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Undergraduate studies

Kick start your engineering or computer science career with us.

Make your future at uOttawa engineering

At uOttawa engineering you’ll learn from leading researchers in world-class facilities, including our new STEM Complex.

Whether you want to be a great engineer or a savvy computer scientist, we offer the perfect balance of theory and practice through our extensive Co-op programs, our strong connection to the industry and our dynamic Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED).

With our advanced prototyping and manufacturing facilities, competitive teams, entrepreneurial competitions and startup growth programs, we’ll foster your creativity so you can make your future.

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92%

employment rate two years after graduation

Performance indicators, University of Ottawa
500+

projects created annually in our 7 prototyping facilities

96%

of co-op students find internships

Experiential learning
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Experiential learning

Craft Lab: When Brewing Becomes Experiential Learning

Experiential learning can take on many forms. Two years ago, Professor Andrew Sowinski started working with fourth year engineering students on prelim…
Community
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Community

Reflections from Black uOttawa engineering students

Students from the new uOttawa chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) reflect on their experiences in our Faculty and share their th…
Entrepreneurship
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Entrepreneurship

Meet the 2021 MakerLaunch startups

How do you go from an idea to a scalable business model? Find out how the MakerLaunch program helped these three student startups.

Why uOttawa engineering?

Ottawa is the place to be for engineers

  • #1 Most technology-intensive city in Canada
  • #1 Highest concentration of scientists and engineers in Canada, and #2 in North America after Silicon Valley
  • The region is recognized for excellence in research and innovation, according to Invest Ottawa and the Trade Commissioner Service
  • 1,700+ knowledge-based companies with 68,000+ employees
  • 44+ national and academic research labs
  • 90% of Canada’s industrial telecommunications research and development is conducted in Ottawa
  • Over $4.7 billion invested in Ottawa technology companies in the last ten years
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada