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People and dogs
Apr 10

Therapy dog program

Join us to spend some time with our friendly therapy dogs. It’s a great way to de-stress from your busy student schedule.…

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Apr 11

Gee-Gees Merch pop-up shop

Join us from March 20th to April 11th for the Gee-Gees Merch pop-up shop! Explore a selection of game day styles, all at discounts of up to 50% off. …

zumba
Apr 13

Zumba

This cardio-fitness class, inspired by Latin and international dance, will guarantee smiling and sweating the whole way through!

Overhead drone view of crowd at Ottawa Bluesfest

Your guide to Ottawa’s summer festivals

As summer approaches, the city of Ottawa is heating up with exceptional festivals. From musical enchantment to culinary exploration, art appreciation and athletic fervour, our capital city offers a rich array of cultural experiences.
See what Ottawa has to offer!
Student affairs
Collage of five black students featured in the article
Student affairs

Celebrating Black student voices 

As uOttawa prepares to celebrate Black History Month and recognize leading figures at the third annual Black Excellence Gala February 3, we asked stud…
Student affairs
uOttawa medical students pose with a group of health staff on the steps of a health clinic in Benin.
Student affairs

A letter from our medical students in Benin

By Juliette Thibaudeau, Dre Anna Mijavec, Jolaine Lafrance, Marie-Noëlle Laprise, Alexandre Cosmatos et Natalia Fontecha.

Cotonou, Benin, March 3, …
Career and experiential learning 
Seven winners of the 2023 CO-OP Student of the Year Awards
Career and experiential learning 

The 2023 CO-OP Student of the Year Awards

And the winners are…

Every year, the University of Ottawa CO-OP Office selects one CO-OP student per faculty to win a Student of the Year Award. Am…

Good to know

  • Keep up the good work during exams! You can continue to use all sports facilities until April 30 as part of your Winter term student fees. Maintain your gains over the summer by jumping on our discounted student sports facility membership of $170 for four months.  
  • You have until April 30 to enter a contest to design the 2024–2025 Gee-Gees Intramural Championship T-shirt. The winner will receive a Gee-Gees prize pack worth $100 and a chance to showcase their work! See T-shirt contest rules
  • Important dates: Winter term exams will run from April 12 to April 25. Official grades will be posted on May 13 and official academic standing will be posted on May 23. For more, see the important academic dates and deadlines.  
  • The University has been working on merging the U-Pass onto your student card and needs students to volunteer to help in a pilot project this May. If you’re interested, please email your name and student number to [email protected] by April 19. 
  • You have until May 31 to apply for the Dr. John Davis Burton Award, a generous scholarship for students who’ve contributed towards awareness, equity and integration of persons living with a disability. See details about the Dr. John Davis Burton Award (English only).
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