Past Events

  • The first coffee social for season 2018-2019 was held in June 2018.
  • New executive team was elected in April 2018. For a list, click here.
  • All the events held by 2016-2017 executives are available on the calendar. Click to view.
  • Friday, Apr 29, 2016: New Year ECEGSA Elections, Executives elections at MCLD422 from 11:00 am to 2:00pm, Don’t forget to bring your student ID!
  • Thursday, Apr 28, 2016: Volunteer Appreciation Day, You Volunteered with the GSA? it’s time to thank you!
  • Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016: End of semester BBQ, Get ready for the end of semester BBQ ! from 12:00pm to 2:00pm.
  • Friday, Mar 18, 2016: Lumerical Info Session, Info session by Lumerical about potential jobs for ECE graduates.
  • Friday, Feb 25, 2016: World Trivia Night, world Trivia Night at GSS ballroom.
  • Monday, Feb 15, 2016: The IEEE Library workshop , learn more about how you can use the IEEE Xplore Digital Library.
  • Thursday, Feb 11, 2016: Table Tennis Tournament (TTT), A tournament of TT at the graduate student lounge between students!
  • Sunday, Feb 7, 2016: Lynn Peak Hike, The hike will be up towards Lynn Peak in North Vancouver on Sunday, February 7th. The length of the hike is around 4 hours long and is rated as ‘intermediate’ difficulty and will feature a number of viewpoints and streams along our journey, with the final view overlooking Vancouver.
  • Wednesday, July 29, 2015: Annual General Meeting (AGM), A venue to discuss the vision and opportunities presented this year by the ECEGSA. The meeting will be held from 2:00-3:30PM in KAIS 2020/2030. Pizza and beverages will be provided!
  • Thursday, April 30, 2015: 2015/2016 Executive Election, Come out and vote between 11 am and 2 pm in the Grad Lounge (MCLD 422). Don’t forget to bring your student ID!
  • Thursday, April 30, 2015: Afternoon Social, Join us in MCLD 422 at 4 pm for our weekly social. The ECEGSA will be providing free coffee, tea, hot chocolate and iced tea and treats will be provided by some of your fellow students. Don’t forget to bring your own mug!
  • Monday, Febreuary 15, 2016: The IEEE Library Workshop, learn more about how you can use the IEEE Xplore Digital Library.
  • Thursday, Feb 11, 2016Table Tennis Tournament (TTT), A tournament of TT at the graduate student lounge between students!
  • Sunday, Feb 7, 2016Lynn Peak Hike, The hike was up towards Lynn Peak in North Vancouver on Sunday.
  • Thursday, November 26, 2015: Winter Party, Ballroom, Join us for he Winter Party!
  • Tuesday, October 6, 2015: UBC Longboating, ECEGSA Team on the Day of Longboat 2015 !
  • Monday, September 21, 2015: Trivia Night, Join us for food, trivia and celebrations!
  • Friday, September 18, 2015: Movie Night, Kaiser 2020/2030. Free pizza and beverages.
  • Monday, July 27, 2015: Annual General Meeting, Kaiser 2020/2030. Free pizza and beverages.
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015: Bengali New Year Celebration, Kaiser 2020/2030 from 6-8:30pm. Enjoy a buffet dinner and good company as we celebrate Bengali New Year. Tickets are $5 for ECE grad students and $10 for everyone else.
  • Friday, April 10, 2015: Meet the Executives and Feedback Lunch, MCLD 422 from 12-1pm. Find out what it’s like to be a member of the ECEGSA executive and/or share your feedback about the organization. Free pizza will be served.
  • Friday, March 20, 2015: Persian New Year Party, Join us to celebrate the Persian New Year! The party will be at 6pm, in the GSS ballroom. Tickets are $5 for ECE grad students and $10 for other guests.
  • Thursday, March 5, 2015: Networking Night, A great opportunity to meet members of industry and build a professional network. The event was at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver from 6pm to 9pm.
  • Wednesday, February 4, 2015: LaTeX Workshop, A workshop in LaTeX basics from 11 am to 12:30 pm in MCLD 348.
  • Saturday, January 31, 2015: Snowshoeing, A group went out to Hollyburn Peak for a day of snowshoeing.
  • Tuesday, January 27, 2015: Financial Literacy Workshop, 1 pm, MCLD 418. Pizza and beverages kindly provided by UBC Scotiabank branch.
  • Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014: Movie Night, We’ll be playing a movie in Kaiser 2020/2030 at 5:30 pm. Join us for free snacks and some relaxation time with your fellow students. Friends and family are also welcome!
  • Thursday, Dec 4, 2014: Holiday Party, Celebrate Christmas with the ECEGSA! We’ll have food, games and lots of Christmas fun! The party will be in Kaiser 2020/2030 from 5pm to 8pm.
  • Thursday, Nov 13, 2014: IEEE Xplore Digital Library Workshop, Find out about the IEEE Xplore Digital Library from Michael Shapiro (IEEE Client Services Manager). Free pizza and informal conversation from 12 pm to 12:45 pm, presentation from Michael from 1 pm to 2:30 pm.
  • Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014: Linux Workshop, Learn a little more about how to use a Linux system from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm (with time for questions from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm).
  • Thursday, Oct 16, 2014: Eid Party, Join us for food, trivia and celebrations! The party will be in Kaiser 2020 from 5 pm to 7 pm. Tickets are $5 for ECE students and $7 for anyone else.
