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Latest News & Events

The future of water
29 October 2014

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

Professor Robert Hill
28 October 2014

Professor Robert Hill who delivered the inaugural Sir Williams Tyree Energy Lecture said a greater focus on encouraging technological breakthroughs is needed in the review of the Renewable Energy Target.

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23 October 2014

UNSW engineering student Hayden Smith will share his experiences leading Sunswift, UNSW’s world-record breaking solar car racing team at TEDxUltimo this Saturday.

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UNSW Australia, Kensington Campus
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Room G3 Electrical Engineering Building, UNSW Kensington
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9.00am to 5.00pm
Tyree Room- Scientia Centre, Kensington Campus, UNSW

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.