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Women in STEM

You can’t be what you can’t see. Women represent just 16% of Australians with STEM qualifications – and research shows that unconscious bias and stereotypes influence us from as young as nine years old. Yet we know STEM skills are highly regarded by employers and will be vital in our tech-driven future workforce.

Welcome to our women in STEM hub. Explore our coverage of the gender gap in STEM and read profiles of real women making important contributions in science, technology, engineering and maths.

Only 16% of Australia’s STEM
graduates are women

Real Women in STEM

Scroll through more than 160 (and counting) stories of inspiring women in STEM and their real-life careers in science, technology, engineering and maths.

Read more about Women in STEM

Open Day TikTok Videos
Open Day

Sneak peeks of Open Day from TikTok

If you’re still wondering what Open Day is all about, check out what went down at last year’s events in these videos.

Careers & study quiz

Quiz: Are you prepared for Open Day?

Open Day preparation is key to making to most of your time on campus. Use this quiz to work out if you’re ready.

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The A-Z of Open Day

From campus tours to sussing out student societies, here’s everything you need to know about Open Day!

Open Day

Parent’s guide to uni open days

We have your guide as a parent to the upcoming 2024 uni open days and how you can support your teen to navigate all that’s available!

Open Day

5 things to check out at QUT’s upcoming Open Day

In Year 12 and heading along to university Open Days this year? Don’t miss QUT where you can get hands on with science activities and have all your questions answered by academics and current and former students.