Get links and additional information to Instagram and social media posts from the School of Engineering.

Most recent posts will appear at the top of the list below. Or visit the School of Engineering’s News & Events page or Contacts page.

January 19, 2024 Instagram Post


As part of the Engineering Society’s Professionalism Week (P-Week), undergraduate students are encouraged to sign up for this workshop to help them land their dream job. It will cover how to navigate the job search process, building a resume and more!

Job Search Workshop Registration Form


As part of the Engineering Society’s Professionalism Week (P-Week), undergraduate students are encouraged to register for this workshop and meet industry experts on as they talk about networking, testing professional skills and making valuable connections.

Your Brand Matters and Networking Workshop Registration Form


As part of the Engineering Society’s Professionalism Week (P-Week), undergraduate students are encouraged to attend this networking event  with industry representatives from Stantec, Urban Systems, Emil Anderson and more! Registration is required.

Industry Panel and Well Mixer Event Tickets

September 28, 2023 / October 26, 2023 / November 30, 2023 Instagram Post

The School of Engineering Student Newsletter is created for engineering students by engineering students.

If you have an event, opportunity, activity or anything you think engineering undergraduate students need to know about let us know. Whether it’s social or academic, on campus or off, if it’s interesting to you, other students will likely be interested, too!

Here is the link to the submission form:

September 28  – for the October newsletter content submission deadline of October 6

October 26  – for the November newsletter content submission deadline of November 3

November 30  – for the December newsletter content submission deadline of December 8

September 2, 2023 Instagram Post

“You don’t build a project alone – you are always building it with others.”

Heanan Bird, undergraduate student in Manufacturing Engineering, talks about his experience at UBC Okanagan’s School of Engineering.



August 31, 2023 Instagram Post

Invest in yourself!

Are you interested in connecting meaningfully with industry, alumni and peers in the engineering community?

Join the Engineering Mentoring Program! Whether you are just starting your journey at UBC, or are getting ready to transition into the world of work, the Engineering Mentoring Program will help you succeed – you will gain industry knowledge, build a network, learn fundamental skills to support your professional development and more!

Learn more and apply at

Note: enrolment is a 2-step process, please remember to complete BOTH STEPS before the Sept.18th Deadline.

August 30, 2023 Instagram Post

Know a second-year engineering student at UBC Okanagan? Suggest they apply for the Henderson Rains Scholarship! Applications are open now until September 29, 2023.

This $2,500 scholarship is awarded based on academic achievement, community activities, and a student statement.

August 28, 2023 Instagram Post

The School of Engineering is seeking qualified undergraduate student applicants for the following positions: Engineering Stories Social Content Creator and School of Engineering Student Ambassador.

The Engineering Stories Social Content Creator will use TikTok, Instagram and YouTube to highlight the awesome undergraduate experience in UBC Engineering and showcase engineering role models (students, faculty, recent alumni and engineers in industry) from underrepresented populations. Engineering Stories is geared towards promoting diversity and inclusivity throughout the School of Engineering and Faculty of Applied Science, but is specifically aimed at prospective Engineering students.

The full job description and information on how to apply can be found here.

The School of Engineering Student Ambassador will provide enhanced student learning, professional development, mentorship and the opportunity to improve UBC’s outreach and promotion of STEAM fields. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) They will support with the design, curriculum planning, logistics, promotion, and organization of the events and act as a student ambassador to young students and UBC prospective students.

The full job description and information on how to apply can be found here.

If you have any questions please contact Marie Reid (

May 12, 2023 Instagram Post

Be inspired by the Okanagan through its surroundings, culture, and nimble post-secondary engineering institutions next month during the @CEEA_ACEG 2023 Conference hosted by @UBCOSOE and @OkanaganCollege. The conference takes place June 17 -21.

Learn and share within the conference’s theme of engagement and impact within 4 key elements: leadership, sustainability, entrepreneurship and design, and diversity and inclusivity.

Learn more at

Keynotes include Donna C. Llywellyn (Boise State University), John Desjarlais (Indigenous Resource Network), and Elizabeth Croft (University of Victoria).

