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Peyvand Mossavat (right), Head Coach, UOIT Ridgebacks women's soccer team was named OUA Male Coach of the Year at the OUA Honours and Awards Banquet in Huntsville, Ontario. Right: Scott Barker, Athletics Director, University of Ontario Institute of Technology.

Ridgebacks women’s soccer coach wins OUA Male Coach of the Year

Peyvand Mossavat, Head Coach of the Ontario champion University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s Ridgebacks women’s soccer team capped an incredible year of success May 10 when he was named Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Male Coach of the Year.

Members of the Ridgebacks women's soccer team celebrate being named OUA Team of the Year at the OUA Honour Awards Banquet in Huntsville, Ontario.

Historic season earns Ridgebacks women’s soccer OUA Team of the Year

To cap off a season that saw the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s Ridgebacks women’s soccer team win the university’s first-ever provincial team sport championship, on May 10 the program was named Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Team of the Year.

Katherine Koehler-Grassau of the UOIT Ridgebacks women's soccer team leads an attack during a 2016 home game at Vaso's Field.

Balancing goals: Ridgebacks soccer star finding a way to do the math

She’s already earned a major place in the history of varsity sports at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. But third-year student Katherine Koehler-Grassau is also proving how someone can be star athlete and simultaneously be a high-performing student in a challenging academic program.

During a practical aerodynamic workshop, students position a race car in front of the nozzle of the ACE Climatic Wind Tunnel.

Welcome to the world’s most extreme classroom

Dynamic workshops in ACE’s additional climatic chambers offer students the chance to gain practical skills that will help them become immediate contributors to Canadian businesses and organizations. ACE’s wide variety of workshops are available not only to the university’s students, but also to students from other Ontario post-secondary institutions, as well as professionals and members of the community.

The UOIT Ridgebacks women's soccer team celebrates the university's first-ever provincial OUA sports championship on November 6. The Ridgebacks defeated Queen's in the title game in London, Ontario.

Celebrating some of the university’s top 2016 headlines

It was another year of milestones and achievements for the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT). As we wish everyone the best for the upcoming holiday break and look ahead to the 15th anniversary of the university’s founding (June 27, 2002), Communications and Marketing presents a brief summary of some of the university’s memorable moments of 2016.

Ridgebacks women's soccer team celebrate their provincial win.

Women’s soccer team captures UOIT’s first-ever OUA championship

For the first time in its 13-year history, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is celebrating a provincial sports championship. The UOIT Ridgebacks women’s soccer team capped off a remarkable Ontario University Athletics (OUA) season on November 6 by capturing the gold medal at the OUA Championships in London, Ontario.

Canadian professional mountain biker Derek Zandstra (Trenton, Ontario) challenges simulated hot and humid conditions inside one of ACE's climate chambers at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.

Elite mountain biker finds new challenge in university's ACE Climatic Wind Tunnel

ACE, located at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Oshawa, is a research and testing facility that offers the perfect technologies in made-to-order weather conditions for athletes such as Derek Zandstra. To help him acclimatize and beat the heat, ACE was able to simulate exactly what he was looking for in its advanced climate simulation chambers.

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Ridgebacks place two teams in Top 10 CIS rankings

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology athletic programs are making their mark on the national stage as the men's hockey and women's soccer teams are both featured in the this week’s (October 11) Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Top 10 rankings.

Taking flight: Testing the Wyp Wingboard in front of the nozzle of the powerful ACE Climatic Wind Tunnel.

It’s a bird, It’s a plane… It’s a Wingboard!

Wyp Aviation has successfully conducted the first full-scale, manned flight testing of its Wingboard. The Huntsville, Alabama company took its testing to new heights inside the ACE Climatic Wind Tunnel, a cutting-edge research and testing facility at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT).

Action from the FIRST Robotics Canada competition in March 2015.

International robotics showdown coming to UOIT and Durham College

High school robotics teams from across Ontario, Quebec, Alberta and the states of New York and Texas will converge in Oshawa for a three-day robotics showdown at the annual FIRST® Robotics Canada (FRC) Greater Toronto East Regional competition. The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) and Durham College (DC) will co-host the event at the schools’ shared Oshawa campus from Thursday, March 10 to Saturday, March 12.

Toronto Raptors' General Manager Masai Ujiri spoke to students and the local community November 26 as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series.

Toronto Raptors’ GM Masai Ujiri visits UOIT

Raptors’ General Manager (GM) Masai Ujiri took some time out of his busy schedule to visit the university and chat with hundreds of students and fans as part of the Faculty of Business and Information Technology’s (FBIT) Distinguished Speaker Series (DSS).

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