A diverse community of young innovators
Based in the UVic Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), HighTechU is a community for high school and undergrad students to make connections, build professional skills and explore diverse career pathways in Electrical, Computer, and Software Engineering.
HighTechU currently runs 3 major programs. Keep scrolling to learn more!
Create a web app that empowers your community
Build a smart device
Solve real-world engineering problems
UX Design Challenge 🎨
Design and test a solutions to problems facing youth
- Uncover the social impacts of engineering
- Work in small groups in cohorts of 10-20 students
- Get one-on-one mentorship from UVic students
- Visit our engineering labs and hear from our researchers
- Meet students from our engineering clubs
- Learn real-world skills through a hands-on approach
- Get access to industry experts that are keen to support youth
- Build a strong resumé with your new skills
Join our waitlist by filling out the form for the program you are interested in on their respective page.
If you need any help, please contact our manager at email@example.com.
We'll contact you after your application to schedule an interview. You will get a confirmation by October 31st.
Absolutely, yes! We can help you decide which one is a better fit for you.
For sure! For any of our programs, you don't need anything but curiosity and a burning desire to make a social impact - we are here to guide you throughout your entire HighTech journey.
Great to see you here! Reach out to at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn about ways to get involved.
Are you really passionate about technology but can't afford the program? Shoot an e-mail to email@example.com and let's talk!