The School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering combines a world-class reputation with more than 60 years of excellence to remain at the cutting-edge of engineering education, research and expert consultation.
The School delivers a comprehensive program of teaching in undergraduate and postgraduate programs in aerospace, materials, mechanical, mechatronic and mining engineering studies, and has established an excellent reputation for the quality of its graduate training and research performance.
The School’s reputation for research excellence attracts academia from around the world. Our diverse research programs address the evolving needs of industry and society, and contribute to economic and social development. The School’s established research strengths in Hypersonics, Light Metals and Mining Technology are complemented by ongoing growth in areas such as composites, geothermal energy, metals manufacturing and rock mechanics.
The University of Queensland's Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) is an integrated multi-disciplinary research institute bringing together the skills of world-class researchers in the areas of bioengineering and nanotechnology.
It is home to 19 research groups working at the interface of the biological, chemical and physical science to alleviate current problems in human health and environmental issues.
The institute has three key areas that collectively distinguish it from other institutes in the country, namely AIBN's:
* research excellence;
* industry focus; and
* dynamic research environment
These characteristics focus AIBN research efforts on developing new products, processes and devices for improving human health and quality of life. In this way the institute goes beyond basic research to promote and develop the growth of innovative industries, which will benefit the Queensland and Australian economies.
The NCEA was established in 1994 and specialises in engineering research in agriculture and related environmental areas relevant to improving the profitability, environmental sustainability and socio-economic wellbeing of our rural industries, their natural resource base, as well as the manufacturing and service sectors which support them. The NCEA promotes this research via relevant extension and training programs and most importantly through commercial interaction with industry.
The NCEA continues to provide leadership in research, training and commercialisation in the diverse field of engineering for agriculture. Program areas cover irrigation and natural resource management, and agricultural and biosystems engineering. Funding was sourced from more than 12 agencies. A strength of the NCEA’s programs is the diverse agricultural industries across which we work.
The Faculty is responsible for full time, part-time and flexible mode teaching programs, scholarship/research programs, consulting activities and community engagement in the areas of sciences, engineering and health. To develop the intellectual capital to support present and future activities, academic staff are organised into four schools
Founded in 1902, Perth College is an Anglican school in Perth offering Day and Boarding opportunities for girls from Kindergarten to Year 12, with boarding available from Year 7.
Perth College is the oldest independent Anglican girls’ school in Western Australia with over 115 years educating remarkable women. The School aims to engage body, mind, heart and spirit of each student and it is these principles, which have contributed to the School’s reputation of offering a holistic education and diverse opportunities.
During 2012, Perth College launched InsideOut, the first sequential self-leadership programme in Western Australian schools. Providing opportunities for girls from Kindergarten to Year 12 the learning opportunities will be provided in a range of workshops, seminars, experiential learning and self-leadership opportunities. This is to reflect the girls inner development to outer excellence, which will provide students with the skills to lead themselves; to cope with challenges; to be more resilient; become stronger; more capable, whilst also giving the girls real skills to make a difference in society, which will also benefit overall academic performance. A key aspect of InsideOut is our collaboration with the University of Western Australia (UWA), who is undertaking a research project to evaluate the quantitative difference of self-leadership training, which will provide us with measurable outcomes.
At Perth College, students are provided with a Personal Learning Device (PLD) granting them access to significant learning technologies. The PLD is considered to be the student's mobile classroom. The School has invested in state-of-the-art infrastructure including wireless technology, smart boards, industry standard and educational software and systems. These technologies in conjunction with traditional classroom best practices provide our girls with a 21st Century education.
The School is renowned for its teaching staff, they are leaders in their field through trial and implementation of the new courses of study and the Australian Curriculum. Students rate our teachers as one of the benefits of attending the School as they are compassionate, caring and develop strong relationships.
The Perth College Boarding House is home to 100 girls and prides itself on its warmth and 'home away from home' environment with a unique rural feel. A feature of a Perth College boarding education is the On Board programme. It is designed to teach our girls more about themselves, to develop self-esteem, to appreciate and experience the ways in which they can contribute to their immediate and wider community and ultimately how to lead by example and manage senior roles of leadership in preparation for life beyond Perth College.
To discuss enrolment opportunities for your daughter contact Enrolments Director, Judy Parker, on 08 9471 2104 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Faculty of Science and Engineering is internationally recognised for its research in tropical and conservation biology, earth science, environmental science, fluid dynamics, advanced materials and marine science. The Faculty’s research and teaching programs address issues relevant to the tropics and meeting the needs of a diverse range of industries and professions.
