By Sam Charles on October 3, 2018
The 2018 Association for Preservation Technology focused on preserving historic structures and their settings while engaging student teams in a timber bridge design competition.
By Sam Charles on September 7, 2018
While many students spent the spring and summer terms working to gain experience and some money, third-year mechanical engineering student Shola Fashanu was in Ghana working for a small start-up supported by Engineers Without Borders Canada.
By Sam Charles on August 15, 2018
Representatives from the SOE placed second among a field of seventeen universities from across the country at the 2018 Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Conference's Capstone Poster Competition.
By Sam Charles on June 25, 2018
A pair of visiting researchers are collaborating with the Sustainable Transport Safety Research Lab at UBC’s Okanagan campus to make the busy 6-lane divided Highway 97 (Harvey Avenue) through Kelowna more vibrant, aesthetic and safer.
By Sam Charles on June 8, 2018
The School of Engineering welcomed over 200 graduates and their guests to the Okanagan campus of the University of British Columbia to celebrate the convocation of its class of 2018.
By Sam Charles on June 6, 2018
From struggling first year engineering student to a UBC Okanagan School of Engineering graduate who is taking on the world one adventure after another, Karlyn Fischer is setting high goals.
By Sam Charles on May 29, 2018
The choice to finish a degree in four or five years can be a tough one for many students. The pressures of a heavy-work load, the costs of tuition and housing can all play a role in the decision to take an additional year to complete your degree.
By Sam Charles on May 4, 2018
First year Engineering student Levon Joslin sees an opportunity to make a difference. “I want to help others and to protect the environment,’ says the Lax’Kwalaams First Nation member who grew up in Edmonton. With an older cousin in engineering, Joslin was drawn to the field due to his gift for mathematics. “I’ve always had […]
By Sam Charles on April 30, 2018
What goes up must come down and it has left an opportunity for a novel innovation from some UBC Okanagan Engineering students. As part of their fourth-year capstone project, a group of students designed a unique launching, docking and storing system for kite energy technology. With the growing focus on renewable energy around the World, […]
By Sam Charles on April 18, 2018
From styles and genres of writing to strategies and processes, Engineering and Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies faculty and staff have developed a textbook and curriculum that provides first-year university students with writing fundamentals.