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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.

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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!