Information for students

Want to work on an open-source project with other students from across the country—for credit? UCOSP gives you this opportunity.

What’s in it for me?

  • Experience: learn about open source software development and how to work together with a team that’s geographically distributed.
  • Credit: Given to to you by your home university, typically as part of a capstone course.
  • A chance to meet and work with students from all across Canada.
  • A job? UCOSP puts you in contact with many people in the software industry, many of whom might be able to hire you.

What projects can I work on?

Have a look at the Projects page.

This sounds cool! How do I apply?

We ask that you get in touch with your UCOSP faculty contact. These are listed in the table below.

Stefan D. Bruda Bishop’s University
David Hughes Brock University
Derek Reilly Dalhousie University
Aaron Langille Laurentian University
Olivier Gendreau Polytechnique Montréal
Brian Fraser Simon Fraser University
Robert Mercer The University of Western Ontario
Faheem Ahmed Thompson Rivers University
Kevin O’Neil Thompson Rivers University
Marc Frappier Université de Sherbrooke
Eleni Stroulia University of Alberta
Meghan Allen University of British Columbia
Robert Walker University of Calgary
Greg Klotz University of Guelph
Stefan Kremer University of Guelph
Rasit Eskicioglu University of Manitoba
Przemyslaw Pochec University of New Brunswick
Timothy Lethbridge University of Ottawa
Amy Felty University of Ottawa
Daryl Hepting University of Regina hepting@cs,
Chanchal Roy University of Saskatchewan
Andrew Petersen University of Toronto Mississauga
Byron Weber Becker University of Waterloo
Angele Hamel Wilfrid Laurier University
Bil Tzerpos York University


More questions

If your questions aren’t addressed above, see our general information page, the FAQ or get in touch by email.