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James Bonner

Software entrepreneur
“Our company takes video game technology and applies it in other domains, like health and education.”

Glen Charlton

Technical support engineer
"I get to work on top athlete monitoring systems AND help some of the world’s biggest sporting clubs."

Peter Marshall

Honours student
“It’s about optimising programs for speed and memory efficiency.”

Kerrie Mengersen

Statistician
“It’s wonderful solving challenges using stats and computer science.”

Lily Xia

Software Engineer
"What gets me up each day is the chance to create something out of nothing."

James McGill

Computer engineer
“If you love what you do, it’s much easier to be successful.”

Elwyn Campbell

Programmer
“I always enjoyed making things and understanding why they worked”

Carolyn McGregor

Data analyst
"It can be very much a people oriented job"

Alice Boxhall

Software engineer
"I know programmers who wear dresses and high heels to work every day."

Christine Soriano

Googler
“I love finding and creating ways of using technology to help us live our lives.”

Why university STEM degrees are more relevant than ever

University STEM degrees
In an uncertain world future, university STEM degrees are more crucial than ever - and not just to land you a job.

Three regional schools are the latest to benefit from STEM industry school partnership program

Three schools in the Illawarra region of NSW will now have their own academy of STEM excellence under the NSW Department of Education’s STEM Industry School Partnerships (SISP) Program.

Why space careers matter in a post-pandemic world

Australia’s space industry began in uncertainty, and – despite bushfires, pandemics and massive change – it will succeed under uncertainty.