Science Industry Week 2017 is back!

Hi All

This year we will once again run our Science Industry Nights for each school.

This will be a fantastic and exciting event and an excellent opportunity to hear about career options with a science degree.

We have over 40 industry participating across the week

Attend Science Industry Week and:

  • Learn about a diverse range of careers in science
  • Hear from panel speakers, industry and Monash alumni about science jobs
  • Ask questions about working in industry Network with industry, panel speakers, Monash students, staff and alumni Enjoy
    free food and drinks

For further information and bookings for this evening event, please click on the link below.

I look forward to seeing you there.

Kind regards

Lisa Happell (Careers, Leadership and Volunteering)

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Monash VR Science Precinct Tour

Got friends who are interested in studying science at Monash?

Take them on a 360 degree VR tour of the amazing environment that is the Monash Science Precinct, from wherever they are.

The Science Precinct consists of 5 different areas; Maths, Chemistry, Biological & Environmental Sciences and our dedicated STEM library, the Hargrave Andrew Library.


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iPAD mini giveaway Winner!

Congratulations to the winner of the

iPAD MINI GIVEAWAY for new 2017 subscribers!


The prize was an Apple iPad mini 2.

Our randomly selected winner is Emma G. 

Emma – we have sent you an email so check your Monash student email inbox.


Thanks to everyone who participated!

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‘Beans means Heinz’ & Genetics – A Science Graduate’s Work Experience

What have beans and genetics got to do with each other?

Hello fellow science enthusiasts!

I hope everyone is enjoying their time at Monash and reading Scapegoat weekly. It feels weird to think that this time last year I was doing my own research into graduate programs and here I am two months into one.

Two years ago, I graduated with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Genetics and Molecular Biology and now I work at KraftHeinz in the Marketing department.

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The Power Couple: Juno and Jupiter

Space News

Juno, sister and also wife of chief god Jupiter, has reached her husband/brother. Well, not really the goddess but NASA’s spacecraft, Juno, has reached the gas giant after a five year journey through our solar system and is currently in orbit. NASA has a series of short clips with Bill Nye explaining the journey of Juno, why Jupiter is such a fascinating planet and the challenges Juno had to face.

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Why PHA3990 is the choice for you

By James

Tired of waking up for those 8 am lectures? Stressed out by the prospect of exams? Looking to contribute some new knowledge to the scientific community? If one or more of these apply to you, and you’ve completed the prerequisites listed here, then PHA3990 is for you!

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Why doing a Science degree is not ‘risky’.

By Dr. Mahbub Sarkar, Dr. Chris Thompson & Prof. Tina Overton

The recent Australian Graduate Survey (AGS) reported that 51 per cent of the science graduates found full-time work within four months after completing their course, 17 percentage points below the national average. Based on this single data point, Andrew Norton of the Grattan Institute claimed that enrolling in science degrees is “risky”. He commented,

“If people think doing a Bachelor in Science will give them skills that are highly valued in the labour market then they should probably look at something else.”

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