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Young people in STEM

The under 25s blazing a trail in STEM careers.

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.

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

Quiz: What’s your outdoor STEM career?

Outdoor STEM career
If working underwater sounds better than a 9-5 office gig, this quiz is for you!

The STEM jobs with the fastest-growing salaries: new report

salaries 2021 Australia STEM jobs
According to a new report released by consulting firm, Mercer, jobs in Australia's high tech and life...

Meet the 17-year-old entrepreneur developing the coolest study app 

Eric Rametta
Eric Rametta is setting out to change the game for students tackling multiple subjects, timetables and exams to cram for