Thursday, November 26, 2020

University preference-changing myths, busted 

We sort the real from the rumour so you can blitz through the uni application process.
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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.
Staying down under for uni

Staying Down Under for uni? Here’s what to expect!

We spoke to a first-year student and a professor at Brisbane’s QUT for a low-down on kickstarting your STEM degree as an international student in Australia

5 quizzes that’ll help narrow down your uni preferences

Stumped on what to study after high school? Welcome to Planet Overwhelmed. Population: all of us.

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.

Want to do a STEM degree at uni? Here are 8 things you need...

Making the leap from school to uni is exciting but can be a steep learning curve. To help you get into the swing of things, we’ve put together this handy guide.
university of newcastle open week 2020

3 reasons you shouldn’t skip virtual Open Week

University of Newcastle environmental engineering student shares his top 3 reasons you shouldn't skip Open Week just because it's virtual.

Anxious about speaking in online STEM lessons? Here are 7 tips to make it...

Many people feel some form of anxiety when speaking in front of others. That includes taking part in video hook-ups for work or study thanks to coronavirus restrictions.

Why study STEM at university?

Six reasons why you should study tertiary science, tech, engineering or maths.
RMIT University graduation

5 ways to keep it real during your STEM degree

How to graduate with real-world skills to land a 21st century job

5 tips to help you ace your written STEM assignments

There's no mystery about how to improve your grades. The same steps apply to all assignments to ensure the work you produce is as good as it can be.
uni virtual open day quiz

Are you prepped for 2020’s virtual uni open days?

University open days are going virtual in 2020. Take our quiz to find out if you've done enough prep to get the most out of them.

5 study pathway quizzes to take while you wait for ATAR results

The following five quizzes will help you prep for tertiary study

Industry cadetships: tapping the talents of women in STEM

female engineer
Australia loses female talent at every stage of the STEM pipeline. A program in which educators and industry work together to help women gain in-demand skills is one piece in the puzzle.

Talented, much? This year’s Eureka Prize winners are next level

The 2020 Australian Museum Eureka Prize winners have been announced in a live, virtual awards show broadcast from the Australian Museum.