Women in Engineering events

Women in Engineering run events throughout the year for high school students, high school teachers, university students, industry professionals and alumni.

If you are interested in Women in Engineering presenting at an event, please email us at we@eait.uq.edu.au.

Click on the links below to view more information about our events this year.

UQ Women in Engineering - Lunch and Learn

Negotiating Power: Bridging the Gender Pay Gap

12 March 2024 12:00pm2:00pm
Empower yourself to confidently negotiate the compensation you deserve!

Women in Engineering Breakfast

14 March 2024 7:00am9:00am
Join us at the UQ Women in Engineering Breakfast on Thursday 14 March 2024.

WE Panel and Networking Event: "Count Her In"

21 March 2024 6:00pm8:30pm
Let's celebrate International Women's Day and share ideas on how to end the gender pay gap in the engineering industry.

Kickstart Your Career Bootcamp 2024

4 April 2024 11:00am5:00pm
Back by popular demand! This is your chance to attend the biggest employability event of the year hosted by The University of Queensland's Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology Student Employability Team. 97% of students who attended the 2023 Bootcamp believe the event met the objectives of enhancing their employability and they would recommend the bootcamp to a friend.
A group of engineers and high school students standing next to each other

WE Work Experience - July

1 July 2024 9:00am5 July 2024 4:00pm
Discover your true career aspirations and unlock the potential to create change by experiencing the dynamic and impactful work that engineers do every day!
Group of young women walking together

WE Work Experience - September

26 September 2024 9:00am27 September 2024 4:00pm
Spring break is the perfect time to discover new things, including the amazing possibilities that a career in engineering can offer.

WE Work Experience - November

25 November 2024 9:00am29 November 2024 4:00pm
Visit one of our industry partners and experience being an engineer for a day. Note: this session is available for Year 10 and 11 students only. 
Female engineering students smiling during welcome event at The University of Queensland

Women in Engineering Welcome Event: Semester 1 Students

15 February 2024 9:30am11:30am
Starting your engineering degree in February? Join us for a delicious morning tea and meet other women in engineering like you.

WE Work Experience - November

27 November 2023 9:00am1 December 2023 4:00pm
The University of Queensland’s (UQ) Women in Engineering program are working closely with their industry program partners to provide Year 10-12 work experience students an invaluable opportunity to gain work experience in engineering organisations.

WE Panel and Networking Event - I didn't CHOOSE ENGINEERING

19 October 2023 6:30pm8:30pm
Come along and hear from our diverse panel of engineering professionals about how they found their way to engineering, how they have moved across different disciplines, and find out more about not only the diverse careers available in the engineering sector, but also the diverse career you can have within engineering.

Trust me I'm an Engineer - October

9 October 2023 9:00am5:00pm
This online presentation series has been developed for high school students, parents, guardians, and current UQ engineering students to gain insight into the incredible opportunities that engineering can offer.

WE Work Experience - September

28 September 2023 9:00am29 September 2023 4:00pm
The University of Queensland’s (UQ) Women in Engineering program are working closely with their industry program partners to provide Year 10-12 work experience students an invaluable opportunity to gain work experience in engineering organisations.

WE Spring into Engineering Holiday Program

25 September 2023 9:00am27 September 2023 2:00pm
Hosted by The University of Queensland’s (UQ) Women in Engineering program, this three-day holiday program is designed for women in grades 11 and 12 who are interested in learning more about the diverse engineering opportunities at UQ.

School Holiday Engineering Tour - September

21 September 2023 10:00am12:00pm
Join the UQ Women in Engineering team for a tour of the Engineering Precinct at UQ’s St Lucia campus. You’ll gain an exclusive insight into the cutting-edge teaching and learning facilities located within UQ’s Engineering Precinct.

WE Work Experience - June

19 June 2023 9:00am23 June 2023 4:00pm
The University of Queensland’s (UQ) Women in Engineering program are working closely with their industry program partners to provide Year 10-12 work experience students an invaluable opportunity to gain work experience in engineering organisations.

