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What it’s really like to be an Engineer

Are you thinking of studying engineering at university? Wonder what a day in the life of an engineer is really like? Deakin graduate and mechanical engineer Matt Bickley shares his experience, giving you an insight into what it’s really like to be an engineer. Read the full blog here: https://this.deakin.edu.au/career/what-its-really-like-to-be-an-engineer

Young Indigenous Women’s STEM Academy

The Young Indigenous Women’s STEM Academy gives young Indigenous women the tools and support they need to succeed in an exciting STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) career. Aimed at students in Years 8 and 11, the Academy will promote access to STEM careers. Academy students will be best-placed to enter university directly from school, …

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USC | eDiscovery Vacation Camp

eDiscovery Vacation Camps are for 8 to 16-year-old explorers and scientists to collaborate with new friends and stretch their creativity and innovation through animating sumo robotic wrestlers, and designing their own computer game. Plus we’re turning STEM into STEAM as budding artists paint magical forests, and future creatives learn what it takes to be an …

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UON | Save the World in 60 Minutes

Join us online for the University of Newcastle’s the Art of Problem Solving exhibition, showcasing some of our most exciting engineering and computing innovations – like a soft robot manta ray for coral reef research, a mind-controlled prosthetic hand, a contender for the world’s fastest boat, a healthcare respirator and a scaffold for the human spine. …

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USYD | Science Student Panel

Thinking about pursuing a future in Science and want to know more? Join us to hear from our current Science students about what they are studying, their favourite subjects, and what it is like to be a University student.

UOW | STEM Career Panel

Are you a school leaver, job seeker, or thinking of a career pivot? Come hear how STEM can give you a toolkit for any career path. The University of Wollongong has asked some of our most interesting alumni to share their career journeys and industry insights into how a STEM career can lead you to …

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Firetech Online School Holiday Tech Classes

These school holidays, Firetech are offering small online classes to help you learn about games and coding. There are several classes on offer, including: Video Game Development with Unity Video Game Design Junior Coding with Minecraft Making Games with ROBLOX Creating for Youtube There are courses for kids of all ages, from 9 to 17. …

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CSIRO Inquiry for Indigenous Science Students

Targeting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students in years 5-9, the Inquiry for Indigenous Science Students (I²S²) program provides teacher professional learning to embed Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander traditional knowledge through hands-on inquiry-based projects to increase student engagement and achievement in science. The program is designed to show teachers and students how Aboriginal and/or …

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Uni Melb | Engineering and IT Webinar

Find out how our internationally accredited engineering and information technology degrees can position you for a career solving global challenges. At Melbourne, we offer diverse study options with specialisation in disciplines such as artificial intelligence, digital health, information systems, energy, biomedical engineering and more. During this session, we’ll explore your undergraduate and graduate study options …

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Uni Melb | Science Webinar

Learn more about your undergraduate and graduate study opportunities at the Faculty of Science. You’ll gain in-depth insight into our Bachelor of Science, where you’ll have the flexibility to choose from over 40 majors in science, technology, engineering, medicine and mathematics. Or find out how you can level up your skills and knowledge in science …

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Spellman HV Clean Tech Competition

The Clean Tech Competition is a unique, worldwide research and design challenge for pre-college youth. Designed to encourage scientific understanding of real-world issues, recognise outstanding talent, and prepare the next generation of globally competitive innovators. The theme for 2021 of Preserving the Planet hopes to encourage young scientists to come up with more solutions to …

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It Takes a Spark EDU Conference, Perth

The intent of the It Takes a Spark EDU Conference is to bring together Students and their Teachers to connect with inspiring industry role models, share their current school based activities and projects using an authentic sharing and experiential model, create networks of teachers and student teams, and solve social justice design challenges. The participation …

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UQ | Girls in Computing

Discover the exciting and diverse career options available in technology, software engineering and computer science at UQ’s Girls in Computing event. Open to all female high school students, as well as parents, caregivers and teachers, this evening offers a unique chance to engage in interactive activities, visit information booths, and hear personal stories from current …

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Indigenous Australian Engineering Schools Program

