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AEROSPACE GATEWAY SCHOOLS DIRECT ENTRY TO UQ 2014. SNAPSHOT. Founded in 1910 45,000 students 10000 international students from 135 countries Group of Eight (Go8) member Universitas21 member Three campuses. WHAT IS ENGINEERING?.

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SNAPSHOT
  • Founded in 1910
  • 45,000 students
  • 10000 international students from 135 countries
  • Group of Eight (Go8) member
  • Universitas21 member
  • Three campuses
what is engineering
WHAT IS ENGINEERING?

The application of science to create useful products and services for the community within economic, environmental and resource constraints

engineering at uq
ENGINEERING AT UQ
  • Queensland’s largest choice of engineering study areas
  • Excellent employment opportunities strengthened by UQ’s world-class reputation
  • Loads of practical experience through site visits, vacation work and industry placements (60 days of industry experience minimum)
  • Expert lecturers - students learn from leading engineers, industry specialists and staff whose research is changing the world and the way industry does business
  • General first year plans (optional) for students who haven’t decided in which study area they want to specialise
  • Advanced theoretical knowledge and practical skills to meet industry needs – provides a strong foundation for your engineering career
  • Bachelor of Engineering is a four-year degree; dual programs available
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LARGEST CHOICE OF SPECIALISATIONS

  • Chemical
  • Chemical and Materials
  • Chemical and Metallurgical
  • Civil
  • Civil and Environmental
  • Civil and Geotechnical
  • Electrical
  • Electrical and Biomedical
  • Electrical and Computer
  • Mechanical
  • Mechanical and Aerospace
  • Mechanical and Materials
  • Mechatronic
  • Mining
  • Mining and Geotechnical
  • Software
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B.E. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor of Engineering (BE)
    • Single Point of Entry
    • High school prerequisites:
    • Maths B, English, Chemistry or Physics
    • (Maths C recommended)
    • Overall Position (OP) 5 in 2012
    • UQ Bonus Point Scheme
ict at uq
ICT AT UQ
  • UQ’s ICT programs teach current technologies and the ability to adapt to the constantly changing ICT world
  • UQ supports theory with industry practice through a strong component of project work
  • You can undertake an industry project in your final year, enabling you to work for several months in industry
  • UQ ICT students have access to state-of-the-art computer facilities (more than 10 computer labs with 24-hour access for students)
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ICT AT UQ
  • You can keep your options open because UQ’s Bachelor of Information Technology is structured to allow you to easily transfer into other programs, such as the Bachelor of Engineering. 
  • You will have opportunities to develop multidisciplinary skills and knowledge in areas diverse as music, design, mathematics, psychology, engineering, physical and biological science, and communications.
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ICT AT UQ
  • Three years (BInfTech)
  • Double Majors

Bioinformatics

Enterprise Information Infrastructure

Human-Computer Interaction

Technical Majors

Software Design

Software Information Systems

Computer Systems and Networks

      • Also in Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Software Engineering

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ICT ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor of Information Technology (BInfTech)
    • Single Point of Entry
    • High school prerequisites:
    • English, Maths B
    • Overall Position (OP) 11 in 2012
    • UQ Bonus Point Scheme
slide17

TEACHING EXCELLENCE

  • Award-winning lecturers
  • Professor Ian Cameron - Prime Minister’s Award for Individual University Teacher of the Year.
  • Associate Professor Lydia Kavanagh – ALTC award for Teaching Excellence
  • Dr Liza O’Moore – ALTC citation for outstanding contributions to student learning
  • UQ Engineering was recently showcased at a world forum for Engineering Education at Imperial College, London.
  • Teaching informed by industry and research
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RESEARCH EXCELLENCE

Taught by engineers who are changing the world

Professor Stuart CrozierAustralian Professorial Fellow

Biomedical Engineering

Professor Russell Boyce

DSTO Professor of Hypersonics

Professor Hal Gurcenci

Geothermal Energy Centre of Excellence

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STRONG INDUSTRY LINKS AND PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE

  • Thirteen Professorships funded by industry
  • Industry scholarships - $500,000
  • Industry lecturers
  • Site visits, field trips, real projects
  • Work experience
  • (Microsoft, Boeing, etc)
  • Study Abroad
slide20

GRADUATE DEMAND

  • Population growth in SE QLD and infrastructure squeeze
  • Globalisation, urbanisation and industrialisation of China & India
  • Shortage of 28,000 engineers in Australia
  • New industries – ICT, nanotechnology, biologics
  • Highest starting salaries of any university in Australia, currently averaging $65,000 p.a. but range from $40,000 to over $100,000 p.a.
direct entry to uq
DIRECT ENTRY TO UQ
  • Aerospace Gateway Schools
        • Three nominees per school
        • 25 offers in total
  • Academic Requirements
        • Results in Year 12 as projected by Principal
        • Overall: at least HA in five subjects
        • For BE: at least HA in Maths B and least HA in Physics or Chemistry
        • For BInfTech: at least HA in Maths B
        • No need to study Aerospace
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DIRECT ENTRY TO UQ
  • Recommendation from Principal
  • Evident strong interest in engineering and/or information technology studies through demonstrated participation in school, extracurricular activities related to the nominated degree program
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and demonstrated potential for leadership
procedures
PROCEDURES
  • Apply for Direct Entry through your School
  • Schools should submit nominations to the Project Manager Aerospace Gateway Program by 6 September 2013
  • Apply to QTAC as normal (30 Sept deadline)
  • UQ will communicate the University’s commitment of a place in the appropriate degree to the successful students and also advise unsuccessful students early in Term 4.
  • UQ Admissions will ensure that successful students’ matching applications through QTAC will be identified and result in a formal offer of places at UQ.
scholarships
SCHOLARSHIPS
  • UQ’s Academic Excellence Scholarship program aims to recognise and reward the achievements of outstanding school leavers. Over 300 scholarships will be awarded for study in 2013. 
  • Vice Chancellor\'s Scholarships$12,000 per year for up to 5 years
  • UQ Excellence Scholarships

$6,000 per year for the duration of the program

  • UQ Merit Scholarships $6,000 for the first year of study
  • www.uq.edu.au/scholarships
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RWH HAWKEN SCHOLARS

  • For students in EAIT Programs who gain UQ Vice Chancellors or UQ Excellence Scholarships
  • Summer Research scholarships
  • Travel scholarships for overseas exchange
  • Valuable industry sponsored scholarships
  • Networking opportunities
  • The program also enables access to exclusive industry and research events including:
  • Annual leadership function
  • Industry networking colloquium
  • Ambassadorial roles
  • Student mentoring opportunities
more scholarships
MORE SCHOLARSHIPS
  • ICT Enabling Scholarships

BInfTech

BE (Software, Computer Systems)

BMultMedDes

$3,000 for the first year of study

  • ICT Scholarships http://www.eait.uq.edu.au/ict-scholarships
  • Engineering Scholarshipshttp://www.eait.uq.edu.au/engineering-scholarships
contact details
CONTACT DETAILS
  • UQ Engineering enquiries

Phone: (07) 3365 4777

Web: www.eait.uq.edu.au

Email: [email protected]

  • UQ ICT enquiries

Phone: (07) 3365 4777

Web: www.eait.uq.edu.au

Email: [email protected]

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