February 6, 2023 Instagram Post

Interested in research but not sure where to start? Aiming to apply for the NSERC USRA or IUSRA and have questions? Considering pursuing graduate studies with the School of Engineering after your studies? Looking for other ways to get involved in research labs? Join us for the session with an academic advisor, graduate advisor, an undergraduate student researcher, and a research faculty member.
Introduction to Undergraduate Research
February 9, 2023 from 10:30-11:30am
Virtual event (Zoom)
Register by Feb 9th 8am to receive the link and/or recording of the event.

December 9, 2022 Instagram Post

Best of luck with exams! Make sure to take breaks, get outside for a walk, and/or connect with friends during this time. These small things can help lead you to success. And remember if you need support or resources review or or

October 26, 2022 Instagram Post

Discover why UBC Engineering is one of Canada’s top engineering schools at our open house event on November 19. Prospective high school and post-secondary transfer students are invited to join us on the Okanagan campus to explore all that UBC Engineering has to offer through in-person booths and demonstrations. Register at

August 8 – 20, 2022 Instagram Posts

Can you engineer a good story? The School of Engineering is looking for an undergraduate student to take on the challenge of being an Engineering Stories Social Content Creator. Learn more about the role and apply at

May 2, 2022 Instagram Post

Award Opportunity Deadline: Twice per year the School of Engineering’s Undergraduate Awards Committee adjudicates awards to recognize the outstanding students and provide financial support. The May awards cycle is on now featuring significant cash prize awards in international development, leadership, and community impact and innovation.

All graduating students are encouraged to review this list of awards and nominate themselves. There are a couple of awards for non-graduating students as well. Some are automatic based on academic performance or other criteria listed but many of these awards require you to provide additional information in order to be considered.

Please review the awards listed below. The deadline to apply is May 4, 2022 at 8:30am PST.

Learn more and apply

April 25, 2022 Instagram Post

Registration is now open for the”Performance-Based Design and Lifecycle Cost Analysis of Bridges” micro-credential course hosted by the Green Construction Research & Training Centre (GCRTC). Registration deadline is May 17.

Register here

April 19, 2022 Instagram Post

UBCO’s Global Engagement Office is hosting a Virtual Post-Graduate Work Permit session on April 21st from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (PDT)! Are you an international student who is graduating soon? Find out how to apply for the post-graduation work permit (PGWP) and to remain in Canada as a worker. A PGWP allows you to remain in Canada and work full-time after you complete a certificate, diploma or degree that is at least eight months in length. If you are unsure if you will stay or return to Canada after studies, consider applying for the PGWP in case as you will lose the opportunity to apply after 180 days. You do not need to reside in Canada or hold a job at all times to keep the work permit valid. To register for this session, please visit

April 4, 2022 Instagram Post

The CSME would like to invite Canadian engineering undergraduate students to take part in the 2022 CSME National Design Competition. This competition will showcase outstanding undergraduate student design projects from across Canada, with a focus on Social Impact, Tackling Climate Change and Technical Prowess in Mechanical Engineering. Learn more at

March 28, 2022 Instagram Post

Indigenous Youth Internship Program Information Session Hosted by the UBC Indigenous Co-op Coordinators takes place April 6th, 2022 from 4-5pm PT. Location: via Zoom (link provided by email upon registering). Register to attend:

March 22, 2022 Instagram Post

What will it be? Civil, Electrical, Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering? The deadline for @UBCOSOE students to declare their specialization is May 22, 2022. Learn more at

February 17, 2022 Instagram Post

The Beyond Tomorrow Scholars Program is a first-of-its-kind initiative in Canada that provides both scholarships and a range of integrated institutional supports to help provide a pathway to success for Black Canadian students at UBC. Learn more at

February 9, 2022 Instagram Post

Reconciliation + Design Dialogue Series Feb 10th @ 4:30 PM PST.

Guest speaker Nalaine Morin has a metallurgical engineering degree from UBC and a certificate in mechanical engineering design from BCIT. Her technical background combined with being of Tahltan descent has led her to develop new ways to synthesize Indigenous ways of knowing with western science. Many of her innovative processes have been adopted for use at a provincial level. Nalaine Morin provides services in third party review, regulatory support, negotiations, community consultation and environmental resource management.

