Saturday, July 11, 2020
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5 STEM activities you can do at home now

Suddenly home schooling? Why not use this weird time to teach yourself some awesome new skills, kick some study or career goals… and maybe even win prizes?

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.
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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.

What actually is an ATAR? First of all it’s a rank, not a score

The Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) is a number mainly used by universities to select which students, out of high school, will be offered a place in a particular course.
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We’ve got your uni open day game plan sorted

Uni open day is your chance to find out if a university is right for you. Check out our guide to make sure you get the info you need on the day!

Looking at baby animals helps you focus, and other scientifically proven study tips

Exam time can mean double the study on half of the sleep, which is why this year we’re looking to science to save us...
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Could a fixed versus growth mindset be holding you back?

Find out the difference between a “fixed” versus “growth” mindset and how you can implement a growth mindset at uni and work.
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5 top tips to succeed in your first year at uni

For many students and their parents, transitioning to university is an exciting but daunting experience. Here are five tips to help students make the most of their first year.
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How to research the right way

Here’s all the tricks and tips on how to research the right way, using reputable resources and breaking out of the Google bubble!
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Before Google, librarians had the answers to everything

Before Google, you had to ask a librarian to find the information you were looking for... no matter how weird it was. We look back at some of the strangest queries that the New York Public Library's librarians had to answer, and they're kind of hilarious.
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How not to get stuck doing the group assignment all by yourself

Group work. We've all been there - hustling away while your classmates refuse to contribute. Here's how to avoid getting stuck doing all the work.
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Never heard of STEM? Here’s your STEM career starter pack

So, you're thinking of jumping on the STEM careers bandwagon? You've come to the right place. Get ideas on what to study and possible future careers with our STEM careers list.

Why university STEM degrees are more relevant than ever

University STEM degrees
In an uncertain world future, university STEM degrees are more crucial than ever - and not just to land you a job.

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.

Why space careers matter in a post-pandemic world

Australia’s space industry began in uncertainty, and – despite bushfires, pandemics and massive change – it will succeed under uncertainty.