UBC Civil Welcomes International Students for 2019 Vancouver Summer Program

During July 13- August 13, 2019, the Department of Civil Engineering hosted dozens of international undergraduate students for the annual Vancouver Summer Program.

The Vancouver Summer Program (VSP) is a four-week academic program offered by various Faculties at the University of British Columbia, Canada for students from cooperating universities. The program provides the opportunity to take two academic courses while learning about Canadian practices and culture.

This year, the Department of Civil Engineering offered courses in two concentrations: Structural Materials and Advanced Concrete Structures. The courses included field visits, laboratory experiments, as well as, computer modeling.

The program this year hosted 41 undergraduate students, between the ages of 18-21, from China, Taiwan, and Mexico.

Other Faculties who participated in hosting courses for the Vancouver Summer Program 2019 were the Faculty of Arts, Business, Education, among others. For more details on the program, including featured courses, visit the Vancouver Summer Program website.

Below please see some photos from the field trips, presentations, courses, and social outtings from this year’s program.