Thursday, April 15, 2021

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.
What is VET

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.

Teaching the beauty, power and usefulness of maths

Associate Professor Steve Sugden teaching in class
Semi-retired, Associate Professor Steve Sugden has spent a varied career working in both industry and academia, but...

Meet the Bragg Prize 2021 judges

Bragg Prize 2021 Judges
Aspiring to be a writer? Get your thinking caps on now! The UNSW Bragg Student Prize for...

Quiz: What’s your science career?

Careers in science
From astrophysicist to zoologist, there's a whole A-Z of science careers out there. This quiz will help you find your perfect fit.