February 8, 2022 Instagram Post

Engineers Canada’s 2022 scholarships program is now open. I’m hoping that you can help us surface high-quality applicants by sharing our callouts through your communication channels. The deadline for scholarship applications is March 1, 2022. You can read more about the scholarships program at

February 17, 2022 Instagram Post

Applied Science is excited to present highly accomplished speakers enhancing Equity, Diversity, Inclusivity and Indigeneity in STEM. Margaret Moss presents on February 22. For more details and to RSVP visit

February 8, 2022 Instagram Post

Missed the @UBCOSOE Academic Services Advising Information Session about USRA and graduate studies? The Zoom session was recorded and is available at

February 7, 2022 Instagram Post

The @ubcappscience presents its Anti-Racism Speaker Series in February & March. Join Anthonia Ogundele, her sister Francisca Ogundele, & father Dr. Gabriel Ogundele for their inter-generational conversation Feb. 9 at 4:30pm PST. Register at

February 10, 2022 Instagram Post

The Green Construction Research & Training Centre offers an upcoming webinar (Tuesday Feb. 15/22 at 2pm – 3:30pm PST) PROBABILISTIC FAULT DISPLACEMENT HAZARD ANALYSIS USING STOCHASTIC SOURCE MODELS AND ITS ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS featuring Katsuichiro Goda, Canada Research Chair in Multi-Hazard Risk Assessment, from Western University. Register to attend the free event at

February 3, 2022 Instagram Post

Interested in undergraduate research? Don’t miss today’s (Zoom) information session. Thursday February 3 from 5pm-6pm PST. RSVP

February 2, 2022 Instagram Post

Graduate Student Opportunity: Gain work experience with Start-Up companies this summer! We have an amazing collection of start-up companies participating this coming summer. Apply before February 7 to secure an interview before the application deadline. For the program information and to apply, visit

January 25, 2021 Instagram Post

Next-generation battery research offers electric cars a boost. UBC Okanagan engineering researchers have teamed up with a BC company, Fenix Advanced Materials, to create a smaller, more powerful battery than what’s currently available. Learn more at

January 19, 2022 Instagram Post

Geering Up Engineering Outreach is looking for dynamic people to join their Kelowna in-person and online teams this summer! If you are an undergraduate student looking to be part of an amazing team and are passionate about reaching thousands of children and youth with STEM, then this could be the perfect job for you! To learn more about these great opportunities and apply, visit Applications close February 5th

January 14, 2022 Instagram Post

The Green Construction Research & Training Centre hosts its latest webinar “Lifecycle Engineering of Civil Infrastructure Under Multiple Hazards” featuring You Dong of @HongKongPolyU & moderated by Dr. Shahria Alam on Jan. 19 at 4pm PST. RSVP at

January 13, 2022 Instagram Post

Western Engineering in partnership with the Hydro One Women in Engineering Consortium is excited to host this two day virtual conference (February 5 & 6) which will promote and advocate for diversity and inclusivity in engineering. Register as a high school student, university student, or educator to engage in presentations and workshops about engineering and the queer identity.

Build a schedule that fits with you and your interests, as recorded sessions will be made available to all attendees after the conference. Highlights include a keynote address from Vanessa Raponi, co-founder of EngiQueers Canada, and presentations from Naoufel Testaouni, co-founder of Queer Tech.

