Friday, October 2, 2020
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Swinburne Uni dumps ATAR for popular degrees

From 2021, Melbourne's Swinburne University has announced you won't need an ATAR at all to get into a bunch its popular Bachelor's degrees, including science and engineering.
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STEM people stepping up against racism

Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) institutions are calling for people in STEM to stand against racism and back justice, equality and respect.
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Government to overhaul VET sector

The Australian Government has announced plan to overhaul the VET sector in order to help reboot the economy post COVID-19
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Free maths e-magazine out now!

The latest edition of Careers with STEM magazine is out now, all about careers that use maths and data everyday.  Produced quarterly, Careers with STEM...

Aussie tech team to take out Eurovision-style AI song contest

Australian producers, data scientists and academics are using their computer science smarts to take out Eurovision 2.0.

7 feel good TikToks made by health workers on-the-job

Medical professionals around the world are hitting up TikTok to participate in viral dance challenges.

The Government wants you to get off TikTok and land a diploma while in...

Enrolling in a micro STEM course while in isolation could be a seriously smart career move.

Clever, community-produced digital media urges Indigenous communities to stay home

Indigenous media organisations are getting the word out to stay home during the COVID-19 pandemic through innovative and community-focused ways.   
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Want to upskill during lockdown? TAFE NSW offering free courses

In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, TAFE NSW has removed fees from a number of its online short courses.

The world’s biggest science competition goes digital

FameLab’s new digital-only format, allows you to hang out with the brightest minds in science from your living room.

How to flatten the curve of coronavirus, a mathematician explains

How does social distancing help to flatten the curve? We can explain by referring to what mathematicians call “exponential growth”.

The Internet’s best reactions to suddenly having to work and study from home

This whole working-and-studying-from-home thing has created some A+ social media content.

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.