The Engineering Society is a non-profit student-run organization that provides social, professional, and academic services as well as representation to all UBC Okanagan engineering students. The Engineering Society is made up of a council of representatives from all student years and departments. The Engineering Society provides services and events aimed towards engineering students. These include social events such as E-Week, games nights, and BBQ’s or services such as the Energy-to-Go station during finals. The Engineering Society also holds charity events such as Canstruction, Christmas Carolling, and Trebuchet. Since its introduction to UBC Okanagan in 2007, the Engineering Society has raised over $14,000 for charity. The Engineering Society strives to keep students up to date with external engineering organizations including APEGBC, WESST, and CFES.
While pursuing the above goals, the Engineering Society continues to keep student representation as a top priority. The Engineering Society strives to promote a professional environment in the School of Engineering that encourages growth in the community.
Our mission is to support the academic, professional, and social needs of the students in the School of Engineering, and maintain communication between disciplines, student groups and the community to meet these needs.
To maintain communication between disciplines, student groups, and other organizations within the engineering community.
To represent students, receive complaints, and investigate problems and decisions that affect students.
To support the social needs of our members through promotion and organization of social events and services.
To support the academic needs of our members through representation to relevant groups and through the development and promotion of academic services and events.
To support the professional development of our members through representation to relevant groups and the promotion and organization of professional services and events.