Sunday, December 8, 2019

How astrophysicist Bachelor Matt Agnew used his transferable STEM skills to land a data...

In the ads we were promised a handsome, out-of-this-world astrophysicist, but it has since been revealed that Ten’s 2019 bachelor Matt Agnew is in...
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“HELP! I’ve been promoted”

Mechanical engineer and female pioneer in the French oil and gas industry, plus women in STEM advocate and blogger, Magali Anderson, shares her thoughts...
JobHunt

CV-pedia: the A-Z of getting a job

From writing a killer resume, to acing interviews and hunting down references, landing a job can be a pretty lengthy process. Here, we hash...

5 skills that will land you a job in 2019, according to LinkedIn

It’s no secret that new technologies are changing the way we work. Businesses are navigating more automation and AI in their processes, the value...
STEM talk

12 words that didn’t exist when your parents were at school

Being fluent in STEM is all about nailing abbreviations, owning slang and memorising 342 job titles that ends in ‘ologist’. Here are 12 commonly...
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.

4 science-backed ways to make the school holidays last longer

If you feel like your holidays are skating by, here are 4 science-backed ways to make time go slower.
Why study a Bachelor of Science degree? Girl holds book and pencil looking pensively over at her future self wearing a graduation cap looking elated

Why study a Bachelor of Science degree?

In the age of the internet, what’s the point of getting a degree? Here's 4 very good reasons why a Bachelor of Science degree from Macquarie is worth your while.
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15 top podcasts in STEM that we can’t get enough of

Our picks for top podcasts in science, tech, engineering and maths are way more fun than listening to music... and you might even learn a little something.
What is engineering? Two stereotypical engineers stand wearing hard hats and high vis with a big red cross over them. Text says "Engineers don't have to look like this."

What is engineering? It’s probably not what you think

If you’re envisioning hard hats and wrecking balls, stop right there. We answer the burning question, "What is engineering?" to set the record straight. If you're confused about what engineering is really about, this is a must-read.
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5 top tips to succeed in your first year at uni

For many students and their parents, transitioning to university is an exciting but daunting experience. Here are five tips to help students make the most of their first year.
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These Macquarie Uni data science students are future-proofing their careers

Data science students Satwik and Caitlin have their job options nailed by majoring in data science through Macquarie University’s Bachelor of IT.

Keen to save our insects? Here’s how to help scientists this summer

The flower fly
With the Aussie insect population declining fast, scientists are calling out for our help this summer.

STEM + wellness: 8 health apps you could work for one day

Health apps
What jobs are there in health for computer science grads? Open your phone and start with your apps.

Career advice from the coolest women in tech

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Are you a woman thinking about getting into computer science (CS)? We hit up the female staff behind Google Photos for a major pathway pep talk.