UBC Geological Engineering ...Escape the Office!
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.
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.


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.

June 19, 2018
1st Place - CGS Student Award Winners - Congratulations to Margie Banda, Dazy Gosal, Adam Mickey and Casey Watamaniuk for taking 1st place in the 2018 CGS Undergraduate Student Report competition for their capstone design report on a project sponsored by Piteau Associates. This is the third year in a row that UBC Geological Engineering has taken first place in this national competition.

January 26, 2019
Geological Engineering Alumni Dinner

March 14, 2019
Geological Engineering Distinguished Lecturer
Dr. Angela Kupper, BGC Engineering, speaking about tailings dams (6pm, ESB 1013)

March 15, 2019
APSC 1st Year Program Fair
Stop by and say hi to us at the Geological Engineering booth.