Societies' COUNCIL




ESSCO is an association that represents engineering societies from 16 universities across Ontario, and acts as the link between engineering students and professional associations, academia, and government.

Since its creation in 1987, ESSCO’s goal has been to promote unity, continuity, and visibility among Ontario engineering students.


Our Pillars

To facilitate centralized communication and information exchange between member engineering student societies, assist them in increasing their value to the common student.


To promote and assist other organizations in promoting engineering as an exciting, challenging, and equitable profession, especially to high school and elementary school students.


To represent undergraduate engineering students in the province of Ontario in matters of common interest, and communicate with professional associations, academia, industry and government on behalf of member schools, but never to:

  • Align with partisan organizations; or

  • Become involved in issues not directly related to engineering education and practice;



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