From uni students to community trailblazers: CareerTrackers internship program

Internship and Aboriginal education program, CareerTrackers has an 89% success rate for their students graduating university. See how CareerTrackers provides the industry experience and extensive support network to give you a kickstart to your career.

Fast study paths; TAFE and trade school careers

Pursing a math career doesn't always involve going through university. There are plenty of ways to get employed by taking alternative paths, like TAFE or trade school. The tech industry, finance, and forensics are some of the trade school careers that you can get involved in without getting a degree.

The National Youth Science Forum: Helping to plan a future in STEM

The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) is designed to give students a broader understanding of the diverse study and career choices available in STEM. For 35 years, the NYSF has had over 11,500 students participate in the program.
o-week

The lowdown on O-Week

Tempted to give O-Week a miss? It's a vital introduction to the high-school/uni transition. Don't be a dummy and miss out, here's why you need to go!

QUIZ: Can you spot a deep fake from a real face?

Can you spot a deep fake created by Thispersondoesnotexist.com from real images of people? Take our quiz to see how your cyber security skills fare!

These people do not exist. They’re deep fakes

New neural networks created by Nvidia can produce eerily accurate portraits of people that don't actually exist. So, what kind of devious applications could these deep fakes have in future?

Technology and learning in the classroom: 6 tips to get the balance right

Technology has good potential to help students learn, but it must be used appropriately to keep students moving, learning and working together.