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Prospective Student Events

Check out our full list of events for current high school students who are thinking about applying to UBC Engineering in the future.

Prospective Student Events

Applicants to UBC Engineering

If you have already submitted your application to the Bachelor of Applied Science (Engineering), check out our exclusive events just for you.

Applicant Events

UBC Engineering Open House

Online: Thursday, October 13- Saturday, October 15, 2022

Attend the online UBC Engineering Open House to discover UBC Engineering through presentations, panel discussions and virtual booths.

Vancouver On-campus: November 5, 2022

Okanagan On-campus: November 19, 2022

Explore all UBC Engineering has to offer through in-person booths and demonstrations. You’ll learn about our engineering programs by chatting with professors, students and advisors. 

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UBC Engineering Prospective Student Online Presentations

October 26, 2022: UBC Engineering: Everything You Need to Know

Engineers solve problems and make the world a better place to live. Discover some of the ways engineering impacts everyday life, and learn how to become an engineer, beginning with admissions details to UBC Engineering.  This session is a great opportunity for younger high school students to learn which high school courses they’ll need to be eligible for UBC Engineering. 

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November 16: UBC Engineering: University Basics and Application Tips

Join us for a "Post-secondary 101" session that will give you all the basics you need to know when applying for UBC Engineering. Topics we'll cover include the difference between an Engineering Technology Diploma and the UBC Bachelor of Applied Science degree, what you need to know to apply, and tips and tricks for your personal profile. All are welcome to attend, but this presentation is designed for first-generation university applicants.

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November 29: Ask Me Anything: Admission to UBC Engineering

Ask our advisors all of your last-minute questions before submitting your application for the Bachelor of Applied Science (Engineering) at UBC. This session will recap the most important information you need to know when applying and will serve as a forum for you to ask questions, hear from other applicants and learn why UBC is one of the top engineering programs in Canada. 

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You can also watch some of our past presentations here: 

Design, Create, Innovate

Interested in a future career where you'll get to design, create, and innovate? Want a career that can make an impact? With over 14 engineering programs ranging from biomedical to environmental to manufacturing, all with a focus on sustainability and making a positive impact on our world, we invite you to learn about how a degree with UBC Engineering can lead to unlimited career opportunities.

UBC Engineering: Engineering vs. Science -- What's the Difference? 

You've taken science courses in high school, but did you know that you continue focusing on biology, chemistry and physics in engineering? As an engineer, you can apply your knowledge of science to make an impact in sustainability, design and technology, or preserving our earth – all while opening up doors to an exciting professional career.  

All-Girls* Events

All-Girls* Events are exciting opportunities for girls across BC to explore how they can use their creativity to help the world. Attendees 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. These events are free of charge with lunch included.


Oct 15, 2022: Engineering into the Universe | Grade 10-12 | UBC Vancouver Campus 

Oct 22, 2022: Codemakers & Codebreakers | Grade 8-10 | QAI SFU Surrey Campus

Nov 5, 2022: Innovative Engineering: The World of Biomedical Technology | Grade 8-9 | UBC Vancouver Campus

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* Please be aware that we have an inclusive view of the word “girl” and we welcome trans, queer and non-binary folks interested in these events.

High School Engineering Design Competition

Nov 26, 2022

Grade 8-12

Led by the theme “Interplanetary Communication”, students will work in teams to develop innovative solutions on the competition day. After developing their solution, groups will present their work and have it evaluated by a panel of judges and the winning team will be awarded.

Please note that although each student will register individually, you are able to select your own team. Don't have a team? Don't worry! Simply let us know in the registration form and we will place you in a team. The High School Engineering and Design Competition is co-hosted by Outward Engineering and UBC Geering Up Engineering Outreach.

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Tours

Engineering Tours

Check out our YouTube playlist of UBC Engineering Tours to tour our campus, labs, and residences. 

Youtube Playlist of Tours

Campus Tours

UBC offers campus tours for prospective students who 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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