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School of Computing

What sets UFV's School of Computing apart?


Faculty who care

Small class sizes and caring, expert faculty who are focused on your success.


You can explore your interests.

Programs and courses in both computing science and computer information systems. This lets you explore a range of computing career options.


Laddering option for CIS.

Start with a certificate in CIS, then complete the diploma, then finish up your degree — when it works for you.


Campus location

Enjoy a beautiful Fraser Valley setting, within reach of Vancouver and a massive selection of businesses and industries for co-op placements and employment. (Bonus — a more affordable cost of living.)


Co-op edge

UFV's co-operative education program is available to both diploma and degree students in the School of Computing. Get industry experience and earn money while you complete your studies.

Computing expertise meets student-centered teaching

Meet Dr. Carl Janzen

Where can computing take you? Carl talks about your many career options, his advice for launching a long-term computing career, and why he loves teaching computing at UFV.

Meet Dr. Ismail El Sayad

Machines see the world differently! Dr. El Sayad chats about his work using artificial intelligence to help keep the world safe from threats and shares what he enjoys about the School of Computing learning environment.

Meet Dr. Gabriel Murray

Computing can use speech patterns to help diagnose disorders like Alzheimer’s disease? Gabriel Murray talks about his mind-blowing research and how he gets students involved in his projects – even at the undergrad level.

Is the School of Computing right for you?



Computing science or computing information systems?


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Computer skills and personal qualities you need to succeed


Are you ready?

Computing programs

Computing programs

Four-year degrees, two-year diplomas, and certificates give you flexible options to ladder up in your career.

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