Thursday, April 25, 2019

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These STEM career stereotypes are dumb and outdated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 We've broken down the dumb and outdated stereotypes to set them straight!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

Science careers list

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!
the future of work

Your field guide to the future of work

The workforce as we know it is on the verge of a technical revolution. In future, career coaching will come from an app, you’ll get specialised guidance on transitioning between career paths, and everybody will be working gig-to-gig. Here’s your field guide to the future of work.
Future engineering careers include VR and AR programming. Man with VR headset interacts with virtual planet

Future engineering careers are cooler than you think

What will the engineering careers of the future look like? Expect to find job listings for bio-hacking engineers, tech-furniture designers, or even robot psychologists!
Mentoring skills - a mentor and a mentee dancing

Meet your mentor

Three people at the top of their game in STEM careers took a call from up-and-comers in their field to show us just how useful mentoring can be.
3 surgeons standing over the operating table. Why are there so few female surgeons?

Why aren’t there more female surgeons?

“I think people still expect surgeons to be gruff, old men.” says surgeon, Dr Nikki Stamp. Only 8.5% of Australia's surgeons are female, so why are Australian women shying away from the profession?
types of scientists

What kind of scientist are you?

The University of Newcastle Science degrees mean you can become whatever type of scientist you like. Get your career inspiration right here, with the 10 different types of scientists you could become.
Five lightbulbs made from paper on pink background, one bulb is on. How to become an entrepreneur concept

How to become an entrepreneur

We spoke to three different entrepreneurs to get the inside scoop on what it takes to succeed in the startup game. We’ll take you through how to become an entrepreneur, and the things you need to consider before you start working for yourself.
Girl holding money and rejoicing on orange background. Highest paying jobs in STEM

These are the highest paying jobs in STEM… kaching!

It’s definitely not all about the money, but it never hurts to find out a little about the highest paying jobs in STEM – you might be surprised by the results!

Why you need to fail

Participation ribbons and 'A for effort' medals are teaching today’s young people to fear failure... and that’s doing us way more harm than good.

Macquarie’s new Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences shows you how the world works

Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences
The new Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences at MQ is the only course of its kind in Sydney, teaching students modelling, problem solving & data analysis.

Oceans and climate change: we’re on a countdown

oceans and climate change
Finding a solution to global warming in time will require an understanding of the complex processes behind climate and weather, which affect oceans and climate change.

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

How to make time go slower: A woman's hand turns back the hands of a clock
If you feel like your holidays are skating by, here are 4 science-backed ways to make time go slower.