Is civil, environmental or geospatial engineering right for me?

Listen to what our current students said about why they have chosen to study civil, environmental, surveying or geospatial engineering.

Civil, environmental, surveying or geospatial engineering may be what you’re looking for, if you:

  • have an innate curiosity about how things work
  • are good at maths and science
  • like to tackle challenging problems
  • enjoy working as part of a team
  • want to develop your design and problem-solving skills
  • want to pursue a fulfilling career in a wide choice of sectors
  • want to make a difference to the lives of individuals and society as a whole
Aaron Hargrave

Aaron Hargraves

BE Civil Engineering

"The UNSW School of Civil and Environmental Engineering was my choice for many reasons. It is the largest school of engineering at UNSW so it has a wealth of opportunities for students."

Erin Cini

Erin Cini - Director, Water Licensing & Compliance at IPART - BE Environmental Hons 2006

"Environmental engineering at UNSW Australia gave me skills which I would call ‘beyond technical’."

Duc Tran

Duc Tran

BE Civil  Engineering

"The main reason I decided to study at the UNSW School of Civil and Environmental Engineering is because of its strong reputation not only in Australia, but globally."


Anthony Ferraro

BE Civil Engineering/Law

"The most interesting about learning concepts from such independent disciplines is that you learn how it all comes together so that you can build important structures that help society function."

Christina Lindop

Christina Lindop
BE Surveying

"I loved maths and the outdoors and surveying fulfilled both of those things for me. There are many specialities within surveying and the spatial industry which are very exciting."