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Presentations: Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment

The Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment is UniSA's flourishing technology hub and a vibrant nexus for economic, social and environmental development.

Our five innovative schools offer you experiential learning through engagement with industry, government and the community. Our graduates are skilled professionals who can use the latest technologies intelligently to create sustainable solutions for our fast-changing world.

Schools

  • Advanced Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer and Information Science
  • Electrical and Information Engineering
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Natural and Built Environments

Presentation Overviews

Construction Management and Economics

1.30pm, HH Building HH3-08

Modern construction is a complex, highly organised commercial business. Every construction project is different with challenges in planning, design, construction and commissioning. UniSA offers programs in construction management and economics and built environments. These programs, which are accredited by the relevant professional bodies, provide pathways into a range of professional careers in the building and construction industry which is always seeking well qualified graduates.

Urban and Regional Planning

11.15am, H Building H5-02 Bradley Forum

Interested in planning and designing more liveable and sustainable cities, towns and local neighbourhoods? A career in planning can lead to a well-paid job that offers a diverse range of career opportunities locally, nationally and internationally. This presentation introduces you to the exciting profession of urban and regional planning including what it is, where it will take you and what you need to study to get there.

Information Technology

12.00pm, H Building H5-02 Bradley Forum
3.00pm, H Building H5-02 Bradley Forum (Repeat session)

IT is now in every facet of life, work, family, sport and leisure. The new ways to use computer technology mean that different roles in this exciting profession are emerging every year. IT demands people who are creative and curious; those who like to push boundaries and want to make a difference in society. UniSA’s School of Computer and Information Science (CIS) is the largest IT school in South Australia and one of the most dynamic and exciting schools in Australia. We are dedicated in creating and establishing tomorrow’s IT leaders through a comprehensive choice of industry-relevant degree programs which combine real-world experience with the expertise to succeed. This session will provide you with all the information you need to know when making your career decision.

Engineering

9.45am, H Building H5-02 Bradley Forum
12:45pm, H Building H5-02 Bradley Forum (Repeat session)
3.45pm, H Building H5-02 Bradley Forum (Repeat session)

We live in an evolving world and embedded within almost every innovation and development is an aspect of engineering. From turning on a light switch to supplying entire communities with power, communications and water, the engineer has a role in serving the community by maintaining and improving the quality of life and standard of living. Engineering underpins a range of specialist careers including computer systems, electrical and mechatronics, defence, mining, electronics and communications, networking and communications, the design of sustainable systems for energy production, the design and construction of green buildings, industrial development and water management.

In this presentation, you will hear about the project-based learning approach used to teach engineering at UniSA. We will also explain the broad range of subject areas and specialisations that are available to you in civil, electrical and information engineering and advanced manufacturing and mechanical engineering, as well as the exciting prospects for careers in engineering, both in Australia and overseas.

Science and Advanced Materials

1.30pm, H Building H5-02 Bradley Forum

Indulge your curiosity and become an expert in one or more areas of science. Science is concerned with the systematic study of the nature and behaviour of the physical universe based on observation, experiments and measurements. Science at UniSA offers a wide variety of discipline areas including physics, biology, chemistry, environmental studies, geoinformatics, geoscience, computing, and mathematics and statistics, as well as the newly formed Bachelor of Science (Advanced Materials) - a growing area which will have you working at the forefront of future science and technology innovations.

Aviation

10.30am, H Building H5-02 Bradley Forum

There are no limits to the heights you can reach with a Bachelor of Aviation degree coupled with flight training at the UniSA Aviation Academy. Modern pilots require a thorough knowledge of computer-controlled flight management systems, the associated technology, flight operations and crew resource management. Aviation at UniSA is not just about learning the fundamentals of flying an aircraft. It has led graduates to careers as aircraft captains, or careers in aviation space control and aviation management for those who prefer not to take the flying option. Step aboard to discover how you can make your dreams take off.

Environmental Science and Geospatial Science

10.30am, HH Building HH3-09
2.15pm, H Building H5-02 Bradley Forum (Repeat session)

Geospatial and Environmental Science education at UniSA reflects a broad approach to the concept of environmental sustainability and geospatial science. Within this approach UniSA has designed a program specialising in different areas of environmental sustainability. We want to make a difference to our environment and have a positive influence on planet Earth. With your passion, our knowledge and our very diverse and experienced staff, this can be achieved. Come along to the presentation and find out about this new and exciting program on offer and the array of exciting careers!

Mathematics and Quantitative Finance

11.15am, BH Building BH2-16

Studying the field of mathematics and quantitative finance can lead to diverse career opportunities in Defence, Environmental Management, Banking, Finance, Engineering, and Transport. Employers value the analytical and problem solving skills which mathematics graduates possess, and UniSA's applied mathematics programs are highly regarded by industry. Come along and hear about the careers available with these flexible degrees!

Entry Pathways for IT, Engineering and the Environment

9.15am, H Building H5-02 Bradley Forum

Having the correct ATAR isn’t the only way into a UniSA program. UniSA offers a wide range of pathways into IT, Engineering and Construction Management, including the Australian Technology network (ATN) Test and our flexible and industry-focussed Associate Degrees. Find out which pathway will lead you to the career of your choice.

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