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About Us

Our Values

The principles we believe in and the values that makes us who we are.

  • Give Before Taking

    Your true worth is determined by how much you give in value than you take in payment.

    The more you give, the more you have. You feel empowered, capable, proud and overall great!

    At RSE we believe the same, and look to create a community of sharing and giving. Generosity builds success.

  • Inspire Others to Succeed

    “Average people raise the bar on themselves;

    Good people raise the bar for others;

    Great people inspire others to raise their own bar”

  • sms_failed Fail But Only Once

    Instead of fearing failure, embrace it. But from each failure, learn what went wrong and aim to do it better the next time.

    At RSE, we believe that every failure is an invaluable learning experience which brings you closer to success.

  • Try All the Flavours of the Icecream

    Try as many things as you can and work out what drives you.

    RSE provides both staff and students with opportunities they wouldn't have otherwise, allowing them to discover their passion.

Our Story

Since being founded in Jan 2016, Real Skills Education has come a long way ...

Real Skills Education founded in Jan 2016

Real Skills Education began in 2016 founded by Ajay Prakash and Walter Kong with a strong interest in professional skill development. Providing students with interactive sessions to create the optimal learning environment that reflects the modern changes in the job market.

First STEM Leaders Program held

The 1st STEM Leaders Program is held with 32 participants and 5 projects in December 2016

January 2017

The team grows to 11 people with the introduction of the partners, programs and marketing divisions. RSE is sponsored by the UNSW Engineering Faculty as a Student Led Project.

Second STEM Leaders Program Lift Off

In July 2017, we ran the 2nd Stem Leaders Program, with 45 participants and the introduction of the Chemical and Electrical Engineering streams. William becomes President of Operations with a team of 15 people. Our Board of Directors is formed with Sarah (Fujitsu General) and Richard (Dematic) joining.

December 2017

We run our first workshop for highschool students at the B.Inspiring STEM Conference. We run the 3rd Stem Leaders Program with 92 applications, 57 participants and the introduction of the Biomedical and IT/Data streams.

January 2018

Our team grows to 18 people with the introduction of the HR division. RSE takes part in FYA’s Innovation Nation Program. RSE becomes a member of the UNSW Engineering Faculty’s Industry Partnership Program Package.

April 2018

Introduction of the IT division to the team. We run our first on-site high school workshop at Strathfield Girls High School and our first USYD workshop in collaboration with SUEUA. Across the semester, we present for over 100 people through our workshops.

July 2018

Our operational team grows to 39 people. We run the 4th SLP, with over 214 applications, 84 participants and 9 industry projects. Introduction of the Engineering Power-Up Program with 26 participants.

December 2018

The Board of Advisors is formed with Raymond (Suncorp), Andrew (Gamurs) and Marco (Charter Hall) joining. We run the 5th SLP with 215 applications, 59 participants and 7 industry projects. Our sponsorship from the UNSW Engineering Faculty comes to an end.