6:00 PM18:00

What's Next? The Workplace of the Future

SPE UWA are extremely excited to announce that we will be collaborating with Woodside's Vice President of Subsurface and Technology, Greg Mogan, to bring Woodside to UWA to showcase their operations, assets and technology. 

Everyone is welcome! Including science, arts, law, commerce, and mathematics. Come down to UWA Business School on the 24th of August to learn more about the pioneering technologies used in all working landscapes.

Tickets are on sale via the link: Woodside

For more information about the event and to receive discounted tickets, visit our Facebook page. 

 NASA AI Robot with VP Greg Mogan

NASA AI Robot with VP Greg Mogan

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6:00 PM18:00

Networking Sundowner

SPE UWA and SPE Curtin will be collaborating again following the success of 2016's Networking Sundowner. 

Held again at The Flour Factory in Perth's CBD, this year will bring more companies and more students together as vacation work applications open. 

Stay tuned for more details. If you have any queries, please direct them to 

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12:00 PM12:00

Relay For Life

Join SPE UWA and CPEC UWA for a day of fun, fitness and raising money for Cancer research! 
Our team fundraising goal this year is $2000, and together we can make a real difference.

Register by August 19 with discount code "uwastudentsearly16" for only $20! (UWA students)

Register or Donate at the link below:
(Make sure to join team SPE UWA!)

Take part as a walker/runner or donate to a great cause:
- Just $5 enables the Cancer Council to provide a newly-diagnosed cancer patient with the important resources and information to help them through their cancer journey.
- $10 helps the Cancer Council facilitate exercise programs to build the strength and fitness of cancer patients during AND after treatment
- $25 helps provide transport services for cancer patients.

All proceeds go to the Cancer Council WA and any donation is greatly appreciated.

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8:15 AM08:15

Women in the Oil & Gas Industry Morning Tea

Join us in welcoming representatives from Perth's biggest Oil & Gas companies for a morning tea at Uni Club's Banquet Hall. 

Following 2015's SOLD OUT event, take this opportunity to network with future employers and colleagues, and hear from some of the most successful women in the business! 


- Ways to distinguish yourself from other applicants;
- Where the industry's future lies; and
- How companies are tackling current issues through promoting diversity, and how you can help in creating a more diverse workforce. 


1. Woodside
2. Shell
3. Schlumberger
4. DOF Subsea
5. Yokogawa
6. Santos


1. BHP Billiton Petroleum
2. Worley Parsons

... more to be announced soon! 

At a cost of $15 (+ bf), expand your knowledge and network while enjoying some coffee, snacks and conversation on today's biggest topics! 

More Information below:

See you there!


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12:00 PM12:00

SPE WA Free Technical Luncheon

Get selected for a FREE lunch with invaluable opportunities to network with Professionals in the Oil and Gas Industry.  

SPE WA host a series of technical Luncheon's surrounding hot topics in Oil and Gas.

There are 5 free tickets to give away to UWA students and 5 more for Curtin students for every Luncheon. Simply FILL OUT THIS FORM for your chance to win:

--Luncheon Details--

Three Deepwater Well Design Mistakes: Wellbore Stability, Differential Sticking, and Zonal Isolations. What are the issues and how do we correct for them.

Want more info on the events? Visit:

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1:00 PM13:00

BP Presents: Growth Through Diversity

SPE UWA is supporting BP in presenting 'Growth Through Diversity'.

BP is a multinational company with operations in 80 countries across the globe, and a diverse workforce to represent the societies in which they operate. Today, BP is involved in a whole range of activities, such as exploration, production, refining and marketing.

This unique and interactive event presents the opportunity to have any questions regarding Diversity in Oil and Gas answered by BP Representatives. Hear real engineers speak about their personal experiences in a panel discussion, followed by an interactive round table discussion with BP staff. 

Prior to the day, please fill out the survey below to provide BP with any questions you have regarding diversity in the workplace, all of which will be answered during the panel discussion. This is a great way to steer the conversation in the direction you want it to go! 

This event is FREE to all UWA Students. Places are strictly limited with only 40 spots available.

2:30 to 3:00 - Arrival
3:00 to 3:10 - Presentation of student survey results.
3:10 to 4:10 - Panel speakers share their stories.
4:10 to 5:00 - Students can engage in a round table discussion on workplace diversity with BP representatives.