The Indigenous Australian Engineering Schools (IAES) is a week-long program that aims to educate and inspire young Indigenous students about opportunities and careers in Engineering. During the program students take part in several hands-on activities, including meeting engineers and participating in design work. Travel to and from IAES, as well as accommodation, meals and activities …

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Scitech Education Resources

Scitech offers a range of curriculum-aligned programs for secondary level teaching. Science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) skills and knowledge have become increasingly relevant as the nature of work evolves to meet the fast pace of technological advancements, the need for innovation and critical thinking across various industries. Scitech’s resources include excursions, incursions, professional development …

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Astrofest Astrophotography Competition 2021

The Astrofest Astrophotography Competition and Exhibition showcases and celebrates the best of Western Australian astrophotography. The best astrophotography will be exhibited at the Astrofest 2021 event and will travel around the state of Western Australia. There are also heaps of great prizes on offer. Astrophotographers of any age in Western Australia are invited to submit …

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Junior Engineers – Professional Development For Teachers

Junior Engineers is proud to offer a range of professional development programs to help build teacher capability in order to support the delivery of the Digital Technologies Curriculum in a fun and engaging manner. Our workshops have been developed by qualified teachers who specialise in STEM and understand effective pedagogy and the Digital Technologies Curriculum. …

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Junior Engineers School Holiday Programs

Junior Engineers’ face-to-face and online programs are aimed at students in Years 4 to 9 and cover the latest and most popular coding languages including Scratch, Python, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, C++ and more. From game development, Minecraft coding and robotics with Lego Mindstorms through to app development, website design, Arduino robotics and ROBLOX coding, their …

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SCU | STEP-Up Biology Science Teachers Engagement Program

Held in our state-of-the-art research facility, this one day hands-on workshop aligns with the National Curriculum (Science; Biology) and is ideal for teachers looking to incorporate practical learning in the classroom. The workshop includes talks by ocean research experts, hands-on lab activities, and opportunities for teachers to interact with their colleagues as well as Southern …

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ADF STEM Careers Virtual Information Session

Work at the leading edge of technical innovation in the Navy, Army or Air Force and make the most of your potential in a STEM career. Join us for a virtual info session to learn more about STEM careers in the ADF.

ECU | Engineering and Technology Showcase Evening, Joondalup

Come to our information evening and tour facilities, talk to our teaching staff, meet student leaders and discover why your Engineering and Technology career starts at ECU. Why the School of Engineering? See why ECU’s School of Engineering is one of the fastest growing engineering schools in Australia. Experience world-class engineering facilities and a supportive …

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AWS Girls’ Tech Day

Amazon Web Services – Girls’ Tech Day is going virtual this year! Join us on a magical and adventurous journey to explore Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Coding, Virtual Reality, Robotics, and more! This complimentary event will inspire and motivate girls and young women, ages 8-24, to develop and pursue their interests in technology. Speaker Sessions …

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RoboCup Challenge NSW 2020

This year, the RoboCub Challenge is online! Your task is to design, build, and program your robot or robots to complete a set challenge. You will apply your problem-solving, creative and critical thinking skills to solve a set of problems and fulfil your chosen brief. This year you can enter the following categories: ArtBot Challenge …

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Study a Diploma in Engineering at the University of Newcastle

Want to study engineering at uni, but not sure if you’ll meet the entry requirements? Or maybe you’re undecided and want a taste of what engineering might be like before jumping in to a Bachelor degree. The University of Newcastle’s new Diploma of Engineering could provide you with the skills and knowledge you’ll need to …

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Vogue Codes Summit

The annual Vogue Codes Summit has gone virtual for 2020 and will take place over two half-days – November 10 and 11. Technology touches more roles and careers than ever before and continues to open up new areas of opportunity. The 2020 Vogue Codes Summit will explore technology as a force for good, how to …

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The Girls in STEM Toolkit for Schools

Girls in STEM (GiST) is filled with resources to help schools encourage and inspire female students to consider a future career in STEM. They have a huge amount of free resources available for schools, including lesson plans, tips on gender-inclusive teaching, ideas on supporting girls in STEM, resources for careers advisers, and more. Take a …

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The Girls in STEM Toolkit

Interested in a future in STEM? The Girls in STEM Toolkit (GiST) is an online resource designed to help you discover what your future career in STEM might hold. On their website you can explore the variety of STEM careers out there, hear stories from women making a difference in the world, listen to STEM-based …

