What is Engineering?

Engineers have contributed to some of the greatest technological achievements of the 20th century including electrification, automobiles, health technologies, space craft and high performance materials.

Engineering is the application of maths and science to design, create, improve and maintain things such as buildings, computers, cars, roads and aeroplanes. Engineering shapes and changes the world we live in and without engineering there would be no improvements to our lifestyles.

Engineers solve problems and improve the way things work. They have management, lateral thinking and communication skills. Engineers are in constant demand across a wide range of industries both national and internationally. Engineering covers a vast array of fields including Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Mining, Software and Telecommunications.