SFPE Seminar #1 (2017) – Transitioning from studies to industry

Last Tuesday 11th of March, in the Advanced Engineering Building of the University of Queensland, the UQ-SFPE Student chapter hosted its first activity of 2017. The new directive board together with Professor Jose Torero welcomed new student members and kicked-off the series of activities planned for this year. Guest speaker Dwayne Jones (AECOM Brisbane office Principal Engineer) shared his experience as a fire protection engineer and gave a very interesting talk on how to make the transition from the student environment to private engineering practice.

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After Dwayne’s presentation, attendees including students, lecturers and alumni were able to engage personally with him and with other colleagues over drinks and snacks. UQ-SFPE will timely announce the upcoming sessions and invites other members of the fire engineering community to join free of charge.

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If you are interested in joining, or have any questions, we will be more than happy to hear from you! Contact Angela Solarte or Aaron Bolanos.

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