Mental health and wellness is a topic that can be heavy, confusing or highly stigmatized. In honour of this year’s World Mental Health Day, we invited our community at uOttawa to ask a few questions about mental health and wellness to our team of Mental Health and Wellness Counsellors from Counselling Services.
Is there really a one-size-fits-all answer here or is it more complicated than that?
Now that most of us are studying in a virtual context, you might have to adjust your strategies and reassess how you learn best. Here are four types of studiers and their strengths; try to see what best describes you.
Spooky season is here! And much like your money, you don’t want any of your food to go to waste! To keep the holiday sustainable, here are some tips on how to keep it green, even while carving that orange pumpkin! It starts with your pumpkin and what you do with it!
I’m a fourth-year student, and for 20 years of my life I was convinced I was straight. It was only very recently that I decided to embrace something that explained a lot about feelings I’ve had thus far: the fact that I was pansexual.
With the 2020 OUA soccer season cancelled, Delev has accepted an opportunity to spend the year playing professionally for Lecce in Italy, while attending uOttawa virtually. Get to know her and gain insight into her experience.
Food can be divided into three main categories: carbs, proteins and fat. If you can recognize them and understand what they do, then it’s easy to know if your meals will leave you satiated, will help you perform, and if they will keep you energized until you eat again.
Looking for something new to get into or join a group with whom you have much in common? There is no better time than the beginning of the school year to check out all the student clubs and associations that are opened to you!
Are you a freshman at uOttawa? Are you having difficulties with where to start with your studies here in the Capital of Canada? If so, this is the article for you! Here are some useful tips to help you stay on top of your heavy workload to get you through your first year as a fellow Gee-Gee!
September 25 is a date to remember for all Franco-Ontarians. It is a day of celebration and community pride. Wondering why? On September 25th, 1975, University of Sudbury professor Gaétan Gervais and political science student Michel Dupuis created the Franco-Ontarian flag. This symbol of green and white was officially recognized by the government of Ontario for the francophone community on June 21st, 2001.
Although the circumstances prevented us from being close, the 2020 Welcome Week was a huge success to kick off the new academic year! Thanks to everyone who attended the in-person events (and followed the COVID-19 guidelines) and the remote activities. Missed out? Read about the highlights.