Expand your opportunities and choice for your future by studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.
STEM skills are essential in many jobs and offer pathways to diverse occupations. For example aircraft engineers, nurses, bioscientists and even motor mechanics.
Industries needing STEM skills include clean technology, food science, health and digital technology. For more information about industries which are growing in South Australia see growth industries.
STEM skills are used in lots of ways:
- helping our planet adapt to climate change
- enabling science to develop new vaccines
- creating innovations in areas like entertainment and engineering.
Not just scientists and engineers
Many jobs require STEM skills at basic levels to problem solve, understand and apply innovations. There is more technology in how we work than at any other time because businesses are adopting new technologies to remain competitive. STEM skills are valuable as an employability skill and are in demand now to help improve businesses.
Study STEM subjects in high school, vocational education or at university and give yourself a variety of pathways into careers in emerging industries and the digital economy.
STEM skills will offer you opportunity and choice for your future
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