Events and Visits
Engineering & Architecture Open House
You and your family are invited to join us on Saturday, November 2 for the UBC Engineering Open House. Meet with professors, staff, and students who can help you decide whether UBC Engineering or Architecture is right for you.
Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019
Changing the World: Engineering the Future
High school girls in grades 10-12 are invited to join us on campus to explore why engineering is an amazing career for women who want to change the world, help improve the lives of others and the environment around us, and who like teamwork and problem-solving.
Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020
Join us for an exciting day of exploration. Get creative and participate in fun engineering activities. Connect with other like-minded students and talk to current engineering students and professionals who will share their stories and experience. Learn more about these events on Geering Up's website!
Engineering Explorations 12 - for Grade 12 Girls (Go Eng Girl)
Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019
Engineering Explorations 9 - for Grade 9 Girls
Date: Saturday, November 30, 2019
Engineering Explorations 11 - for Grade 11 Girls
Date: Saturday, February 1, 2020
Engineering Explorations 10 - for Grade 10 Girls
Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020
Engineering Explorations 8 - for Grade 8 Girls
Date: Saturday, March 14, 2020
Let's Talk Tech
Each co-ed workshop shows the exciting possibilities of the tech industry through digital skills literacy! We dive into different emerging technologies by incorporating programming activities, links to real-life applications, and hands-on experiential learning. Learn more about these events on Geering Up's website!
High School - Grades 8-10
Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019
Date: Saturday, February 8, 2019
Geering Up Clubs
Geering Up clubs are a mix of science and engineering through hands-on projects, demos, design challenges, lab tours! All clubs are taught by experienced university students with a passion for their field of study.
Attend our annual Engineering & Architecture Open House on Saturday, November 2, 2019 to attend an Engineering Tour.
UBC offers campus tours for prospective students that want to explore the larger UBC experience - the campus, residences, libraries, recreational and social facilities and student services. Visit the UBC Vancouver Campus Tour website for more information.
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Geering Up Workshops
Geering Up offers engineering and science workshops consisting of exciting demonstrations, interactive experiments, and hands-on activities. Workshops include two Geering Up instructors equipped with all the supplies, enthusiasm and excitement needed for a hands-on 1 to 1.5 hours of discovery.
Engineering for Your Classroom
Teachers are experts at connecting lessons to everyday life, and bringing their classrooms into the world. Engineering is about applying science to everyday life, connecting theories and practice.
Join us to test out three engineering activities that you can use in your grade 4 – 7 classrooms to help create the connection between science and society. Emphasis will be given to activities that relate to the ADST curriculum, including computational thinking and digital skills activities. Leave with ideas, inspiration, and free supply kits. For more information please visit the Geering Up website.
Date: Monday, September 23, 2019
Date: Friday, October 25, 2019
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