Who are we?!

The Engineering Students’ Society of the University of Alberta is a non-profit organization founded in 1919. Consisting of over 60 titled positions, the ESS advocates for the 4200 engineering students’ interests at the faculty and university levels, offers academic and professional development opportunities, and builds community among engineering students.


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Upcoming Events

  • Engineering Carnival
  • Glow Party
  • University of Alberta Engineering Competition
  • Country Crusade
  • Engineering Headshave
  • GEER Week
  • Career Fair
  • Pi Week
  • National Engineering and Geoscience Month
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Our Services

Recent Announcements

Civil Club Merch Sale

Come by the Civil Club Office to place your orders for the Merch Sale before Feb. 17! New items this year include snapback hats, stickers, and shaker bottles. And, the hockey jerseys return. Find out [...]

Tue. Feb 28: ATB BoostR Stage Event

Are you an engineering student entrepreneur wanting to get exposed to change makers within the Edmonton start-up ecosystem? BoostR is a pitch competition with Edmonton’s up and coming entrepreneurs from all industries including tech/innovation. Register [...]

Sat. Feb 25: TEDxUAlberta Conference

The second annual TEDxUAlberta Conference, themed “rebooTEDx”, will be held in the Citadel Theatre on Feb. 25 from 2-8 p.m. The Conference will feature local leaders and innovators on the big stage to discuss innovation [...]

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Volunteer Today!

The ESS and its services are run through the effort of its student volunteers. Fill the form below to join this team and become a student volunteer for ESS services, government, or events.