UBC Geological Engineering ...Escape the Office!

UBC Geological Engineering ...Escape the Office!

Fieldwork is a strong part of what we do and teach, in combination with sophisticated computer analyses.

Fieldwork is a strong part of what we do and teach, in combination with sophisticated computer analyses.

New state-of-the-art debris flow barrier designed to protect Whistler Village, aided by UBC Geological Engineering research.

New state-of-the-art debris flow barrier designed to protect Whistler Village, aided by UBC Geological Engineering research.

Antamina Waste Rock study - Research to improve prediction of the quantity and quality of drainage from mine waste rock.

Antamina Waste Rock study - Research to improve prediction of the quantity and quality of drainage from mine waste rock.

Slope monitoring radar experiment at Highland Valley Copper Mine, working to improve early warning capabilities.

Slope monitoring radar experiment at Highland Valley Copper Mine, working to improve early warning capabilities.

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WELCOME

Making a Difference - With degrees offered at the Bachelor's, Master's and PhD levels, Geological Engineering delivers an interdisciplinary experience, combining principles of geotechnical engineering, hydrogeology and geology, to provide a versatile set of skills needed to solve a wide range of practical problems related to engineering interactions with the natural environment. UBC's Geological Engineering program is a fully accredited engineering program that is highly regarded and internationally renowned for both its undergraduate teaching and graduate research.

 

Prospective Undergrad Students - Our Bachelor of Applied Science in Geological Engineering provides students with a solid broad background in science and engineering. A thorough foundation in geology and engineering mechanics, and sufficient depth and breadth in the areas of earth & environmental sciences, economics, mathematics and social science will ensure that you will be able to communicate in an effective and responsible manner in helping meet the needs of society. Check us out to see if a career in Geological Engineering is a good fit for you: "Escape the Office".

 

 

March 31, 2020
First Year Engineering Students: Check out UBC's Geological Engineering program and a career that will allow you to "Escape the Office"
December 1, 2019
1st Place - CGS Student Award Winners - Congratulations to Stephen Marks, Shawn Matthies, Mathew Stephenson and Jesse Zonneveld for taking 1st place in the 2019 CGS Undergraduate Student Report competition for their capstone design report on a project sponsored by BGC Engineering. This is the fourth year in a row that UBC Geological Engineering has taken first place in this national competition.
February 1, 2020
Geological Engineering Alumni Dinner
March 12, 2020
APSC 1st Year Program Fair
Postponed - Check out UBC Geological Engineering here instead: "Escape the Office"

March 24, 2020
Geological Engineering Distinguished Lecturer
Dr. Duncan Wyllie, Wyllie & Norrish Rock Engineering (postponed until Fall 2020)