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Are you a new student? Learn about uOrientation here!​

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Mentors are here to help

Did you know that there are over 200 mentors on campus?

Mentors are students who are trained to help other students. They understand the challenges of university life and can answer your questions about uOttawa services, study methods, writing techniques, and more!

Chat with a mentor (blue tab at bottom right of the page) to help you navigate this webpage, to discuss anything related to your studies, or to schedule a one-on-one appointment.

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Mentoring appointments
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You can meet a mentor to:

  • Learn more about uOttawa services;
  • Develop effective learning strategies and study methods;
  • Set your academic goals and strengthen your motivation;
  • Use your time productively and find ways to manage your stress.

Book an appointment with a mentor from your faculty

Book an appointment with a mentor from another mentoring centre

Do you need a guide for your first year at the University? If you are a Canadian student, contact your regional mentor!

Regional mentor (book by email)

Do you have any questions regarding Canadian culture, student life, or the challenges you could have during your university career as an international student? Connect with an international mentor!

International Office Mentor

Are you facing challenges as a graduate student? Connect with a grad mentor to discuss anything related to grad life!

Grad Mentor

Are you in the French Immersion Stream? Book an appointment with an Immersion mentor to discuss your successes and challenges in studying en français!

Immersion Mentor
To get some help, use the chat by clicking on the blue tab at the bottom of the screen. conversation
Writing appointments
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You can meet a writing mentor to:

  • Get help understanding assignment instructions; 
  • Learn how to make an outline and organize your ideas into paragraphs;
  • Get feedback on your writing and discover tools that will help you edit your own work;
  • Learn how to cite your sources properly.

Click on the type of help you are looking for to book an appointment! You can schedule up to four 30-minute appointments every week.

Want to prepare for your appointment? Check out the writing resources in the learn at your own pace section of this webpage.

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The above services are offered through Microsoft Teams.
If you have not installed this free software yet, you can do it now!

Click on the blue tab at the bottom right of your screen and chat with one of our mentors!

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Learn at your own pace

Sometimes you want to connect, and other times, you just want to do things on your own.

Use this section to view past webinars, to learn how to navigate your new uOttawa technological environment, and find other resources at the University!

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Can't find what you're looking for? Ask a mentor by clicking on the blue tab at bottom right of the page.

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Collaborate with other students

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Looking for ways to connect?

Are you looking for ways to connect virtually with students from your faculty or program outside the classroom? Do you have a group or club and are looking for a way for students to learn about your activities? Do you have a group project to complete for a course and are looking for a virtual place to meet? We’ve got you covered!

Need help navigating this section? Chat with a mentor by clicking on the blue tab at bottom right of the page.

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Learning Opportunities

If you are looking for opportunities to connect with other students, there are many ways to do so on campus, both virtually and in person.

