SFPE Seminar #5 (2015) – When Preparation Meets Opportunity; Luck Planning and Your Career


When Preparation Meets Opportunity;

Luck, Planning and Your Career

By: Sarah Higginson

Date: Friday, 13th November 2015

Time: 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Venue: Room 49-502, Advanced Engineering Building, St. Lucia Campus


Sarah Higginson works as a fire engineer for Arup in the Sydney Office. She is a Masters Graduate from the University of Edinburgh and completed her degree in Structural and Fire Safety Engineering in 2012. During her time at work, Sarah has been involved with numerous different projects including, retail, residential, commercial office, rail, health infrastructure and sports facilities. Sarah is a passionate advocate of Fire Engineering as a way pushing boundaries of design. Sarah’s talk will focus on the transition between university to life as a typical consulting fire engineer, and the difficulties, challenges and experiences that are involved with this transition. The presentation will also discuss one of industry’s fundamental questions – what makes a competent fire engineer?

**Catering will be provided after the seminar

All interested persons are invited to attend the Seminar

The Seminar is free of charge – no RSVP is needed


Email: r.emberley@uq.edu.au

Web: https://firelabuq.wordpress.com/

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