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Ontario Tech University 

Chosen as a top-ranked university by MacLean's Magazine 2018 University Rankings

Ontario Tech University has more than 10,000 students enrolled in undergraduate and post-graduate studies. Ontario Tech delivers a number of market-oriented undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including some that are unique in Ontario and Canada. Ontario Tech has earned millions in research grants and awards, including eleven Canada Research Chairs.


Ontario Tech's programs are innovative and responsive to students' needs and the market-driven requirements of employers. In addition, the university has a growing national reputation for research excellence. This means that even undergraduate students have the opportunity to work on groundbreaking research projects, a key differentiation between Ontario Tech and other post-secondary institutions.

Ontario Tech offers undergraduate and graduate programs in:

  • Business and Information Technology
  • Criminology, Justice and Policy Studies
  • Education
  • Energy Systems and Nuclear Science
  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • Health Sciences
  • Science.

Centres of Excellence

  • The Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE) is the first research, development and innovation centre of its kind in Canada, including one of the largest and most sophisticated climatic wind tunnels in the world.
  • The Ontario Power Generation Engineering building includes a prototyping and manufacturing lab, and an emerging energy systems lab with solar, wind, hydrogen and fuel-cell technology.
  • Business and Information Technology is home to the Hacker Research Lab, where students develop anti-hacking strategies and skills.
  • The Science building features classrooms, labs and lecture theatres, including a 20,000-litre wet lab for studying aquatic toxicology.
  • The Nuclear Simulation Lab houses a state-of-the-art computer and display system for the operation and simulation of nuclear power plants.
  • The unique Crime Scene House is where the UOIT Faculty of Science stages mock crime scenes for the Forensic Science program.
  • The Clean Energy Research Laboratory (CERL) is the first lab-scale demonstration of a copper-chlorine cycle for thermochemical water splitting and nuclear hydrogen production.
  • Mechanical, Automotive and Manufacturing Teaching Laboratories include design centres and Electrical, Computer and Software Teaching Laboratories.

Learn more about Ontario Tech University facilities that support innovation and commercialization.

Ontario Tech University
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4