Faculty or GroupProgram or initiativeColumn1
Faculty of EngineeringSandboxcompétition competition design electrical électrique
International OfficeuOGlobal
Centre for Research OpportunitiesUndergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP)
Mental health and wellnessPet Therapypet animaux chiens dogs dog chien zoo pets
Faculty of Social SciencesVenture Initiative
International OfficeuOttawa International 2021-2022 (MS Teams) for undergraduate studentsundergrad
International OfficeuOttawa International 2021-2022 (MS Teams) for graduate studentsgrad
Faculty of ScienceScience Student Hub (MS Teams)
Telfer School of ManagementCompetitions
Telfer School of ManagementFinancial Research and Learning Lab
Mental health and wellnessWellness Lounge
Faculty of Engineering - Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED)Simon Nehme Summer Entrepreneurship School
Faculty of Engineering - Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED)Simon Nehme Design Commons
Faculty of Engineering - Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED)John McEntyre Team Space
Faculty of Engineering - Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED)Aerospace regular (SAE Aero)
Faculty of Engineering - Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED)uO Rocketry
Faculty of Engineering - Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED)Formula SAE
Faculty of Engineering - Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED)Supermileage Urban
Faculty of Engineering - Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED)Supermileage Electric
Faculty of Engineering - Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED)Supermileage Combustion
Faculty of Engineering - Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED)Mars Rover
Faculty of Engineering - Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED)Bionics
Faculty of Engineering - Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED)Roboboat
Faculty of Engineering - Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED)Concrete Canoe
Faculty of Engineering - Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED)Aerospace micro (SAE Aero)
Faculty of Engineering - Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED)Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race (GNCTR)
Faculty of Engineering - Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED)BAJA
Faculty of Engineering - Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED)uOttawa Richard L’Abbé Makerspace
Faculty of Engineering - Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED)Brunsfield Centre
Faculty of Engineering - Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED)Manufacturing Training Centre
Faculty of Engineering - Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED)Women Startup Network
Michaëlle Jean Centre for Global and Community EngagementCommunity Service Learning (CSL)
Michaëlle Jean Centre for Global and Community EngagementExtracurricular Volunteering (EV)
Michaëlle Jean Centre for Global and Community EngagementAlternative Student Break (ASB)
Michaëlle Jean Centre for Global and Community EngagementDays of Service
Michaëlle Jean Centre for Global and Community EngagementTD Environmental Leaders Program
Michaëlle Jean Centre for Global and Community EngagementInternational Volunteering
The Entrepreneurship HubScaleup Garage
The Entrepreneurship HubStartup Garage
The Entrepreneurship HubBuild Your Own Business Bootcamp
The Entrepreneurship HubHot Desk Program
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Get involved!

In addition to Faculty initiatives and student associations, there are dozens of clubs on campus. Consult the Campus Vibez uOttawa (CVUO) clubs list to find one that works for you, and get involved!

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Student associations and faculty initiatives

Are you looking for your Student Association? Want to discover what else your faculty has to offer? Check out these options!

