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Feb 15

Hip-Hop celebration

As part of its Black History Month activities, the holder of Air Canada Professorship in Anti-Racism is organizing a celebration of the local hip-hop …

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Feb 28

Black Entrepreneurship and Justice Ecosystem Conference

Be part of an uplifting event that celebrates Black owned and operated businesses!

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Feb 29

Comedy Night: Black History Month Edition

Get ready for an evening of laughter and celebration with our Black History Month Comedy Night! Join us for an evening filled with hilarious performan…

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Pick the warmest route

If you’re looking for ways to stay warm as the temperature drops, we’ve got a hack for you. Did you know that most of the buildings on campus are connected by tunnels and overpasses?
Here are two ways you can get around without getting outside.

Cheer on your Gee-Gees!

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Feb 18

Digs for Diversity

Celebrate Black History Month alongside the Gee-Gees volleyball team. FREE FOR STUDENTS, simply show up to the game!…

Good to know


  • The University of Ottawa will host the prestigious 91st ACFAS (Association canadienne pour le savoir) conference from May 13 to May 17, 2024, a high-profile showcase of francophone research. Interested in helping as a volunteer? Email [email protected].
  • Start building your job-search strategy with advice from a career specialist at in-person and virtual drop-in sessions hosted by the Career Corner this month. Get tips on resumés, LinkedIn profiles and job interviews. Check out the Career Corner drop-in schedule.
  • Get moving and have some fun this term by signing up for one of our one-day intramural tournaments, starting with volleyball and soccer in February. Spaces are limited so register now! 
  • Your student Microsoft Teams account now includes an important health and safety tool. Use it to report a dangerous situation or to quickly access a range of campus safety advice. Select the yellow button with the exclamation point in the left-hand menu (click the three dots if you don’t see it).  
  • Please vote for the students you want to represent your interests in the University of Ottawa Students’ Union general elections, held from Tuesday, February 13 to Saturday, February 17. Choose the candidates you want and have your say on referendum questions. 
  • Apply by February 2 to attend uOttaHack, the largest technology event held by uOttawa and the largest hackathon in Ottawa. Over 36 hours, from March 1 to March 3, you’ll work on innovative projects, attend workshops, network with companies and more.  
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