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Examples of how a degree from the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering can lead to a rewarding and successful career.

Most Advanced Manufacturing Jobs Going to South Australia

Prime Minister Turnbull spoke on ABC radio of commitment to “industry, advanced manufacturing, technology, science, engineering in SA — because we are putting the most advanced manufacturing projects in Australia in SA” and  “State will have a bright jobs future because of defence projects.” &

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Stretchable nano-devices put smart contact lenses in sight

Stretchable nano-devices put smart contact lenses in sight Friday, 19 February 2016 Researchers at the University of Adelaide and RMIT University have joined forces to create a stretchable nano-scale device to manipulate light. The device manipulates light to such an extent that it can filter specific colours while still being transparent and could be used […]

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Electrical and Electronic Engineers graduates have best employment prospects.

Data released from the latest 2015 GradStats report show Electrical,  Electronic and Computer Engineers have the highest employment rate of all engineering graduates. The report show that over 78% of Electrical,  Electronic and Computer Engineering graduates seeking employment, had full time employment 4 months after graduating.

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International company chooses Adelaide for calibre of engineers available from Adelaide University

Executive Director, Global Sales, Stephan Mavrakis of international company, Spectra QEST, recently commented as to why Spectra QEST continues to remain headquartered in Adelaide. “The reason why we’re not in Sydney, Melbourne, Chicago or New York is because in Adelaide we can find incredibly good talent – engineers – that we can get straight out […]

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Engineers have happiest jobs in the world

According to analysis carried out by the Guardian, engineers have the happiest job in the world.  To find out more see http://www.theguardian.com/money/2015/apr/07/going-to-work-with-a-smile-on-your-face?CMP=fb_gu

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Mind Control – Brain Computer Interface for assisting stroke patients

Watch Phd student Sam Darvishi present a segment on Scope TV science show demonstrating the Brain Computer Interface he has been developing to assist stroke patients regain motor skills.

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Recent study shows the world’s wealthiest people study engineering

The findings of a study by Approved Index, show that more than a fifth (22 per cent) of the world’s wealthiest people studied engineering as a subject at university. Read the full story here.  

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Female EEE engineers are making an impact in the world

Girls, start now to apply your interests to changing the world as an engineer.  Read some inspiring testimonies from successful IEEE Women in Engineering members.

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DSTO Scholarhsips for 2014 Announced

DSTO has provided scholarships to undergraduate students in collaboration with the University of Adelaide to encourage young scientists and engineers to pursue studies in optics, photonics and radar of relevance to DSTO, potentially leading to a career in defence research and development. These scholarships assist Australian students meeting their educational costs.  The scholarships are awarded […]

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Engineers Highest Earners in 2013 Australian Graduate Survey

Figures are from the 2013 Australian Graduate Survey, conducted by Graduate Careers Australia, show graduates in the field of Engineering were the highest earners of all fields listed in the survey with an average salary of $65K.  Furthermore 92% of engineering graduates were able to find engineering jobs.

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