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Overcoming hardships, a team effort

May 24, 2023 | Spotlight

Waking up from a two-month-long coma, UBC Mechanical Engineering Student Yi Yi Du found himself on a rarely trekked path toward graduating with a Bachelor of Applied Science, with a Biomechanics and Medical Devices Specialization.

Tanya Raja moved from Singapore to attend UBC. It’s opened up a world of opportunities.

Apr 11, 2023 | Spotlight

Year: 5th year Why did you want to study engineering? In high school I was really good at math, physics and chemistry.

Cloud Solutions Architect Molina Sharma reflects on her career journey

Mar 01, 2023 | Spotlight

UBC Engineering alumna Molina Sharma’s enthusiasm for engineering is limitless. Now working as a Cloud Solutions Architect at Microsoft, Molina’s career trajectory is testimony to her enthusiastic embrace of new opportunities and commitment to being…

Catarina Rodriguez chose to study mechanical engineering because “it is the most involved in terms of design and very hands-on. “

Feb 21, 2023 | Spotlight

The first student in her family to attend university, Catarina Rodriguez chose to study mechanical engineering because “it is the most involved in terms of design and very hands-on. “

Award-winning entrepreneur Miklos Sunario is integrating his passion for education and technology

Feb 20, 2023 | Spotlight

Miklos Sunario is a 2nd year integrated engineering student at UBC Vancouver. He was very involved with the EUS. In addition, he is an entrepreneur; having started his award-winning company all while completing his engineering degree.

Hands-on projects and working with other students who share her interests are some highlights for mechanical engineering student Kailey Beckie

Feb 17, 2023 | Spotlight

Kailey Beckie is a 3rd year mechanical engineering student at UBCO and loves the outdoors. She has a great portfolio of many interesting technical projects through personal aspirations and coursework.

“Just say yes to everything!”

Feb 04, 2023 | Spotlight

Pan Tisapramotkul is 3rd year integrated engineering student at UBC Vancouver. She is actively involved in the UBC community through her involvement with UBC Thunderbots. Also, she has completed a coop work term at CADEX, where she gained experience.

Growing up in a refugee camp inspired Samuel Thiak to become an engineer

Feb 04, 2023 | Spotlight

From a refugee camp to a civil engineering student at UBCO, Samuel Thiak's story is a motivating and an inspiration to all his peers. His active involvement in various clubs and societies and countless coop work experience has allowed him to…

After immigrating to Canada, completing a diploma and working as an engineering technologist, Ash Tyagi is thriving in UBC’s civil engineering program

Feb 04, 2023 | Spotlight

Ash Tyagi's journey into civil engineering at UBCO was not of the ordinary. She had to overcome challenges and learn to navigate herself in a new country, which is quite scary to do all alone at such a young age. Learn more about her inspiring…

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