Making a Difference - With degrees offered at the Bachelor's, Master's and PhD levels, our program 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 earth 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.
1st Place - CGS Student Award Winners - Congratulations to Erik Cernik, Lea Johnston, Takako Miyoshi and Eric Zhou for taking 1st place in the 2017 CGS Undergraduate Student Report competition for their capstone design report on an open pit feasibility slope design, sponsored by Piteau Associates. This is the third time in the last five years that UBC Geological Engineering took first place in this national competition.
August 1, 2016
Dr. Scott McDougall, P.Eng. begins as new professor in Geological Engineering, joining us from BGC Engineering. Scott brings expertise in landslide hazard analysis and risk reduction. Welcome Scott!
October 4, 2016
1st Place - CGS Student Award Winners - Congratulations to Roxanne Hasior, Michael Kraitman, Jacob Nicklen and Jacob Nikl for winning the 2016 Canadian Geotechnical Society's Undergraduate Student Team Competition for their 4th year design project titled "Long Lake Tunnel and Surface Cut Pre-Feasibility Design and Comparison"
Imagine UBC - Welcome to new 2nd year Geological Engineering students. Check e-mail for details regarding the EOAS and Geological Engineering Orientation Sessions.
November 28, 2016
Engineering Open House
January 2017 - Date TBD
Geological Engineering Alumni Dinner
March 2017 - Date TBD
Geological Engineering Distinguished Lecturer