The Faculty operates at the Cairns and Townsville campuses of JCU and is organised into three multidisciplinary schools:
CAST aims to benefit Australia by educating people in world leading light metals technology and by encouraging the professional development of CAST personnel. CAST provides support for students at school, TAFE, undergraduate and postgraduate levels to interact with researchers at the cutting edge of developments in light metals technology, to access world class facilities and to gain valuable industry experience.
The School of Engineering's vision is to benefit society by training tomorrow's technology leaders and engineering a technology-driven future: via our cutting-edge research, our collaborations with industry, and our innovative teaching programmes. In this way we help Deakin University to achieve its vision of being Australia's most progressive university. Deakin is already Australia's fastest growing research university, and the School has contributed enormously to this impressive research growth.
The School offers a range of teaching programmes in Engineering covering a broad spectrum from water and wastewater engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, automotive product development, mechatronics and robotics and electronics.
We offer undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degrees with specialisms in these areas, in addition to higher degrees by research. As Australia 's most experienced provider of quality distance education, Deakin offers flexible study options that enable courses to be completed in conjunction with career, family and travel plans.
The Cooperative Research Centre for Railway Engineering and Technologies – Rail CRC – was established on 1 July 2001 as part of the Federal Government’s Cooperative Research Centres Programme. The Centre commenced as an unincorporated joint venture between six universities and six major Australian rail companies – the first transport-related CRC in the programme’s history.
Rail CRC was established with a vision for ‘a new era for rail in Australia – world standard railway systems through cooperative research’. Throughout six years of innovative research, Rail CRC became arguably the premier rail research centre in the nation, with the combined expertise of more than 150 researchers working collaboratively with industry partners to deliver valuable research, knowledge and innovation to the railway industry.
Rail CRC received Commonwealth funding for six years until 30 th June 2007. In addition, Rail CRC secured cash and in-kind support from industry and universities. With participants across freight and urban systems, rail operators and track owners combined, Rail CRC was charged with increasing rail’s efficiency, reliability, safety and skills through world-leading research for the betterment of the Australian rail industry and the community at large.
At the end of six years and with the closing of Rail CRC in June 2007, the Commonwealth Department of Science, Education and Training approved licensing of Rail CRC Intellectual Property to the spin-off company Rail Innovation Australia.
Rail Innovation Australia is now charged with commercializing key technologies developed in Rail CRC and growing this business going forward.
“Living and Learning by the Sea”
Torquay College provides quality education enabling students to reach their potential and caters for the development of the ‘whole child’ from early childhood to young adulthood.
We are a large school in a growing community, yet we have been able to maintain a neighbourhood feel. When you visit our school you will see our parents engaged in friendly interaction outside each learning community as they wait for their children at the end of the school day. Parent meetings in the school café are inviting and allow for the sharing of information and ideas.
Each learning community is led by a senior teacher and well qualified teachers with small class sizes. The academic standards are high and students are supported and extended to reach their educational potential.
Engineering Education Australia (EEA) deliver education and training on behalf of Engineers Australia, the peak body of Engineers in Australia with more than 92,000 members.
Since 1989, EEA has delivered professional development courses and programs for the Engineering Team and in the last nine years alone has delivered exclusive education and training to 21,763 Engineers from 1,687 different Engineering Organisations.
Engineering Education Australia professional development is high quality, relevant and up to date and delivered in the engineering context with a focus on practical application back in the workplace. All professional development delivered by Engineering Education Australia is also recognised for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) by Engineers Australia in accordance with Engineers Australia CPD Guidelines.
Education and training delivered by EEA is available for Members and Non-Members of Engineers Australia and for all roles and responsibilities within the Engineering Team.
Welcome to the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment. Our Faculty brings together expertise in engineering, architecture, building, surveying, industrial design and computer science. Our degree programs focus on the development of innovative, resourceful and creative graduates - future leaders in industry, the profession and the community.
The Faculty is internationally recognised for its outstanding research record. Many of our staff are leaders in their fields, carrying out pure and applied research that invariably attracts high levels of competitive research funding and highly talented research students.
Through collaborative research, we forge strong partnerships with industry and professionals. Our interactions with industry bring real-world technology issues into our research laboratories and our teaching. Working with industry helps us maintain a ‘forward-looking’ approach to education. We are committed to building long-term relationships that mutually benefit all parties, and to expanding these relationships for the future.
Mechanical engineering applies human and material resources to the design, construction, operation and maintenance of machines (supported increasingly by sophisticated computer technology) to move people, goods and materials; generate energy; produce goods and services; and control pollution and dispose of wastes. It interacts with all other branches of engineering, and is increasingly involved with other disciplines such as medicine and biology.
A notable feature of our graduates is their versatility, the breadth of skills they have acquired and the fundamental nature of the knowledge gained from their studies. This equips them for responsibility in a wide range of activities, making available a choice of career directions and providing flexibility in the face of new leadership opportunities as society develops.
