FREE University Student Memberships
Student Advantage Program
Get with the Program!
You are the future members of The Association of Professional Engineers,
Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA). With more than
31,000 members, APEGGA is the largest self-governing professional
body in the province. It serves society by regulating, enhancing
and providing leadership in the professions of engineering, geology
and geophysics. The future of the professions holds great promise
and exciting opportunities. Engineers and geoscientists have contributed
significantly to the province's economy and the well-being of Albertans.
As an APEGGA professional, you will play a role in building on the
successes of your predecessors.
APEGGA is committed to your success and is pleased to introduce
the APEGGA Student Advantage Program (ASAP) to support you in your
studies. In addition to providing scholarships, student society
funding, special events on campus, seminars and courses, and networking
opportunities, we are now able to extend to you many of the benefits
currently enjoyed by our professional members.
is committed to:
helping you better understand the engineering, geology and geophysics
increasing your awareness of and participation in APEGGA programs
enhancing your relationship with your future professional association
membership is open to second, third and fourth year students enrolled
in engineering, geology or geophysics programs, and it's FREE! So,
make the most of your university experience and Get With the Program
are a variety of programs offered to APEGGA professionals. As a
student member of the Association, you can take advantage of these
same programs by quoting your membership number. With more than
31,000 members, APEGGA's buying power is significant and these benefits
are passed on to you.
YOUR EMPLOYMENT ADVANTAGE
for employment? APEGGA forwards the résumés of qualified members
to employers who have specified their requirements. This service
also provides limited free space in The PEGG (APEGGA's regular publication)
and on the Association's web site, enabling employees and employers
to post employment ads. Upwards of 200 members find jobs annually
via this service. For more information contact APEGGA, toll free:
Association's annual salary survey is compiled to provide a snapshot
of industry compensation by levels of responsibility of members.
For more information contact APEGGA, toll free: 1-800-661-7020.
Student Business Cards
For a nominal charge, we will prepare business cards for you to
hand out during networking opportunities such as at mixers, special
events or career fairs. To order your business cards, simply complete
the information on the registration form and forward it to the nearest
Hired Workshops (University of Alberta)
annually, these workshops help students prepare for job interviews
using role-playing techniques and tips on successfully landing that
first job! You can find out more about the workshops by contacting
the student society office or APEGGA.
Meet members-in-training and professional members of APEGGA, as
well as representatives of local technical societies, at special
events and networking opportunities hosted by the Association. The
events will help you get an edge on what's happening in the working
world and make valuable connections with possible future employers
and folks who can help you in your career.
YOUR PURCHASING ADVANTAGE
Car & Home Insurance
Competitive rates and service has encouraged many APEGGA members
to participate in this program. For more information contact Meloche
Monnex Insurance Program, toll free: 1-800-268-8955.
Car Purchase & Lease Plan
New or used? Lease or buy? Automobile or light truck? Your options
are open and this new program can significantly reduce your time
commitment with a single phone call. For more information contact
Royalty Auto Sales and Leasing, toll free: 1-800-667-2886.
Car Rental Plan
a trip? Need to rent a vehicle for a short period of time? An agreement
with Budget Car & Truck Rentals can help you get discounted
rental rates on that next car or truck rental. Contact APEGGA, toll
free: 1-800-661-7020, for the group ID number and then contact your
nearest Budget office to reserve your vehicle.
and Dental Insurance
Coverage includes medical procedures and prescriptions beyond the
coverage of provincial medicare programs. For more information contact
Aetna Life Insurance Company of Canada, toll free: 1-800-661-3300.
solid and extensive travel medical insurance plan makes travelling
worry free. For more information contact Meloche Monnex Insurance
Program, toll free: 1-800-268-8955.
You are eligible for group rates on term life and accidental death
insurance. For more information contact Manulife Financial, toll
All the savings and tax benefits of RRSPs plus the advantage of
a group plan. For more information contact Manulife Financial, toll
YOUR PROFESSIONAL ADVANTAGE
& Ethics Courses/Seminars
seminars are offered during your fourth year to provide you with
a better understanding of the professions, the APEGGA Code of Ethics
and your future responsibilities as a professional (ENG 400 and
EAS 400 at the University of Alberta; ENG 513 at the University
of Calgary). There is also a special workshop and luncheon held
in conjunction with the Ring Ceremonies for graduating students
that will help you gain a better understanding of your future role
The APEGGA branch in your area holds regular meetings, usually including
a meal and guest speaker. APEGGA supports a discounted fee for student
The Association provides annual operational grants to the university
student societies to fund events and activities on campus and participation
in student conferences or conventions. For more information contact
your student society office.
APEGGA acknowledges the academic ability of students studying engineering
or the geosciences by providing $80,000 annually in awards and scholarships.
Check with your student awards office on campus to gather more information
about the various awards and scholarships or contact The APEGGA
Education Foundation at (780) 421-0557.
MAKE THE APEGGA CONNECTION
APEGGA Student Web Page (at http://www.apegga.org)
We're preparing a section of our web site dedicated to you. Find
future networking and educational events in "PEGG These Dates"
more about APEGGA and its members
service and course providers
new developments in the APEGGA Student Advantage Program
lots of cool links
to The PEGG
As a member, you will receive a subscription to The PEGG, delivered
directly to you. The PEGG is the regular publication of APEGGA and
provides insights into trends, technology, member news and events
and other areas of interest to the professions. The PEGG also features
association news and information on events of particular interest
You can increase your connections by joining professional members
at events held by the many technical societies in Alberta and learn
more about professional issues by attending the APEGGA Annual General
You can make an impact by inspiring a generation of young people
to follow in your footsteps by choosing engineering or the geosciences
as a future career. The APEGGA Student Outreach Program places professionals
and students in classrooms around the province to help teachers
educate students about the value of these professions and the prospect
of future careers. Volunteer and be a role model!
To become a student member, simply fill out the registration form
and return it to the APEGGA office by mail or drop it off at the
mailbox located in the Engineering and Geoscience Student Society
Contact the ASAP Coordinator at:
1500 Scotia One
10060 Jasper Avenue NW
Edmonton AB T5J 4A2
Tel: (780) 426-3990
Fax: (780) 426-1877
Toll Free: 1-800-661-7020
1600 Life Plaza
734 - 7 Avenue SW
Calgary AB T2P 3P8
Tel: (403) 262-7714
Fax: (403) 269-2787