Studying at UNSW
An engineering degree at UNSW sets you up for a rich and challenging experience on all levels. Be surrounded by engineering students and teaching staff who are inspiring, passionate, and driven.
UNSW Engineering researchers are bold, quick-thinkers, challenging the most complex of issues of our time. Our research centres are supported by internal and external partners, academic and industry, both here and overseas.
Our Engineering Schools
The UNSW Engineering is the largest of all the engineering schools in Australia. We offer the widest range of engineering degree course specialisations in the country through our nine engineering schools.

Latest News & Events

Funding will support research to improve navigation interference at airports.
2 September 2014
UNSW space researchers will be able to improve technology that mitigates satellite navigation interference and make satellites cheaper, thanks to almost $600,000 in new federal funding.
29 August 2014

First year female enrolments in engineering at UNSW have increased from 20 to 22% this year, with the Faculty on target to reach their goal of 25% by 2020.

26 August 2014

Photovoltaic researchers at UNSW have secured more than $7 million in support from the first round of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency's (ARENA) Research and Development Program.

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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.


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.