Upcoming Activities

UAASC invites you to get involved in our Student Chapter activities! Check out our upcoming events on the calendar below:

Examples of Past Events and Speakers

  • Alberta Prairie Railway Excursion in Stettler, Alberta.
  • UofA AREMA Chapter Summer Picnic and Volleyball Nights
  • Introduction to Practical Railway Engineering Course held in Calgary, Alberta.
  • Geotechnical Engineering in Railroading. Speaker: Mario Ruel, Senior Geotechnical Engineer at CN
  • Introduction to Rail Traffic Control. Speaker: Sean Robitaille of CN Network Planning
  • Railway Track Structure Design and Principles. Speaker: Miodrag Budisa, Senior Design Consultant for the Rail Group at Stantec
  • Viewing of Rocky Mountain Express, an IMAX film documenting the journey of building Canada's first transcontinental railway and showcasing beautiful scenery across Western Canada.
  • Technical Writing Seminar. Speaker: Vivian Giang, Communications & Grant Strategist at the University of Alberta Geotechnical Centre
  • Careers for Engineers on the Railroad. Speaker: Jim McLeod, Chief Engineer of Design and Construction at Canadian National Railway
  • AREMA Booths at University of Alberta's Week of Welcome and Engineering Expo
AREMA Seminar in Calgary C-Train     UAASC members observing C-Train operations in Calgary, AB.
AREMA Seminar in Calgary     UAASC members with railway industry professionals at a seminar in Calgary, AB.
UAASC IMAX Field Trip     UAASC members at the Telus World of Science after viewing Rocky Mountain Express (an IMAX film).
Guest speaker Jim McLeod     Guest speaker Jim McLeod, Chief Engineer of Design and Construction at Canadian National Railway.
Jim McLeod speaking to students     Jim McLeod speaks to students on careers for engineers on the railroad.