This past week I attended a Sweat Lodge put on by UOIT’s Indigenous Services. My Honours Thesis is on Aboriginal women, and therefore I thought I would go and give it a try, to put an experience to the topic I was studying. I attended with a friend of mine, and I can honestly say… Continue reading Sweating
Lest We Forget. By John McCrae, May 1915 In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset… Continue reading Events on Campus: Remembrance Day Ceremony
Did you know that, approximately, 1 in 4 students at UOIT transferred here from another institution? These students could have come from another university, or an advanced college program, or waited a little before going to university after high school. If you are a Mature, Transfer, or Pathways (Bridging) student, here is some information on… Continue reading Student Services: Mature, Transfer, Pathways Students Meet Ups
On Monday October 5th, Mental Health Awareness will officially be underway! There will be events happening all week, at the North and Downtown campuses. Below is a list and a little information about each event, and we hope to see you there! Students will also have the opportunity to enter to win a number of… Continue reading Campus Events: Mental Health Awareness Week
What is the ONE program? The ONE program is a service offered to first year UOIT students that helps them transition from a high school student into undergraduate studies, and also gives students a certificate recognizing their achievements. The program works in 3 phrases. Phase 1 Sept. 10th to Nov. 15th Lecture & Note Taking… Continue reading Student Services: The ONE Program
On Friday June 12th, 2015, ten Summer Works Study students from Student Life had the opportunity to assist UOIT’s Indigenous Student Services with their building of a new Sweat Lodge.