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STEM Inspiration Day

Demand is high for graduates skilled in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), with employment growing twice as fast as other occupations according to the Queensland Government.

Years 8 and 9 students from Wilsonton SHS, Fairholme College, Kingaroy SHS, The Scots PGC College (Warwick), Faith Lutheran College, St Mary’s College Toowoomba, and Concordia Lutheran College attended STEM Inspiration Day at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) Toowoomba today (June 7).

The event was designed to encourage them to continue studying STEM subjects in higher education, inspiring through hands-on activities across different discipline areas.

Topic covered included 3D Printing, Agricultural Science, Astronomy, Biomedical Sciences, Engineering, Medical Laboratory Science and more.

Boy looking through telescope
Scots PGC College's Alex Naughten