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Louise Samios

Medical tech student manager
Louise Samios’ own medical experiences led to her study pathway at UTS and an amazing career.

Annabelle Luu

Telecommunications engineer
When Annabelle Luu isn’t nailing her career ambitions in telecommunications engineering, she’s a car buff, tech fiend and amateur weightlifter.

Lina Abd Rahim

Biomedical engineer-to-be
Lina Abd Rahim originally wanted to be a doctor, but then she discovered biomedical engineering.

Maria Antwan

Director, NWD Design and Build
When she isn’t busy overseeing the construction of new homes and shop fit-outs, Maria is a role model and ambassador for women in construction.

Jennifer Shook

Chemical engineer and Enterprise Services Graduate, CBA
Jennifer's role in Digital, Operations and Technology (DOT) isn’t exactly your typical engineering gig.

Janice Vaz

Wildlife biologist
Janice Vaz spent her childhood watching nature documentaries, and now as a wildlife biologist her 9-5 life basically is one.

Dr Elena Prieto-Rodriguez

STEM program pioneer
Computer science and maths expert Dr Elena Prieto-Rodriguez is on a STEM program mission to make maths even more relevant for Aussie students.

Maya Santangelo

Undersea specialist
Maya has travelled the world to raise awareness for marine life

Sophie Ritchie

Social Impacter
Sophie Ritchie chose economics as a vehicle for social impact.

Naomi Paxton

Biofabrication Scholar
QUT PhD candidate Naomi Paxton is confident that biofabrication will soon be revolutionising standard medical practice.

Stephanie Kovalchik

Sports statistics star
Senior data scientist for Tennis Australia, Stephanie Kovalchik has aced her career goals by combining her love of tennis with sports statistics.

Joanna Aldridge

Climate informatics manager
Climage informatics research manager Joanna Aldridge uses maths and data analytics to tackle climate change.

Rise to the challenge with the ACA Schools Cyber Security Challenges

ACA Schools Cyber Security Challenges
The ACA Schools Cyber Security Challenges are bringing cybersecurity into the classroom – preparing students for this fast growing, crucial field.

Students build recycling robot to wage war on waste

ProjectRobot
This month, students at Grace Lutheran College in Queensland will build a robot that encourages recycling

Creating dream machines with Macquarie and FIRST Robotics

Macquarie and FIRST robotics
Sarah Heimlich found a software engineering degree at Macquarie University the perfect way to pursue her love of FIRST Robotics.