About UBC Engineering

Engineering undergraduate and graduate programs at one of the world’s leading universities has a large international student body, UBC Engineering students come from 100+ countries with 21% international students in Vancouver and 12% international students in Okanagan.

UBC has 26,468 Engineering alumni in 120 countries.

A rich undergraduate experience

UBC Engineering has 26 student design teams competing both nationally and internationally, with multiple award-winning teams :

  • Concrete Toboggan
  • Formula UBC
  • Open Robotics
  • Snowbots
  • Steel Bridge
  • SUBC
  • Sustaingineering UBC
  • Thunderbots FC
  • UBC AeroDesign
  • UBC Baja
  • UBC Biomedical Student Team (BEST)
  • UBC BIOMOD
  • UBC Chem-E-Car
  • UBC Concrete Canoe
  • UBC EERI
  • UBC Formula Electric
  • UBC Launch Pad
  • UBC Mars Colony
  • UBC Orbit
  • UBC Rapid
  • UBC RocketUBC Sailbots
  • UBC Solar
  • UBC Supsermileage
  • UBC Unmanned Aircraft Systems
  • UBC WasteNauts

Vantage One Engineering

For international students, the UBC Vantage College offers a unique first-year university program called Vantage One. The program combines one year of academic degree-focused credits with intensive academic English preparation.

STUDENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Providing our students with professional employment skills

Expanding opportunities for interaction with diverse stakeholders

UBC CO-OP PROGRAM

Local, national and international placements. The Faculty of Applied Science at the University of British Columbia is home to the largest co-operative education program in Western Canada, with support for students in Vancouver and the Okanagan with UBC Engineering Co-op students working in 26 countries

Engineering co-op program provides opportunities to explore various career paths in relevant, technical and paid work. UBC Co-op Engineering undergraduates alternate five relevant, technical and paid work terms with eight academic terms over a five-year period.

WORLD-CLASS FACILITIES

The Engineering Design Centre (EDC) is a student-focused facility supporting engineering design activities at UBC. The EDC is a dedicated student space to put classroom learning into practice, housing a number of engineering student teams, various prototyping, fabrication and prototyping spaces, a classroom level for group-oriented design courses, and spaces for studying, collaboration and events.

Flipped classroom instruction

Emphasis on student learning supported by teaching technology