To learn more, and register visit


January 11, 2022 Instagram Post

The trans peer mentorship program aims to connect trans, 2 spirit, & non-binary students with one another in a peer-to-peer mentorship capacity. The program is made by students for students, & open to undergraduate and graduate students alike. Email

January 5, 2022 Instagram Post

Engineers Without Borders’ Canada-Africa Innovation Fellowship (CAIF) now accepting applications. The 2022 Fellowship is recruiting aspiring global change makers interested in designing and developing technological and other solutions to combat the adverse affects of climate change on vulnerable communities. For more information visit

January 5, 2022 Instagram Post

New program designed and delivered in partnership with Musqueam Indian Band helps learners plan and partner with Indigenous communities through classroom and community learning within the Indigenous Community Planning Masters. Learn more at

December 9, 2021 Instagram Post

Good luck with exams! For students feeling stressed, consider reaching out to an @UBCOSOE Academic Services Advisor or @UBCOHealth for support. Advisors can help with late withdrawals, deferred exams, etc (or just there to chat). Available in person or Zoom. Open until Dec 24. or


December 7, 2021 Instagram Post

The December edition of the @UBCOSOE Engineering Change newsletter is now available. Read about recent highlights at

December 7, 2021 Instagram Post

Almost time to start preparing for term 2, @UBCOSOE is offering 2 non-credit short courses in pre-electromagnetics and pre-chemistry to prepare first-year students for term 2 courses as part of the STEP program. Learn more & register at

December 3, 2021 Instagram Post

“The Start-Up Experience for Engineers” is a new course @UBCOSE. As part of the course, graduate-level engineering students participate in summer internships. Learn more at & join an info session (for start-ups) on Dec. 10 at 12pm PST. Information Session RSVP at

December 1, 2021 Instagram Post

Nominations for the 2022 Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Impact Awards are now open (closing Feb 28/22). The IEI Fund aims to serve as a foundation for launching student-led start-ups. Do you have an idea that solves a real-world problem? Need some mentorship and funding to make it happen? Consider applying for IEI Funding.  Full details at

November 29, 2021 Instagram Post

Checking in with Kailey Beckie, a @SchulichLeaders Scholar and second-year Mechanical Engineering student @UBCOSOE.

November 16, 2021 Instagram Post

OPEN HOUSE THIS SATURDAY@UBCOSOE: Want to learn more about studying engineering at one of Canada’s top schools? Visit our (in-person) open house @ubcokanagan November 20th, 2021. To register or find out more visit:

November 15, 2021 Instagram Post

Civil Industry Night @UBCOSOE takes place on Thursday Nov 18 from 5-6:15pm PST. The virtual event will feature 8 industry partners with a panel Q&A. Register at

November 12, 2021 Instagram Post

On November 18, 2021, the College of Graduate Studies will be hosting its first Applying to Graduate School at UBC Okanagan Q&A session. The session will be hosted by the Admission and Records team and will focus on the graduate school application process at UBC Okanagan, including admission requirements and key application elements. More information about the event and the registration link can be found here:

November 9, 2021 Instagram Post

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY: $5,000 scholarship available to a student who identifies as an Indigenous, First Nations, Inuit, or Métis person from BC and is pursuing an education in engineering. The application is due by Nov 30/21 and requires references and a personal statement. . More details available at:

November 5, 2021 Instagram Post

Participate in Engineering Teaching Assistantship Reflection Sessions on Tuesday November 9, 2021, at 11am to 12pm PST, on Zoom.

This reflection and discussion session will be an opportunity to connect with other Teaching Assistants and Faculty in the School of Engineering, and Educational Consultants from the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

To register for the session, click on the link:

Please register by Sunday November 7, 11:59 pm, to receive the Zoom link.

November 3, 2021 Instagram Post

Discover #UBC Engineering (virtually) through online presentations, panels and booths at the November 6th Online Open House. Learn more at

October 25, 2021 Instagram Post

Join the Interior Health Career Connection event on Thursday October 28 from 4pm-5pm PDT. Register and join this employer info session to learn more about establishing one’s own brand with Interior Health.

October 23, 2021 Instagram Post

The School of Engineering is collaborating with B.A.R.K. is hosting a Midterm Destress Event for engineering undergraduate students. Join us for a quick break to relax and recharge while hanging out with the B.A.R.K. Therapy dogs.

