Monday, January 25, 2021
First student rocket launch Queensland

First-ever student-built rocket to launch next year

Students from the University of Queensland (UQ) could become the first to fly a student-built rocket into space next year.

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How to become an engineer: Live webinar recording

So you want to become an engineer? In this live webinar recording, Careers with STEM co-founder and journalist Heather Catchpole online speed tests the latest edition of Careers with STEM: Engineering and talks to three engineers working on some fascinating challenges and learns about how they got involved in their careers.

Group project goals! How citizen science is key to our bushfire recovery

This National Science Week, Chief Scientist Alan Finkel reflects on the growing value of citizen science, emphasising the need for more collaboration as we deal with an evolving climate.

Apparently watching YouTube could improve your uni marks

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, universities are using video for so much of their teaching. Some worry this will hurt student learning, but that's not what we found.

New engineering magazine out now!

In the latest edition of Careers with STEM we explain what engineering is all about and showcase a diverse mix of real-life engineers.
Hacking for social good

Hacking for social good

Here's why engineering is a career choice for social good: you get to hack innovative humanitarian solutions for Pacific Islands
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Do your teachers use emojis? Research shows they should

Studies show emojis can help students accept online feedback and motivate them to do better during home-schooling.

Three regional schools are the latest to benefit from STEM industry school partnership program

Three schools in the Illawarra region of NSW will now have their own academy of STEM excellence under the NSW Department of Education’s STEM Industry School Partnerships (SISP) Program.

Year 12 students have a lot to say about the Government’s uni fee overhaul

As surprised as us to hear of the Government’s plans to overhaul the university fee system? We hit up a group of Year 12’s and asked them how it’ll effect their 2021 pathway planning.
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Huge locust swarms are threatening food security, but drones could help stop them

A swarm of roughly 40 million desert locusts can eat the same amount of food in one day as about 35,000 people - but drone technology could help control infestations.
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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.

5 awesome jobs you could get with a health science degree

These careers merge science with improving the lives and wellbeing of others, and all start with a...

Win a STEM back-to-school prize pack!

STEM back-to-school prize pack
Win STEM gear with our back-to-school giveaway!

Quiz: What future job should I have?

What future job should I have?
Gazing into the future and wondering what STEM study and career pathway to take? Looking for a job...