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5 Female STEAM Trailblazers

If you’re looking for a little career inspiration, check out these interviews with 5 incredible women working in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) in Australia. Vogue got the low-down on just what made these women so successful, and how they’re encouraging the next generation of leaders. Just a couple of the trailblazers interviewed …

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Top of the Class Podcast

Hear from the world’s highest achieving students including global competition winners, entrepreneurs, activists, Harvard grads and more in Crimson Education’s Top of the Class podcast. Go behind the headline achievement to learn how students got started and how you can do the same. Listen here: https://crimsonstopoftheclass.buzzsprout.com/

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7 Cool Careers in the Food Industry

If you think of the food and hospitality industry, there are a few usual careers that probably come to mind: chef, waiter, bartender, barista… But if you’re looking for something a bit more out there, we’ve found 7 exciting careers in the food industry that you might not have considered before.   1. Craft Brewer …

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Flinders | Science Webinar

Join a current Science student to find out more about what it’s like studying Science at Flinders. We will cover entry requirements, course content, placement opportunities and specialisation options.

Virtual BiG Day In

The BiG Day In events are aimed at senior secondary school and university students interested in careers in ICT and technology. BiG Day In helps students obtain more information about ICT and technology careers, and hopefully helps them make a better informed decision about their future.

Flinders | Engineering Webinar

Join a current Engineering student to find out more about what it’s like studying Engineering at Flinders. We will cover entry requirements, course content, placement opportunities and specialisation options.

UQ | Engineering Information Webinar

High school students are invited to join us for a virtual event as we provide all the information you need to know about architecture and design at UQ, before submitting your QTAC preferences. Are you a creative problem-solver? Discover why engineering might be for you. What’s involved: Get tips for applying to university and settling in …

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Virtual BiG Day In

The BiG Day In events are aimed at senior secondary school and university students interested in careers in ICT and technology. BiG Day In helps students obtain more information about ICT and technology careers, and hopefully helps them make a better informed decision about their future.

2021 Australian Stockholm Junior Water Prize

The Stockholm Junior Water Prize is the world’s most prestigious youth award given to a high school student for water research. The competition challenges young people to think big and take a fresh look at local and global water problems. The project encourages students to delve into all areas of water including: Improving water quality …

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Ask an Engineer

Power of Engineering is giving students  in Years 7-12 the chance to ask engineers a question about their careers. They have a network of amazing engineers in fields such as aerospace, mechanical, mechatronics and civil engineering who are ready to answer any questions you might have. Diversity in the engineering profession? Skills required? The role …

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UQ | Experience Environment

Attend an interactive lecture on environmental management and learn about the diverse range of careers that await you after you complete a Bachelor of Environmental Management (Honours) or a Bachelor of Environmental Science (Honours) at UQ. What’s involved: Mini-lecture on environmental science by Associate Professor Paul Dargusch Information session on the Bachelor of Environmental Management …

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UTAS | Women in Technology 2020

The Women in Technology Program aims to empower women and girls considering or building a career in technology and promote discussions about women working in technology-related fields. Join us as we hear from experienced and leading female voices who share their career journey and learnings. The afternoon will end with a Q&A panel session.

UQ | Experience Earth Science

Attend an interactive lecture on earth science and learn about the diverse range of careers that await you after you complete a Bachelor of Science at UQ. What’s involved: Mini-lecture on earth science by Dr Kevin Welsh Information session on the Bachelor of Science program at UQ and pathways to studying earth science Meet current …

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New Health Science Majors at UTS

From 2021, UTS is introducing a new series of majors to their Bachelor of Health Science degree. You can now choose to study Health Promotion, Indigenous Health or Public Health as part of your course. If you have an interest in increasing the health and wellbeing of people from around the world, the Bachelor of …

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On Demand STEM Careers Webinars

Interested in a career in STEM in your future? Careers with STEM has a YouTube channel with informative videos, interviewing real scientists to get a peek into what their careers are like and how they got there. Take a look at their videos here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlx_1IC_f-vD2v0nifs3NuMmi_YNY_vFg

