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, 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.

June 19, 2017
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.

January 27 2018
Geological Engineering Alumni Dinner

March 14, 2018
APSC 1st Year Program Fair
Stop by and say hi to us at the Geological Engineering booth.

March 15, 2018
Geological Engineering Distinguished Lecturer
Dr. Suzanne Lacasse on Landslide Hazard and Risk (6pm, ESB 1013)