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25 February 2015

Some helpful tips to get you ready for your first semester of Engineering!

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23 February 2015

It is synonymous with an Aussie summer but the humble backyard hose could be a bacterial breeding ground, providing the ideal conditions for the organisms that cause Legionnaires’ disease to flourish, UNSW research has revealed.

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20 February 2015

A UNSW environmental engineer exploring the impacts of extreme weather events on water quality has been appointed to a top World Health Organisation body drafting future water strategies.

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STUDENT PROFILE - DOUGLAS GEORGE

Studying Electrical Engineering at UNSW - DG2

Douglas George

Electrical Engineering

I chose UNSW firstly because of the amazing campus atmosphere. I definitely care about my academics and study but there are lots of other things that are important to me such as playing basketball and being able to get involved in community service.

ENGINEERING AS A CAREER

what does an Engineer do?

Exactly what does an Engineer do?

In a very basic sense, engineers use maths and science and solve world problems. However great engineers possess four traits which can be applied to any engineering career. They are generally big picture thinkers who love solving problems and fixing things - but to be a great engineer, you need to be able to communicate.