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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.

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Mission and Vision

 

Deliver the highest quality engineering education, through teaching and research excellence, state-of-the-art educational environment and innovative programs, to provide our engineering graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed and become leaders of tomorrow.

Objectives and strategies

  • Offer high-quality, accredited undergraduate and graduate programs in engineering and applied science and related fields that are market- and career-oriented, that prepare professionally competent and broadly educated students capable of addressing the demands of the new millennium, and that instil life-long learning abilities.
  • Conduct high-calibre basic and applied research in engineering and applied science and related fields.
  • Promote a vibrant and fulfilling student experience and foster student success through a student-centred focus that provides necessary supports.
  • Utilize advanced and innovative teaching and learning methods and tools, including advanced information, computing, and communication technologies, within a technology-enriched learning environment to facilitate successful learning.
  • Foster a collegial, respectful and productive environment that attracts and retains the best faculty, staff and students, and creates a sense of spirit and loyalty.
  • Provide university-level educational opportunities for college students through appropriate transition mechanisms.
  • Engage in value-added activities that serve and address the needs of industry and the engineering profession, and advance and improve the economic, environmental and social welfare of the region, province and country.