  • Tuesday, October 14, 2014: MATLAB Workshop, MCLD 348 from 11 pm to 12:30 pm.
  • Sunday, Oct 5, 2014: Hiking at Norvan Falls, Meet us at Lynn Headwaters Regional Park at 10:30 am for a beautiful hike to Norvan Falls. Please email us at ecegsa@ece.ubc.ca to let us know that you are coming.
  • Monday, Sept 29, 2014: Barbeque, 12 pm in front of Kaiser. Enjoy a free beef, chicken, veggie or Halal beef burger and a beverage, courtesy of the ECEGSA.
  • Friday, Sept 19, 2014: Library Workshop, 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm in MCLD 358. Learn about the resources available from UBC libraries, especially the ones most useful for ECE graduate students.
  • Wednesday, Sept  10, 2014: Financial Literacy Workshop, 12:30 pm, MCLD 418. Pizza and beverages kindly provided by UBC Scotiabank branch.
  • Tuesday, Sept 2, 2014: Imaging Day Graduate Lab Tours, 11:00 am to 12:20 pm. Want to see what graduate students are up to in our department? New graduate students and senior undergraduate students are invited to join our lab tours to find out!
  • Sunday, Aug 24, 2014: Beach Day and Volleyball Tournament, Spanish Banks Beach, 10 am. Sign up as a team or individual for our beach volleyball tournament or just come out and enjoy the beach with the ECEGSA! Friends and family are welcome!
  • Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014: Annual General Meeting, 1-3 pm in Kaiser 2020. Free pizza and beverages.
  • Saturday, July 26, 2014: Brothers Creek Hiking Trip. Intermediate 4 hour hiking trip at Brothers Creek Loop. Light snacks provided.
  • Thursday June 26, 2014: Summer Barbeque, 1 PM in front of the Kaiser Building. Join us for an afternoon outside and get a beef, chicken or veggie burger and a drink for $2.
  • Sunday Apr 27, 2014: Vancouver Sun Run, Our team did a great job. 38 people finished the 10K race. Team record: 49:03.
  • Friday Apr 11, 2014: Bengali New Year Party, 6-8pm, at Kaiser 2020. Delicious Bengali food, mask painting competition, door prizes. Ticket: $5.
  • Friday Apr 04, 2014: Scotiabank financial workshop, 1pm, in MCLD 418. Free pizza. 
  • Monday Mar 31, 2014: Second Career Development Workshop, 3pm, in MCLD 418. Free pasta.
  • Friday Mar 28, 2014: Persian New Year Party, 6-9pm, at GSS Ballroom. Persian food, nuts, and confections. Egg decorating competition. door prizes. Persian pop music with DJ. Ticket: $5 for ECE, $10 for non-ECE.
  • Monday Mar 24, 2014: First Career Workshop, 3pm, in MCLD 418. Free pizza.
  • Thursday Mar 13, 2014: Ping-pong Tournament, 4:30pm, in MCLD 422.
  • Wednesday Feb 12, 2014: Chinese New Year Party, 6-8pm, at Thea’s lounge in the GSS building. Free dinner, door prizes.
  • Sunday Feb 09, 2014: Snowshoeing trip, to Holleyburn Mountain.
  • Wednesday Dec 06, 2013: Christmas Party, 5-7pm, at Kaiser 2020. Music, free food, games, Santa.
  • Thursday Jan 30, 2014: Gladiator Team Match, 8-10pm at UBC REC.
  • Tuesday Jan 07, 2014: First session of our weekly ice-skating sessions. 12-2pm at Thunderbird Arena. free, experienced instructor for beginners.
  • Wednesday Nov 27, 2013: Pub Night, 5:30pm, at Koerners pub.
  • Sunday Nov 24, 2013: Registration deadline for ECEGSA Volleyball Team.
  • Thursday Oct 31, 2013: Halloween Party, 4-6pm at MCLD 422.
  • Thursday Oct 24, 2013: Linux Workshop, 3:30-5:00pm in MCLD 348. Instructor: David Williams-King.
  • Wednesday Oct 02, 2013: Latex Workshop, 2-3:30pm in MCLD 358. Instructor: Abtin Rasoulian.
  • Thursday Sep 19, 2013: MATLAB Workshop, 4-6pm in MCLD 348.
  • Thursday Sep 5, 2013: Barbecue,  1 – 2pm behind Kaiser by the Cheeze. Cost: $1.
  • Sunday Aug 11, 2013: Bowling, 3pm, at Zone Bowling Centre in Richmond. 
  • Sunday Jul 28, 2013: Hiking to Mount Gardner. RSVP on Facebook.
  • Thursday Jul 25, 2013: First session of ECEGSA weekly soccer, tentatively every Thursday 5-7pm at Thunderbird Varsity field.
  • Thursday Jul 18, 2013: First session of ECEGSA weekly beach volleyball, tentatively every Thursdays 5pm at Spanish banks beach.
  • Wednesday Jul 17, 2013: First session of ECEGSA weekly basketball, tentatively every Wednesday 5:30pm at Thunderbird court.
  • Wednesday Jul 17, 2013: ECEGSA Annual General Meeting, 12-2pm, free pizza.
  • Friday Jul 05, 2013: Beach day, 4pm, at Spanish Banks beach.
  • Wednesday Jul 03, 2013: Barbecue, 1pm – 2pm behind Kaiser near the Cheeze. Free.