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.

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  • 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.