Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences

The Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences has a world-class reputation for excellence in research, strong collaborations with industry and government partners, and innovative approaches to teaching and learning.

This is an exciting period in human history for anyone wanting to make the world a better place. Increasing world populations combined with rapid advances in knowledge in mathematics, physics, engineering, computer science, information technology and social and organisational change are creating remarkable and challenging opportunities for the next generation of creative and innovative professionals.

As a student of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences (EIS), you become part of a community of creative problem solvers who design, invent and revolutionize. You will be taught by staff at the forefront of their fields in world class facilities while working  on real-world problems to ensure you develop the skills needed to lead and innovate.

We welcome you to explore our website and discover more about us and our strengths.

Welcome from the Executive Dean

Senior Professor Gursel Alici addresses new students of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, with a welcome message.

Hello everybody, I am Senior Professor Gursel Alici, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences as the Executive Dean, it's my great pleasure to welcome you all to the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences.

The oldest Faculty at the University of Wollongong, which was born out of steel making and mining more than 50 years ago. We are very excited to have you as our students, you are coming to a Faculty with proven reputation in education and research and training the next generation of world students. You are starting a new journey which will open new horizons, new opportunities, new skills, new networks and new friends for your life.

The University of Wollongong, as well as Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences disciplines are continuously ranked in the top one percent of universities worldwide, especially our engineering programs are consistently ranked in the top 100 in the world. Do you know what one of the strategic goals of the University of Wollongong is? To empower our students for their future, we are well equipped, motivated and prepared to facilitate and witness this journey together with you.

We are here to give you the skills which will be the keys to open any door, in fact in the recent Australian Government's Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching QILT employer satisfaction survey became at the top of the pack in Engineering and Information Sciences. Nationwide employer satisfaction was rated highest for graduates of University of Wollongong, we believe that education goes far beyond learning facts it's about lifelong learning skills.

As Isaac Asimov said many years ago, "education isn't something you can finish", at the end of this journey you are starting today, you will get new academic and soft skills to see the world with a wider angle. We are excited to witness and facilitate your journey, please try to make most out of it academically, socially, and personally. We want you to be all rounders, who are aware of local and global issues, respect different cultures, different people, make responsible decisions. Please do enjoy your journey and make the most out of it. Welcome again, I wish you best of luck and take care of yourself. Looking forward to seeing you all on our campuses.