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Why Engineering?

Engineering is one of the most rewarding careers

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Engineering is one of the best choices of study if you’re interested in a well-paying career where you can start working right after you graduate and where your skills are in high demand across a wide range of industries.  

Discover student-centred learning at UBC Okanagan

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Imagine being a first-year engineering student and coming up with a solution to a real-world problem that’s actually implemented, wins a national or international award for innovation, or receives funding so the idea can be put to good use in…

The skills you need to succeed as an engineer

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Engineering students develop an impressive set of skills over the course of their degree. Not only do they apply their in-depth knowledge of math, coding and discipline-specific engineering fundamentals, they also learn how to use cutting-edge…

The first-year advantage of UBC Engineering

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When you apply to study engineering at some universities, you have to choose your program – be that mechanical, electrical, biomedical, chemical or other type of engineering – before you’ve even taken a single engineering course. It can also be hard…

A career that stems from STEM

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You’ve probably heard from teachers, parents and others that majoring in a STEM-related field is a great choice if you want a well-paying and rewarding career.But if you’re not sure just where you fit within the subjects of STEM (science, technology…

The who, what, where, why, when and how of engineering

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You’ve got questions? We’ve got answers! We talked with Student Recruitment Officer Erin Fehr about some of the questions she’s most frequently asked by students who want to learn more about engineering.

What courses do you need to get into engineering?

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If you’re thinking about studying engineering, it’s good to know what the prerequisites are so that you can meet the admissions criteria. Taking the high school courses you’ll need will enable you to keep all your options open when it comes time to…

Engineering might not be what you think it is!

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There are definitely some misconceptions out there when it comes to what engineering is all about. Let’s take a look at some of the common myths about engineering and engineers.

Why co-op? Launch your career while still a student

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Co-op is the key to career success. Start your future with co-op at UBC Engineering.

Why engineering is the most versatile undergraduate degree

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An engineering degree is perhaps the most versatile of all undergraduate degrees.

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