UVic named an ACI outstanding University for 2016

The University of Victoria has been named an ACI Outstanding University for 2016. The ACI (American Concrete Institute) award for university student activities was initiated to recongnize universities that have partecipated in ACI-related activities. These universities can take exceptional pride in having reached this level since only 24 universities are receiving this award for 2016. UVic won of the same award also in 2015.

University of Victoria impressive showing at the 2017 Western Engineering Competition

Leigth Borret and Jacob Pez cheering for the success in an exceptionally cold day at UVic A huge congratulations to the following teams: 1st Place, Impromptu Debate Martin Drinnan and Jeff Doyle 2nd Place, Re-Engineering Nicola Watts and Tylynn Haddow 2nd Place, Consulting Engineering Christina Saimoto, Parampaul Nahal, Jacob Pez and Stephen Lyon 3rd Place, Engineering Communications Sarah Shepherd and Leigh Borrett Chris Līfe received the Most Spirited Delegate award! Our entire group made a great impression on everyone, and took home the Spirit Cup! Our departments are proud of you! The Western Engineering Competition was founded in 1985 and brought together the leading students from across Western Canada to practice and exhibit their problem solving, team-building, and communication skills in seven different events (WEC).

CSCE Western Region Lecture Tour

An Experience to Remember Glacier Skywalk Jasper National Park, Alberta. Glacier Skywalk is an awe-inspiring interpretive experience in one of the most unique ecosystems in the world. The project allows visitors to explore the immense powers of glaciology from a fully-accessible, cliff-edge walkway that leads to a glass-floored observation platform 280 metres (918 ft) above the Sunwapta Valley. Dr. Simon Brown, from Read Jones Christoffersen, led the design of the project and will go over the unique conditions and a few of the challenges the designers had to consider during design and construction. The walkway will be open to the public in May 2014. Read more ...