Ontario Tech University - Downtown Oshawa

61 Charles St., Oshawa, Ontario, Canada | Public University | Established 2002

About us

Ontario Tech University (OTU) combines hands-on learning with innovative and relevant research in a technology-enriched learning environment. Graduates are prepared with the knowledge and skills needed to excel and lead in the evolving workplace. OTU is a vibrant academic community with outstanding support services and globally experienced faculty who challenge students to push their boundaries of thinking and learning.

OTU's innovative and unique undergraduate programs are designed to meet students' interests and career aspirations, along with the market-driven requirements of employers. When students graduate, they will have the critical thinking, innovative research and technological skills demanded by the world's leading employers.

With its foundation in technology, the sciences and professional practice, OTU advances the discovery and application of knowledge that accelerates economic growth, regional development and social innovation and inspires graduates who will continue to make an impact on the world. OTU's unique and technology-rich teaching and learning environment challenges students to push the boundaries of innovation and discovery and prepares graduates to excel in the global, knowledge-driven economy of the 21st century. At OTU, the possibilities are endless.

Why Ontario Tech University - Downtown Oshawa

  • Campus: Ontario Tech University - Downtown Oshawa is located in downtown Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, less than an hour outside of downtown Toronto. OTU - Downtown Oshawa is home to OTU's Faculty of Social Science and Humanities. OTU cultivates a dynamic learning environment for students by promoting social engagement, fostering critical thinking and integrating experiences inside and outside the classroom.

  • Facilities: OTU - Downtown Oshawa has multiple buildings that are centrally located. These buildings house a Student Life office, a library dedicated to the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, and other common areas for students and faculty.

  • Research: OTU has a mission to conduct research that creates knowledge, solves problems, results in economic and social innovation and engages students. Professors and students undertake research in a wide range of areas that include automotive design and engineering, business and information technology, computational science, alternative and sustainable energy, nuclear engineering, law enforcement, manufacturing, community/public health, to name just a few.

  • Values: OTU's values include integrity and respect; honesty and accountability; dedication to quality and intellectual rigour; and pursuit of innovation.


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