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Thank you for joining our talented, creative and growing engineering community. As a student at the Schulich School of Engineering, you have many great opportunities to learn and grow both inside and outside the classroom. You can join teams, societies and leadership programs on campus, or see the world on an international exchange or internship program.

Engineering Students' Society

The Engineering Students' Society (ESS) provides information and a wide range of services to undergraduate students. The group organizes social, professional and charity events, produces a monthly magazine for Schulich students and operates a store in ENE 132.  To find out more, visit the Engineering Students’ Society website.

Contact information

The ESS office is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
ENE 132 Engineering Building
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta
T2N 1N4

Phone: 403-220-5737

Email: ess@ucalgary.ca

Departmental societies

Clubs and teams

Maier Student Leadership Program

The Maier Student Leadership Program provides engineering students with opportunities to enhance their strong technical knowledge with leadership skills and creativity. The program is the first of its kind in Canada, providing engineering students at the Schulich School of Engineering with a unique opportunity to achieve their full leadership potential.

Program details

The program combines structured learning opportunities, individual leadership coaching and mentoring, and real-world leadership experiences. Students learn advanced leadership concepts they can take with them into the workforce when they graduate. All engineering students can participate in the program, which offers multiple tiers that require different levels of commitment.

Tier One: Leadership Lunch and Learn Sessions
All engineering students can register for these sessions, which are designed to provide basic leadership awareness and skills.

Tier Two: Leadership Conferences
These opportunities are offered to Schulich Scholars and students who hold elected or volunteer leadership positions on a board, major project team, student society or official club. Each fall and spring, they are invited to a one-day conference on basic management processes and leadership concepts. Students can also receive support from a Leadership Coach in Residence.

Tier Three: Leadership Coaching/Mentoring Program
Based on their level of commitment, potential influence and significant public profile, selected student leaders are enrolled in a personalized coaching and mentoring program.

Tier Four: Student Presidents Round Table
This opportunity is open to engineering student society presidents and is designed to help them form a strong and interdependent working relationship through monthly off-site dinner meetings. They can exchange ideas, express concerns and share experiences under the guidance and direction of the Director of Students and a professional coach.

Find out more

Contact the Director of Students at drlynne@ucalgary.ca.

Download the Maier Student Leadership brochure.

Schulich Student Activity Fund

At the Schulich School of Engineering, we believe amazing learning experiences happen inside and outside the classroom. Every year, the Schulich Student Activities Fund provides $500,000 for extracurricular activities such as field trips, team competitions and student travel.

Field trips

The fund supports up to 50 per cent of the cost of field trips (75 per cent for international travel) that enhance the engineering educational experience of undergraduate or graduate students. Download the policy guidelines to learn more and find out if your trip or activity is eligible for funding. 

Events

Any organized group in the Schulich School of Engineering that promotes professional development and learning can apply for up to 50 per cent funding (75 per cent for international activities) to hold or attend events. The events must enhance the engineering educational experience of undergraduate or graduate students. Eligible groups must have a charter or constitution, mission statement and operating budget. Also, the proposed event or activity cannot be funded or offset by the operating budget of the organization.

View these documents for more information:

Individual Budget Worksheet Download
Group Budget Worksheet Download
Sample Budget Download

Application deadlines

Activity start date: *Application deadline:
Jan. 1 to April 30 Oct. 15 (4:30 p.m.)
May 1 to Aug. 31 Feb. 15 (4:30 p.m.)
Sept. 1 to Dec. 31 May 15 (4:30 p.m.)

*If the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the due date will be the following weekday, unless otherwise indicated.

Application procedures

1. Download Schulich Activities Fund - What is it? How do I apply? This document takes you through the application process from start to finish.
Note: Clubs, teams and associations should contact Dr. Arin Sen prior to submitting an application.

2. Download the policy guidelines in Schulich Activities Fund Policy Revised 2013. This document describes the policy for administration, distribution and accounting of funds.

3. Complete the online application using the Schulich Student Activities Fund Online Application Form. (Log-in required).

This is a multi-staged process:

  • Open the application form
  • Fill in the fields
  • Save and submit it (The application is then locked.)
  • Print a paper copy for submission
  • Scan the paper copy to PDF for email

4. Scan your entire application in the correct order, including checklist, to PDF. Save as SSAF Application [Number] - [Your last name].pdf. For example, SSAF Application #3202 – Schneider.pdf. Email it to ssaf@ucalgary.ca using the file name as email subject.

5. Submit your paper copy to the Engineering Student Center (SB 149). You must submit your application with all attachments (budget, schedule, etc.) by 4:30 p.m. on the application deadline to the Engineering Student Center, SB 149, Attention: SSAF Administrator.

  • Please review the mandatory checklist prior to submitting your hardcopy application to ensure that all documents are included and in the correct order. Put your signed checklist as the first page of your hardcopy application.
Review the checklist prior to submitting your printed copy. Download
Read the new guidelines for submitting your application. Download

Additional funding programs

Note: Each of these funds is a separate competition and student teams must submit a separate application to be considered for funding. Please note that you must select the appropriate competition from the drop-down menu in the online application

APEGA Engineering Student Project Fund

An additional $10,000 is available to students through the APEGA Engineering Student Project Fund. Applicants must complete the Schulich Student Activities Fund Online Application Form, identifying APEGA under competition in the drop down menu. The deadline is October 15.

