Events and Visits
Changing the World: Engineering the Future
High school girls in grades 10-12 are invited 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. Hear from current students, recent alumni, and connect with other high school students at this virtual event!
Date: March 27, 2021
Time: 10:00am to 12:30pm
UBC Engineering Prospective Student Online Presentations
What do you actually learn in UBC Engineering and how do you prepare?
We held several virtual presentations in the fall of 2020. In case you missed them, you can find the links to the recordings below. Video recordings are hosted on YouTube.
UBC Engineering: What to know about and How to Get Started
Transfer Pathways to UBC Engineering
Design, Create, Innovate: A Career with Unlimited Possibilities
Supporting your Student's Passion to Design, Create, and Innovate (For parents and care givers)
Science vs. Engineering: What's the Difference?
UBC Geering Up Engineering Outreach Summer Programs
Registrations for UBC Geering Up Engineering Outreach Summer Camps are opening this Monday, March 1st, at 1:00PM!! Geering Up is excited to be running Online Camps for both High School and Elementary Ages. We encourage you to register quickly as many Geering Up camps can fill up quickly.
Our Elementary Summer Camps can be both found Online or In-Person at the UBC Vancouver Point Grey Campus. Be sure to check out all of the available themes including All-Girls and CodeMakers online camps.
UBC Engineering and School of Architecture & Landscape Architecture Open House
Our next open house is planned for November 2021.
All-Girls* Events are an exciting opportunity for girls across BC to explore how they can use their creativity to help the world. Girls will learn about engineering design and will enjoy fun, hands-on activities led by current university students and meet inspiring mentors. Connect with other like-minded students and talk to current engineering students and professionals who will share their stories and experience. All events are free of cost. All events in the 2020 – 21 school year will be offered virtually – you will need a device (laptop or desktop computer) at home in order to participate.
Design out Future - FOR GRADE 10 GIRLS
The Future of Tech - FOR GRADE 11 GIRLS
Inivitation to create - FOR GRADE 8 GIRLS
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.
All events are free of cost. All events in the 2020 – 21 school year will be offered virtually – you will need a device (laptop or desktop computer) at home in order to participate.
Elementary & Middle School - GRADES 4-9
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.
GEERING UP WORKSHOPS
ENGINEERING FOR YOUR CLASSROOM
Virtual lab tours are available on our UBC Engineering & SALA Open House website.
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.