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New Ontario university wins accreditation for nuclear and manufacturing programs

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology, the new university located in Oshawa, east of Toronto along the ...

July 31, 2007   Canadian Consulting Engineer

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology, the new university located in Oshawa, east of Toronto along the shores of Lake Ontario, has received accreditation for its manufacturing and nuclear engineering programs. The accreditation by the Canadian engineering Accreditation Board involves an exhaustive review process and ensures a program meets the strict guidelines of Canada’s engineering profession. Accreditation can only be completed in the final year of a program’s study.
The new university was founded in 2002 and has 4,300 students. It will be pursuing CEAB accreditation for other engineering programs as they become eligible.
Provide career-oriented undergraduate and graduate university programs with a primary focus on those programs that are innovative and responsive to the needs of students and employers
Dr. George Bereznai, dean of the UOIT School of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science, which oversees the nuclear engineering program, said, “UOIT is steadfastly committed to offering engineering programs that meet the specific needs of industry and employers.”


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