UQ | Experience Zoology

Attend an interactive lecture on zoology, participate in an immersive laboratory activity and learn about the diverse range of careers that await you after you complete a Bachelor of Science at UQ. What’s involved Mini-lecture on zoology Hands-on zoology laboratory activity with Dr Gurion Ang and tutors: building practical skills in interpreting cladograms – which …

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UQ | Experience Marine Biology

Attend an interactive lecture on marine biology, participate in an immersive marine zoology activity, and learn about the diverse range of careers that await you after you complete a Bachelor of Science at UQ. What’s involved Mini-lecture on marine park management and conservation by Associate Professor Ian Tibbetts – this lecture will cover content relevant …

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UQ | Junior Physics Odyssey

Hear from our researchers, meet with current students and explore diverse topics in physics in the Junior Physics Odyssey (JPhO). In this two-day program for Year 10 students, you’ll meet like-minded people while participating in an exciting range of hands-on physics experiments and workshops. What’s involved Learn important principles of physics, preparing you for senior …

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Flinders | STEM Revision Bootcamp

Do you need a quiet place to prepare for your upcoming science and maths exams? The Flinders STEM Outreach Team is hosting a revision boot camp at our Tonsley campus. Make use of our world-class facilities and meet with fellow Year 12 students to revise together. Students will be provided with a dedicated space and …

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SCINEMA Junior 2021

SCINEMA is your chance to use the power of film to explain a STEM concept you have recently learnt about, tell a story about how science affects your life, or show how science can solve real-world problems! The winning film, as well as our curated favourite entries, are screened to thousands of people across the …

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USQ | Surveying Two Day Experience

The Surveying Two Day Experience is designed for year 11 and 12 students who have an interest in the surveying sector and future aspirations to study a Bachelor of Spatial Science Technology (Surveying) or Bachelor of Spatial Science (Honours) (Surveying). Places are limited to 25 school students, who will have the opportunity to engage with …

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BiG Day In Darwin and Online

Join BiG Day In in the Grand Ballroom at the Hilton Darwin or online to hear leading speakers from companies such as Adobe, Microsoft, NEC, Kinetic IT, Defence Force Recruiting and more to come, talking about the future of technology and how students can get involved in shaping the future.

USQ | Surveying Two Day Experience

The Surveying Two Day Experience is designed for year 11 and 12 students who have an interest in the surveying sector and future aspirations to study a Bachelor of Spatial Science Technology (Surveying) or Bachelor of Spatial Science (Honours) (Surveying). Places are limited to 25 school students, who will have the opportunity to engage with …

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Fed Uni | Webinar: Study for a career in mining

Mining Engineers are responsible for planning the safest and most cost effective way of removing minerals from the ground, rivers or the sea bed, and are responsible for protecting conditions for both people and the environment in the vicinity of mines. Hear from our senior mining engineering academic about undergraduate and postgraduate study options.

5 Careers to Fight Global Warming

Do you love STEM and the environment? Maybe you would like to be one of the people helping to solve one of the world’s biggest problems today – global warming. If a career in STEM to help end climate change sounds exciting to you, here are 5 job ideas to consider where you can help …

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BIOMES Online Exhibition

BIOMES is a celebration of all that nature offers, capturing its exquisite beauty through art and stories of its importance to our health and wellbeing through science. It is an online exhibition that is both a celebration of biodiversity and a call to action. You can go on a virtual tour through the exhibition from …

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The Virtual Staffroom Podcast

The Virtual Staffroom is a new edtech podcast for teachers by teachers. It’s the brand-new #edtech podcast brought to you by the Technology 4 Learning (T4L) team at the NSW Department of Education. It doesn’t matter whether you are a beginner tech user or an advanced one – the Virtual Staffroom is for any teacher …

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USYD | Science Student Panel

Thinking about pursuing a future in Science and want to know more? Join us to hear from our current Science students about what they are studying. Learn how studying for science or mathematics may be different to studying other subjects and get some tips for the HSC. You will hear from Arshia who is studying …

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Engineering In-A-Box

Engineering In-A-Box is a 4-lesson classroom resource designed to show students how engineers impact society through different disciplines, creative thinking, and collaboration. We believe that learning about engineering should be: Accessible for every student in Australia, particularly those in regional areas Based on the real world; not just theoretical Creative and engaging, even for students …

