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How to stand out from the IT crowd

Discover the Advanced Computing degree with over 100 cross-disciplinary majors that’ll equip you for your dream IT career, now and in the future.

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QUIZ: Which area of tech should you study?

Unsure about what your future tech career could look like? Our tech study and career quiz is here to help, delivering personalised hints on what to look for in a degree and job areas to explore!

What is imposter syndrome?

Imposter syndrome can have perfectly capable people doubting their skills and achievements, and it’s much more common than you think. We speak to two STEM professionals about their struggles with imposter syndrome, and how to overcome it.

These bricks are made from urine!

The future of sustainable biomaterials for use in construction, homewares and fashion has some pretty smelly and slimy origins. We investigate biomaterials made from an enzyme in your pee, and a pesky algae affectionately known as ‘rock snot’.

Where does rubbish go?

Where does rubbish go?

Have you ever thought about the logistics of rubbish collection? Emil Zankov, a teacher at Pedare Christian College, shows us how you can turn data on rubbish collection into a fun classroom exercise.

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5 best coding resources for digital technologies

Stuck on the digital technologies curriculum? Don’t scratch your head about learning Scratch, get ahead of the game with these resources for all skill levels, and learn to code ahead of the class.

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Why I stopped teaching and started Robokids

After teaching for over 25 years in New South Wales and Queensland schools, Michele Miller stepped outside the traditional school system and started running Robokids. Here’s why.