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Uni not for you? Here’s how to kickstart a STEM career without a degree. Subscribe to Careers with STEM for regular STEM study and career tips straight to your inbox.

Busting trade worker stereotypes needed to fix the skills shortage

Skilled trades jobs for workers using STEM skills are many and varied - we just need more people to choose them!
VET qualifications

VET qualifications that combine STEM + your passion!

Want to be super employable and love what you do every day? Skill up in STEM AND the area you're interested in.

Uni, TAFE or teach yourself — the many paths to a rewarding tech career

Google software engineer and musician Meredith Lane started her study with a Certificate IV and says there’s a tech career path for everyone

STEM careers without the degree

In this video, we shine the light on five STEM professionals who nabbed a VET qualification and went on to do amazing things in their various fields.

5 free TAFE courses to help you decide if a science career is for...

With fee-free TAFE continuing into 2024, you can try science before committing to a degree.
TAFE Open Day

A list of every TAFE Open Day coming up in 2023

Planning what to do once school is done and dusted? Checking out a TAFE Open Day is a really good way to find out about specific courses, campuses and pathway options.
National Skills Week

6 National Skills Week events to head along to

National Skills Week runs from August 21 to 27, 2023 and is jam-packed with exciting events and programs to check out.

Think beyond degrees: Microsoft calls for new approach to hiring tech workers

New push to hire tech workers via VET, with digital apprenticeships and virtual work experience coming soon Companies employing...

Micro-apprenticeships: Everything you need to know

Are you looking to re-train or up-skill? Micro-apprenticeships could be the way to keep up with industry demand
180,000 Fee-Free TAFE courses

ICYMI: 180,000 Fee-Free TAFE places are now available

Get excited because you could score one of these spots and skill up for the jobs of the future
VET pathways in STEM

20+ VET pathways in STEM you need to check out

From lab technicians to web developers, vocational education and training (VET) is crucial in equipping people with the skills they need to make their mark in STEM careers.

4 VET quizzes if you’re not keen on uni

Looking into alternative study paths? These quizzes will help you kickstart a seriously awesome STEM career with a VET qualification

Project management skills are the next big thing for career success: here’s why

PMI - Project management career
Arming yourself with dynamic project management skills, you’ll always be in demand!

Careers with STEM Reader Survey: Have your say

Are we doing enough to promote STEM? What are you loving about Careers with STEM? What could we improve on? Tell us what you think

Grad options to kickstart your tech career

The apprenticeship model is taking hold in grad tech careers as employers look to build graduates with specialist tech skills.