Throughout high school, I always wanted to do Science, specifically, I wanted to be a Marine Biologist. Even though I always knew that I wanted to study Marine Biology, I decided to do a broader degree at QUT, just to keep my options open in… Read More »Life as a student on the R/V Falkor – Ella Sinclair
Ever since I can remember I have been curious about the world and how it works on a microscopic scale. I even tried to grow mould on cheese under my bed – much to my mother’s horror. That curiosity blossomed when I reached high school… Read More »My STEM Journey – Louisa Huon de Kerilleau
Many of us know that STEM revolves around the four main disciplines – science, technology, engineering and mathematics. These are all intertwined subjects that are important in understanding pretty much every part of our lives. STEM is everywhere. But the one thing that perhaps blankets… Read More »STEM is not just maths – Trinity Liao
你好 ! Bonjour! Hey, how’s it going? Languages and computer science. You might think it’s a strange combination, but surprisingly, it works. And we’re not just talking about the typical programming languages that you often associate with computer science, we’re talking LANGUAGE language! The one… Read More »The amazing fabulous wondrous connection between languages and Computer Science
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