Industry & alumni

UNSW School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering has an engaged and active alumni community with connections throughout a multitude of industries.

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UNSW School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering has an engaged and active alumni community with connections throughout a multitude of industries. Our highly sought-after graduates are changemakers in their fields and frequently return as guests, expert consultants and industry partners of the university.

Our close connections with our industry partners have developed exciting new research opportunities and uncovered innovative solutions to complex global problems.


Our talented alumni community are passionate about supporting future generations through donations, gifts and bequests. Explore the exclusive research projects, industry connections and mentoring opportunities available to our alumni. Discover how you can make higher education more accessible and research breakthroughs closer than ever to transform lives.


We take pride in our extensive industry networks that have resulted in decades of research breakthroughs, life-changing scholarships and graduate opportunities. By partnering with a variety of organisations and other schools within the UNSW network, we’ve developed unique expertise to foster the growth of the industry. 


By giving to a specific cause at UNSW, you create change where it means the most to you. From enabling high-end research to advancing the student experience, your donation can make a difference and help us achieve remarkable things.  


Our state-of-the-art facilities recently received a $67 million upgrade. Located in the Ainsworth Building and Willis Annex, we have cutting-edge spaces for learning and research. These include a flight simulator, mechatronics research space, a refrigeration lab, six laser labs, an aerodynamics laboratory with four wind tunnels and a mechanical workshop. 

Our research

We’re committed to making an impact through research by taking on the challenges of the modern world to provide innovative solutions. We’re internationally renowned for our research excellence and the high-calibre of academic staff and students we attract. Find out how our efforts have helped change lives and the industry.
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Industry partnerships

When you partner with UNSW School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, you get access to internationally acclaimed academic minds, research facilities and research grants. If you’re looking to make an impact on your industry, learn how partnering with us can help you develop innovative solutions to complex commercial challenges.
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Industrial training

When you undertake an undergraduate or postgraduate program at UNSW Engineering, you’ll graduate with more than just a qualification. We offer our students 60 days of industry training to perfect their professional skills. Meet potential employers, engage with industry professionals and gain valuable mentors when you study with us.
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