Event Date: October 26th

Session Times: 4:15 PM – 4:35 PM; 4:40 PM – 5:00 PM; 5:05 PM – 5:25PM

Location: The Commons Building 2nd Floor Foyer

Registration Required:

October 22, 2021 Instagram Post

Do you work or study at UBC Okanagan? Our Aging in Place Research Cluster Age is gathering info on UBCO becoming an age-friendly university. Please share your views on age-friendliness to help guide the process. Survey is avilable at

October 18-21, 2021 Instagram Post

The School of Engineering is currently accepting applications for a number of scholarships and awards for engineering students at UBC Okanagan. These awards require additional information in order to be considered, beyond just high academic achievement. For these awards, all applicants should ensure that they were registered in at least 24 percentage-graded credits in the previous 2020 Winter Session (2020/21). Applications for this round of awards are due by 9 a.m. October 22nd, 2021. No late applications will be accepted. Apply at

October 15, 2021 Instagram Post

IMechE and Professional Engineering host Eng/Rec 2021, a virtual fair for early engineering careers – ideal if you are looking for the perfect job or course to boost your skills. All attendees will come away with our brilliant Careers Guide, packed with all the tips, insight and useful information. Register now and get your copy when you attend virtually on 29th October:

October 14, 2021 Instagram Post

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY – The UBC nomination deadline for the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation Awards is December 7, 2021. This deadline allows time to secure a letter of support from School of Engineering leadership.

The awards include an Undergraduate Ambassador Award category with awards ranging from $5k-10k, and the Claudette Mackay-Lassonde Graduate Award ($15k). Applicants must self-identify as female, possess Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Residency Status, be enrolled full-time in an accredited Engineering Program (for the undergraduate awards, the applicant cannot be in their final year of study as of Sept. 2021).

Learn more about the awards at

In order to allow enough time for a letter of support from School leadership to be written, applicants must submit the written portions of their application to by December 7, 2021 in a single pdf titled “CEMF-campusofstudy-lastname-firstname.” Students are responsible for submitting their complete application directly to CEMF by the January 10th deadline.

October 12, 2021 Instagram Post

Two of the School of Engineering’s longest-serving faculty have been named @EngineersCanada Fellows for their noteworthy service to the profession. Professors Stephen O’Leary & Rehan Sadiq rank among the top 2% of cited scientists globally in their respective fields. Learn more at

October 11, 2021 Instagram Post

Join the School of Engineering’s Engineering Graduate Students Society for “The Guidebook to Graduate Student Life UBC Okanagan” on October 15/21 from 5pm – 7pm PT. Register in advance for this meeting:

October 8, 2021 Instagram Post

Canadian Natural Resources Limited hosts a Career Connections Info Session on Thursday October 14 from 4pm-5pm PDT. Register and join this employer info session to learn more about the employment opportunities available at CNR. Register at

October 7, 2021 Instagram Post

Joint UBCO & UMMC wins International Overhead Imagery Hackathon. Utilizing AI/ & ML methods, the team made up of School of Engineering graduate students developed a system to classify different types of building damage caused by natural disasters. Learn more at

October 2, 2021 Instagram Post

Register for a special virtual fair October 7, 2021 with Canada’s top graduate engineering schools. The Canadian Graduate Engineering Consortium (CGEC) brings together 6 of Canada’s top universities. Learn more at

September 30, 2021 Instagram Post

Today is National Truth & Reconciliation Day. A day to reflect and recognize that there is still much work to be done to build and foster meaningful connections with Indigenous communities and culture.

September 28, 2021 Instagram Post

Natural Resources Canada’s (NRCan) Policy Analyst Recruitment and Development Program (PARDP) is NRCan’s signature accelerated development program for Master’s, Law (Juris Doctorate), and Ph.D. graduates. The program is looking for highly motivated candidates who are eager to contribute to policies and programs that affect the forestry, mining, clean tech and energy sectors, with crosscutting focus on Indigenous reconciliation. Over the course of two years, participants will learn how to effectively manage their careers and develop the skills and knowledge necessary to become leaders in policy.

Learn more at


September 27, 2021 Instagram Post

Join University of Alberta Research Associate Radovan Urban for his presentation entitled Lab on a Nanotip: Scientific and Technological Frontiers Using Metallic Nanotips on Thursday, October 7 @ 12pm – 1pm via Zoom. Register in advance for this meeting:

September 24, 2021 Instagram Post

A newly launched research initiative called Projects-to-Classrooms (P2C) is giving students the opportunity to work on real-world industry projects under the supervision of @UBCOSOE faculty. Positions are manufacturing-based and paid.
Learn more at Applications will start to be reviewed as of Monday September 27, 2021.

