Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Extra-curriculars: how to get the most out of university and high school

Here's how to master the extra-curricular juggle in university, and put extra skills on your resume. It's the advice you'll wish you knew earlier.
The STEM careers list starter pack - Students against a white brick wall smiling and chatting

Never heard of STEM? Here’s your STEM career starter pack

So, you're thinking of jumping on the STEM careers bandwagon? You've come to the right place. Get ideas on what to study and possible future careers with our STEM careers list.

VIDEO: 5 awesome jobs working with animals

If you've got your eye on working with animals in the future, here's 5 awesome careers - with and without degree requirements - to get you there.
The tech study and career quiz. Girl and guy looking at coding program on desktop computer

QUIZ: Which area of tech should you study? /** DO...

Unsure about what your future tech career could look like? Our tech study and career quiz is here to help, delivering personalised hints on what to look for in a degree and job areas to explore!
These were the highest paying jobs in STEM 2018video

VIDEO: The 7 highest paying jobs in STEM

Choosing a career isn't all about the money, but it doesn't hurt to know which careers are amongst the highest paying jobs in STEM. Can you guess #1?

Here’s all the engineering jobs we can think of

You can use these job titles as keyword searches on employment websites, or simply to get a better idea of the jobs that engineering degrees could prepare you for.

VIDEO: What happens when you Google ‘scientist’?

Watch as we break down the 3 most common stereotypes about scientists that you're likely to find in a Google image search and set them straight!

What is imposter syndrome?

Imposter syndrome can have perfectly capable people doubting their skills and achievements, and it's much more common than you think. We speak to two STEM professionals about their struggles with imposter syndrome, and how to overcome it.

A guide on changing preferences for Australian universities

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.

These STEM career stereotypes are dumb and outdated

Mathematicians, coders, scientists and engineers definitely don't look like this. We've broken down the dumb and outdated stereotypes to set them straight!
Marine biologist, seen looking at a lionfish is one type of scientist on our science careers list

We wrote down every science career we can think of

You know you love science, but you're stuck for choosing just one career. That's why we created this comprehensive science careers list to help you narrow down your choices, or open your mind to new possibilities!

Embracing Maori culture in computer science

Computer science and Māori culture? You can have both when you study in New Zealand at the University of Waikato!

Future conscious farming: edible insects now stocked at major supermarket chain

Insects are the most sustainable source of protein on earth. They produce 80 per cent less methane...

STEM is in the air: Chelsie and Matt’s maths-themed date was romance goals

STEM Bachelor
Australia’s most famous astrophysicist bachelor Matt Agnew has made no secret of the fact that he’s got...

Student performance improves with more diverse school leaders: study

Male teacher standing with high school students looking a laptop
Students would be better off if our teaching workforce looked more like our students (and the rest of Australia), according to a new report