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Student Life

Join a cohort of approximately 600 students in a welcoming and friendly environment.

Complete a common first year to explore all areas of engineering before selecting your program of choice.

Acquire the skills and knowledge you need to become a Professional Engineer.

Define your academic experience in flexible and exciting ways, creating paths of study tailored to your individual interests and aspirations.

Get Involved

International Exchanges
Internationalize your engineering experience with the Civil Engineering International Development Program, Engineers Without Borders, exchanges and/or research-funded opportunities.

Internships, Co-ops and Externships
Gain hands-on experience with a year-long internship and/or a summer co-op. Enhance your engineering education with our Practical Elements of Mechanical Engineering externship in collaboration with Fanshawe College.

Student Clubs
Get involved with teams such as the concrete canoe and toboggan teams, Formula Racing, SunStang, WE Bots, Women in Engineering student group and many more.

Visit the Faculty of Engineering website for more information.


  • Chemical Engineering
    • Options: Chemical or Biochemical and Environmental
  • Civil Engineering
    • Options: Structural, Environmental or International Development
  • Computer Engineering
    • Options: Electronic Devices or Software Systems for Ubiquitous Computing
  • Electrical Engineering
    • Options: Wireless Communication, Power Systems or Biomedical Signals and Systems
  • Green Process Engineering
  • Integrated Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronic Systems Engineering
  • Software Engineering
    • Option: Health Informatics


  • Bachelor of Engineering Science (BESc) (4 Years)
  • Bachelor of Engineering Science (BESc) with Honors Business Administration (HBA) from the Ivey Business School (5 Years) 
  • Bachelor of Engineering Science (BESc) with Juris Doctor (JD) from the Faculty of Law (6 Years)
  • Bachelor of Engineering Science (BESc) (Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering) with Biomedical Engineering (5 Years)


  • Engineering Leadership and Innovation Certificate
  • Practical Elements of Mechanical Engineering