Spatial/surveying programs repositioning within new STEM Faculty at QUT

Webb, Robert M. (2011) Spatial/surveying programs repositioning within new STEM Faculty at QUT. Spatial Science Queensland E-Magazine, Nov, pp. 23-25.

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Many of the undergraduate and postgraduate programs of the former Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering PLUS Faculty of Sciences and Technology are changing as a result of merging these two large organisations, with some disciplines relocating to faculties of Creative Industries and Health respectively. The new STEM precinct under construction has begun rising from the proverbial hole-in-the-ground. Existing Surveying and Spatial Sciences programs, assets and staff are being repositioned with the newly formed School of Earth, Environment and Biological Sciences.2011. Golden graduates morning tea organised by QUT Alumni. Technology upgrades to the Mapping Sciences lab benefits 3-D learning experiences. Second and third-year students are undertaking Work Integrated Learning (WIL) over the summer vacation period. Final year students recently presented capstone project presentations at mini-conference in the Gibson Rooms overlooking a vibrant Southbank and sparkling Brisbane River. Discussion on end of year graduation ceremony held at QPAC.

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ID Code: 46998
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
Keywords: STEM, Positioning, Capstone Conference, Mapping Sciences
ISSN: 1835-1735
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > GEOMATIC ENGINEERING (090900)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute in Qld
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Deposited On: 14 Nov 2011 21:51
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2011 00:48

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