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MEL students use free public Wi-Fi to increase citizen engagement in New Westminster

How can cities increase public engagement? Students in the Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Urban Systems: Infrastructure for Resilient Cities program worked with the City of New Westminster to explore how adding to the number of free public Wi-Fi spots in the city’s high-pedestrian traffic areas could enhance citizen engagement. New Westminster was one of the […]

Impact Report highlights a decade of research, funding, academic success

There’s a reason we are consistently ranked at #1 in Canada and among the top 30 civil engineering schools worldwide by the QS World University Rankings. Over the past decade, our renowned faculty have provided tremendous leadership in educational and research activities, and fostered close relationships with industry and government. Our alumni are also leaders in […]

Another Year of Success: UBC CSCE Wins National CSCE President’s Best Student Chapter Award

The UBC CSCE Student Chapter came first in a nation-wide selection of the best student chapters of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE), an organization that aims to unite civil engineering communities across Canada. Having won the same award in 2015, this is another year of great success for the Student Chapter. After thorough review and evaluation of […]

UBC CSCE learns from Kiewit about the demolition of the old Port Mann Bridge

Monday, March 9, 2015 | By Lindsay Cashin Pictured L-R: Meghan Grant, Madison Klettke, George Toews, Don Jacobsen, Jason Block The UBC CSCE Student Chapter invited UBC alumni George Toews and Don Jacobsen from Kiewit to present an overview of the demolition of the old Port Mann Bridge, which was once the longest arch bridge in Canada. […]