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21 October 2014

While it may be difficult to imagine for city dwellers, parts of regional Australia will likely face severe water shortages over the coming months.

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17 October 2014

The 2014 UNSW Engineering Photo Competition has been a great success with a record 223 entries submitted for our theme of “Everyday Engineering”.

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17 October 2014

A revolutionary rock sampling technology that achieved commercial success and a solar collector that can be used to heat or cool buildings are among the big winners in the 2014 UNSW Innovation Awards. 

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STUDENT PROFILE - DOUGLAS GEORGE

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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.