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Start your future at UBC Engineering.

Be part of something bold. As a UBC Engineering student, you’ll learn how to design, develop and create something new. How to solve problems thought unsolvable. How to work with others and use your knowledge to improve lives and solve some of our world’s most complex challenges.

It all starts here

From your very first classes in first year to your final capstone projects, UBC engineering is a place where you’ll be supported to explore and innovate. Choose one of 14 programs after your first year of studies. Pursue co-op. Add a minor or dual degree option. Study abroad for a semester. Whatever you choose, you’ll find countless opportunities to gain real-world experience and the knowledge you need to succeed.

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Be part of a community

Your fellow students? Simply the best. If you’re looking for a diverse group of people who like to figure things out and make things better, this is the place to be. Your classmates are the people you can rely on, as lab partners and study buddies. They’re the people who will inspire you to rethink what’s possible, get involved in extracurricular activities, support you every step of the way and be part of your lifelong group of friends.

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Make a difference

Want to change the world? Or make part of it better? Engineering is a great choice if you want to challenge yourself to solve real-world problems. And we’re here to help make that happen. You’ll be learning from some of the very best experts in their fields – professors known for their ability to invent innovative and practical solutions to tough challenges. Getting involved in research opportunities, student clubs, extracurricular design teams and international experiences are just some of the ways you can start making a difference even before you graduate.

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Study at a leading university

UBC is recognized as one of the best places for teaching and research in the world. We’ve also been awarded top honours for making a tangible difference on sustainability initiatives and research that can improve our planet. What does that mean for you? You’ll be taught by some of the very best innovators in their field who are passionate about the positive impact of their work and excited to share their knowledge and enthusiasm with you.  

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