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Latest News & Events

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23 January 2015

Some of Olivia Gall’s earliest memories are of her father building their family home and wondering to herself ‘how does that work?’, but classmates thought she was “crazy” when she started talking about a career in mining engineering.

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9 January 2015

A record number of female high school students have applied to join the Women In Engineering camp designed to give them a taste of a future career in engineering.

Tyce Barton receives his award from Foreign Minister Julie Bishop
7 January 2015

Congratulations to our Engineering students who have secured prestigious New Colombo Plan Scholarships to study in the Indo-Pacific.

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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.