Graduates from the Department can be found in responsible positions in all phases of engineering throughout Australia and overseas. Some of the industries in which recent graduates are playing leading roles include automotive, aircraft and biomedical.
In laboratory and research work, students have access to well-equipped laboratories for materials testing, engine/turbine testing, wind tunnel investigations, simulation and metal forming processes. A heavy engineering workshop is also available for the manufacture of testing facilities and research apparatus.
Engineering design, which draws on the School's extensive computer facilities in computational mechanics and its access to the latest design software, is now established as an area of study and research and liaises effectively with numerous industrial partners.
SkillsTech Australia is Queensland’s largest public provider and was created in 2006 to boost the state’s skilled workforce to build the capacity of the Vocational Education and Training sector. It is a Registered Training Organisation registered under the Australian Quality Training Framework to provide quality training and education in the following vocational training areas:
• Building and Construction
• Manufacturing and Engineering
• Sustainable Technologies.
The Institute provides over 120 training programs to people of all ages - from school students through to mature-age students, including school-based, pre- and post-apprenticeship, diplomas, advanced diplomas, licensing and, of course, traineeships and apprenticeships, including a number of projects for and including overseas clients.
SkillsTech Australia provides blended educational delivery models, including a mix of face-to-face teaching, workplace-based learning, video conferencing and e-learning. These methodologies are adaptable in meeting industry needs in a competitive global market environment. Overall, world-class training is delivered at seven training centres around Brisbane to more than 20,000 students annually.
Our engineering and technology community is drawn from over 100 countries, consisting of 2700 students in coursework programs (nearly 700 at the Masters level) and more than 500 students in research training, all supported by over 400 PhD qualified researchers and teachers. Our network of nearly 25,000 alumni spans the globe. The strength of our research, teaching and practice is helping to define engineering for the 21st century.
The MSE offers an internationally recognised curriculum with dual accreditation that is unique in Australia. The Master of Engineering suite of programs are the only engineering courses to be accredited by Engineers Australia, as well having received EUR-ACE® label European accreditation, allowing our graduates to register and work as professional chartered engineers in many countries around the world.
Our graduate model of engineering education provides depth, breadth and flexibility to a world-class curriculum that is informed by real world, problem-based learning, industry experience and a generous program of scholarships for both local and international students.
The Australian Industry Trade College (AITC) is a senior College with a trade focus for Year 11 and 12 students. Students at the AITC complete their Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) whilst starting a paid apprenticeship in the trade career of their choice.
As a co-educational college, the AITC has over 600 apprenticeships and traineeships on offer. The Australian Industry Trade College supports the young person’s search for a suitable apprenticeship by employing employment consultants whose role it is to liaise with employers and to coach and mentor them in an apprenticeship in industry.
The Australian Industry Trade College is not a traditional trade college as it was founded to support industry’s need for better educated apprentices and trainees. Feedback from our industry partners attests to the positive learning culture of the college as demonstrated by the many testimonials from our employers and parents. Starting their school based apprenticeships at the AITC gives students an early start to a productive trade career in industry. The Australian Industry Trade College has 2 campuses – on the Gold Coast in Robina and in Redlands, for more information on the College, please refer to our website www.aitc.qld.edu.au
The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology (FEIT) is Australia's leader in practice-based engineering and information technology education and research, and currently enrolls over 7,000 students in industry-recognised courses from undergraduate to doctoral level.
The Faculty prides itself on its high level of engagement with the engineering and information technology professions locally and internationally, through its rigorous student internship programs, collaborative research projects, short course and consulting activities, and courses offered in Hong Kong and Singapore.
Faculty of Engineering and Surveying provide world class degree programs that are fully accredited by the various professional and industry bodies and which prepare our graduates to be leaders in our rapidly changing world.
Our degrees are structured to provide maximum flexibility. You can study on-campus or wherever you live, full-time or part-time. Distance is no longer a barrier. Your degree from USQ will be your passport to the future, wherever you want to work.
La Trobe University has officially launched AgriBio, the Centre for AgriBioscience - a $288 million joint venture with the Victorian Government to establish a world-class institute for research and development in the agricultural biosciences. The $100 million La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science complex has also officially opened, an outcome of generous support from the Commonwealth Government and La Trobe University funds.
These initiatives build on the Faculty’s strength in these areas, and provide exciting opportunities for current and future students to become involved in key research of national and international importance.
The Faculty has four Schools: engineering and mathematical sciences; life sciences; molecular sciences; and psychological science.
We deliver a wide range of general and specialist courses that will challenge you to think, and expand your life and learning experiences. Courses are offered at Melbourne (Bundoora) and at La Trobe’s regional campuses in Bendigo and Albury-Wodonga.