Industry

Welcome to The ChallENG Program!

Whether you’re from industry big or small, a not-for-profit or government organisation, UNSW Engineering welcomes you to play a key role in helping to develop the next generation of engineers by becoming a partner in The ChallENG Program.

Partner with us! ChallENG our students and academics to change the world!

How can industry get involved?  

1. Platinum ChallENG Program Sponsorship

Our Industry Partners build ongoing engagement with academics to discuss possible research collaborations, and also meet and recruit our best and brightest students who participated in The ChallENG Program. 

  • Submit a project and work with a team of students and an academic to develop a solution for the company’s ChallENG. Note: All projects will be approved by the ChallENG Academic Director before being accepted
  • Build relationships with the students and the academic working on your company’s ChallENG
  • Opportunities to deliver professional skills workshops or guest lectures for ChallENG students
  • Engage with UNSW Engineering academics to discuss possible research collaborations
  • Promote employment opportunities through the Engineering student newsletter (published fortnightly) and student societies
  • An invitation for your company’s representatives to attend the Engineering Education Festival as VIPs, hosted in November each year
  • Invitations to attend student society industry networking events hosted by WIEsoc, ENGsoc, and ENGIQUEERS
  • Opportunities to participate in UNSW’s Girls in Engineering Club - a community for high school students interested in pursuing STEM
  • Acknowledgment of your company’s support on all ChallENG collateral
  • Industrial Training Opportunities

 

2. Women in Engineering Accelerator Scholarship

Sponsors have the option to split their sponsorship as follows:

Option A:

  • 2x WIE Accelerator Scholarships
  • Build relationships with two high achieving scholarship recipients early on in their careers. Each recipient completes 30 days of Industrial Training with your company
    • The 30 days is paid at the industry award rate and in addition to the scholarship. As the sponsor, you may wish to negotiate to extend the paid Industrial Training to 60 days if so desired by both parties
    • Invitations for your company’s representatives to attend relationship-building opportunities with the WIE Scholarship cohort throughout their degree including various networking and roundtable events, mentoring and professional skills development training
    • Exclusive invitations to WIE networking events hosted by the Faculty and student society WIESoc
    • The scholarship may be degree specific for a particular discipline within Engineering

Option B:

  • 1x WIE Accelerator Scholarship
  • The ChallENG Program Sponsor
  • 1 x WIE Accelerator Scholarship as detailed above
  • Select one of the many ChallENG projects that aligns with your business to partner with and build robust relationships with the researcher and students within your selected team. See what’s on offer
  • Network with ChallENG students via various professional development activities and Faculty hosted events
  • An invitation for your company’s representatives to attend the Engineering Education Festival as VIPs, hosted in November each year
  • Invitations to attend student society industry networking events hosted by ENGsoc and ENGIQUEERS

 

3. Women in Engineering (WIE) Scholarship

Sponsor a female engineering student during their degree by helping with their living away from home costs. The scholarship goes towards purchasing essential learning tools such as textbooks, laptops, software and assistance with general study costs.

  • Build a relationship with the scholarship recipient early on in their career. The recipient completes 30 days of Industrial Training with your company
  • The 30 days are paid at the industry award rate and in addition to the scholarship. As the sponsor, you may wish to negotiate to extend the paid Industrial Training to 60 days if so desired by both parties
  • Invitations for your company’s representatives to attend relationship-building opportunities with the WIE Scholarship cohort throughout their degree including various networking and roundtable events, mentoring and professional skills development training
  • Exclusive invitations to WIE networking events hosted by the Faculty and student society WIESoc
  • Promote your company’s employment opportunities through the Engineering student newsletter (published fortnightly) and student societies
  • Opportunities to participate in UNSW’s Girls in Engineering Club - a community for high school students interested in pursuing STEM

*Please contact to see pricing options

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