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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 13th for mining engineering, 34th for water resource engineering and 17th for civil engineering.*

* Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019

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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

14

Jan

ECMS HDR Travelling Scholarship - open to MPhil/PhD in ECMS

The ECMS Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Travelling Scholarship was established to support higher degree by research students who present study-related research at a peer-reviewed conference. Applications close 31 March 2020.

14

Jan

The Frank Perry Travelling Scholarship in Engineering - open to MPhil/PhD in Engineering

The Frank Perry Travelling Scholarship in Engineering is available to support higher degree by research students of outstanding merit in the field of engineering who present study-related research at a peer-reviewed conference. Applications close 31 March 2020.

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Nov

CEME student Michael Crisp awarded Peter Brooker Conference Travel Prize in Mathematical Geology

Congratulations to CEME student Michael Crisp who has been awarded the Peter Brooker Conference Travel Prize in Mathematical Geology.

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Nov

CEME students win Australian Water Association's Hodgson Medal: Student Water Prize

Congratulations to Amber Smith and Anthony Cox of the School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering (CEME) have won the South Australian Division of the Australian Water Association's Hodgson Medal: Student Water Prize at the recently held South Australian Awards Night.

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. 

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Oct

Casual work opportunities in ECMS

Applications are now open for academic teaching support positions within ECMS, commencing 2 March 2020. Applications close 19 January 2020.

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Events

6

Feb

Future Proof: The Advertiser's Space Jobs Forum

6 February: A panel involving former NASA astronaut and University of Adelaide graduate Dr Andy Thomas AO will discuss opportunities in space, and how our next generations of young people can prepare for the future.

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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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Mar

HiTEMP-2: Attend the 2nd international forum on zero carbon high temperature minerals processing

16-18 March: The Centre for Energy Technology at the University of Adelaide invites you to attend the second International Forum on Zero Carbon High Temperature Minerals Processing (HiTeMP-2), the leading global forum fostering the transformation of heavy industry towards net-zero CO2 emissions.

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