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Who says that STEM careers can't also be creative? We've interviewed the people who have successfully bridged STEM and the arts to create 'STEAM' careers. Meet creative people using STEM skills everyday in music, movies, arts and crafts, and discover how STEM and creativity can go hand in hand!

Alyona Medelyan

Computational linguist
Dr Alyona Medelyan, CEO of analytics tool Thematic, combines two of her passions: computer science and linguistics.

Lisy Kane

Girl Geek Academy co-founder
Lisy Kane didn't realise that gaming was a career option in her early days. Now she's the co-founder of tech startup, Girl Geek Academy, with an impressive and extensive resume in game production.

Dr Sue Pillans

Science illustrator
Sue discovered her dream career only three years ago, when she realised she could pursue both marine science and art as a science illustrator!

Matthew Kwong

Design whiz
Using skills he learnt from the Hacker Exchange, Matthew Kwong uses innovative STEM thinking in his design practice.

Merritt Moore

Dancing with Physics
Merritt shows us how to become a professional dancer... and a physicist too!

Helena Kertesz

Expert ‘bot builder
Meet Helena Kertesz, the UNSW student building robotic insects and Mars rovers as president of student space society, BlueSat.

Sarah Tan

Google ‘fiver’
Sarah Tan is one of Google's Creative Lab 2018 'Fivers'.

Adam Spencer

Maths wizard
Adam Spencer is on a mission to make maths magical for everyone

Maggie McGowan

Fashion founder
Maggie McGowan is using maths in her fashion business, Magpie Goose, to create employment opportunities for Indigenous artists in the Northern Territory

Lauren D'Aprano

Product designer
Lauren D'Aprano uses maths everyday in her small business that creates planet-friendly fork-and-spoon carry cases (that are pretty, too!)

Miss Aerospace

Aerospace Engineer
Marielle of Miss Aerospace is becoming the female engineering role model she never had.

Kristin Alford

Career chameleon
Futurist Kristin Alford forgoes traditional career paths to forge a hugely successful career that's entirely unique

Generation Google Scholarships Program Extension for Australia and New Zealand

generation google scholarships program extension ANZ event 2022
Are you studying a tech degree in Aus or NZ? You could be eligible to apply to attend an event hosted by Google, and win prizes!

Earn while you learn with PwC’s Higher Apprenticeship program

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Not keen on uni? PwC's Higher Apprenticeship program is all about building up your business and tech skills while learning on the job and getting paid.

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National Science Week
National Science Week runs from August 13 to 21 and we are clearing our schedules as we type