Faculty of Engineering

Women in Engineering

Although young women are typically underrepresented in engineering, the University of Auckland boasts one of the highest participation rates of females in tertiary-level engineering across Australia and New Zealand. Find out how this field offers a range of exhilarating adventures for young women.

Semester One 2018 Orientation

All new students are encouraged to attend the University's Orientation events to learn more about their journey ahead. 

There is also an additional Orientation event for new female engineering students:

WEN Orientation
Friday 23rd February 2018, 1:30pm
Room 401.439, Engineering Building, 20 Symonds Street


  • Women in Engineering Network (WEN)

    WEN is a social organisation for female Engineering students at the University of Auckland.

  • Academic support

    Useful tips on learning at university, information on women only tutorials, how to form a study group and where to get more help.

  • Women in industry

    Profiles of Engineering graduates now working in the industry. Find out what you could be doing once you finish your Engineering degree!

  • Women in postgraduate study and research

    Profiles of women students who undertook their postgraduate study and research at the Faculty of Engineering.

  • Recommended links

    Downloadable files, videos, links to sites, media coverage and teachers' resources.

  • Engineer Her Future

    Designed specifically for high school girls, the evening showcases women engineers, their accomplishments and offers a chance to meet current women engineering students.