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Throughout the year, the Friends of Engineering hold private, intimate information luncheons for new and potential members. If you would like more information, please email Brandy O’Reilly, Executive Director,


The Friends of Engineering are senior-level engineers and leaders who share the Faculty of Engineering’s commitment to excellence in engineering education and represent a spectrum of industries and backgrounds. Founded in 1907, The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Manitoba is the oldest engineering school in western Canada.  With the help of the Friends of Engineering the Faculty will continue to meet the needs of the local and national engineering community.

Benefits of Membership

  • Affiliation with a premier network of Local and National executive-level engineering leaders.
  • Participation in a variety of Distinguished Speaker Series receptions
  • Invitation to the General Meetings and Speaker events.
  • Access to the expertise of world-renowned researchers and educators
  • A ready source of talented men and women for your organization through access to our U of M Idea and Engineering Co-op Programs
  • Use of the Engineering & Information Technology Complex for corporate seminars, meetings, and receptions.
  • An unequaled ability to make a difference in the classroom by participating as an in-class Speaker or Mentor.
  • Participation in Student activities and competitions as speakers, judges, or attendees.
  • The opportunity to help set direction and take an already strong engineering school to the next level.
  • Access to all the latest Faculty News through an electronic newsletter.

Dues & Membership

Membership dues are $1000 annually ($250 for retired members). For more information please contact

Latest News

March 2, 2017

Friends pledges $100,000 to new engineering building

It was announced at the Friends of Engineering AGM & Dinner on February 28th that the Friends have pledged $100,000 towards the new Stanley Pauley Engineering Building at the University of Manitoba. The new 46,100 square foot building will include: Engineering Innovation and Prototyping Centre (design team prototyping facilities) New Co-op/Industrial Internship Program Office New Internally-Educated […] the full article.

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