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University students meeting with employer representatives at the Fall 2017 Reverse Career Fair in the Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre.

‘Reverse’ career fair advances students’ employment opportunities

Each year, the Office of Student Life at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology organizes what’s known as a ‘Reverse’ Career Fair (RCF). At reverse fairs, the employers are the ones who do the walking around. The students are the ones in the booths, with their resumés and examples of their projects or research.

Volunteers packed and delivered hampers on December 18.

2016 Holiday Food Drive a success

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.

National Philanthropy Day

University thanks donors for supporting students

In celebration of National Philanthropy Day on Tuesday, November 15, University of Ontario Institute of Technology students have produced a video to thank our donors for their continued support.

From left: Ainsley Leguard (President’s Scholarship); Sohaib Nadeem (FIRST Robotics Scholarship); Susan Allward, Associate Registrar, Student Awards and Financial Aid; UOIT President Tim McTiernan, PhD;  Alyssa Williams (President’s Scholarship); Sivim Sohail (Founder’s Scholarship); and Nashelle Hird (Global Leadership Award).

Congratulations, entrance scholarship recipients

Each year, seven outstanding students at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) receive the university’s most prestigious entrance scholarships. The university’s entrance scholarship program recognizes first-year students for exceptional achievement in academics, leadership and community involvement throughout their secondary school career.

A record 43 UOIT students will take advantage of outbound international exchange study opportunities in 2016.

Study abroad opportunities taking off at UOIT

A whole world of opportunity awaits dozens of University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) students this summer as the largest group in the university’s history embark on international exchanges. A total of 43 students will take part in study abroad opportunities with partner universities around the globe.

Handbill for the UOIT Career Centre's 2016 I Launch My Career event on June 21, 2016.

Congratulations, you’ve graduated! What comes next?

On Tuesday, June 21, the university’s Career Centre will host iLaunch My Career, a first-of-its-kind one-day conference featuring interactive seminars, practical workshops and networking opportunities.

Jean Nsanzeryaka will become the University of Ontario Institute of Technology's first graduating refugee student at Convocation on Friday, June 10.

UOIT’s first refugee student prepares for Convocation

When his name is called out at Convocation, Jean Bertrand Alestide Nsanzeryaka will receive his Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences, specializing in Life Sciences) and become the university’s first refugee student to complete a degree. It will be a milestone in UOIT history, and a huge moment of pride and emotion in the life of a young man who thought such a day might never come.

UOIT Nuclear Engineering students gain hands-on experience in the university’s Nuclear Simulation Lab.

OPG, Durham College and UOIT partnership investment

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) will continue its support of post-secondary students in Durham Region by renewing a decade-long partnership with Durham College (DC) and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT). The $5-million investment will support capital expenditures, educational programs, equipment, scholarships and bursaries for students at both institutions.

Celebrating UOIT student success at the 2016 Graduating Students Challenge (Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre).

Provincial budget initiatives position students for success

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) welcomes the changes made to student support in Ontario and is encouraged by the creation of the Ontario Student Grant (OSG). The 2016 Ontario Budget introduces a new streamlined structure for financial assistance to improve access to all students in Ontario including students in Durham Region and Northumberland County.

The Burlington, Ontario-based Joyce Foundation makes $1 million cheque presentation to the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (January 28, 2016).

The Joyce Foundation makes a $1 million investment in UOIT students

A major gift from The Joyce Foundation is making the dream of a post-secondary education a reality for University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) students. The $1 million donation will establish The Joyce Foundation Success Awards, supporting first-year students from Durham Region and Northumberland County who have demonstrated financial need.

The Student Leadership Awards ceremony was a chance to celebrate the achievements of UOIT students who have made significant contributions to the community.

UOIT celebrates student leadership

Several University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) students were recognized for their leadership achievements at the Student Leadership Awards ceremony held on September 11.

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