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Young people in STEM

The under 25s blazing a trail in STEM careers.

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.

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.

Oliver Nicholls

Robotics for safety
Oliver Nicholls is a winner of the 2018 BHP awards and the Intel ISEF. He's improving OH&S safety and increasing accessibility for physically demanding jobs using robots.

Liam Morey

TeenAroundOz
Daring 16-year-old aviator, Liam Morey is pledging to fly himself around Australia to spread the word on STEM.

Khushi Shelat

Changemakeher
Khushi Shelat is a chief ambassador for Australian startup Changemakeher, encouraging young female entrepreneurs to foster ideas into world-impacting change.

Wayne Cawthorne

Biochemistry student
Choosing a career path hasn't been easy, but through mentorship program 'ASSETS', Wayne found his way to a love of biochemistry.

Minh Nga Nguyen

Eco-engineer
Minh Nga Nguyen is competing in the BHP awards with her bamboo biochar; a recycled water filter and renewable fertiliser

Click and career: Maths jobs in retail

Maths retail careers
Retail is undergoing a tech revolution – and there are loads of future-focused jobs for sale

Total life saver! Maths skills in medicine

maths careers
Discover how the maths topics you’re learning today help healthcare professionals save lives, everyday

QUIZ: What’s your STEM + X?

STEM + X
Take a STEM discipline, and mix in your X (your passion or hobby) and you've got a one-of-a-kind career!