Download the terms of reference.

Penn West Energy Engineering Student Activity Fund

An additional $75,000 is available to students through the Penn West Energy Engineering Student Project Fund. Applicants must complete the Schulich Student Activities Fund Online Application Form (log-in required), identifying Penn West under competition in the drop down menu. The deadline is October 15.

Download the terms of reference.

Roman Deans Student Activity Fund

This a separate pool of funds within the Schulich Student Activities Fund with specific terms of reference. The fund is valued at $500 per year. Deadline to apply is the Schulich Student Activities Fund spring/summer activity deadline: May 16 for activities between September 1 and December 31. Application is made by letter.

Download the terms of reference.

International opportunities

The Schulich School of Engineering offers a wide range of exciting opportunities for you to explore the world, experience a new culture and enrich your education.

Whether you're looking for an exchange program, group study program or an international internship, you'll find an opportunity that suits your goals and interests. For more information, visit the Centre for International Students and Study Abroad website. Download our international study programs and requirements to learn more.

International exchanges

University of Calgary students can gain international experience by taking courses at a university in another country with permission or by making arrangements for an international work placement as part of an internship program.

The Schulich School of Engineering administers a limited number of academic exchanges, though students are also eligible to participate in exchange and study abroad opportunities through the Centre for International Students and Study Abroad. In addition, civil engineering has a number of exchanges with universities such as Graz in Austria, Stuttgart in Germany and several British universities.

The Engineering Internship Office regularly places approximately 10 percent of participating students with companies in Europe, Asia and the United States. Some students arrange their own international internship placement through personal contacts. Students can also arrange an exchange or study abroad opportunity through the Centre for International Students and Study Abroad (CISSA).

Find out more

Group Study Programs

Imagine travelling to China to learn about renewable energy or getting a new perspective on history and math theory in Greece – these are just some of the opportunities engineering students have experienced through the University of Calgary’s Group Study Programs (GSPs).

A GSP gives you the chance to visit a different part of the world, experience its culture and receive course credits at the same time. The programs are led by University of Calgary faculty and range in length from one week to two semesters.

Experience a world of opportunity

Group study options and destinations change every year, so visit the program page to see which opportunities are currently available for engineering students.

Contact us

Centre for International Students and Study Abroad

Room 275, MacEwan Student Centre
Phone: 403-220-8922
Fax: 403-210-3869

Email: group.study@ucalgary.ca

Engineering Students' Society

The Engineering Students' Society (ESS) provides information and a wide range of services to undergraduate students. The group organizes social, professional and charity events, produces a monthly magazine for Schulich students and operates a store in ENE 132.  To find out more, visit the Engineering Students’ Society website.

Contact information

The ESS office is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
ENE 132 Engineering Building
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta
T2N 1N4

Phone: 403-220-5737

Email: ess@ucalgary.ca

Maier Student Leadership Program

The Maier Student Leadership Program provides engineering students with opportunities to enhance their strong technical knowledge with leadership skills and creativity. The program is the first of its kind in Canada, providing engineering students at the Schulich School of Engineering with a unique opportunity to achieve their full leadership potential.

Program details

The program combines structured learning opportunities, individual leadership coaching and mentoring, and real-world leadership experiences. Students learn advanced leadership concepts they can take with them into the workforce when they graduate. All engineering students can participate in the program, which offers multiple tiers that require different levels of commitment.

Tier One: Leadership Lunch and Learn Sessions
All engineering students can register for these sessions, which are designed to provide basic leadership awareness and skills.

Tier Two: Leadership Conferences
These opportunities are offered to Schulich Scholars and students who hold elected or volunteer leadership positions on a board, major project team, student society or official club. Each fall and spring, they are invited to a one-day conference on basic management processes and leadership concepts. Students can also receive support from a Leadership Coach in Residence.

Tier Three: Leadership Coaching/Mentoring Program
Based on their level of commitment, potential influence and significant public profile, selected student leaders are enrolled in a personalized coaching and mentoring program.

Tier Four: Student Presidents Round Table
This opportunity is open to engineering student society presidents and is designed to help them form a strong and interdependent working relationship through monthly off-site dinner meetings. They can exchange ideas, express concerns and share experiences under the guidance and direction of the Director of Students and a professional coach.

Find out more

Contact the Director of Students at drlynne@ucalgary.ca.

Download the Maier Student Leadership brochure.

Schulich Student Activity Fund

At the Schulich School of Engineering, we believe amazing learning experiences happen inside and outside the classroom. Every year, the Schulich Student Activities Fund provides $500,000 for extracurricular activities such as field trips, team competitions and student travel.

Field trips

The fund supports up to 50 per cent of the cost of field trips (75 per cent for international travel) that enhance the engineering educational experience of undergraduate or graduate students. Download the policy guidelines to learn more and find out if your trip or activity is eligible for funding. 

