Studying at UNSW
An engineering degree at UNSW sets you up for a rich and challenging experience on all levels.
Our researchers are quick-thinkers and challenge the most complex issues of our time.
Engineering Schools
We are the largest engineering faculty in Australia, offering the widest range of degree course specialisations through our nine Schools.

Latest News & Events

Happy Halloween!
31 October 2014

Check out these gruesome digital costumes made by an imaginative engineer.
31 October 2014

Major players in the energy sector will converge at UNSW on 3-5 November to share their vision for increasing Australia’s contribution to meeting the world’s future energy needs.

The future of water
29 October 2014

Opinion piece by Associate Professor Stuart Khan on recycling water for drinking.

9.00am to 5.00pm
Tyree Room- Scientia Centre, Kensington Campus, UNSW


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.


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.