Re-engineering education and research for the future is critical for the growth and prosperity of our society.
Yet, our universities, schools and research organisations are facing major challenges and disruptions, threatening their viability and relevance into the future. Technology is changing at a rapid pace, infrastructure is ageing, operating costs are increasing, stakeholders are more demanding and funding sources are becoming scarce, challenging us to think differently and creatively about the future.
We need to acknowledge the ‘elephant in the room’ and challenge ourselves to identify solutions for how to balance growth and sustainability to ensure a society that continues to be enriched through engineering knowledge and advisory insights.
It is only fair that our children, the future shapers of our world, should ask, why aren’t we moving fast enough and with conviction, towards an education and research sector that can both survive and thrive?
It’s time to re-engineer education and research to ensure we are embracing the inevitable changes and exploiting the opportunities ahead, to remain relevant for future generations.
Aurecon is uniquely positioned to assist our education and research clients to re-engineer their organisations for the future. We are constantly scanning the horizon for the next generation of technological, environmental and societal changes.
This enables us to have a bigger role to play beyond the traditional engineering service offerings, helping our clients to redesign their businesses to minimise risk and maximise opportunities. We co-create with our clients a more sustainable future through:
We deliver through collaboration and co-creation – understanding our clients’ challenges, prototyping, testing and refining to arrive at the best solutions, always ensuring it is enjoyable and rewarding for everyone – we refer to this as Bringing Ideas to Life through The Aurecon Experience.
Aurecon is a design, engineering and advisory company, but not as you know it. We’ve re-imagined engineering. We provide services beyond the usual, understanding that like us, our clients need to think holistically and creatively about the future.
Aurecon is working with La Trobe University to implement large-scale carbon emissions reduction initiatives and provide pathways to improve sustainability. More information ›
Aurecon with CSIRO formed a consortium to design entire site infrastructure and power distribution for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) in Australia. More information ›
Aurecon helps bring to life one of the world’s largest mass engineered-timber buildings, at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. More information ›
Aurecon developed a world-first, cost effective system for damage avoidance that allows Te Puni Village to still be used by staff after an earthquake. More information ›
Aurecon worked with the University of Melbourne to create a digital twin of the Life Sciences complex for improved user experience. More information ›
Aurecon helps Murdoch University to deliver the largest mass-engineered timber building in Western Australia. More information ›
Aurecon worked with Queensland Government to reduce energy costs across state schools as technical advisor to Advancing Clean Energy Schools Program. More information ›
Aurecon provides engineering design and project management services to help the University of Queensland transition to 100 per cent renewable energy. More information ›
Aurecon’s integrated design approach helped Monash University bring to life the world's largest educational building to achieve Passive House certification. More information ›
Delivering sustainable building design and multi-disciplinary engineering services for the restoration of St James Power Station into Dyson’s global headquarters. More information ›
Hear Professor Terry’s thoughts on the future of online learning and how campus facilities will change to enable better engagement with students, academics, researchers, industry and the community.Listen to this podcast
Aurecon CEO William Cox and CSIRO Chief Executive Dr Larry Marshall discuss the role of collaboration in driving innovation in science and technology industries.Listen to this podcast
Aurecon chats with Professor Phakeng about what the future curriculum might look like as well as the challenges and opportunities for women in STEM fields.Listen to this podcast
Professor Ian Harper, Dean of Melbourne Business School at the University of Melbourne and Aurecon's Susie Pearn discuss how universities need to reimagine their futures and what role engineers can play to help them achieve this transformation.Listen to this podcast
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