Civil Engineering Student Association

The Civil Engineering Student Association (CESA) is the peak representative body for all associated Civil Engineering disciplines which include: Civil, Environmental, Geo-technical, Structural, Hydrological and Transport engineering students at the University of Queensland. CESA is the vital link between the Civil Engineering School and the industry.

Our aim is to provide students with the best access to industry, and assist them in developing relationships that will aid them in their future career paths. Additionally, we organise sporting and social events that encourage student involvement.

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We hope to help you create many cherishable memories at UQ. Stay Civil!

Our Sponsors


Established in 1928, GHD is a global professional services company that remains wholly owned by its people. They are comprised of over 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, connected by over 200 offices, across five continents – Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. GHD leads with engineering, construction, and architectural expertise which delivers forward-looking and innovative approaches that connect and sustain communities around the world. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, they are focused on building lasting relationships with their partners and clients. 

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Thiess works with clients in Australia, Asia and the Americas in the dynamic field of open-cut and underground mining. At our core is the pioneering spirit of the legendary Thiess brothers. Their vision defined firsts, unlocked possibilities and found smarter ways to scale what mattered to society. More than 85 years on, their story is still in our DNA.


ADG Consulting Engineering combines proven design principles with industry-leading technology and an advisory approach to deliver purpose-built solutions that make a difference — to people, places and communities.

Bornhorst + Ward

Bornhorst + Ward was formed in 1965 by Barney Bornhorst and Brian Ward as a consulting civil and structural engineering practice.

They built a strong foundation of Engineering expertise, commitment to clients, industry innovation and collaboration with industry experts and with continued leadership fostering excellence it has strengthened the business as a market leader.


You’ll see us around at the dozens of events we run each year!
Brianna Kennedy
Brianna KennedyPresident
Maximilian Waaka
Maximilian WaakaVP
Cassie Athanassiadis
Cassie AthanassiadisSecretary
Will Kim
Will KimTreasurer
Charlie Hargreaves
Charlie HargreavesSocial
Megan Roxburgh
Megan RoxburghMedia
Martin Xiao
Martin XiaoAcademic
Zara Fernando
Zara FernandoEngagement