The Faculty of Engineering is a reputed centre for engineering studies and research in Australia.  It offers over 60 years of sustained excellence in cutting-edge education, incorporating the latest developments in each field.

Choose the project you wish to support from the list below or for more information about giving to the Faculty of Engineering contact:

Victoria Miller
Development Officer
+61 2 9385 55364

Redback Racing

Redback Racing is UNSW's student-run Formula SAE team that designs, constructs and races a small open wheel race car in the annual Australasian FSAE competition. The project is a unique opportunity for students to develop leadership, teamwork, and managerial skills in a project that is focused on excellence in design, engineering, and construction, skills that are invaluable in industry and students’ future careers.

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Australian Energy Research Institute

The Australian Energy Research Institute (AERI) is a groundbreaking Australian institute comprising researchers and several facilities from UNSW.

With the goal of developing real-world solutions to the energy challenges of today and the future, AERI harnesses the diverse strengths of UNSW and brings together world-class researchers who are working together on the key areas of: Renewable energy technologies; Fuels for a cleaner environment; Distributed Energy Systems; Efficient energy technologies; Economic, social and regulatory policy.

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The Paul M Trainor Chair in Biomedical Engineering

The establishment of this Chair is intended to increase UNSW research strengths in the area of Medical Technology and to play and to play a leadership role at the forefront of biomedical engineering.
The chair is intended to:

  • Combine existing world class research strengths to develop a robust research program in the strategic area of Medical Technology;
  • Bridge the gap between established research teams within UNSW and the medical device industry in Australia and overseas;
  • Increase research output;
  • Cement the School’s and UNSW research reputation within Australia and internationally.

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This is a hotly contested international competition for four-legged robots - robodogs. Robocup is an international initiative that aims to foster artificial intelligence and robotics research. The dog has to be programmed to detect the ball, kick the ball, and understand when a kick is coming from a player on its own team. The UNSW team consistently achieve podium position in international competition.

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Rural Scholarships

The Faculty of Engineering Rural Scholarships Program is designed to assist students living in rural and isolated areas to study at the leading Engineering Faculty in Australia.

The Rural Scholarships Program has and continues to assist students from rural and isolated areas to attend UNSW to study Engineering and develop into Australia’s finest engineers.

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Sunswift is a full-scale, multi-disciplinary, student-led engineering project. Students volunteer their time and skills to fund, design, build, equip and drive a state-of-the-art solar-powered car. The project provides an unprecedented theoretical-learning and hands-on experience for university students.

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