Charles Sturt hosts ‘Power of Engineering’ for future female engineers

15 AUGUST 2019

Charles Sturt hosts ‘Power of Engineering’ for future female engineers

Female students in Year 9 and Year 10 with an interest in engineering and related industries will attend a one-day ‘Power of Engineering’ event at Charles Sturt University in Bathurst on Friday 16 August.

  • Free event at Charles Sturt in Bathurst to inspire and motivate female engineers of the future
  • More than 100 senior female high school students from across the central west to attend workshops and experience real-world engineering projects
  • An increasing number of women are choosing a career in engineering

Female students in Year 9 and Year 10 with an interest in engineering and related industries will attend a one-day ‘Power of Engineering’ event at Charles Sturt University (Charles Sturt) in Bathurst on Friday 16 August.

The free ‘Power of Engineering’ event is hosted by the Charles Sturt Engineering program and will feature a range of workshops and guest speakers.

More than 100 students and teachers will attend the event from central west schools including Delroy High School (Dubbo), Bathurst High School, Kinross Wolaroi School (Orange), Mackillop College (Bathurst), Scots All Saints (Bathurst), and Blayney High School.

Engineering lecturer Dr Miao Li said, “It will be an exciting and inspirational day for the students.

“Engineering has the power to change the world, and more and more women are choosing to make a difference through a career in engineering.

“The students will take part in interactive and hands-on workshops that showcase a variety of engineering disciplines, and will meet student and graduate engineers.

“They will hear inspirational and informative speakers from industry, and experience real-life local engineering projects either through site visits or industry-led workshops.”

Learn more about Charles Sturt Engineering courses here: https://study.csu.edu.au/courses/engineering/bachelor-technology-master-engineering-civil-systems The ‘Power of Engineering’ runs from 9.30am to 3.30pm on Friday 16 August at Charles Sturt Engineering (building 1305) in Bathurst.

Media Note:

To arrange interviews with Dr Miao Li contact Bruce Andrews at Charles Sturt Media on mobile 0418 669 362 or news@csu.edu.au

Photo top: Students problem-solving at a previous 'Power of Engineering' event at Charles Sturt Engineering.

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