Student experience at the Faculty

4 students in front of the STEM Complex

Explore the different options available to you while pursuing your undergraduate studies or graduate studies.

With 24 clubs and teams, state-of-the-art facilities and design spaces, and over 25 events each year, the life of a student at the Faculty of Engineering is anything but dull!

Gain practical experience

Two students working on a protoype

CO-OP program

Experience your career path with the CO-OP program.

Develop your design skills

Access our advanced prototyping and manufacturing facilities in the STEM Complex.

Competitive teams

Join a competitive team, learn from other students and make friends.

Go international

Gain international experience by studying, working or doing research abroad.

Get involved

Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED)

Be part of the Faculty's maker and entrepreneur community.

Clubs and associations

Join a club to meet students with shared interests and learn.

Events and ceremonies

Find many events that will won't want to miss along with ceremonies marking your academic success.

    Volunteering opportunities

    Volunteer through the Centre for community service learning program or help out at Faculty events

    Make an impact

    Design courses with industry and clients

    Work with industry and community partners starting in 1st year of your undergraduate studies.

    Startup ecosystem

    Build your company with our entrepreneurial curriculum, design spaces and competitions.

    Research for undergraduate students

    Participate in the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program.

    Succeed with our support system

    L'équipe de l'Atelier

    Mentoring centre - The Workshop

    With over a dozen student-mentors, The Workshop is there to help you in your undergraduate academic success.

    Funding for student initiatives

    Apply for funds to enhance your student experience and support your engineering activities.

    Scholarships and bursaries

    Apply for the various Faculty specific scholarships and bursaries.

    Hojjat Salemi International Students Workshop Series

    Biweekly training that cover various topics to help international students.

    Meet with your academic advisor

    Enrich your learning experience by meeting our advisors at the Undergraduate Studies Office or at the Graduate Studies Office.

    The exterior of the STEM Complex

    STEM Complex

    Our new STEM Complex is an interdisciplinary research and teaching facility designed to foster connections between different faculties, encourage new ways of thinking, enable experiential learning, and promote entrepreneurship.

    Take a 360 video tour of our design spaces

    Our stories

    Benjamin King

    Benjamin King

    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."

    Read more about Benjamin

    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."

    Read more about Christ

    Kimberley Paradis

    Kimberley Paradis

    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."

    Read more about Kimberley

    Ozan Oner

    Ozan Oner

    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."

    Read more about Ozan


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