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School of Engineering hosts first-ever community open house

Engineering students Sneha Philip and Saveena Kahlon, right, conduct lab work at UBC’s Okanagan campus.
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November 09, 2016 - 9:15 AM

Race cars, concrete toboggans, autonomous vehicles, lasers, mechatronics and sustainable infrastructure solutions. These are a few of the things you will learn about at UBC Okanagan’s campus Saturday.

UBC Okanagan’s School of Engineering is hosting its very first open house, welcoming the public into its classrooms and labs to explore engineering educational opportunities at the university.

Along with lab tours and demonstrations, participants will learn about student clubs, academic programs, UBC admission requirements, and co-op opportunities. Also taking place is a student and faculty panel discussion about the undergraduate student experience and research opportunities for undergraduates

The School of Engineering is home to many award-winning teachers and researchers and offers undergraduate programs in civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering along with graduate programs.

What: School of Engineering community Open House

Who: Professors and students at UBC Okanagan’s school of engineering

When: Saturday, November 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Engineering Management Education building, UBC’s Okanagan campus

For more information about the event and to RSVP, visit the open house webpage.

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