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10 ideas to kick start your self-care routine

Five ways to relax during exam season

Summer employment opportunities for international students

Why you should consider completing an internship

All about co-ops, internships and placements

Top five slow cooker meals for the hungry student

Cork and Bean: Downtown Oshawa's Cure to Homesickness

Why you should book an appointment with your academic advisor

Five Reasons Why You Should Love Group Work

Mature student support at our university

Do you have what it takes to build a robot in three days?

How to successfully use your reading week

Student perspective: why you should consider a transfer program

Beginner's guide to becoming a college-to-university transfer student

10 best date ideas around campus

Top strategies to ace multiple choice exams

The ultimate bucket list for you to complete at our university

Cheap parking guide for the downtown campus location

The beginning of your journey as an international student

How to balance your responsibilities as a mature student

Introducing Rilita Theodora, Student Speak Blogger

Tips on Adjusting to university life as an international student

My First Time Ever Trying Jamaican Food

Four skills you'll gain by travelling solo while attending university

10 Tips for Grocery Shopping as a Student

Check out our Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre

Top four tips on making New Year's resolutions

What to look for when choosing where to study abroad

Basketball will be hitting our courts next school year

Citing like a university student: how to protect your academic integrity

Check out our Bachelor of Technology in Sustainable Energy Systems

New year, new goals: a guide to goal setting

Writing like a university student: the critical review

Writing like a university student: formal writing

Writing like a university student: the editing process

Writing like a university student: the writing process

Read to win with Student Speak!

Top Five Ultimate Brunch Places in the Durham Region

Four activities in the Durham Region to help get you in the holiday spirit

7 major things to know before travelling abroad to study

Organizational tips for multitasking students

This just in: we have a brand new sustainability minor

Feeling lost? Here’s how to pick your major

University admissions requirements rundown

Six holiday gift ideas for when you're on a budget

Top volunteer opportunities for students in the GTA

Have a blog post idea? Let’s hear it!

How to cope with the cost of university

Five benefits of being a part-time student

Introducing Chikodili Odinakachukwu, Student Speak Blogger

The Top 10 Questions You Should Ask When Choosing a University

The journey, challenges and discoveries of an international student

The major differences between high school classes and university lectures

Three reasons why you can’t miss our Fall Open House

Memes you need to see if you're going to be a university student

Beginner's Guide to Choosing a University

Why I stayed at our university for graduate studies

Best hangout spots on campus you don’t know about

Introducing Cate McPhee, Student Speak Blogger

Top five Greek restaurants in the Durham Region

Financing Your Education Information Night

Why and when you should get to know your future university

10 Easy and Cheap Costume Ideas for Halloween

Top five tips and tricks for midterm season

How to become a pro at required reading in university

Meet our student recruiters

Why school is still cool later in life

Introducing Kait Nienhuis, Student Speak Blogger

The difference between university professors and high school teachers

Requirements needed to apply to grad school

How to take notes in a university lecture

How college exams are different from university exams

Introducing Disha Melwani, Student Speak Blogger

Top 10 Places to Take Instagram Photos on Campus

Kenzo Ramen Chain Opens in Downtown Oshawa

Introducing: Andrew Fliegel, student speak food blogger

Check out our Faculty of Science Aquatic Toxicology Lab

How to make Your university experience more memorable!

Introducing: Katrina Villeneuve, Student Speak Blogger

Why you should consider completing a minor

Mastering English as an International Student

Beginner's Guide to the Ontario Universities' Fair

Where to Learn More about Canadian Universities

Four Places to Check out in the Durham Region this Fall

The Social Life of a University Student

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces funding for ACE!

What is student orientation?

5 things to do in the Durham Region this summer

Top 4 Thai food places near the university

Your guide to the summer job hunt

Ice Bar Cafe: Korean BBQ

Ways to stay happy and healthy this flu season

Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science highlights

Spotlight: Mama D's Jamaican Cuisine

Discover the power of nutrition this March!

5 financial lessons every student learns

Places to visit when you need a break from studying

Faculty of Health Sciences highlights

Hulk Hoagies CheeseSteaks: Hoagify if you dare!