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QLD AI Labs – AI Challenges

QLD AI Labs connects AI enthusiasts with some of the most notable companies in the state to solve their business challenges. A business challenge will be released each month from a new corporate sponsor looking for AI solutions to their challenge. Each participant has access to mentors for support to help solve these challenges. If …

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QUT Year 12 Early Offer Scheme

The QUT Year 12 Early Offer Scheme can provide you with certainty about your future study options, with an offer to study at QUT before receiving your ATAR or IB Diploma. If eligible, you will receive an offer for your first preference on Friday 20 November, the day you complete Year 12. The scheme is …

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UQ | Experience Plant Science

Explore the dynamic and interdisciplinary nature of plant science, and branch out into agriculture, agronomy, horticulture, biotechnology, botany or mycology. Attend an online lecture, and learn about the diverse range of careers in plant science that await you after you complete a Bachelor of Agricultural Science, Bachelor of Biotechnology, or Bachelor of Science. What’s involved …

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Fed Uni | Webinar: Bachelor of Geoscience

With our Bachelor of Geoscience degree, you’ll learn all about the geology of our planet – the structure, physical history, composition, and dynamic systems.  This course is ideal for those who wish to pursue professional careers in mineral and oil exploration, extractive industries, environmental science, or hydrogeology.

USYD | Science Student Panel

Thinking about pursuing a future in Science and want to know more? Join us to hear from our current Science students about what they are studying, their favourite subjects, and what it is like to be a University student. You will hear from Ella who is studying Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Advanced Studies, …

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UTS Secondary Education Combined Degrees

Are you thinking of becoming a secondary school teacher? UTS’ unique ‘vertical stack’ course structure combines both undergraduate and postgraduate study into one degree, meaning you get qualified faster. You can combine an undergraduate Science, Communication (Creative Writing) or Engineering Studies degree with a postgraduate degree in Secondary Education, finishing in as little as four …

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Listen to the STEM Careers Podcast

The Queensland Government’s STEM Careers podcast series features interviews with STEM professionals doing incredible work that is impacting the lives of the people around them. The podcast gives you the chance to learn just how interesting and rewarding a career in STEM can be. Listen to the podcast here: https://qed.qld.gov.au/about-us/news-and-media/podcasts/podcasts-stem

Study Human Biology with Endeavour

Do you have an interest in science and health? Endeavour College of Natural Health are offering an Undergraduate Certificate in Human Biology, giving you a comprehensive understanding of human biology, human anatomy, chemistry, and biochemistry. This course is perfect for students to fulfil the requirements of an undergraduate health or science degree, or for those …

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UQ | Experience Entomology

Explore the weird and whimsical world of insects and discover why they are the most successful group of terrestrial organisms. Attend online mini-lectures, and learn about the diverse range of careers in entomology that await you after you complete a Bachelor of Science. What’s involved Mini-lecture on an introduction to insects by Dr Gurion Ang …

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Fed Uni | Webinar: Bachelor of Biotechnology

Our Bachelor of Biotechnology is an interdisciplinary lab-based program where students develop analytical and evaluative skills. Hear from a current student about the strong emphasis on hands-on skill development. Biotechnology is an exciting field of science with important applications in medicine, agriculture and food production.

Murdoch | Science Open Night

Are you thinking of pursuing a career in science at Murdoch University? Attend our Online Science Open Night and find out everything you need to know about studying undergraduate science from some of our leading academics. You’ll have the opportunity to explore the wide range of courses we offer, and hear the real experiences of …

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Super STEM Careers Q&A

Are you a high school student who wants to design, build or discover new things? Do you want to solve challenges of the future? Want to know what a STEM career really looks like, and how to get there? Join us this National Science Week on Wednesday 19 August 4-5pm (AEST) to get answers to …

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The Cotton Gap Program

The Cotton Gap is a future-focused industry program developed by Cotton Australia, connecting school leavers with farmers and exposing them to the diverse range of careers available in the cotton industry. If you haven’t considered a career in cotton, now’s the time to start because there is something on offer for everyone. From machinery operators, …

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