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Student-athlete is a force on and off the court

Jan 18, 2023 | Spotlight

Student-athlete Hellen Lacava is a force on and off the court as she pursues her dual passions for volleyball and engineering.

Acid-base chemistry makes fuels from air possible

Dec 08, 2022 | Spotlight

I was raised in Kelowna, BC and received my BSc in Chemical Engineering Co-op at the University of Alberta. I joined the Berlinguette group at UBC in 2018 to pursue my PhD in Chemical & Biological Engineering. There, we worked as a team to…

Setting a new course: It's never too late to make a career change

Dec 03, 2022 | Spotlight

I was born and raised in Jonquière, Québec and decided to join the Canadian Armed Forces straight out of high school to serve as a Naval Combat Systems Engineer. I received a B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada…

Moving toward a sustainable world

Nov 29, 2022 | Spotlight

I was born and raised in China and spent 5 years at UBC doing a major in Chemical and Biological Engineering (CHBE), and minor in Commerce. During my time as a CHBE student, I found my passion in renewable energy and other solutions to environmental…

UBC Engineering: A program so nice, I joined it twice

Nov 24, 2022 | Spotlight

I graduated from UBC’s Chemical and Biological Engineering undergraduate program in 2020. I loved my time in the department so much that I ended up staying for an additional two years to complete my Master's. My Master's research focused…

Engineering is an opportunity to make a difference

Nov 09, 2022 | Spotlight

Building and being part of a community has always been really important to me, which is one reason I’ve really enjoyed my work as Vice-President of Student Life with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Undergraduate Society.

Spending a co-op term working with the geology team on BC’s Site C hydro dam is just one of Katrijn Bjornson’s highlights at UBC Engineering

Nov 07, 2022 | Spotlight

“UBC has a lot of programs to support Indigenous students and they are working to better integrate Indigenous views in engineering. I’m excited about these changes.”

From coding for the first time to finding her community: International student Jasia Azreen shares her experience at UBC Engineering

Nov 02, 2022 | Spotlight

After learning about each of UBC’s 14 engineering specializations in first year, Jasia Azreen discovered electrical engineering was the path for her. “The engineering community is a definite highlight of the program.”

Creating UBC's very own Spiderman

Aug 29, 2022 | Spotlight

Year: 3rd Year Chat with Russell

Learning to welcome change: One massive change at a time

Aug 29, 2022 | Spotlight

Year: 3rd Year Chat with Hannah

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