The Alumni Association of The University of Western Ontario is proud to serve and represent more than a quarter million alumni around the world.
We are committed to delivering the finest alumni experience, in keeping with our continued number one ranking as "Canada's best student experience”.
The Student Success Centre is here to help with each step of your journey to a successful future. Our mission is to facilitate the development of career, educational, and life competencies for students and alumni through programs and services that guide successful transitions, foster local and global citizenship, promote leadership opportunities, encourage personal growth, deliver career resources, and ignite active engagement.
Welcome to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering!
With a vibrant faculty and state of the art facilities, we offer a number of programs for our future engineers, thinkers and leaders like you.
Our department offers undergraduate degree programs in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering with a variety of options.
With world class institutions like Ivey Business School and Schulich School of Medicine at Western, you also have a choice of our innovative concurrent degree programs with Business, Medicine, Law and Computer Science.
With a faculty actively engaged in research in cutting edge technology, you will have ample opportunities to explore your abilities to the fullest by engaging in graduate studies and research.
Discipline specific knowledge is only one of the many benefits of pursuing an undergraduate degree. However, this knowledge alone is not enough to prepare you for entering the world of work. You will discover that the content of your degree does not restrict your job opportunities.
Being aware of the transferable skills you've developed throughout your studies will better prepare you for entering the job market and allow you to articulate the skills that are so valued by employers.
The ability to solve problems by using electrical engineering science, mathematics and I.T. knowledge
The ability to conduct experimental laboratory work and simulations and analyse the results
The ability to produce professional designs taking account of technical, environmental, ethical and commercial considerations
Use a range of relevant software packages to retrieve, store, process, interpret and present information
understanding of the (sometimes specialized) software that is typically used in a particular industry
knowledge of programming languages such as C++ and other object-oriented languages.
The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context
A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
For a more complete list of transferable skills click here.