Frosh Week – September 4-14, 2012
The first two weeks back at school are all about showing first years what UBC Engineering is all about! These two weeks are filled with fun events, competitions, tons of free food and drinks AND MORE PRIZES THAN YOU CAN HANDLE!!! SCIENCE!!!! ENERGY!!!! Check out the link above for more information. While you’re at it, join this First Year Facebook Group.
Frosh Retreat – September 14-16, 2012
The one event you can’t miss! An all-inclusive weekend retreat specifically for first years, this is the best way to get to know your fellow PP’s and meet older, wiser students. For many students, it’s the best memory of all first year.
Activities may include drinking, eating, swimming, drinking, sports, movies, adventures, drinking, and of course, a bonfire! Tickets are available during Frosh Week from EUS executives or Spirit Coordinators, or through the Frosh Retreat website.
Frosh Week Events
Ever wondered how the Engineers manage to hang VW bugs off bridges, how the Cairn (giant concrete E on Main Mall) got there, or about the origins of the Cheeze Factory?
Hear stories from older students about the rich history of the EUS and about some of the infamous stunts UBC Engineers have pulled off in the past.
Meet Your Profs Luncheon
Don’t know what department you want to go into next year? Worried about your massive 35-credit course load? This is a perfect opportunity to get to know your profs and faculty members outside of the lecture hall and get some pointers on making the most of your first year at UBC. Free food and drinks!
An EUS favourite! There’s nothing quite like seeing a crowd of people chasing a 6-foot-diameter soccer ball down Main Mall. Warning: don’t try to head the ball.
Cheeze Open House/BBQ
Massive free BBQ! Come hang out at the Cheeze, grab a free burger and drink, and get to know your EUS Exec and council.
Show off your MacGyver-like talents in a challenge of your engineering skilss by building a working toilet out of nothing but small pebbles and pocket lint! Or… something like that.
No plans for lunch? Come by for free pizza and a movie and coughprizescough.
BBQ at Wreck Beach
Relax on the beach after class with bocce, frisbees, and free food, or just hang out on the sand.
Water Balloon Fight
Games Night – featuring pool, board games, Super Smash Bros, and more!