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Extra-curriculars: how to get the most out of university and high school

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Here's how to master the extra-curricular juggle in university, and put extra skills on your resume. It's the advice you'll wish you knew earlier.

5 STEM careers that will get you into the great outdoors

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Looking for career inspiration that won’t see you spending the rest of your working life chained to a desk? Start here.

Never heard of STEM? Here’s your STEM career starter pack

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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.

VIDEO: 10 things only engineering students understand

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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.

VIDEO: 5 awesome jobs working with animals

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If you've got your eye on working with animals in the future, here's 5 awesome careers - with and without degree requirements - to get you there.

QUIZ: Which area of science should you study?

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Stuck between Chemistry, Physics or Biology? We'll help you break it down and match you to your perfect Bachelor of Science degree.

QUIZ: Which area of tech should you study?

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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!

QUIZ: Which area of engineering should you study?

Choosing a degree in engineering isn't easy. That's why we've designed this quiz to help you narrow down your engineering study options.

QUIZ: Which area of maths should you study?

Maths careers quiz & career choice test at Careers with STEM
We'll help you narrow down which Bachelor of Maths or maths degree is right for you with our maths careers quiz. Match your personality and aspirations to your perfect career in maths, whether that's in data and statistics, economics, applied or pure maths!

VIDEO: The 7 highest paying jobs in STEM

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Choosing a career isn't all about the money, but it doesn't hurt to know which careers are amongst the highest paying jobs in STEM. Can you guess #1?

Here’s all the engineering jobs we can think of

You can use these job titles as keyword searches on employment websites, or simply to get a better idea of the jobs that engineering degrees could prepare you for.

This is how you should choose your Year 11 and 12 electives, according to Australia’s Chief Scientist

"I don’t know why, but some well-meaning advisors will suggest that you pick easy subjects so that you will achieve a higher raw score. Don’t do that!"

Goodnight, sweet bot: NASA’s Opportunity Rover ends its Mars mission

After a 15 year mission to Mars that was expected to last only 90 days, NASA says goodbye to its longest serving Opportunity rover. We take a look back at some of Oppy's greatest achievements.

Australian schools could be doing a way better job of saving energy

A new survey has found Australian schools are failing to aequately track their energy usage and they represent an untapped opportunity for reducing our carbon footprint.

VIDEO: Why we need more entomologists

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41% of insect species are in decline. Of that, one third are going extinct. These scary new figures show us why we need to have more entomologists.