Professional Chapters & Industry Associations are organizations that are formed by professionals in a particular industry or field to represent their interests and promote their profession. These organizations serve as a platform for networking, learning, and advocacy. Learn more about some of UBC's professional associations here.
Affiliation for Professional Chapters
Having an officially recognized Professional Chapters group will allow your team to gain access to many resources. To become officially recognized you must go through training courses, applications and safety training. This page will show you the path your team needs to take and which roles need to complete which modules.
Student Group Approval and Renewal (SuperApp)
The SuperApp is an annual application process that student groups need to complete to be affiliated with the Faculty. To be eligible to receive resources (including funding, space, training and administrative support) from APSC and its departments, student groups or clubs must complete the SuperApp and required training.
Training for Engineering Student Leaders (TESL)
The annual Training for Engineering Student Leaders (TESL), formally known as Applied Science Student Leadership Symposium (SLS), is a mandatory orientation for student leaders across Engineering. The TESL 2023 will consist of a series of online workshops tailored specifically to prepare Engineering student leaders, execs and team leads for their roles in the upcoming year.
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Who needs to complete TESL?
Attendance is mandatory for all team captains/co-captains, safety officers and finance/treasurerposition holders to attend the orientation in order to be eligible for PAF Funding.
TESL Module Checklist - Professional Chapters
Below is a list of Mandatory modules you must complete in the TESL course, which will be checked for completion. All other modules are encouraged or optional.
- Completing your Faculty Affiliation Requirements
- Engineering Team Leadership (formerly Engineering x SVPRO)
- Connecting with Industry - Industry Nights
- Finance Guiding Principles and Expenditure Guidelines (Only if you have a finance account with APSC)