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UVic Engineering Competition (UVEC)

UVEC is the qualifying event for the Western Engineering Competition (WEC), being hosted in January 2018 in Vancouver, BC. Find more details on WEC here: http://wec2018.ca

REGISTER: https://goo.gl/forms/nuEXa2wbgy8j04Yx1 .

COMPETITIONS:

SENIOR DESIGN

Teams of four third or fourth year students are given twelve hours to design and construct a working prototype from given materials that can solve an engineering challenge. This challenge tests the competitors’ technical skills, as well as time management and teamwork. Teams present their solutions to judges using real-world justifications, then test the prototype according to the given functional requirements.

JUNIOR DESIGN

Similar to Senior Design but only open to first and second years

COMMUNICATIONS

Teams of two are asked to describe a technical subject in lay-man’s terms. They must consider the economic and environmental aspects of their subject, and provide a persuasive conclusion regarding the potential benefits, risks, or effect their subject has on the world.

CONSULTING

During the given time, teams of four must develop an economically feasible solution to a current real world problem. This challenge is the largest in scope of all competitions, and tests the students’ abilities in balancing ambition with practicality, technical capabilities with economics, and social benefits with environmental costs. Successful solutions will have considered every stage of the engineering design process.…

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What Summer 2017 ESS Brings You!

This semester, your ESS executive is planning many events for your enjoyment, learning, and exercise. Classics such as the EEE will be continuing on in full force to provide you with cold refreshments and a break from the grind. Formal Night, a fan favorite, will also be returning. Those that went last semester should get ready for bigger stakes and more prizes! In addition, new events such as Felebrate, Movie-On-The-Sea, and Neon Jump are being planned to add some excitement to your summer!

Check the ESS events calendar in the ELW lobby, the official ESS Facebook group, or our website UVic ESS for a full list of events and dates.…

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Student Faculty Dinner

What: Student-Faculty Dinner

When: 6:00pm – 8:00pm, Thursday January 31st

Where: The UVic Grad House Restaurant (across from the bus loop)

Who:  Dr. Rustom Bhiladvala, MEng      &    Dr. Kin Fun Li, EEng/CEng

This is a great opportunity to meet some of the engineering professors at UVic in a casual setting.  Space is limited to this event, so make sure to sign up right away!

Email essbvpa [at] uvic [dot] ca to sign up for this event or if you have any questions.

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