“To bridge the gaps between
the classroom and the workplace”
The Archaic Model
Out-Dated Teaching Systems
With universities still employing 20th century teaching methods and content, it is severely lagging behind to what is required today. By 2030 it is predicted that 50 percent of employees will require high-level programming and software design skills. The jobs of the future will also demand 70% more enterprise skills.
Pains of Recruitment
With the need to identify talented individuals amongst thousands of candidates, traditional recruitment methods are struggling to accurately identify the attributes and traits needed to succeed in the future.
IoT Navigation Project
- Smart lock system - Business card wallet
water saving system
Our partners have submitted over 40 ideas, challenges and projects and received creative solutions from students with diverse backgrounds. And through this process, we have developed talented students who possesses:
20 Oct 2019
To design and showcase your creative solution to an industry problem to a panel of judges (including the FemeTech CEO, Nichol Stark and multinational accounting organisation Deloitte).
RSE X CBA X UNSW WIT: Resume Workshop
12 March 2020
In the workshop, CBA reps will give you professional guidance and tips on writing resumes and the application process. You’ll also have the opportunity to receive targeted feedback on your resume from RSE reps in a one-on-one resume review!
UTS Engineering Society: Design Thinking Workshop
21 May 2020
The Design Thinking Skills Workshop introduces students to how to approach a problem, generate multiple solutions and assess which is the best. You will learn how to improve your soft skills that are required in the workplace and learn problem-solving using these same skills.
Benefits for Partners
Learn why you are part of the solution:
- Achieve an effective outcome for a real need in your business
The next generation have enterprise skills such as creativity, entrepreneurialism and digital skills, which comprise more than 50% of the skills requested by employers, to help take your company to the next level.
- Access to the brightest talent pool across Sydney
There is opportunity to identify suitable students and directly recruit them – since our founding in 2015, we have had over 400 program participants. Partners find a greater number of job applications than from current methods such as society referrals and campus visits.
- Increase your branding and marketing awareness
Partner opportunities and brand are marketed directly to a pool of highly sought after students through direct (newsletter, alumni network) and indirect (Facebook, LinkedIn, website) mediums, increasing the quality of their prospective employees. 37.5% of our alumni have secured industry placements within 3 months of completing our programs.
- Chance to host tailored technical skills and professional development workshops
Skill shortages within the workforce will be minimised, reducing employee training and resources for your company. This is why we have had 35+ industry engagements for our flagship STEM Leaders Program with an overall satisfaction of 9/10 expressed by both students and partners.
- Opportunity to engage in Diversity and Inclusion initiatives
We aim to reduce gender imbalance within STEM through encouraging talented female students to compete in our FemeTech Hackathon diversity initiative, where 52% of participants were female.