Why you should choose Ontario Tech

Aiden Dufty


Ontario Tech is a fantastic university but you might be wondering, what sets us apart from the rest? Here at Ontario Tech, we are dedicated to ensuring you have the best university experience possible and that includes both your in-class and extracurricular activities. Between our picture-perfect location, cozy student spaces, home-like residences or endless other perks, Ontario Tech has it all.

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Our home-like yet modern, fully equipped residences are conveniently located just a stone's throw away from your classes! Living in residence isn't just about finding a place to stay, it's about forging lifelong friendships and immersing yourself in the vibrant campus life experience. We have everything you could need including, fully furnished rooms, a dining hall with flexible meal plans, wired and wireless internet access, laundry facilities, a common kitchen, TV lounges, a games room, weekly events, housekeeping and a staffed front desk 24 hours a day for your convenience. 

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Financial aid

Investing in your education is a super important decision that can shape your future. At Ontario Tech, we are committed to assisting you in funding your academic journey. From the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) to on-campus job placements through University Works, amazing co-op opportunities, and a wide array of bursaries, awards, and scholarships, we strive to support you every step of the way.

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Ridgeback community

Being a Ridgeback at Ontario Tech is more than just being a student - it's a sense of belonging to a vibrant community of students, staff and faculty. Whether you're competing on a varsity sports team or cheering from the stands, connecting with over 150 clubs and societies that are sure to have a perfect fit for you, or participating in leadership and mentorship programs, being a Ridgeback means being part of something truly special.

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Ontario Tech offers endless unique experiences. Our top-notch residence facilities, robust financial aid options and the sense of belonging to the vibrant Ridgeback community are only a few of the reasons that Ontario Tech is the perfect choice for you. We encourage you to explore all that our university has to offer and become a part of our welcoming community. Join us at Ontario Tech and embark on a journey filled with endless possibilities and lifelong memories.

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