Events for Students

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Upcoming Events for Students

UBC Engineering Tours

Are you a prospective Engineering student at UBC-Vancouver? Do you want to apply to Engineering but aren't sure of what exciting adventures UBC holds? Come on an hour long tour of the study spaces, buildings and lab spaces in UBC Engineering!

The tour group will meet with their leaders in front of Starbucks in the Fred Kaiser Building.

A weekly tour will be given on Fridays from 4:00 - 5:00pmPlease RSVP for the weekly tours. 

Don't hesitate to contact us at with any questions.

Campus Tours

UBC offers campus tours for prospective students that explore the larger UBC experience - the campus, residences, libraries, recreational and social facilities, as well as student services. Register now to take a UBC Vancouver campus tour before your Engineering tour. 

Engineering Explorations

Engineering Explorations 8 - for Grade 8 Girls

Grade 8 girls – join us for an exciting day of exploration. Get creative and participate in fun engineering activities. Connect with other like-minded students and talk to current engineering students and professionals who will share their stories and experience.

Date: Saturday, March 4, 2017

Location: Steveston-London Secondary School, 6600 Williams Road, Richmond.

Cost: Free! Pizza lunch included.

Registration: Register here. 

Geering Up


Geering Up clubs are a mix of science and engineering through hands-on projects, demos, design challenges, lab tours! All clubs are taught by experienced university students with a passion for their field of study. 

Dates: Saturdays, January 21 - April 1, 2017

Location: UBC Vancouver Point Grey Campus.

Registration: Register here.

School Workshops

Geering Up offers engineering and science workshops consisting of exciting demonstrations, interactive experiments, and hands-on activities from January – April (High School) and May – June (Elementary and High School). 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.

Dates: January - June

Location: Your School!

Registration: Register Here.

Watch Videos

Reimagine Engineering

Short, powerful video stories about our alumni show the unexpected stories of engineering. Watch and share!

Engineering Stories

Women students vlog and demystify the university experience - get their tips, watch them find their way and experience a slice of university life through their eyes. Watch and share!

  • Rebecca McCreedy - A fourth-year mechanical engineering student and the Alpha Omega Epsilon (AOE) sorority president.
  • Megan Hall - A third-year chemical engineering student and past Geering Up instructor.
  • Nadine Te - A second-year materials engineering student and UBC Rocket team member.
  • Samia Sama - A first-year engineering student from Bangladesh.

Think Mech!

Think Mech! provides undergraduate and high school students with information about Mechnical Engineering.

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Think Mech for Kids!

Think Mech for Kids! provides children in Grades K-6 with an opportunity to discover the world of engineering in an interactive neighbourhood just like theirs!

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