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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

University facts

Located in the eastern Greater Toronto Area, Ontario Tech University has grown out of a bold, ambitious vision: to take on the grand challenges we face as a society, and find solutions to meet and exceed tomorrow's needs.

Locations
North Oshawa • Downtown Oshawa
Faculties

By teaching students new approaches to problem solving along with innovative uses of technology, our commitment to scholarship produces new types of graduates: highly engaged citizen leaders with an entrepreneurial spirit; people prepared to excel in the modern workplace, and ready to lead their peers.

Graduate and undergraduate students
Alumni
Faculty and staff
Degrees
Bachelor's
Master's
PhDs
Undergraduate programs
Graduate programs
College-to-university transfer programs

Areas of study include:

Ridgebacks Varsity Teams
Women's and men's athletics

Our faculty experts engage with more than 300 industry partners to develop unique programs that incorporate:

  • Program-specific and industry-current software.
  • Practical, hands-on experience in a real-world setting.

The university houses more than 80 specialized research laboratories and facilities. These facilities show our commitment to attracting leading scholars and creating excellent learning experiences.

Canada Research Chairs

The university wants to grow into an even more innovative mixed-use, vibrant community hub. To reach this goal we are creating a Campus Master Plan to develop 190 acres directly north of the campus. This expansion will establish the new classrooms, laboratories and infrastructure required to provide students, professors and researchers with the space they need to build Canada's competitiveness while creating an exciting and rewarding educational experience.