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Latest News & Events

Sami Kara - low res
1 October 2014

An outstanding contribution to student learning

UNSW photovoltaics PhD graduate and former academic Martha Lenio
1 October 2014

A UNSW photovoltaics PhD graduate and former academic Martha Lenio will command an eight-month Mars mission simulation funded by NASA.

Winners UNSW Lab 202 (1)
26 September 2014

Some healthy competition between our engineering student teams has seen them take out first and second place in an agricultural robotics competition!

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Oct
6.30pm
Leighton Hall, John Niland Scientia Building (G19), UNSW, Kensington
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Oct
8.45am
UNSW Australia, Kensington Campus

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.