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Engineering and Computer Science

At UVic Engineering and Computer Science (ECS), we're pushing the edges of applied science, creating tangible solutions to real-world problems.

Our students:

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Programs

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Undergraduate studies

Be part of a diverse community of active thinkers and doers. Engage in research and participate in co-op and other community activities.

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Graduate studies

Our graduate students and faculty work on original research that creates vital impact locally and around the world.

120+

regular, adjunct, emeritus & sessional faculty

3,000+

undergraduate students over 7 program areas

600+

graduate students & post-doc fellows

Equity, diversity & inclusion

Our vision

To be a Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science whose students, staff and faculty are representative of the population composition of Canada and thrive in a culture of inclusion, respect, wellness and accessibility.

Learn more about our equity action planning and what we are doing at ECS to make all feel welcome, including our equity and inclusion supports.

Events

News & stories

Open UVic partners on new West Shore campus

UVic partners on new West Shore campus

As part of a first-of-its kind partnership between South Island institutions, UVic will offer first- and second-year programming at the new West Shore campus, which is expected to open in fall 2024.

Open Passion for robotics inspires success

Passion for robotics inspires success

Alec Krawciw had the highest academic standing of any student graduating from UVic with a bachelor’s degree this spring and also found time to lead a student engineering team, earn a minor in software...

Open California greening

California greening

Two UVic Engineering grads, Aaron Fyke and Tyson Woeste, are leading the push for cleaner energy from a home base in sunny, star-filled Los Angeles.

Open Healing technology

Healing technology

The Victoria Hand Project team, led by alumnus Michael Peirone, designs low-cost 3D-printed prosthetics for amputees in need while providing UVic students with valuable skills and training.

More ECS news

Territory acknowledgment

We acknowledge and respect the lək̓ʷəŋən peoples on whose traditional territory the University of Victoria stands, and the Songhees, Esquimalt and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.

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