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to Aug 26

Vacation Work Opportunity Challenge

Want to win an interview for vacation work with two different companies!? Maybe you're just looking for a way to improve your resume and interviewing techniques? 

The PRIZE for the multiple finalists of this Vacation Work Challenge is an exclusive opportunity to participate in two separate final interviews for a summer vacation work internship with Worley Parsons and DOF Subsea. That's right! Double your chance to get Vacation Work with two different companies!

Don't miss out on this challenging and rewarding opportunity to refine your group and individual interview skills through case studies and interview techniques that are currently practised in industry. You'll even receive tips and feedback along the way to help you in future assessments.

The top 3 will receive a congratulations certificate endorsed by Worley Parsons which is great for your resume!

Worley Parsons and DOF Subsea will be personally involved in marking the contestants, in conjunction with the SPE team at UWA who will be following guidelines and tips provided by 3 of our major sponsors: Woodside, Shell and Schlumberger.

Apply now for this FREE opportunity!

-- Application Link --


-- Key Dates* --

14th of August, 11:59PM (Sunday)
- Application due (CV + questionnaire)
- Click the link to apply

17th - 26th of August
- Group assessment centre

26th of August onwards
- Individual interviews

*Subject to change

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1:00 PM13:00

Santos Campus Presentation

Welcoming all students from Commerce, Engineering and Science to register for this FREE event at UWA!

Santos is currently offering VACATION WORK, so they'll be providing tips on the application process.

Santos is one of the leading independent oil and gas producers in the Asia-Pacific! So this is your chance to familiarise yourself with them, with a presentation from a technical leader working at Santos as well as insight from some of their very own graduates.

Register now for FREE with pizza and drinks included on the day. You will also have the chance to speak to the representatives afterwards.

Limited tickets available so register now:

We hope to see you there!

WHERE: Bayliss Lecture Theatre G33 (Entrance behind Wilsmore/Tattersall)

WHEN: April 12th, 1PM-2PM

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9:00 AM09:00

SPE Team Building Workshop

  • The University of Western Australia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Do you have difficulty working in a team on those important uni projects and group assignments? Are there team members not pulling their weight?

Learn how to identify, handle and effectively manage these common situations dealt with by all students during their academic life.

The first of a series of hands-on workshops to be held throughout 2016. It offers both personal and professional development facilitated by experienced Oil and Gas professionals.

This is your opportunity to develop soft skills not developed in the classroom, which are highly regarded within the Oil and Gas industry and will help you stand out when you enter your professional career.

This workshop's topics will include:

- understanding how people function individually and in teams,
- motivating team members,
- handling differences (including personality and cultural),
- team design (what is required for a team to work),
- conflict and conflict management,
- dysfunction of teams, and
- team decision making.

Registration is $10 (excluding $1.44 booking fee).

Register here:

Open to UWA students only with LIMITED places available, so make sure to secure your spot quickly.

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5:00 PM17:00

DOF Subsea Technical Series

  • The University of Western Australia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Welcoming all students interested in Oil and Gas!

Join the DOF Subsea Technical Series to gain an insight into their operations and you'll recieve an ENDORSED CERTIFICATE by DOF Subsea by attending all sessions!

DOF Subsea is a leading provider of subsea services in all the major oil and gas production regions around the world. With a world class fleet of offshore vessels, ROVs (Remote Operated Vehicles), diving and survey systems, the group combines expertise and technology to deliver integrated subsea solutions to the offshore oil and gas industry.

TICKET COST = $5.00 (+booking fee) covers all 3 presentations + PIZZA and DRINKS!

Presentation 1 - Thursday 7 April 5:00pm
Life on a long term IRM Project - Chevron IRM Project

Presentation 2 - Thursday 14 April 5:00pm
Saturation Diving in Unfamiliar Waters - Goro Nickel Project Off New Caledonia

Presentation 3 - Thursday 28 April 5:00pm
Live FPSO Mooring Replacement - OMV Project 2016

This is a series not to be missed so register quickly to avoid missing out. 

Register HERE!

If you have any queries please contact us at publicrelations@speuwa.comor message us on our Facebook page.

