Engineering Student thrives in Global Engineering Education Exchange

Determined to experience another culture, Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Chemical / Bachelor of Business student Joel Karibika spent a semester on exchange at the prestigious University of Connecticut. The Global Engineering Education Exchange, known as the Global E³, is an international partnership agreement that allows engineering students of the University of Newcastle to study abroad […]

Chaos and culture in Hong Kong

Last month thirteen UON students studying architecture and construction management got the opportunity to travel to Hong Kong and China to study urban living environments in the fourth densest populated city in the world. Here, Chris Hanlon a recent Bachelor of Design (architecture) graduate who’s now working in industry explains how it gave him a […]

A once in a lifetime Indonesian adventure

Second year architecture student Alexandra Dangaard joined a select group of 7 UON undergrad and masters students who travelled to Yogyakarta, Indonesia recently with UON Associate Professor Michael Chapman to learn a centuries old craft – how to build with bamboo. Taught by bamboo masters, they worked with locals and other architecture students from Indonesia, […]