Local young women who dream of embarking upon careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) may have found the support they need, with funding awarded to the formation of a new Albury-Wodonga Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (W-STEM) group.
NELLEN has checked back in with one of our young blogging champions, who last time shared with us his experience of looking for work in Wodonga, as a person with a disability. In this blog, he raises an issue that is proving to be a real talking point not just in Wodonga, but in many rural and regional communities in Victoria – the difference having access to public transport or a driver’s licence, makes for young people looking for, and attending, work.
Rural and regional young people will have a new voice speaking on their behalf on the state’s peak body for youth policy, with North East Local Learning and Employment Network (NELLEN) chief executive officer Bev Hoffmann recently joining the Youth Affairs Council of Victoria (YACVic) board.
The solar cars have been built and tested, the student racers are limbering up their remote control fingers, and the countdown is on, with just one day to go until the annual Wilson Transformer Solar Car Challenge.