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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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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.


regular, adjunct, emeritus & sessional faculty


undergraduate students over 7 program areas


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.


News & stories

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Royal Society of 2022

Seven UVic researchers in the fields of science, social sciences, humanities, engineering, and human and social development have been elected to Canada’s highest academic honour.

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Seven scholars join Royal Society of Canada

On Sept. 6, the Royal Society of Canada announced seven scholars from UVic are elected to Canada’s highest academic honour.

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New BioInnovation Hub

The UVic BioInnovation Hub is a new shared space designed to spark collaborations between researchers, life sciences start-ups and entrepreneurs to support advancements in human health.

UVic's newest Schulich Leader scholars

Two exceptional students—Renata Kamel from Vancouver Island, and Sophie Pavlik from Ontario—are the latest Schulich Leaders to come to UVic to study science and engineering.

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

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