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Create a smarter future through smart transport, green economy, robotics, automation, artificial intelligence or urban design.

Caitlin Apcar

Data science student
Caitlin Apcar wanted to study a degree that she'd love and ensured employability. That's how she ended up studying data science at Macquarie Uni

Patrick Taylor

Hyper Anna data scientist
At just 22 years old, Patrick Taylor has chased and landed a data science career he loves at Hyper Anna. But he didn’t get it on his first attempt...

Shane Zhong

Hyper Anna data scientist
Shane Zhong moved from engineering to data science, scoring a job at Hyper Anna, one of Australia’s hottest startups.

Grace Nolan

Security engineer
How do you turn career confusion into your dream job? By taking every opportunity that comes your way. That’s how Grace Nolan became a security engineer at Google.

Dr Vu Nguyen

CSIRO research scientist
Vu works with computational modelling that can save lives with surgical implants, improve manufacturing processes, or even make wearable tech to cure sleep apnoea!

Deepa Kurian

Productivity pro
This Google engineering manager has strong communications skills thanks to some epic worldly experience.

Sam Macpherson

Renewables engineer
University of Queensland graduate Sam Macpherson uses programming to turn household’s solar energy systems into a coal-fired power plant’s worth of energy.

Shahriar Khan

Telstra graduate
“Learn fast” has been Shahriar Khan’s career motto in network engineering.

Nick Aspinall

Telstra engineer
Nick Aspinall helps make comms possible country-wide.

Grace Johnson

Diversity officer
Grace is completing her Master of Engineering at the University of Melbourne, and is passionate about diversifying engineering recruits.

Kelvin O'Shea

Experience maker
Kelvin O’Shea’s days are all about being creative and solving problems for software company Tanda.

Serene Chia

Senior consultant
Learning to code is about putting yourself in someone else’s brain for a while, says Deloitte senior consultant Serene Chia.

Seven must-watch STEM YouTube channels

Girl watching YouTube on laptop
Looking for STEM YouTube channels to explain what would happen if we nuked the Moon, what the...

Meditation app to de-stress workers via VR, sound and smell

Creating music for medication app AtOne
Curiosity rover celebrated 3000 days on Mars and we check out all the amazing things it's been up to, plus look at cool space careers.

Quiz: Should I study computer science?

Should I study computer science?
Love tech but not sure what direction to take? Let's see if computer science is the right path for you!