Australian Professional Engineers Day
Australian Professional Engineers Day is held on August 18. This event in the second decade of the month August is annual. Help us
The first engineer known by name and achievement is Imhotep, builder of the Step Pyramid at Ṣaqqārah, Egypt, probably about 2550 bce.
Global Day of the Engineer brings together the international community to recognise the accomplishments of engineers, give students around the world a chance to experience engineering and share the amazing innovations engineers create every day.
University of Sydney is World #15 for Civil & Structural, #26 for Mechanical & Aeronautical, #38 for Computer Science, #43 for Electrical and amongst the top 100 for Chemical Engineering (2021).
Australia provides a practical environment for international students to obtain qualifications and skills in any of the engineering fields that include: Architectural, Spatial, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Software, Aeronautical, Applied Physics and Environmental engineering courses.
Professional Engineers are defined in Australia as those with a 4 year Bachelor of Engineering degree from an Australian university and those with equivalent qualifications going back in history prior to 1980, all as certified by Engineers Australia as Professional Engineers. In short a Professional Engineer is one who is a GradIEAust, MIEAust, FIEAust or one with equivalent qualifications and professional engineering experience.
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