Women in Engineering

Hands-on projects and working with other students who share her interests are some highlights for mechanical engineering student Kailey Beckie

Feb 17, 2023 | Spotlight

Kailey Beckie is a 3rd year mechanical engineering student at UBCO and loves the outdoors. She has a great portfolio of many interesting technical projects through personal aspirations and coursework.

Engineering student Chadia Uwamahoro is helping Rwanda rebuild

Feb 17, 2023 | Announcement

UBC Okanagan civil engineering doctoral student Chadia Uwamahoro, studying under Dr. Lisa Tobber at UBCO, wants to write a new building code for her home nation of Rwanda.

After immigrating to Canada, completing a diploma and working as an engineering technologist, Ash Tyagi is thriving in UBC’s civil engineering program

Feb 04, 2023 | Spotlight

Ash Tyagi's journey into civil engineering at UBCO was not of the ordinary. She had to overcome challenges and learn to navigate herself in a new country, which is quite scary to do all alone at such a young age. Learn more about her inspiring…

First-year student enjoys being in a community of students passionate about learning and hands-on projects

Jan 25, 2023 | Spotlight

Emi Callele is a 1st year engineering student. She enjoys being in a community of students passionate about learning and hands-on projects. She highly recommends attending jumpstart as it was a pivotal part of her university experience.

International exchange in Australia, capstone project and co-op among UBC highlights

Jan 24, 2023 | Spotlight

Madison Maurice is a 6th year electrical engineering student. She has done an exchange at Australia at the University of Sydney and has loads of co-op work experience. After graduation, she plans to embark on a backpacking trip and then work fulltime

Student-athlete is a force on and off the court

Jan 18, 2023 | Spotlight

Student-athlete Hellen Lacava is a force on and off the court as she pursues her dual passions for volleyball and engineering.

Permanent 14 Not Forgotten memorial unveiled at UBC Okanagan

Dec 06, 2022 | Announcement

A permanent memorial was unveiled at UBC Okanagan today, in memory of the 14 women whose lives were lost in the École Polytechnique massacre on December 6, 1989. The new art installation unveiling was part of UBCO's annual 14 Not Forgotten…

Moving toward a sustainable world

Nov 29, 2022 | Spotlight

I was born and raised in China and spent 5 years at UBC doing a major in Chemical and Biological Engineering (CHBE), and minor in Commerce. During my time as a CHBE student, I found my passion in renewable energy and other solutions to environmental…

2022 UBC Applied Science Dean’s Faculty Awards for Service

Nov 28, 2022 | Announcement

Professor Carol Jaeger, Dr. Mark Stevens and Dr. Sabine Weyand are being honoured with Dean's Awards for their exceptional contributions to the UBC Applied Science community.

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