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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 mini satellite part of NASA launch

UVic mini satellite part of NASA launch

It's the first UVic satellite in space: the innovative miniature ORCASat is set to launch on a NASA rocket after winning a national contest held by the Canadian Space Agency.

Open 2022 UVic Canada Research Chairs

2022 UVic Canada Research Chairs

Seven University of Victoria faculty who are leaders in quantum physics, assistive technologies, virology, geophysics, drug discovery, software engineering and biostatistics are named new or renewed...

Open Sustainable industries are this grad’s next goal

Sustainable industries are this grad’s next goal

With his bachelor of commerce in hand this November, commerce grad Will Adams is continuing his passion for sustainability in business at UVic’s industrial ecology program—a path he says the Gustavson...

Open A coding career of science—and sound

A coding career of science—and sound

When Calgary-based Logan Wood was looking for a leading post-secondary music and computer science degree program, he quickly realized that there was only real choice for him. “In comparing programs...

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.

Campus tour

Take our virtual tour to see the natural beauty of the UVic campus from wherever you are in the world.

Launch Experience