Student experience at the Faculty
Gain practical experience
Experience your career path with the CO-OP program.
Access our advanced prototyping and manufacturing facilities in the STEM Complex.
Join a competitive team, learn from other students and make friends.
Gain international experience by studying, working or doing research abroad.
Be part of the Faculty's maker and entrepreneur community.
Join a club to meet students with shared interests and learn.
Find many events that will won't want to miss along with ceremonies marking your academic success.
Work with industry and community partners starting in 1st year of your undergraduate studies.
Build your company with our entrepreneurial curriculum, design spaces and competitions.
Participate in the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program.
With over a dozen student-mentors, The Workshop is there to help you in your undergraduate academic success.
Apply for funds to enhance your student experience and support your engineering activities.
Apply for the various Faculty specific scholarships and bursaries.
Biweekly training that cover various topics to help international students.
Chemical Engineering student (CO-OP)
"This summer, I will be working in Toronto on OLED technology with OTI Lumionics. I recommend the University of Ottawa because it provides opportunities to do undergraduate research with exceptional professors and to pursue diverse employment opportunities through the CO-OP program."
Christ Saint Lot
Mechanical Engineering and Computing Technology student
“As an international student, I know how frustrating and depressing the university experience can be, especially for international students. I became a mentor at the University of Ottawa because I wanted to offer my support, encouragement and friendship to all the students."
Computer Engineering student
"I have [...] gained many skills outside the courses and labs by working as a Makerspace Coordinator for the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design as well as getting involved with numerous Faculty clubs, including Women in Science and Engineering, the Engineering Student Society and Formula uOttawa."
Physics and Electrical Engineering student
"This year, my team participated in uOttawa's Design Day competition. Our team won first place, out of 100 projects! As a result, our team was recently interviewed by CBC."