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A group of proud 2017 University of Ontario Institute of Technology engineers celebrate receiving their Iron Ring at a ceremony at the Regent Theatre (March 18, 2017).

There’s a lot of talk: Upcoming speakers and panels at the university

March 13, 2017

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology generates exceptional student outcomes in a dynamic learning environment. As a regional hub for innovation and impactful research, the university regularly attracts community leaders, subject matter experts and high-profile personalities to campus.

Canada’s Parliamentary Poet Laureate Dr. George Elliott Clarke spoke at the Regent Theatre on February 27.

Faculties team up to host Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate

March 07, 2017

Figuratively and literally, a Poet Laureate has a way with words. On February 27, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’ discovered this in real life as Dr. George Elliott Clarke, Canada’s Parliamentary Poet Laureate shared a selection of his works at a Black History Month celebration.

Tim McTiernan, PhD, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Ontario Institute of Technology.

President McTiernan extending term until December

February 16, 2017

The Board of Governors of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology announces Tim McTiernan, PhD, has accepted its request to remain President and Vice-Chancellor through December 31, 2017.

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

February 02, 2017

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.

Volunteers packed and delivered hampers on December 18.

2016 Holiday Food Drive a success

January 16, 2017

The co-chairs of the annual Holiday Food Drive would like to express their sincere thanks to everyone who contributed to this year’s drive. A longstanding campus tradition, the campaign provides hampers and financial assistance to student families at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and Durham College.

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

December 15, 2016

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.

The university held the 2016 Awards of Excellence recognition event on December 6 in the Business and Information Technology Building (see gallery for award recipients).

Honouring excellence in research, teaching and service delivery

December 12, 2016

The annual Awards of Excellence recognition event honours individual commitment and celebrates team achievements over the past year at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. The university celebrated each 2016 award recipient as well as the entire campus community at a special event on December 6.

'Sumobot' battle during the 2016 high school Engineering Robotics Competition hosted and organized by the university's Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

High school students battle at university’s Engineering Robotics Competition

December 01, 2016

Since 2006, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s (UOIT) Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS) has encouraged young science experts in high school, middle school and even elementary students, to push the envelope of their developing engineering skills during the annual UOIT Engineering Robotics Competition.

The university's We Grow Trees challenges participants to learn how to nurture a tree from seed to sapling.

New report presents more evidence of university’s sustainability excellence

November 29, 2016

A new report from the Council of Ontario Universities (COU) offers more kudos to the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s (UOIT) environmental leadership. The COU’s latest Going Greener report issued November 29 highlights the university’s We Grow Trees campaign driven by the Office of Campus Infrastructure and Sustainability.

University hosting Drone Fair Ontario and the annual Engineering Robotics Competition during the weekend of November 26 and 27.

Games of Drones: High-tech weekend coming to UOIT

November 23, 2016

The Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre at the university’s north Oshawa location is the place to be when drone enthusiasts, experts and vendors from across the province will be on campus for Drone Fair Ontario, in partnership with the university’s ACE Climatic Wind Tunnel. At the same time, the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science stages its 11th annual high school Engineering Robotics Competition.

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