Tag: science


How universities can beat the skills shortage

A new report has revealed there are some high-demand occupations lacking an adequate supply of graduates.


Time to energise the study of physics, technology and maths

It’s always been about the sky for third-year physics student ­Kirsten Banks. “In primary school I was really interested in weather, in meteorology,’’ the 19-year-old says. “But then my grandfather helped me pursue my love of problem-­solving, introduced me to engineering, and then when I started looking at university, I really liked the physics curriculum.’’


Girls encourage to explore their interests in STEM this Christmas

This year Good Education Media chief executive officer, Chris Lester, is supporting the grassroots campaign, No Gender December, which is encouraging parents to avoid buying their children gender-marketed gifts. 


Tassie pharmacy graduates all get jobs

Pharmacy students from the University of Tasmania are virtually guaranteed a job after graduating, a new survey shows. 


Pharmacy a stand-out course for the University of Tasmania

One hundred per cent of pharmacy graduates from the University of Tasmania are finding full-time employment within four months of graduating, according to The Good Universities Guide 2017, released today by the Good Education Media.


Charles Darwin University gets top marks for graduate employment and salary outcomes

The Northern Territory’s Charles Darwin University (CDU) has ranked as a top national performer in The Good Universities Guide 2017, released today by the Good Education Media . 


STEM – the best preparation for an evolving workforce

  Young people today have a wide variety of options available to them when choosing a career, including many exciting new and emerging roles in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Dr Paul Willis, Director of RiAus — Australia’s Science Channel, was invited to speak at The Good Careers Guide Launch on how industries has been shaped over time by science and

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