Events and visits

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UBC Engineering Open House

Online: Saturday, November 6, 2021

The online event will have presentations, student panels and a virtual booth fair for all UBC Engineering departments and programs from the Okanagan and Vancouver campuses. 

On campus: Saturday, November 20, 2021

The on campus event at the UBC Vancouver campus will host an in-person booth fair with all 14 engineering programs and drop-in tours to explore the Vancouver campus. 

Register for the online Open House 

Register for the  on-campus Open House


UBC Engineering Prospective Student Online Presentations

We'll be adding upcoming online presentations soon. In the meantime, check out our past presentations for more information about pursuing engineering at UBC. 

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? 

What do you actually learn in UBC Engineering and how do you prepare?

Exploring Careers in Engineering


All-Girls* Events

All-Girls* Events invites girls in Grades 8-12 to explore engineering as a career and participate in hands-on engineering workshops in person at the UBC Vancouver Campus or online. 

Oct 16, 2021 Sustainability for our Future | Grade 12 | UBC Vancouver Campus -Registration closing soon for this date!

Oct 21, 2021 Sustainability for our Future | Grade 11-12 | Online

Nov 6, 2021 Technology Today: Driving Solutions in our Modern World | Grade 9 | UBC Vancouver Campus 

Jan 22, 2022 Innovative Engineering: The World of Biomedical Technology | Grade 11 | UBC Vancouver Campus 

Feb 5, 2022 Engineering into the Universe | Grade 10 | UBC Vancouver Campus

Feb 24, 2022 Engineering into the Universe | Grade 8-10 | Online 

Mar 5, 2022 Invitation to Create | Grade 8 | UBC Vancouver Campus 

* If you have a boy that is interested in similar programming, we highly encourage you to explore our website Geering Up. As well, please be aware that we have an inclusive view of the word “girl” and we welcome trans*, genderqueer and non-binary folks interested in these workshops.


Tech Events

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 and register for Geering Up Tech events here.


Geering Up Clubs

Geering Up clubs are a mix of science and engineering through hands-on projects, demos and design challenges! All clubs are taught by experienced university students with a passion for their field of study at the UBC Vancouver Campus or Online. Learn more and register for Geering Up Clubs here.




Geering Up In-class 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. Register for Geering Up Workshops for your class here

Geering Up Professional Development

Geering Up offers online courses and hosts professional development events for teachers focused on integrating STEM activities into your classroom! We focus on activities related to BC’s ADST and Science Curriculum. Our professional development days will leave you with fresh ideas, inspiration, and resources to effectively deliver STEM content to your students.

This fall we are offering free virtual and in-person Pro-D events on “Engineering With Empathy” and “Artificial Intelligence & Ethics”. Find more information on Geering Up Pro-D Events here.

All of our online courses are free, self-guided, and aimed towards educators who are interested in developing their capabilities and confidence in teaching engineering activities in their classrooms. To further our goal of breaking STEM barriers in classrooms, these courses make STEM activities, resources, and tools, more accessible to educators. Find more on Geering Up online courses here.



Engineering Tours

Check out our YouTube playlist of UBC Engineering Tours to see a campus tour, lab tours, and residence tours. 

Campus Tours

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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