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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uOttawa alumna Dawn Smyth is helping the NBA bring basketball to the world

For Dawn Smyth (BSc Human Kinetics ’05), basketball is a passion, a profession, and a means for her to pursue her mission of lifelong learning. As the senior director of international basketball operations with the National Basketball Association (NBA), Smyth is responsible for leading a team across 15 NBA offices outside of the U.S.. Together, they oversee youth basketball programming in 173 countries, impacting more than 60 million people worldwide.

Read about Dawn Smyth's inspiring journey
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Awards of Excellence

Now's the time to nominate alumni for an Award of Excellence

Nominate outstanding alumni whose accomplishments you think should be recognized in one or more of six categories.
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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.
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Get to know your alumni community

A uOttawa education opens a world of opportunities. Our graduates are remarkable individuals who go on to lead, educate, advocate, and create—reimagining the future for this generation and the next.
Meet alumni with impactful stories to share
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2023 Alex Trebek Distinguished Lecture with Lisa LaFlamme

In conversation with Dr. Elizabeth Dubois, Lisa LaFlamme reflects on the future of journalism and democracy.
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uOttawa alumni

Beyond box checking

Homecoming panel discussion offers meaningful guidance on equity, diversity, and inclusion.
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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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Join the new uOttawa networking and mentoring platform!

The University of Ottawa has partnered with Ten Thousand Coffees, a professional networking and mentoring platform, to create the uOttawa Hub and connect you with students and young alumni eager to learn from you. Become a mentor and support the next generation of leaders today! 
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uOttawa alumni worldwide—and counting!


countries where uOttawa grads are working


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Congratulations to the class of 2023!

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!

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Life and health


uOttawa alumni get a special group rate on life and health insurance.
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Travel insurance that’s packed and ready.
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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.
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Get in touch

Alumni Engagement

157 Séraphin-Marion Private
Ottawa ON Canada
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Tel: 613-562-5857 or 1-800-465-1888 
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