Clubs & Associations
Students at the School of Engineering are proven visionaries, taking the initiative to launch new clubs and societies to further build their skills and connections outside the classroom.
The School of Engineering has a variety of student clubs and groups, and their numbers continue to grow every year.
Beta Beta Chapter of Alpha Omega Epsilon
The Beta Beta Chapter of Alpha Omega Epsilon hosts different events on and off campus including many homework and academic nights, professional events, and many sisterhood events.
Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia
Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia is the business name of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia. Engineers and Geoscientists BC regulates and governs these professions under the authority of the Engineers and Geoscientists Act.
For more information visit https://www.egbc.ca/
Canadian Society for Civil Engineers (CSCE)
The CSCE is a learned society created to develop and maintain high standards of civil engineering practice in Canada and to enhance the public image of the civil engineering profession.
Learn more about the Okanagan chapter at https://www.facebook.com
Each year a team of engineering students from the University of British Columbia Okanagan designs and builds a toboggan to compete in the Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race.
For more information visit https://www.facebook.com or https://ubcognctr.com/
Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineers (CSME)
CSME’s mission is:
- To advance the quality and scope of mechanical engineering in Canada;
- To stimulate the application of mechanical engineering for the benefit of mankind;
- To promote the creation, exchange, diffusion of an access to technical and other information relevant to mechanical engineering for both technical and public interest;
For more information visit http://blogs.ubcocsme/
Engineers Without Borders
EWB Canada unlocks human potential in Canada by fostering a community of leaders—supporting a network of established thought leaders while developing the next generation of pioneers.
Learn more about the Okanagan chapter at https://www.facebook.com/
Engineering Society (EngSoc)
The Engineering Society is a non-profit student-run organization that provides social, professional, and academic services as well as representation to all UBC Okanagan engineering students. The Engineering Society is made up of a council of representatives from all student years and departments. The Engineering Society provides services and events aimed towards engineering students.
Learn more at https://www.engsoc-ubco.com
Global Engineering Community
Global Engineering Community is a professional group that exists to connect, inspire, and support international students in UBCO’s School of Engineering.
For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/
Mechatronics is the synergy of mechanical, electrical, and computer engineering and our club is open to all people regardless of school year, skill level or major. Join us to design, build and destroy autonomous race cars, quadcopters, and robot arms.
Find out more at https://www.facebook.comand http://ww3.ubcomechatronics.com/
Women in Engineering (WiE)
Women in Engineering (WiE) is a committee dedicated to helping young women and femme-aligned individuals succeed in the applied sciences. The group strives to empower underrepresented students and support them throughout their university careers by connecting them with the resources they need to do well in university and prepare them for what comes after. WiE hosts a variety of events catered to social, professional, and academic development for engineering students on campus.
For more information please refer to the WiE Instagram account: https://www.instagram.com/wie.ubco/ and Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/UBCOWiE
Sigma Phi Delta
Sigma Phi Delta is a Fraternity open to students of the Engineering faculty. It attends to the social, academic and professional sides of Engineering, in the school and at the workplace. We are an organization that fosters brotherhood, camaraderie, leadership and teamwork.
Find out more at http://www.spdbe.org
UBC Okanagan Aero Club
UBCO Aerospace is a UBCO club dedicated to providing students with the opportunity to take flight in their passion for aerospace engineering.
For more information visit: www.ubco-aerospace.ca
UBCO Motorsports is a Formula SAE team composed of a group of dedicated students, each with a unique set of skills and a willingness to learn. We fully design and build a open-wheeled Formula car which complies with the 182 page FSAE Rulebook over a period of 4 semesters, on top of our teams current academic workload, with the continuous goals of competing in the SAE Michigan and SAE Lincoln.
For more information visit http://www.ubcomotorsports.ca
BC Water & Waste Association Student Chapter
BCWWA Okanagan Student Chapter is an organization for students interested in the water and waste water environment, which includes water quality, waste treatment, water and waste water treatment, storm water management, water distribution and waste water collection, and all other water related subjects.
Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/
Innovate, Design, Sustain (IDS)
IDS seeks to uncover innovative engineering and scientific solutions to create a more sustainable environment on campus and throughout the Okanagan.
Spearheaded by three undergraduate students, the new club was registered in 2020 under the UBC Okanagan Students’ Union.
Contact IDS at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow their Instagram page @idsubco for update.
UBC Okanagan IEEE Student Branch
The IEEE promotes the welfare and knowledge of our members through the holding of meetings, field trips, conferences, lectures and social events, with the express goal of developing and expanding the knowledge of theory, applications and professional practice as it relates to all phases of electrical and computer engineering and related fields of endeavor.
For more information visit http://ubcokanaganieee.org/
Canadian Institute of Transportation Engineers (CITE) UBCO Student Chapter
American Railway Engineering & Maintenance of Way (AREMA) UBCO Student Chapter
UBC Okanagan 3D Printing Club