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New technology university sees strong enrolment numbers

Oshawa, ON June 19, 2003 Canada’s newest university, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, has reported that more than 800 students have confirmed their enrolment as part of the university’s first class in September.

“We’re delighted to report that this figure has exceeded our initial first-year enrolment projection of 693 students,” notes Richard Levin, vice- president of strategic enrolment management and registrar.

The students are spread over the university’s nine undergraduate degree programs including nuclear engineering, manufacturing engineering, biological science, physical science, radiation science, nursing, education, justice studies and commerce.

Opening in September in Oshawa, ON, the university says it will welcome its first class with innovative, teaching- and research-focused faculty and state-of-the-art facilities.