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Celebrating our November 2021 Graduates

Date: November 30, 2021
Congratulations to the class of 2021! We’re excited for you to celebrate your university achievements, and to embark on your next chapter and the bright future ahead. We were so happy to celebrate our November graduates with our first in-person awards ceremony since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The following awards were presented on […]


Renowned yacht designer Ron Holland visits NAME design class

Date: November 1, 2021
World-renowned yacht designer Ron Holland visited the NAME Ship Design class to give a talk about the soft skills that have contributed to his success. With an international career spanning New Zealand, the USA, and Ireland, Ron Holland now runs his naval architecture firm from Vancouver, BC.  He is the designer of the largest single-masted […]


Jagdeep Singh Bakshi Scholarship awarded to MEng student Alice Brais

Date: October 4, 2021
The Jagdeep Singh Bakshi Scholarship in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering has been awarded to Master of Engineering student Alice Brais. This scholarship provides $1000 to a student in the UBC’s Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering MEng program who demonstrates both academic excellence and leadership. Joining the UBC NAME program after an undergraduate degree in […]


MEL NAME student selected as SNAME David A. O’Neil Scholar

Date: May 20, 2021
NAME Master of Engineering Leadership student Mohammad Mostofa Sowkot Imran has been awarded the David A. O’Neil Scholarship from the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME). The scholarship awards him $5,000 to study Naval Architecture at UBC, and attendance at the SNAME annual conference in October 2021. SNAME is the leading international organization in […]


MEL Alumna Story – Leandra Siems-Hoffmann

Date: May 18, 2021
For Leandra Siems-Hoffmann, the MEL provided an excellent opportunity to develop her business skills alongside her knowledge of marine engineering. After graduating with a bachelor of engineering in naval architecture and ocean engineering, Leandra Siems-Hoffmann landed a position at Lurssen Yachts – a globally renowned designer of luxury yachts measuring up to 180 metres in […]