Many universities have outreach centres or information sessions and careers expos to provide more information about studying engineering at university, what your options are and what you can expect.
Below is a list of some of the universities with outreach programs and their details.
Swinburne University of Technology
Swinburne’s industry-focused Engineering and Technology courses are tailored for students wanting to gain real-world experience.
Swinburne runs a number of Engineering Workshops for students in years 9 – 12 in a number of engineering disciplines. These Workshops allow you to get hands-on experience, like building your own smart car.
At Swinburne, you have the opportunity to work on some fantastic final-year practical workshops and semester or year-long projects, allowing you to gain experience and get your creative juices flowing! Check out some of the Robotics / Mechatronics projects currently underway
Studying at Swinburne means you will not only gain a comprehensive theoretical understanding of engineering and technology processes, but you will also undertake final year projects that are based on real problems so you can graduate with a good understanding of theory and the practical experience to be job-ready. Visit the Swinburne website for further information or find out more about what engineers can do at the Swinburne Make it so site http://www.swinburne.edu.au/feis/make-it-so/
University of Queensland
- Careers in Engineering Evening run in August each year www.engineering.uq.edu.au/info-session
- UQ Open Day www.youruq.com/openday
- Scholarships and student support http://www.latrobe.edu.au/ceps/scholarships/index.html
- Civil Engineering degree options http://www.latrobe.edu.au/ceps/
Queensland University of Technology
A QUT engineering degree provides you with more choice, with 19 programs of study and the flexibility to explore your career directions during your first year. For in-depth information on the units you will study in this course see bee.qut.com/study
QUT awards two bonus QTAC ranks for students who successfully complete either Engineering Technology, Maths C or a language in secondary school (students are eligible for up to six bonus ranks). For more information visit qut.com/entrybonus
The QUT Dean’s Scholars Program is specifically designed for students with outstanding academic ability and leadership potential, commencing a Bachelor of Engineering – Dean’s Scholars Program from Year 12 or a gap year. Dean’s Scholars are recognised as the next generation of engineers, and is the only scholarship and development program of its kind in Queensland, offering outstanding students a scholarship to complete bachelor and masters studies in engineering, opportunities to access valuable industry exposure, international exchange programs, and mentoring. Learn more about this scholarship online at bee.qut.com/deanscholars
SQUEAK stands for “Secondary Schools and QUT Engineering Activity Kits”. It is an interactive educational program developed to provide a hands-on approach to guided group-learning and is run by final year Engineering students from the Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering. The program is now currently run at all schools who offer Engineering Technology within the SE Qld region. To get involved email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, call us or leave a message on 3138 9002.
University of Western Sydney
The School of Engineering at the University of Western Sydney offers a diverse range of innovative professional degree programs at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in a dynamic yet relevant mix of disciplines in engineering, construction and industrial design.
Most programs are available with the flexibility of full-time and part-time attendance, which gives students control over the path they take to develop skills in their chosen profession.
Within our degrees, students also undertake an industry placement before graduation, ensuring that they have actively engaged with the community and have a sense of the commercial and public world prior to graduation. The development and expansion of strong industry links continues to provide a wide range of options for placements which often leads to employment after graduation.
University of Sydney
Charles Darwin University