Welcome to Engineering 2023 Handbook
Are you curious about what to expect in Engineering? Want to get a sneak peek into what the UBC student life has to offer? On June 3rd, we will be launching the ‘Welcome to Engineering 2023’ Handbook on Canvas! In this handbook, you will get a head start on how the Engineering program works. We will walk you through the enormous number of resources available at UBC and explain how they can be useful and relevant to your academic and professional development.
How do I access the Welcome to Engineering Handbook?
On Saturday, June 3rd, all incoming first year and transfer students will automatically be given access on to the handbook on Canvas.
Hear directly from current students who will share their experiences and insights into a variety of topics that will help prepare you for UBC Engineering. These virtual, panel-style events are developed and facilitated by our faculty’s very own Imagine Day Senior Orientation Leaders. Come, ask questions and begin to connect meaningfully with your peers.
Transitioning from High School to University: Things I Wish I Knew (July 6th, 6:00-7:00 pm PST)
Have you ever wondered how high school is different from university? Want to know how you can best prepare yourself for starting this new chapter? In Transitioning from High School to University: Things I Wish I Knew, senior students will share their lived experiences and top strategies for how you can thrive in your transition to UBC Engineering. - Registration
Beyond the Books: Getting Involved in Engineering Life (July 25, 6:00-7:00 pm PST)
How can you find work/life balance look like during your first year? What does life look like outside of academics? Making friends, building social relationships, and finding your community are all important parts of your first-year experience, and UBC Engineering offers plenty of options for getting involved. In Beyond the Books: Getting Involved in Engineering Life, you will hear from students about fun ways to connect with other students outside of the classroom. - Registration
Navigating UBC Engineering as an International Student (August 3, 9:00-10:00 am PST)
Does the prospect of entering university in a new country sound daunting? Are you curious about what it's like to be an international student in UBC Engineering? In Navigating UBC Engineering as an International Student, international students from diverse backgrounds will share their experiences on moving away from home and how they balanced transitioning into university while adjusting to new cultures and surroundings. - Registration
Kicking Off my Professional Development: Stories About Co-op and Experiential Learning (August 9, 6:00-7:00 pm PST)
Do you have questions about how to start building your engineering career? UBC Engineering has a variety of experiential learning opportunities to give you hands-on experience, gain career-ready skills, and begin forging your professional networks. Join Kicking Off My Professional Development: Stories About Co-op and Experiential Learning to hear more from students about getting involved in co-op, industry nights, design teams, volunteering, and more. - Registration
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