The University of Wollongong Student Branch was awarded equal 2nd best in Australia with Macquarie University by the IEEE Australia Council. The University of Melbourne branch took out first place.

The student branches provide an enormous leadership development opportunity to students that attracts external funding and links them to international research and personal development opportunities. The UOW Branch also includes a Power and Energy Society Student Chapter, an Industry Applications Society Student Chapter and a Women in Engineering Affinity Group.

Congratulations to last year’s Chair Asanga Jayawardana and this year’s Chair Alanna Vial together with Chapter Chairs Ghulam Mohy-ud-din and Viet Thang Tran and all committee members.