Alumni

Whether you’re a new grad or a long-time alumnus or alumna, we’re here to help you make the most of life after your degree.

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Alumni Association Awards

Awards of Excellence 2023

Every year, we gather as a uOttawa community to celebrate our outstanding alumni. With awards recognizing alumni achievement, our alumnus or alumna of the year, commitment to the University, an exceptional young alumni and community service, our annual awards ceremony is an inspiring affair.
The call for nominations for the annual Alumni Association Awards of Excellence are now open until January 15th, 2023.
Submit a nomination

You’re in good company

University of Ottawa students do great work every day, so it’s no surprise that our alumni have gone on to make a tremendous difference in Canada and around the world.
uOttawa alumni
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uOttawa alumni

Harley Finkelstein and Lindsay Taub: Entrepreneurship, family, and curiosity

The husband and wife duo met at uOttawa and have achieved so much together and individually.
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Panel
uOttawa alumni

Beyond box checking

Homecoming panel discussion offers meaningful guidance on equity, diversity, and inclusion.
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Ama Ouattara
uOttawa alumni

Francophone community: A lifetime commitment

Ama Ouattara (BA ’18) is a Bernard Grandmaître award recipient and was named young leader of the year.
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Hoda Ahmed
uOttawa alumni

Trailblazers x uOttawa: Hoda Ahmed

As a teacher to first-grade students, Hoda Ahmed, BEd '20, fields a lot of curious questions prompted by her being both visibly Black and Muslim.
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Anita Tenesco
uOttawa alumni

Joining forces for the best education

An enduring partnership between uOttawa and a First Nations community is delivering first-class education.
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Eric Agyemang
uOttawa alumni

Eric Agyemang (BCom '15), Award for Community Service

Focused on social impact, alumnus gives best of himself
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Alumni voice

“Sitting on the Alumni Association board allows me stay connected in a meaningful way with the institution that helped to propel my career and shape the person that I am today.”

Sarah Dion-Marquis

— MA ’16 and MBA ’21

250K

uOttawa alumni worldwide—and counting!

150+

countries where uOttawa grads are working

11

global alumni councils

Our affinity partners

Home, auto and travel
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Home, auto and travel

Johnson

Johnson Insurance helps uOttawa alumni get more from their home, car, and travel insurance coverage.
Life and health
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Life and health

Manulife

uOttawa alumni get a special group rate on life and health insurance.
mortgage
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mortgage

Desjardins

Attention property buyers! uOttawa alumni are eligible to receive $1,400 upon signing up for a new mortgage or transfer with Desjardins.
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Your degree, your alumni association

Once a Gee-Gee, always a Gee-Gee. You become a lifetime member of the uOttawa Alumni Association as soon as you walk across the stage on convocation day (even virtually!). The association is your ongoing link to uOttawa, and oversees everything from securing alumni perks to enhancing the student experience.
Get your membership card

Homecoming: Gee-Gee pride lives here

Every October the uOttawa community comes together to celebrate its grads, relive memories and make new ones. Homecoming events are open to all uOttawa students, alumni and staff, as well as friends, family members and the general public. 

Thank you for participating in Homecoming 2022! It was amazing to see so many alumni, students and friends taking part in the festivities. Many of you from all over the world joined in the virtual or in-person activities.

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Student celebrating

Congratulations to the class of 2022!

We are certain that you will accomplish great things as you begin this new chapter of your professional journey!
Take advantage of being a uOttawa alumni!
International
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International
Nov 28

uOInternational Dialogues and Insights - China

China and the World: Development, Trade and Governance in the 21st Century
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Merging Minds and Machines
uOBMRI
Dec 9

Merging Mind and Machine: Where are we going, and why does it matter?

Join the uOttawa Brain and Mind Research Institute to hear from experts in neuroscience, neurosurgery, and neuroethics who will discuss the implicati…

Get in touch

Alumni relations office

157 Séraphin-Marion Private
Ottawa ON Canada
K1N 6N5

Tel: 613-562-5857 or 1-800-465-1888 
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