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1:00 PM13:00

Beating Procrastination and Achieving Results

Do you Procrastinate? Do you find change hard? Would you like to learn how to take control of your challenges? Join Jeanne Boles at the University of Western Australia to learn a few of her effective methods to help you achieve your potential!

Secure your FREE ticket here, places are limited:

Building: UWA Mechanical Engineering
Room: TBA

For more information please visit:

If you have any questions, please contact:

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1:00 PM13:00

Schlumberger Campus Chat

Welcoming all students from Engineering and Science
[Mechanical/Electrical/Chemical/Civil and Geosciences]

Did you know Schlumberger employees are one of the world's most desirable engineers after completing their graduate programme? Did you want to learn more about the programme that guarentees overseas opportunities for training at numerous locations!? 

Nicole Cooper and Claudia Kane (Engineer and HR) from Schlumberger will discuss Graduate Opportunities at UWA, where you'll have a chance to network afterwards with FREE PIZZA and DRINKS.

Register for FREE now, so don't miss out:

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6:00 PM18:00

A Night In Industry

Welcoming students from Engineering, Commerce and Science interested in pursing a lucrative and exciting career in Oil and Gas.

Attending Companies:


SPE UWA & SPE Curtin will host a formal evening where you will be given the opportunity to network with representatives within the Oil & Gas Industry.  

These representatives have diverse backgrounds from recent grads to experienced professionals spanning job roles in various engineering, commerce and science disciplines. This is a unique opportunity to learn about their backgrounds, experiences and the world-renowned companies they work for.

Recruiters will also be present for companies offering graduate work to answer any questions you may have about the application process.

UWA Students Purchase tickets here:

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1:00 PM13:00

Woodside Graduate Application Workshop

Join Woodside's Talent Recruiter in a workshop to improve your RESUME and even get an insight into their own RECRUITMENT TESTS and graduate programme.  

Come along on Tuesday, 15th March, to the FREE workshop to find out exactly what the biggest companies are looking for in your applications. This is your chance to stand out in both your resume and the interview process.

Welcoming all students from Commerce, Engineering and Science (including Physics and Geoscience)! 

Network afterwards with FREE pizza and drinks.

Limited tickets available so register now:

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1:00 PM13:00

Shell Campus Chat

Shell are now recruiting graduates across many disiciplines including Engineering, Commerce, Science and Law. 

Come along to our campus chat with Shell to get an insight into their Graduate Programme where representatives will discuss the day-to-day life of their graduates including training and development opportunities.

Cost: FREE Admission
Venue: UWA, Engineering Lecture Theatre
When: Friday | 11th March 2016 | 1pm to 2pm

Network afterwards with Shell HR and experienced graduates and gets tips on their application process with FREE PIZZA and DRINKS, don't miss out!

Register HERE:

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11:00 AM11:00

SPE on ODay

If you’re doing Engineering, Commerce or Science come visit us on O-Day at UWA to learn how you can benefit from joining our student chapter!

Have some fun with our GIANT JENGA challenge and pose for photos with our novelty picture frame, then simply tag yourself on our Facebook page for your chance to win your own Jenga set.

Also sign up with us on the day to SPE International to go in the draw to win FREE access to ALL our semester one events including networking events, technical series and soft-skill workshops with companies such as Shell, Woodside, Schlumberger and loads more. You can even sign up now to go in the draw (ignore the USD10-15 cost, Chevron will cover it at check-out!): 

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All WINNERS will be announced through our Facebook page.

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Schlumberger Technical Series
to Sep 1

Schlumberger Technical Series

  • Engineering Lecture Theatre 1 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

SPE UWA proudly presents a technical series consisting of two presentations by Schlumberger – one of the world’s largest oil and gas field service companies.

Day ONE: 25th August | 1 to 2 pm
Presenter: Ali Kiaie - Drilling Optimisation
Venue: Engineering Lecture Theater 1

An introduction to drilling and what can happen when it all goes wrong, providing an insight into the cause of blowouts and associated prevention methods.

Day TWO: 1st September | 1 to 2 pm
Presenter: Konstantin Galybin - Borehole Geophysicist
Venue: Engineering Lecture Theater 1

Detailed overview of the exploration phase all the way to production and how it contributes to reservoir and drilling engineering. 

FREE FOOD, DRINKS & NETWORKING will be provided!

If you have any questions regarding the event, please contact us via

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