University of Ontario Institute of Technology

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The University of Ontario Institute of Technology ( UOIT ) is a resident of Oshawa, Ontario university that its campus with Durham College is divided. It was founded in 2002 and took its first students in 2003, making it one of the youngest universities in Canada. All undergraduate students must have the Lenovo Thinkpad laptop, they can borrow from the university, as a condition of enrollment. Thus, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology Ontario's only laptop - based university. The Department also encourages students to use their laptops to complete orders, perform laboratory tests and to interact with the lecturer during lectures. The University also offers a number of scholarship programs in the field of computer science, technology, health and information technology. The campus is about 400 acres (1.6 km ²) and is located in the northern part of Oshawa.


The university has seven faculties:

  • Faculty of Business and Information Technology - Business and Information Technology
  • Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities - Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science - Department of Energy Systems and Nuclear Engineering
  • Faculty of Education - Department of Education
  • Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science - Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Health Sciences - Faculty of Medicine

Campus Facilities

The university has several modern buildings include:

  • Campus Library - library of the university which opened in 2004
  • Business and Information Technology Building in 2005
  • Gordon Wiley Building
  • Science Building
  • Simcoe Building
  • Ontario Power Generation Engineering building 2006
  • University Pavilion (UP Building )
  • Campus Tennis Centre 2003 - Tennis Field
  • Campus Ice Centre 2005 - Sports ice rink
  • Campus Athletic Centre -
  • Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre 2007 - recreation center was opened in 2007
  • Polonsky Commons
  • General Motors Automotive Centre of Excellence (opened 2011) - General Motors Research
  • Energy Systems and Nuclear Science Research Centre (opened in 2011) - National Research Center for Energy Systems and Nuclear Systems