Student life

We offer students the opportunity to join exciting societies.

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UNSW School of Photovoltaics and Renewable Energy Engineering offers students the opportunity to join exciting societies and participate in a rich social calendar. While graduates can connect with a vibrant global alumni network.

Whether you’re a new, current or graduate student of the school, you’ll get the chance to meet like-minded collaborators and peers. All while engaging in a field you’re passionate about. Explore the benefits of studying and networking with us.

Student societies 

UNSW has a thriving club and society scene of around 250 clubs, serving students’ diverse social, sporting, cultural, political and religious interests. Discover our student organisations within our School of Photovoltaics and Renewable Energy Engineering:

  • RESOC – a society for current students and alumni 
  • WIRE– connects and supports women working or studying in the sustainability and renewable energy sectors


The ChallENG Program consists of three pillars:

  • vertically integrated projects
  • student projects
  • social impact.

This multidisciplinary educational approach connects students, academics and industry enabling students to develop the essential technical and professional skills so they will thrive in their future career. 

Student resources

We provide student resources and services to support your undergraduate or postgraduate study at UNSW School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering (SPREE). Access everything from Moodle to program rules, course outlines and more.