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From left: Steven Murphy, PhD, President and Vice-Chancellor; Shiresa Hopkins, first-year Communication; Jervan Casey, first-year Networking and Information Technology; Wesley Crichlow, PhD, Professor, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities; Alejandra Humphreys, first-year Commerce; Joe Stokes, EdD, University Registrar. Absent from ceremony: Devorn Carty, first-year Political Science; Azuredee Mills, first-year Biological Science.

Scholarships recognize university’s strong Caribbean community

In recognition of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s extensive connections to the Caribbean, the university created the Caribbean Humanitarian Hurricane Relief Scholarship for students impacted by the hurricanes and forced to alter their study plans.

Visit the University of Ontario Institute of Technology's booth at the Ontario Universities' Fair at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from Friday, September 28 to Sunday, September 30.

Visit us at the 2018 Ontario Universities’ Fair

Join us at the Ontario Universities’ Fair and get acquainted with all we have to offer, from innovative programs to our high-tech learning environment and supportive campus community and everything in between.

University of Ontario Institute of Technology's 2018 entrance scholarship recipients. Back row (from left): Robert Bailey, PhD, Provost and Vice-President Academic; Erin Mattes (Social Science and Humanities); Aiman Quraishi (Engineering and Applied Science); Hannah Oegema (Business and Information Technology); Steven Murphy, PhD, President; Cristianna Giallo (Science). Front row (from left): Tessie Pulla-Chin (Health Sciences); Courtney Lockhart (Health Sciences); Keegan Post (Energy Systems and Nuclear Science).

University celebrates 2018 entrance scholarship recipients

At the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, our students know where they want to go. Each year, the university rewards seven outstanding incoming students with its most prestigious entrance scholarships.

University’s students shine in Chartered Financial Analyst exam

At the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, financial services managers of the future prepare for their careers through the Finance major and Marketing major offered through Faculty of Business and Information Technology’s (FBIT) Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) program.

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.