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Latest News & Events

National winners! UNSW’s “Mechatronics Team 2” (left to right) John Lam, Will Andrew, Stanley Lam, Sam Marden and Steph McArthur with their robot “Buttercup”. Photo by Mark Whitty
12 December 2014

UNSW Engineering team and their robot “Buttercup” win the national competition

Shawn Price (left), President of the student society "APACDE" with his club members.
11 December 2014

A record number of nominations were received for the 2014 Faculty of Engineering Student Service Awards

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8 December 2014

UNSW's solar researchers have converted over 40% of the sunlight hitting a solar system into electricity, the highest efficiency ever reported.

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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.