September 22, 2021 Instagram Post

The UBC Faculty of Applied Science Engineering Mentoring Program offers an outstanding opportunity to develop impactful relationships with industry professionals and other students, while developing vital communication skills. Learn more and sign up at Application deadline is October 3, 2021.

September 17, 2021 Instagram Post

Are you a member of a historically underrepresented group in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math? If so, you may be eligible for a Stantec Equity & Diversity Scholarship. Learn more at

September 16 Instagram Post

UBC Okanagan’s Student Learning Hub offers many student services/supports/resources. The Hub is located in LIB 237, and open during the week from 9am – 5pm.

Here are some of the resources: subject tutoring (including APSC), writing consultation, supplemental learning, English language development, learning strategist, peer mentors, online learning resources, technical support for online learning.

Learn more at

September 14, 2021 Instagram Post

Solving our water challenges requires a necessarily interdisciplinary approach. UBC FW unites water
researchers from all UBC departments to share ideas, event invitations, provocative water ideas,
recruit research participants, and build a social water community at UBC. Learn more at

September 13, 2021 Instagram Post

Are you a new graduate student @UBCOSOE? Join members of the Engineering Graduate Student Society and SOE Administrators to learn more about graduate studies @UBCOSOE. Friday September 17, 2021 at 1pm PDT. Register at

September 13, 2021 Instagram Post

5 days left until the Hackathon for Science Education begins! Sign-up to build a low-budget science educational kit for students in low-resource communities. Win up to $800 plus the chance to have your projects used in Pueblo Science’s outreach events around the world! To learn more and register

September 9, 2021 Instagram Post

Research opportunities in health for undergraduate students at UBC Okanagan. Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Projects in Health (MURPH) is an undergraduate research program at UBC Okanagan, aiming to offer a unique cross-disciplinary platform for undergraduate students to engage in academic research, while also receiving professional training through custom-designed workshops.

All undergraduate students (from any faculty/school) at UBC Okanagan may apply for MURPH research positions available during the academic year of 2021-2022. A part-time commitment is expected from those admitted to the program.
Note: The students who have participated in the program in the past two years are not eligible to apply this year.

To learn more about the benefits and opportunities offered through MURPH, as well as applying to the program, please visit

September 6, 2021 Instagram Post

School of Engineering Academic Services has a new home in UNC207. Book appointment at to meet with an Advisor either in-person or virtually. Full listing of services provided by Academic Services is available at

Drop-ins are via Zoom only. Booked spots available in the morning (Pacific Time).

September 6, 2021 Instagram Post

Welcome to the start of a new term! The first few weeks are always hectic so be sure to check out these sites for resources and events:

September 3, 2021 Instagram Post

Join #UBCO Equity & Inclusion Office for Queer Orientation 2021 and celebrate our diverse 2SLGBTQIA+ community.

September 1, 2021 Instagram Post

Global initiative seeks to establish cooling hubs in urban areas. School of Engineering Associate Professor Joshua Brinkerhoff among international collaboration to address extreme heat events in urban environments. Learn more at

August 26, 2021 Instagram Post

New water quality assessment technique could be a game changer. UBC Okanagan engineers create testing system to ensure drinking water is safe. Learn more at

August 25, 2021 Instagram Post

Pushing innovation inspires @UBCOSOE aluma Veronika Kowalczyk in her role as an Engineer in Training @CanadianPacific. Learn about her contributions to CP’s Hydrogen Locomotive Program at

August 24, 2021 Instagram Post

Height of handrail plays pivotal role in reducing injuries. New research, led by School of Engineering Assistant Professor Dr. Vicki Komisar and her colleague Dr. Alison Novak from the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute is helping to develop WorkSafe BC guidelines within the organization’s recently released Slips, Trips & Falls Prevention Manual. Learn more at