FacultyTypeName
ArtsAssociationAÉDF - English as a Second Language, French as a Second Language Student Association
ArtsAssociationSAFA – Students’ Association of the Faculty of Arts
ArtsAssociationADELSA – Linguistics Student Association
ArtsAssociationADEMSA – Music Student Association
ArtsAssociationSACS – Students’ Association of Classical Studies
ArtsAssociationICSSA – Indigenous and Canadian Studies Students’ Association
ArtsAssociationCSA – Communication Student Association
ArtsAssociationMSSA – Medieval Studies Student Association
ArtsAssociationAHSA – Art History Students' Association
ArtsAssociationAÉHSA – History Student Association
ArtsAssociationReSSA – Religious Studies Student Association
ArtsAssociationReligious Studies Graduate Student’s Association (RSGSA)
ArtsAssociationAETTSA –Translation Student Association
ArtsAssociationDLS-SLT – Second Language Teaching Student Association
ArtsAssociationGaia – Geography and Environmental Studies Student Association
ArtsAssociationTHESPIS – Theatre Student Association
ArtsAssociationUESA – Undergraduate English Student Association
ArtsAssociationADLINGA – Linguistics Graduate Students’ Association
ArtsAssociationCGSA – Communication Graduate Students’ Association
ArtsAssociationHGSA – History Graduate Students’ Association
ArtsAssociationGPSA – Graduate Philosophy Students’ Association
ArtsAssociationAÉSISSA– Information Studies Student Association
ArtsAssociationUPSA – Undergraduates Philosophy Student Association
ArtsAssociationGGSA- Geography Graduate Student Association
ArtsAssociationGraduate Earth Science Student Association (GESSA)
ArtsAssociationTheatre (PERSONA)
ArtsAssociationGraduate Music Student Association (GMSA-AÉDM)
ArtsAssociationAÉDF – Association étudiante du Département de français
TelferAssociationTelfer Student Council (CéTSC)
TelferAssociationMBA Student Association (MBASA)
TelferAssociationTelfer's Human Resource Association
TelferAssociationMaster of Science in Management Student Association
TelferAssociationTelfer marketing association
TelferInitiativeStartup support
EducationAssociationAssociation des étudiants à la formation à l'enseignement
EducationAssociationFaculty of Éducation student's Association
EducationAssociationAducation graduate students' association
EngineeringAssociationEngineering Students’ Society
EngineeringAssociationAssociation des étudiants diplômés en informatique
EngineeringAssociationComputer Science Student Association (CSSA)
EngineeringAssociationSoftware Engineering Student Association (SESA)
EngineeringAssociationMechanical Engineering Student Society (MESS)
EngineeringAssociationWomen in Science and Engineering (WISE)
EngineeringAssociationCanadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE)
EngineeringAssociationChemical Engineering Student Society (ChESS)
EngineeringOtherCompetitive teams
EngineeringOtherStudent competitions
EngineeringOtherAerospace regular (SAE Aero)
EngineeringOtheruO Rocketry
EngineeringOtherFormula SAE
EngineeringOtherSupermileage Urban
EngineeringOtherSupermileage Electric
EngineeringOtherSupermileage Combustion
EngineeringOtherMars Rover
EngineeringOtherBionics
EngineeringOtherRoboboat
EngineeringOtherConcrete Canoe
EngineeringOtherAerospace micro (SAE Aero)
EngineeringOtherGreat Northern Concrete Toboggan Race (GNCTR)
EngineeringOtherBAJA
EngineeringOtherEntrepreneurial Ecosystem
EngineeringOtherMakerLaunch Program
EngineeringAssociationElectronic Business Technologies Graduate Students’ Association (EBTGSA
EngineeringAssociationUniversity of Ottawa Mechanical Engineering Graduates Association
EngineeringOtherOutreach programs
SciencesAssociation Science Students’ Association (SSA)
SciencesAssociationUndergraduate Geoscience Association
SciencesOtherPulsar
SciencesOtherCatalyst
SciencesOtheruOttawa sci-x
SciencesAssociationSchool of Rehabilitation Sciences
SciencesAssociationSystems Science Graduate Student’s Association (SSGSA)
SciencesAssociationPhysics Graduate Students Association (PHYGSA)
SciencesInitiativeFaculty initiatives
Social SciencesInitiativeVenture initiative
Social SciencesAssociationPublic and International Affairs
Social SciencesAssociationCriminology
Social SciencesAssociationCriminology Graduate Student Association (CrimGSA)
Social SciencesAssociationInternational Development and Global Studies
Social SciencesAssociationMaster's student association in globalization and international development
Social SciencesAssociationConflict Studies and Human Rights
Social SciencesAssociationFeminist and Gender Studies
Social SciencesAssociationPolitical Studies
Social SciencesAssociationAssociation of graduate students in political studies
Social SciencesAssociationSociological and Anthropological Studies
Social SciencesAssociationGraduate Association of Students in Psychology (GASP)
Social SciencesAssociationPsychology
Social SciencesAssociationEconomics
Social SciencesAssociationWomen’s Studies Graduate Student Association (WSGSA)
Social SciencesAssociationSociology and Anthropology (SAGSA)
Social SciencesAssociationSocial Work
Law - Common LawOtherExternal Moot Competitions
Law - Civil LawOtherService du livre
Law - Civil LawAssociationAssociation des étudiants et étudiantes de droit civil de l'Outaouais (AEEDCO)
Law - Graduate StudiesAssociationGraduate Studies in Law Student Association
Health SciencesAssociationHuman Kinetics Student Association (HKSA)
Health SciencesAssociationUndergraduate Nursing Student Association (UNSA)
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Create your own private space

Are you looking for ways for your group to collaborate on a project? Have you thought of creating your own Yammer Group, or starting a group chat in MS Teams? Find instructions on both right here!

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Don’t see your group? Send us your request to publish your group.

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What can you find in here?

In this calendar, you can find upcoming events for students aimed at helping you succeed or connect with your peers. Sign-up for workshops, study groups, webinars, social activities… right from the calendar!

How does this calendar work?

Use the filters to find events on a specific date, in the language of your choice, on topics that interest you, or just explore them all. At any time, reach out to a mentor by chat to learn more.

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