Inside Melbourne

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Italian

Italy's language and culture have been of great significance for centuries and in recent times Italy has become one of the world's leading industrial and economic powers.

Chinese

Currently Mandarin is spoken by more than 1 billion people around the world, representing about one fifth of the global population. It is one of the world's most commonly used languages, second only to English. Studies of Chinese culture and language can help you make your communication more effective and open many opportunities in a globalised world.

German

German has more than 100 million native speakers and is the third most popular foreign language world-wide. German Studies provides an intimate study environment with enthusiastic and student-focussed talented teaching staff who have a wide range of in-depth knowledge of German language, literature, history and culture.

Episode 10: A STEM of advice

We’re back! After a brief hiatus, we’re proud to unleash our series finale: A STEM of Advice. It’s our most jam-packed episode yet, featuring tips and tricks from almost every guest we’ve interviewed so far.

Bonus episode: In conversation with Alan Finkel, Chief Scientist of Australia

In this special bonus episode of Secret Life of STEM, our resident Science Advisor Dr Andi Horvath speaks to Australia’s Chief Scientist, Alan Finkel. Listen in as Alan Finkel talks about his inspirations and biggest tips for aspiring scientists, and answers year 10’s burning STEM questions.

Episode 9: Growing pop cultures

Futurists often use popular science-fiction stories to predict future STEM trends.Many technologies previously seen only on Star Trek and similar shows have now become everyday objects, like the iPad. Can you think of something you use today that might have come out of a sci-fi movie in the past?

Episode 8: STEM in society

Want to use STEM to build a better, brighter future? You better listen up! The world of STEM is rapidly changing, just like you will be.

Episode 7: STEM gets down to business

How do you turn your STEM studies into a living wage? Or even better - how do you turn your golden STEM idea into actual gold? You might just find out in this episode of Secret Life of STEM.

Episode 6: STEM: Will I fit in?

We’re going to tackle the issue of diversity in STEM head-on. There’s simply no room for prejudice in the STEM workplace. You’ll hear from some amazing people who are taking on bias in STEM, and winning.

Episode 5: Supporting your STEM student

Our team discuss the transition from high school to university, and how to make the most of your university open day. Make sure to take note of these insider tips for invaluable advice on taking your STEM learning to the next level.