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Uni not for you? Here’s how to kickstart a STEM career without a degree.

Uni not 4 u? Consider these alternatives to university

If the uni pathway isn’t the right fit for you, there are alternatives to university that can take you to the engineering dream.

The government keeps talking about revamping VET – but is it actually doing it?

In April 2019, the government-commissioned Joyce review made 71 recommendations to reform the VET sector. Here's what the report said, and what the government is doing about it.

Uni not for you? How to kickstart a STEM career without a degree

There are heaps of opportunities to study STEM that don’t involve a degree.
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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.

Most young people who do VET are in full-time work by the age of...

More than 80% of young adults who did a short spell of post-school education or training (such as a certificate or diploma), or went directly into work, were in full-time work by the time they were 25.
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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

Celebrating alternative pathways: The A-Z of VET

Bagging a three-year bachelor’s degree isn’t the only way to kickstart a career in tech!
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Industry cadetships: tapping the talents of women in STEM

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.
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What is VET?

Thinking about study options for after school? Not sure if uni is for you? VET could be the winning ticket to your dream STEM career.
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9 STEM jobs you can get with a VET qualification

Uni not for you? No problem! From mechanic to programmer, here are nine awesome STEM jobs you can score with a VET qualification.
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Quiz: Which VET pathway is for you?

You can land an awesome STEM qualification through a TAFE or trade school.
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5 paths into engineering if you don’t ace your ATAR

Stressed about getting an amazing ATAR score? The good news is that there are loads of alternative pathways that can lead to an awesome engineering career.

Meet two RBA economists passionate about social justice

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Meet two RBA economists who chose their careers inspired by a passion for social justice issues

Happy International Women in Engineering Day… Let’s celebrate with role models!

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In the video, you'll meet a water engineer, a robotics field engineer, a graduate engineer working for Boeing, an aerospace engineer and a pavement engineer.

Video playlist: Get into science

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Want to work in science one day? Then your homework is to watch ALL of these videos!