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Lizzy Clarkson

Macquarie University STEM ambassador
Lizzy Clarkson is studying Macquarie Uni’s employability-focused Bachelor of Science degree, and demonstrating all the awesome opportunities that come with it.

Preethika Mathan

UNSW Bragg Prize Winner
Preethika Mathan won the UNSW Bragg prize 2018 with her piece about how technology could improve the lives of those living with disability.

Mitchell Torok

Mechatronics whiz
Mitchell Torok is the Rosny College student from Tasmania that took out the Engineering award in this year’s BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards alongside his cousin Isaac Brain.

Isaac Brain

Inventive coder
Isaac Brain was one half of the duo that took home this year’s BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Award in the Engineering category, for the smart watch 'aWear'

Macinley Butson

SMART inventor
At just 18 years old, Macinley Butson has won the BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards twice and has been named NSW Young Australian of the Year 2018.

Grace Planting

Data analytics student
Grace is a student of the brand new Bachelor of Applied Data Analytics at the Australian National University (ANU), which draws together three of today’s most in-demand work areas

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

Shanis Lovin

IT undergrad
Shanis might not fit the IT stereotype, but she’s thriving in the Macquarie University Bachelor of IT.

Aleisha Amohia

Junior developer
Junior developer, Women in Tech president and VUW student Aleisha Amohia is breaking down barriers for young women studying engineering.

Reshma Abraham

Software eng student
Macquarie Uni Software Engineering student Reshma Abraham is a coding tutor and aspiring entrepreneur.

Elliot Thomas

Medical engineering student
As a student at the University of Newcastle, Elliot's paving the way to a fulfilling career working with artificial organs and medical technology.

Amanda McGilchrist

100% coder
Amanda scored an impressive 100% on her Grok Learning Web.Comp website. She shows us what it takes to become a 100% coder.

Maths is behind everything you do online: here’s how

The internet is powered by algorithms, like a more sophisticated version of the equations you’ll learn in class. So, why don’t we think of maths like that?

Could a fixed versus growth mindset be holding you back?

growth mindset
Find out the difference between a “fixed” versus “growth” mindset and how you can implement a growth mindset at uni and work.

VIDEO: How big data is saving endangered frogs

endangered frogsvideo
Data science is saving endangered frogs by giving ecology researchers the big picture on how animal populations are declining.