Indigenous Student Experience

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Graham's decision to study engineering and his experience.

Secwèpemc woman adept at kicking down doors

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Indigenous woman Dawn McGrath is among the first cohort of Indigenous people completing a PhD in civil engineering at UBCO.

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

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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. “

First-year student enjoys being in a community of students passionate about learning and hands-on projects

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Emi Callele is a 1st year engineering student. She enjoys being in a community of students passionate about learning and hands-on projects. She highly recommends attending jumpstart as it was a pivotal part of her university experience.

International exchange in Australia, capstone project and co-op among UBC highlights

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Madison Maurice is a 6th year electrical engineering student. She has done an exchange at Australia at the University of Sydney and has loads of co-op work experience. After graduation, she plans to embark on a backpacking trip and then work fulltime

UBC’s first IBET Momentum Fellow aims to decolonize engineering design and project delivery

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When Danilo Caron returned to school for an engineering degree, he never imagined how much his new career and research would support his personal journey to connect with his Anishinaabe culture. Years spent working as a masonry contractor in his…

Meet Academic Advisor Catherine McInnis

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The team at UBC Engineering Academic Services helps students with everything from course planning and registration to academic and well-being support. Academic Advisor Catherine McInnis talks about the services students can access, and highlights…

Engineering is an opportunity to make a difference

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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

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“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.”

Funding awarded to grow UBCO AISES chapter for Indigenous STEM students

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New chapter of the American Indian Sciences and Engineering Society (AISES) at UBC Okanagan aims to build a welcoming community for Indigenous STEM students, with the help of a grant from UBC Indigenous Strategic Initiatives Fund.

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