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Women in engineering

UBC Engineering Class of 2022: Meet four women working to engineer a more inclusive world

Jun 22, 2022 | 09:18am | Announcement

On June 23, Women in Engineering Day, we look to the women of the past, present, and future who work to make contributions to the field of engineering. 

Everyone belongs in STEM: Creating an environment for all youth to feel welcome through the Geering Up program

Jun 21, 2022 | 12:42pm | Announcement

Geering Up is a community outreach program run by UBC Engineering to provide the youth of British Columbia with the opportunity to investigate engineering, science, and technology in a fun, educational and safe environment.

Pursuing my passion in building a sustainable future

Jun 09, 2022 | 10:13am | Spotlight

I was born and raised in Hong Kong, studied high school and university in the UK, and had previously worked in the UK and Hong Kong.

Cycling to life cycle assessment

May 27, 2022 | 11:19am | Spotlight

Hi, Ezgi here! Since the last years of my undergraduate studies at Istanbul Technical University, I have been working in different fields of architecture to raise an overall understanding of the architectural praxis in diverse international settings…

It’s a marathon, not a sprint

May 21, 2022 | 10:03pm | Spotlight

Growing up in Vancouver, you hear about UBC a lot. However, nothing really prepares you for the scale of the campus, or the community within. In my first year, the amount of opportunities was so endless it almost made me anxious – how do you even…

Maximizing friendships and opportunities

May 21, 2022 | 01:36am | Spotlight

UBC Civil Engineering student Beverley Ng will be stepping into the world of transportation engineering, following the completion of her Bachelor of Applied Science degree.

Materials engineering to mind engineering

May 20, 2022 | 10:57pm | Spotlight

I clearly remember the day when my dad woke me up one morning, holding my acceptance letter, his eyes beaming with joy. My excitement knew no bounds. My first year at UBC came with its unique challenges. I struggled with my coursework and at one…

Finding the courage to be seen

May 20, 2022 | 10:56pm | Spotlight

I am proud and honored to have been an engineering student at UBC Okanagan for the past 4 years. During this chapter in my life I’ve learned so many interesting things about myself and the world, and leaning into the curiosity has led me to some…

Creating space for intercultural learning in engineering and beyond

May 20, 2022 | 07:27pm | Spotlight

I moved around a lot as a kid. I spent the first five years of my life in Georgia, moved to Bangladesh for another five years, and finished off high school in Ethiopia. I grew up with a multitude of cultures, perspectives, and good food; so much…

The engineering puzzle: the beauty of putting the pieces together

May 20, 2022 | 12:12pm | Spotlight

Paloma Chagas Guerra Pereira chose UBC Chemical Engineering because she wanted to attend a well respected university that would provide a globally recognized qualification and the chance to work and learn alongside world-class experts in her field.

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