Ontario Applicant Receptions

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Join us at an exclusive virtual reception

You’ve made a great choice by applying to uOttawa! Now join us at an exclusive virtual reception for your region between April 26 and 29 to find out more about your next steps in preparing for uOttawa.

Discover what to expect during the event

During the first hour, between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m., we’ll explain what you should expect this fall and what uOttawa does to support your academic success, health and well-being from admission to graduation!

Then, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., talk with representatives from the Housing Service, Food Services, CO-OP and the faculties, plus our regional mentors and more.


Check the calendar and register for the reception for your region

informationContest: Win a $500 scholarship
Get a chance to win one of two $500 scholarships! See the contest rules below for more information.
See our reception dates by region
Regions Dates
Northern Ontario 
Timmins, Sudbury, North Bay, Thunder Bay and surrounding areas
April 26
Niagara Region
Hamilton, St Catharines, Niagara Falls and surrounding areas
April 26
GTA East
Oshawa, Markham, Scarborough and surrounding areas  
April 27
East-central Ontario
Kingston, Belleville, Peterborough and surrounding areas
April 27
GTA West
Mississauga, Brampton, Oakville and surrounding areas
April 28
Central Ontario
Barrie, Guelph, Kitchener-Waterloo, Owen Sound and surrounding areas
April 28
City of Toronto
April 29
Southern Ontario
Windsor, Sarnia, London and surrounding areas
April 29

You live in Ottawa? Book an one-on-one meeting with our reps or students or send us an email at liaison@uottawa.ca.

Register now

How to participate in my regional reception

The Zoom links to attend the reception for your region are available in the dropdown menus below on the week of the event.

Contest Rules

University of Ottawa Applicant Receptions Scholarship

Purpose of fund

To award an admission scholarship to a student who takes part in a University of Ottawa applicant reception.

Scholarship details


You must meet all of the following conditions:

be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, a person with protected/refugee status, or an international student

be admitted as a full-time undergraduate student at the University of Ottawa in the fall or winter term 

have registered for and attended one of four University of Ottawa Applicant Receptions.

Value of award: $ 500 

Number of awards: 2

Frequency of award: Annual

Level or program of study: Undergraduate

Application procedure

No application is required. On April 30, 2021, the recipient will be selected at random from among the entrants who meet the conditions set out above.

Receipt of the scholarship is conditional upon enrolment in the University of Ottawa.

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