The Faculty of Engineering offers various events throughout the year for students, alumni, kids, and industry.

Upcoming events

CEED instructor and learners in the Makerspace
Jan 9 to Apr 12

Makerspace workshops

The workshops offered at the uOttawa Richard L’Abbé Makerspace are free and open to all students.

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Feb 7 to Feb 9

Quebec Information Evenings

Road trip!

Salut Quebecers! We’re looking forward to seeing you in Montreal, Gatineau or online this February to help you discover the many benefit…

Laser Cutting in the MakerLab
Feb 11

NSBE Design Workshop

Learn how to use a t-shirt press, 3D printer and laser cutter at this workshop organized by uOttawa National Society of Black Engineers. 

ISSP's Food for Thought: Research and Training Advances in Solar Power Plants and Photonic Power Conversion
Feb 23

Advances in Solar Power Plants & Photonic Power Conversion

On Thursday, February 23rd 2023, at 12:00PM, the Institute for Science, Society and Policy (ISSP) will host Professor Karin Hinzer, Vice-Dean of Resea…

A student presents her poster during the Engineering and Computer Science Graduate Poster Competition.
Mar 23

Engineering and Computer Science Graduate Poster Competition

This annual graduate research competition showcases the cutting-edge research that the Faculty of Engineering’s graduate students are doing.

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Mar 25

Spring Open House

Join us on Saturday, March 25, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to discover our ultramodern labs, comfortable residences, renowned dining hall and much mor…

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Recurring events

Young students working on engineering projects.

Activities for kids and teens

The Faculty of Engineering Outreach programs offers a variety of exciting, fun, and experiential learning opportunities for children and teens throughout the year. Clubs, workshops, events, summer camps, and credited summer courses allow participants to explore a wide range of topics in engineering, science, and technology.

Student speaking with potential clients at Design Day.

Design Day

Creativity and ingenuity on display! Design Day promises to amaze you with our students' innovation and inspiration.

Smiling student with safety goggles.

National Engineering Month

Every year, National Engineering Month takes place from March 1 to 31. It’s a month to celebrate engineering excellence in Canada at every level: youth, students, and professionals. It brings together the people within the profession and celebrates the achievements of engineers.

Students showing off their iron ring.

Iron Ring

The Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer offers an opportunity to those who are in the engineering profession or who are about to enter the profession to obligate themselves to the high standards of integrity which the profession has established.

Student in front of poster presenting her research.

Graduate Poster Competition

This annual research competition among the graduate students of the Faculty of Engineering demonstrates the cutting-edge research that the Faculty’s graduate students are conducting. The competition also gives Ottawa’s industry and community a sneak preview of the next generation of designers, innovators, and entrepreneurs.

    Group of student on stage at the Undergrad Ceremony of Excellence.

    Undergrad Ceremony of Excellence

    Congratulations to the recipients of Admissions Scholarships and students on the Dean's Honour List!