Anxiety · Depression · School · Services (On Campus) · Student

Overcoming Stigmas of Anxiety Medication Use

For as long as I can remember, my family has been very strict and opinionated on the use of medication for any kind of mental illness. “You’re faking it” or “It’s all in your head” are the kind of things I was told all throughout my childhood. With those kinds of mind sets I had… Continue reading Overcoming Stigmas of Anxiety Medication Use

Getting Help · Helping Others · Services (On Campus) · Tips for Friends

Doing what you can for those in need…

For the past 7 summers I have worked at the Canadian National Exhibition, 3 of which I have been a supervisor. This is definitely my favourite time of the year because it is the one job that although it can be very stressful, gives me the most peace. Seeing all the happy guests and helping… Continue reading Doing what you can for those in need…

Services (On Campus)

Fantastic University Services and Where To Find Them!

By Michael Cassar – Peer Employment Advisor A great athlete once said: “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” Arthur Ashe, a former World No.1 tennis player, once said this. Unfortunately, Mr. Ashe died in 1992 of AIDS-related pneumonia. He was a champion of many firsts:¬†Ashe was the first male… Continue reading Fantastic University Services and Where To Find Them!

Services (On Campus)

Services for Students: Indigenous Student Services

Among the many services that are offered to UOIT students, the Indigenous Student Services provides students the opportunity to learn more about Indigenous cultures and traditions. As UOIT is committed to supporting all learners, the Indeigenous Services provides access to visiting Elders, Advising, councelling, inclusive monthly programming. That includes traditional ceremonies, and cultural workshops, Soup… Continue reading Services for Students: Indigenous Student Services

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Student Services: Mature, Transfer, Pathways Students Meet Ups

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

Services (On Campus) · Student · UOIT Mental Health Services

Campus Events: Campus Connected Orientation Sessions

Students interested are invited to attend one of three orientation sessions for Campus Connected, after which you will officially be a part of the initiative! There are two north campus sessions (Oct 13 and Oct 27) and one downtown session (Oct 29) available at this time.¬† To register, please use the link below: https://uoit.ca/forms/online/view.php?id=232670 Please… Continue reading Campus Events: Campus Connected Orientation Sessions