Studying STEM at university brings many opportunities, when I was in high school, I never thought I could be working on a rocketry project in my second year. University classes and extracurricular projects in STEM offer exciting opportunities to develop logical thinking processes, effective communication… Read More »Rocket Science at University! – Grace Gunner
Impostor syndrome – feeling like you don’t belong or are a ‘fraud’. Feeling like you’ll be found out for not belonging, or that you haven’t earned your achievements. Many of us have felt overwhelmed or out of place at some point, and for lots of… Read More »Feeling like an Imposter in STEM?
Earlier this year, I participated in the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge as part of Adept’s team of six people. The Biomimicry Global Design Challenge is an annual challenge seeking to address global issues ranging from environmental damage to food security with solutions inspired by nature.… Read More »Biomimicry Global Design Challenge – Hazel Huang
So you like problem solving and analytical thinking? Or just being curious about the world and how it works? And you’re thinking a STEM degree will let you be all those things in your career? You’re right! But what jobs can scientists, engineers, mathematicians and… Read More »What can I do with a STEM degree??
Here are some book recommendations from our university WISTEMS community! Hidden Figures, by Margot Lee Shetterly – Alina, Computer Science & Angelina, Veterinary Medicine Women in Science, by Rachel Ignotofsky – Molly, Science Big Book of Numbers, by Adam Spencer – Kaitie, Mathematical Sciences Seven… Read More »Our Reading List
We know that the words “Years 11 and 12” can send a shiver down your spine when they are muttered. But that shouldn’t be the case. We understand that the thought of those senior years can be intimidating, but we also know that it can… Read More »Senior Years Survival Guide
Undergrad: Concurrent degrees in Bachelor of Science (Advanced) and Bachelor of Maths and Comp. Sci. Current area of study: Masters in Applied Maths Why did you choose to do this degree/a degree in STEM? I began my degree in chemistry because it was one of… Read More »Interview with a postgrad: Rose Crocker
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