WE Explore Engineering Day 2023

27 April 2023 9:00am2:00pm
The University of Queensland (UQ) Women in Engineering (WE) team are delighted to host our flagship annual event of the year, WE Explore Engineering Day.

Coffee & Conversation: Catch up with Women in Engineering

18 April 2023 11:00am12:00pm
A Morning of Free Coffee and Conversations for First-Year Engineering Women at UQ, hosted by UQ Women in Engineering

Coffee & Conversation: Catch up with UQ Women in Engineering

4 April 2023 11:00am12:00pm
A Morning of Free Coffee and Conversations for First-Year Engineering Women at UQ, hosted by UQ Women in Engineering

School Holiday Engineering Tour - April

4 April 2023 10:00am12:00pm
Join the UQ Women in Engineering team for a tour of the Engineering Precinct at UQ’s St Lucia campus. You’ll gain an exclusive insight into the cutting-edge teaching and learning facilities located within UQ’s Engineering Precinct.

Coffee & Conversation: Catch up with UQ Women in Engineering

21 March 2023 11:00am12:00pm
A Morning of Free Coffee and Conversations for First-Year Engineering Women at UQ, hosted by UQ Women in Engineering

International Women's Day - Women in Engineering Event

8 March 2023 5:30pm8:00pm
We can all challenge gender stereotypes, call out discrimination, draw attention to bias, and seek out inclusion. Collective activism is what drives change. Join us as we bring together leaders and changemakers who are redefining innovation.

Coffee & Conversation: Catch up with UQ Women in Engineering

7 March 2023 11:00am12:00pm
A Morning of Free Coffee and Conversations for First-Year Engineering Women at UQ, hosted by UQ Women in Engineering

Trust Me I'm an Engineer - February

20 February 2023 4:00pm5:30pm
This online presentation series has been developed for students in years 8 to 12 from all over Queensland, as well as parents, guardians, and current UQ engineering students who wish to gain insight into the incredible opportunities that engineering can offer.

Women in Engineering First Year Welcome Event

15 February 2023 9:30am11:00am
All women commencing an engineering program at UQ in semester 1 are invited to attend this free event.
women in engineering seminar

UQ Industry Panel Event

12 October 2022 5:30pm7:30pm
The UQ Women in Engineering team in collaboration with UQ Skirts in Engineering (SKIRTS) are delighted to host a networking and panel event for current engineering students, alumni and industry.
students walking to liveris building

WE Spring into Engineering Holiday Program

26 September 2022 9:00am28 September 2022 2:30pm
The UQ Women in Engineering are delighted to host our first school holiday program, Spring into Engineering.
student sitting under tree

WE Explore Engineering Day 2022

5 May 2022 9:00am2:30pm
The University of Queensland (UQ) Women in Engineering (WE) team are delighted to host our flagship annual event of the year, WE Explore Engineering Day.
school students walking past AEB

Women in Engineering Tour of EAIT Precinct

14 April 2022 10:00am12:00pm
Women in Engineering invite Year 11 and 12 high school women to join us on a tour of the UQ Engineering precinct.
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Trust Me, I'm an Engineer WE Zoom Presentation

28 March 2022 4:00pm5:00pm
Listen to two female engineers talk about their diverse experiences working in civil and mining engineering within Australia.
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Women in Engineering Coffee Catch Up - Session 2

17 March 2022 12:15pm1:00pm
WE warmly invite first year engineering women to a coffee catch up to meet the Women in Engineering Team. Coffee on us!
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Women in Engineering Coffee Catch Up - Session 1

17 March 2022 11:15am12:00pm
WE warmly invite first year engineering women to a coffee catch up to meet the Women in Engineering Team. Coffee on us!

Women in Engineering Celebrating Diversity Cocktail Event

11 November 2021 5:30pm7:00pm
Join us for an evening to celebrate the successes and challenges of 2021. Hear stories from industry partners and students around the strategies and best practices that continue to help improve gender diversity across our sector.

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