To STEM, or not to STEM?

18th March 2022

Two students go head-to-head in why they made their subject choices, and the pros and cons of choosing either humanities or sciences. Dante Phillips: Well, I chose not to STEM. For those who are unaware, the acronym stands for “science, technology, engineering and mathematics” – the subjects of apparent growing import in the 21st century. ...

The Decline of Arts Degrees

11th March 2021

Practicality at the cost of culture. “Will you be able to get a job with that degree?” “Does that even count as a real subject?” “Oh, so you’ll probably go into teaching then?” Hands up, College of Arts students, anyone who hasn’t had a friend or family member ask at least one of these questions ...