University description (as per official university website)
UOIT is a unique and vibrant place, rooted in its community and powered by its people. We are driven by a dynamic, student-centred vision for 21st-century teaching and research. Our history is short but proud, and is inextricably linked to the dedication of our founders - the scores of volunteers in Durham Region and Northumberland County who shared our vision, mission and values. Our future growth will depend on attracting talented individuals with a similar commitment to creating a better tomorrow through our students. We invite you to join us in building one of the world's great universities.
UOIT is an innovative and market-oriented institution, pursuing inquiry, discovery and application through excellence in teaching and learning, value-added research and vibrant student life.
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.
Advance the highest quality of research.
Advance the highest quality of learning, teaching, and professional practice in a technologically enabled environment.
Contribute to the advancement of Ontario and Canada in the global context with particular focus on Durham Region and Northumberland County.
Foster a fulfilling student experience and a rewarding educational (work) environment.
Offer programs with a view to creating opportunities for college graduates to complete a university degree.
Integrity and Respect
We will treat each other with dignity, including those with challenges.
Honesty and Accountability
Our actions reflect our values, and we are accountable for both.
We strive for excellence and challenge convention.