UC IEEE Student Branch

IEEE is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through IEEE’s highly cited publications, conference, technology standards, and professional and educational activities.

UC IEEE, a student branch of the international association, aims to play an active part in improving students’ professional skills and provide a networking platform through various professional and social events.

To find the latest about the events we host, check out our Facebook Page!

These events are great for learning new skills, networking, or getting a taste of real world engineering. They include:
  • Industry Tours
  • Interview and CV Skills
  • 24 Hour Coding Challenge
  • First Aid Course
  • Mock Interviews
These events are great for meeting other students. They are also lots of fun! Some of our events include:
  • 1st Pro Induction
  • Barbeques
  • LAN Night
  • Keg Race
  • Quiz Night
Becoming a UC IEEE SB sponsor has many benefits, including naming rights for events, publicity and the opporunity to get involved with our events. We have three different sponsorship levels to suit your needs. If you or your company is interested, please contact us at sponsorship@ucieee.org.

Mitton ElectroNet is an electrical engineering consultancy and project management services provider. We are proudly New Zealand owned and operated, providing electrical design and specialist services to the power industry for over 25 years. Our team takes pride in leading the way by delivering value-added client solutions to markets in both New Zealand and abroad. We have a reputation for outstanding performance with a strong track record working on major projects. Mitton Consulting was formed in 1989, to provide services to the New Zealand power industry, including substation, protection and earthing design. In 2007, Mitton Consulting was purchased by ElectroNet, resulting in the establishment of Mitton ElectroNet.

We connect New Zealanders to their power system, through safe, smart solutions for today and tomorrow.


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  • We work with care
    We care for each other and our communities and we keep everybody safe – we are open, honest and respectful
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    We work hard to keep the lights on for our fellow Kiwis and we’re careful how we spend their money We do clever simply
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Powerco strives to deliver reliable energy to your door. We keep the lights on and gas flowing to around 442,000 homes, businesses and organisations across the North Island. Our energy brings warmth, comfort and security. We do this safely and efficiently and when supply is interrupted we respond quickly so you can get on with your lives. We are proud of our small town origins and local history. You will see us getting behind community groups and events – it’s important to us to support worthy causes and organisations. At Powerco, we are preparing for the future to provide a trusted service that evolves with changing technology.

Network Waitaki’s mission is to be a locally owned and operated electricity distribution company that provides the benefits of local consumer trust ownership by:
  • owning and operating a safe, reliable and efficient distribution system that meets the evolving needs of its consumers in accordance with its Asset Management Plan
  • and supporting the economic growth and wellbeing of the community it serves.

Find us on our Facebook Page

For enquiries, contact our Chairperson Laura Harding at chair@ucieee.org