Friday, November 22, 2019
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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.
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VIDEO: 10 things only engineering students understand

If you're an engineering student at uni, you'll understand the struggle; from being the only girl in the grade, to chugging energy drink like it's water.

Embracing Maori culture in computer science

Computer science and Māori culture? You can have both when you study in New Zealand at the University of Waikato!
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Meet your mentor

Three people at the top of their game in STEM careers took a call from up-and-comers in their field to show us just how useful mentoring can be.
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What kind of scientist are you?

The University of Newcastle Science degrees mean you can become whatever type of scientist you like. Get your career inspiration right here, with the 10 different types of scientists you could become.

Study at New Zealand’s #1 uni for computer science

Studying at the University of Auckland can prep you for an amazing career. Meet three thriving computer science professionals that got their start at Auckland University.
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Your guide to choosing uni preferences

Whether you're keen on a gap year, or want to find your study path with TAFE, we've got the essential info you need for choosing uni preferences.
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How to write a science essay

These tips and tricks will help you to narrow down exactly how to write a science essay, with handy hints on choosing a topic, to finding reputable sources.

Escaping Planet Content in years 11 and 12

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We all have plans for our ideal classroom. But within the current system, in today’s classroom, how can we escape the gravity of planet Content?

STEM survey: Have your say!

Careers with STEM survey
The survey is aimed at educators, parents and any STEM-interested people. This is your chance to make your voice heard on issues related to STEM education and STEM careers.

Best Australian science writing revealed in 2019 UNSW Bragg Prize and Book Launch night

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The winners of the 2019 UNSW Bragg Prize, including our student winner Arwyn Stone, celebrated their achievements and discussed the most exciting Australian science stories of the year, which explored the dark side of tech, sex education revelations, animal welfare and much more.