Events

Any organized group in the Schulich School of Engineering that promotes professional development and learning can apply for up to 50 per cent funding (75 per cent for international activities) to hold or attend events. The events must enhance the engineering educational experience of undergraduate or graduate students. Eligible groups must have a charter or constitution, mission statement and operating budget. Also, the proposed event or activity cannot be funded or offset by the operating budget of the organization.

View these documents for more information:

Individual Budget Worksheet Download
Group Budget Worksheet Download
Sample Budget Download

Application deadlines

Activity start date: *Application deadline:
Jan. 1 to April 30 Oct. 15 (4:30 p.m.)
May 1 to Aug. 31 Feb. 15 (4:30 p.m.)
Sept. 1 to Dec. 31 May 15 (4:30 p.m.)

*If the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the due date will be the following weekday, unless otherwise indicated.

Application procedures

1. Download Schulich Activities Fund - What is it? How do I apply? This document takes you through the application process from start to finish.
Note: Clubs, teams and associations should contact Dr. Arin Sen prior to submitting an application.

2. Download the policy guidelines in Schulich Activities Fund Policy Revised 2013. This document describes the policy for administration, distribution and accounting of funds.

3. Complete the online application using the Schulich Student Activities Fund Online Application Form. (Log-in required).

This is a multi-staged process:

  • Open the application form
  • Fill in the fields
  • Save and submit it (The application is then locked.)
  • Print a paper copy for submission
  • Scan the paper copy to PDF for email

4. Scan your entire application in the correct order, including checklist, to PDF. Save as SSAF Application [Number] - [Your last name].pdf. For example, SSAF Application #3202 – Schneider.pdf. Email it to ssaf@ucalgary.ca using the file name as email subject.

5. Submit your paper copy to the Engineering Student Center (SB 149). You must submit your application with all attachments (budget, schedule, etc.) by 4:30 p.m. on the application deadline to the Engineering Student Center, SB 149, Attention: SSAF Administrator.

  • Please review the mandatory checklist prior to submitting your hardcopy application to ensure that all documents are included and in the correct order. Put your signed checklist as the first page of your hardcopy application.
Review the checklist prior to submitting your printed copy. Download
Read the new guidelines for submitting your application. Download

Additional funding programs

Note: Each of these funds is a separate competition and student teams must submit a separate application to be considered for funding. Please note that you must select the appropriate competition from the drop-down menu in the online application

APEGA Engineering Student Project Fund

An additional $10,000 is available to students through the APEGA Engineering Student Project Fund. Applicants must complete the Schulich Student Activities Fund Online Application Form, identifying APEGA under competition in the drop down menu. The deadline is October 15.

Download the terms of reference.

Penn West Energy Engineering Student Activity Fund

An additional $75,000 is available to students through the Penn West Energy Engineering Student Project Fund. Applicants must complete the Schulich Student Activities Fund Online Application Form (log-in required), identifying Penn West under competition in the drop down menu. The deadline is October 15.

Download the terms of reference.

Roman Deans Student Activity Fund

This a separate pool of funds within the Schulich Student Activities Fund with specific terms of reference. The fund is valued at $500 per year. Deadline to apply is the Schulich Student Activities Fund spring/summer activity deadline: May 16 for activities between September 1 and December 31. Application is made by letter.

Download the terms of reference.

International opportunities

The Schulich School of Engineering offers a wide range of exciting opportunities for you to explore the world, experience a new culture and enrich your education.

Whether you're looking for an exchange program, group study program or an international internship, you'll find an opportunity that suits your goals and interests. For more information, visit the Centre for International Students and Study Abroad website. Download our international study programs and requirements to learn more.

International exchanges

University of Calgary students can gain international experience by taking courses at a university in another country with permission or by making arrangements for an international work placement as part of an internship program.

The Schulich School of Engineering administers a limited number of academic exchanges, though students are also eligible to participate in exchange and study abroad opportunities through the Centre for International Students and Study Abroad. In addition, civil engineering has a number of exchanges with universities such as Graz in Austria, Stuttgart in Germany and several British universities.

The Engineering Internship Office regularly places approximately 10 percent of participating students with companies in Europe, Asia and the United States. Some students arrange their own international internship placement through personal contacts. Students can also arrange an exchange or study abroad opportunity through the Centre for International Students and Study Abroad (CISSA).

Find out more

Group Study Programs

Imagine travelling to China to learn about renewable energy or getting a new perspective on history and math theory in Greece – these are just some of the opportunities engineering students have experienced through the University of Calgary’s Group Study Programs (GSPs).

A GSP gives you the chance to visit a different part of the world, experience its culture and receive course credits at the same time. The programs are led by University of Calgary faculty and range in length from one week to two semesters.

Experience a world of opportunity

Group study options and destinations change every year, so visit the program page to see which opportunities are currently available for engineering students.

Contact us

Centre for International Students and Study Abroad

Room 275, MacEwan Student Centre
Phone: 403-220-8922
Fax: 403-210-3869

Email: group.study@ucalgary.ca