Engineering Stories

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Weekly videos about the lives of some rad engineering students at UBC. Look into the lives of upper year and lower year students who are on their way to becoming engineers.

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Engineering Stories: E-Retreat 2017

Join our newest vlogger as she heads to E-Retreat, a weekend away from UBC and Vancouver with the rest of the UBC first year engineers.

Engineering Stories: Back to School Supplies Shopping

Join Megan and her friends on a trip to Winners and Staples for some school supplies!

Spotlight: You’re Invited

“I want you to know that everyone in the company is thinking about you and cares about you.” That’s what the president of the first company Dr. Elizabeth Croft ever worked for told her on December 6, 1989 after finding out about the École Polytechnique Massacre. That simple action helped Dr. Croft feel welcome as an engineer and set her on a lifelong mission to make others feel welcome too.

Spotlight: What’s My Legacy

'I finally feel like I have the knowledge to actually make an impact.” After Dr. Wenying Liu’s many years of school, she finally feels like she has the tools to leave behind a legacy. Find out out how Dr. Liu’s research allows her to help solve a global issue and contribute to society.

Spotlight: You Have to Work for It

“Anyone can be a scientist, if they want it badly enough.” When professor Angie O’Neill says that, she means it. As a graduate student, Angie fell in love with teaching while TAing a course. But her road to becoming a professor was far from over. When she was given to opportunity to teach a summer course at UBC last minute, she seized the opportunity and hasn’t looked back since.