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Ashwood HS Careers


Our aim is to provide you with all the latest information that will help you make decisions about your future career and your life beyond school.

You can use this site to locate University, TAFE and any other type of course across Australia, get information about the VCE, search for job vacancies and much more. Feel free to drop into the Careers Office if you have any questions.

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Year 12 students have a lot to say about the Government’s uni fee overhaul (Posted: 25/06/2020)

Year 12 students have a lot to say about the changes to University fees
 
If you were in the process of whittling down your tertiary study preferences, the Government’s recent University-fee announcement may have shaken things up. We hit up a group of current Year 12 students and asked them how the overhaul has effected their 2021 pathway planning. As if studying through bushfires and a global pandemic weren't distracting enough... 
 
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Miss Hechenberger
Careers & Pathways Coordinator
 

Celebrating Pride Month and diversity in STEM (Posted: 25/06/2020)

With research suggesting that diverse teams are more likely to make scientific breakthroughs, inclusivity in STEM has never been more important. #PrideMonthGoals 

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Miss Hechenberger
Careers & Pathways Coordinator

Celebrating Women in Engineering Day ?? by busting some of the industry's biggest myths. (Posted: 23/06/2020)

Happy Women in Engineering Day! Let's bust some myths
From suits and high heels to hijabs and hardhats, what women in engineering wear to work is as varied as the different career paths within the discipline. This Women in Engineering Day we asked some female engineers what they love most about their jobs and which myths and stereotypes they’d like to bust.
 
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Inspo, much? Meet a Google engineer
When Hannah Craighead discovered the game-changing code + X concept, she took up machine learning and got pumped on doing exciting things with human language.

Women in robotics
Katrina Lo Surdo, electrical and computer engineer in the robotics and autonomous systems group at CSIRO’s Data61, is part of the talented team wiring up AI to walk, talk and do their jobs. 

Engineering + travel
Kelsie Clarke has assisted on infrastructure projects in Cambodia, worked with a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene team in Vietnam and now sits on the Engineers Without Borders board to foster partnerships.

So, you wanna be a software engineer?
We've launched a new range of e-mags: Careers with STEM Job Kits. These free downloads explore the hottest STEM careers today, with our first focusing on two tech gigs...

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Kind regards

Miss Hechenberger
Careers & Pathways Coordinator
 
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