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The School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering has a long history of producing leading civil, environmental, mining, architectural and structural engineers. The University of Adelaide is consistently ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide.* It is also ranked 15th for mining engineering, 28th for water resource engineering and 31st for civil engineering.#

* Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017 / # Academic Ranking of World Universities 2018

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Our broad range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees will prepare you to apply creative and critical thinking to provide innovative engineering solutions fundamental for a functioning society. Specialise in civil engineering, environmental engineering, mining, architectural and structural engineering.

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Our research

The School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering’s internationally-recognised research is focused on managing water resources, structural engineering and materials, mining and geoengineering. We offer a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

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Student support

Are you a current or commencing student? Our Ask ECMS team is available for any questions you have regarding your degree—from enrolment and practical experience, to degree checks and credit transfers. You can also access online resources, including study plans and forms.

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Do you need to contact the School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering? If your question relates to a specific matter, you can contact the relevant school staff member directly.

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Will you be joining us from overseas?

Studying at the University of Adelaide, continuously ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide, will challenge and inspire you. We're a member of Australia's Group of Eight (Go8), made up of the country's best universities.

The University's beautiful campus features traditional sandstone buildings, open spaces and cutting-edge facilities. Located in the multicultural city of Adelaide, South Australia; it is close to accommodation, shops, entertainment and attractions.

The School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering offers a range of world-class programs. Find out more about study options, entry requirements, how to apply and life in Adelaide.

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News

4

Nov

Ingenuity 2019 - congratulations to our winners

This week we saw a vibrant and impressive display of our student projects at Ingenuity 2019. Filling the exhibition halls of the Adelaide Convention Centre we welcomed over 5000 attendees, from school students to members of industry. 

24

Oct

Job opportunity: Grant Funded Researcher for the School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering

A unique opportunity to conduct research in collaboration with a major mining industry partner to deliver new methods for automating variography and to work closely with industry on a highly relevant industry priority project - applications close 2 November.

23

Oct

Job opportunity: Manufacturing Test Engineer (Graduate)

The successful graduate will work with the design team and be responsible for developing, implementing and supporting both software and hardware to confirm that product in manufacturing meets specification. Applications close 1 November.

23

Oct

Job opportunity: Capgemini Graduate Program 2020

Global business organisation Capgemini are seeking computer science and engineering students for graduate roles commencing in February 2020, applications close 1 November.

23

Oct

Job opportunity: Myriota Graduate Program 2020

Launch your space career in February 2020 as a graduate based in Adelaide’s innovation neighbourhood Lot Fourteen. Roles in Electronic/ Electrical Engineering, Aerospace, Embedded Software/Firmware, Computer Science, Telecommunications and more. Applications close 1 November.

17

Oct

Jessica Bohorquez takes home 3MT Asia-Pacific title

The 2019 Asia-Pacific 3MT Competition was held recently in Brisbane, and the winner was our very own Jessica Bohorquez!

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Events

19

Nov

Young Engineers Australia SA Annual Meeting and Open Night

Young Engineers Australia South Australia would like to invite you to their Annual Open Night to celebrate the successes in 2019 and showcase plans for the next year.

21

Nov

2019 Luxton Memorial Lecture: Avoiding the winner's curse: How to manage Australia's energy transition

21 November: Dr Alex Wonhas, Chief System Design and Engineering Officer, the Australian Energy Market Operator will present the 2019 Luxton Memorial Lecture, "Avoiding the winner's curse: How to manage Australia's energy Transition”.

25

Nov

Massive Small Manufacturing + Humanitarian Making in the Field

25 November: Come along to this FREE event and find out how open and digital production technologies are transforming manufacturing, with a special focus on how local production and circular economy approaches are being deployed in humanitarian responses to disasters.

7

Dec

VEX Robotics National Tournament

7-8 December: The 2019 Australian VEX Robotics Competition Nationals will be taking place here in Adelaide, marking the culmination of the efforts of teams from all over Australia.

10

Feb

Summer School 2020: Artificial Intelligence applications in power systems

10-13 February: The Adelaide Power Systems Summer School (APSSS) 2020 has gathered prominent scientists from around the globe to teach the applications of various artificial intelligence techniques in power systems and smart grids engineering - expressions of interest close 10 November.

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