Friday, October 2, 2020
National Invention Convention

5 ways registering for the National Questacon Invention Convention will kickstart your career as...

With registrations open now for next year, here are five reasons why applying for the National Questacon Invention Convention could score you some invaluable career cred.
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University of Canterbury wearable technology

The increase in small tech means it’s time for big business opportunities – that’s exactly what the University of Canterbury is working on.

Design and build your own 50 kilogram robot

Imagine getting to design and drive your own two-metre-tall, 50kg robot. For the high school students taking part in the FIRST® Australia robotics comp, the sky’s the limit!
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Shopping for career options? Online retail is on a roll

Shopping for your career options? Online retail is a fast-growing field crying out for STEM skills. 
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Robotics competition

Meet the teams at FIRST robotics, and see what (or who) inspired them to get involved.

Neighbourhood watch: science makes cities safer and more enjoyable

Science skills like data gathering and analysis are helping to create apps that solve the big problems facing society today.

IT jobs are on the rise ­– but not the ones you might think

While competition for jobs has doubled since COVID-19 kicked off, information technology gigs are back in demand.
e-waste

Eliminating e-waste: skills for a zero waste future

New gadgets and endless upgrades mean that e-waste is becoming a big issue. Luckily, engineers and scientists are working on green manufacturing and recycling for a zero-waste future.
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Global Game Jam: Compete to create a game in 48 hours!

Ever wanted to test your skills in game development, coding, design or creativity? This year’s Global Game Jam in being held at the University of Wollongong from the 26th to 28th of January, and you’re invited to take part!
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What’s up at Hopper Down Under

Meet some of the amazing women studying and working in technology from the first Hopper Down Under conference!
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University of Canterbury digital humanities

With modern technology, everybody can share a personal story.

Spotlight on the strong women in tech at VUW

Want to make a difference to how we work and play? Join engineering and computer science at Victoria University of Wellington.

From the navy to cyber security: 5-minute Q&A

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Interested in a career in cyber security? We chatted to Nicholas Desilas who studied a Cert IV in engineering at TAFE before spending 10 years in the navy and now has a successful career in the cyber security industry, as Strategic Relationship Representative at global cyber security leader, Palo Alto Networks.

16 quick career challenges to tick off these school holidays

Bored yet? There are loads of quick, easy things you can do for your career these school holidays.

So, you want a next-gen data science gig? Live Webinar recording

So, you wanna kickstart a future-focused data science career? Hear from three real-life STEM professionals busting myths and swapping pathway stories.