UOIT Spotlight: Campus Health Centre

Deal or no deal: Your guide to grocery shopping

Faculty of Education highlights

Getting back into the swing of things

New year, new budget

Spotlight: Copper Branch

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Highlights

The waiting game: university admissions FAQs

Top 5 places to get chicken wings near the university

A university student’s budget-friendly guide to holiday shopping

Faculty of Business and Information Technology Highlights

UOIT Spotlight: Student Awards and Financial Aid

Our weekly draw winners!

How to create a solid study plan this exam season

Managing your finances and checking yourself

Top 5 places to get pizza around UOIT

Student Speak Spotlight: It's All Gravy Poutinerie

Why you should choose the Bachelor of Education Program at UOIT

UOIT Spotlight: Student Mental Health Services

Living with roommates 101

Faculty of Science highlights

Everything you need to know about applying for OSAP

UOIT Spotlight: Student Accessibility Services (SAS)

Making friends and meeting new people

9 tips for surviving your first year of university

Social Science and Humanities Highlights

For students, by students: SSH Student Society (Dis)Orientation Week

Introducing: Emily Rowsell, Student Speak blogger

Introducing: Michael Cassar, Student Speak blogger

Introducing: Sierra Haller, Student Speak blogger

Introducing: Erin Campbell, Student Speak blogger

Introducing: Sarah Rae, Student Speak blogger

University Expectations vs. Reality

Moving Out- a How-to guide from a self-proclaimed Momma’s Girl

University Life Hacks 101

Top 7 Instagram photos of our campus

Oshawa Food Review: Hollywood Cone

Attention all foodies: Student Speak wants you!

Stunning parks and trails in your own backyard

The truth about free tuition in Ontario

Top 5 Poutine Spots in the Durham Region

Top 5 dessert spots in the Durham Region

Top four burritos near the university!

5 things to do this summer in the Durham Region

5 Ways to Spend your First Summer Paycheque

Three minutes to make your mark

Top 10 convocation quotes

5 reasons why you should accept your offer to UOIT

Spotlight: Big Boy's Burrito!

UOIT Spotlight: Jessica Nguyen

Before coming to UOIT...

3 tips I would give my first-year self

SPOTLIGHT: Cosy's Diner

What you don't know about the Pokéstops on campus

Charley Ronick's Pub & Restaurant Food Review

UOIT Spotlight: Khalidah Abubaker & FSSH Practicum

Emily takes on #Converge2017 conference in Ottawa

Selecting A business major and minor that is right for you

Hunter's Open House training manual

What I would tell my first-year self: Natasha Kowalskj

UOIT style: what students are wearing around campus

What I would tell my first-year self: Shelly Kowalski

Three ways to get through your readings

UOIT Alumni Spotlight: Andrew Morari

Top 5 tips for applying to grad school

UOIT Spotlight: Student Accessibility Services & Note-taking

Happy Holidays from UOIT Admissions and Recruitment... and Hunter

Justice Burger: justice is served!

5 ways to combat writer's block during finals

How to stay motivated at the end of the semester

How to find a supervisor for graduate school

UOIT Spotlight: Emily Rowsell

A world of difference: how I found my way to UOIT

UOIT Spotlight: Anne Coulby

UOIT Spotlight: Deborah Saucier, Provost

Video of the week: The Periodic Table Song

Video of the week: AsapSCIENCE sings Science Wars

Video of the week: Mental Floss explains Emojis

UOIT Spotlight: President Tim McTiernan

4 places to take a break in downtown Oshawa

Top 5 Apps for Students

Five things you might not know about counselling at UOIT

Four great sushi spots near the university!

Introducing... Natasha Kowalskyj, Student Speak blogger

Three ways to navigate the university's downtown location

Introducing... Michael Cassar, Student Speak blogger

Introducing... Emily Rowsell, Student Speak blogger

6 things to expect on residence move-in day

7 myths about university debunked

5 ways to survive an 8 a.m. lecture

The difference between the Concurrent, Connected and Consecutive option

5 reasons to get involved at university

5 things you didn’t know about the university

The ABCs of University

What is the Technology-Enriched Learning Environment (TELE) program?

Living local – tips on staying involved as a commuter

Calling all writers/vloggers: Student Speak wants you!

Fighting the fear of public speaking for cancer research

Winner of the Oshawa Centre blog contest announced

UOIT Spotlight: UOIT Mental Health Student Advisory Committee

UOIT Spotlight Snapshot: Sara Stephen, blogger

To bring or not to bring? What to pack when moving into Residence

OUR UNIVERSITY'S GRADUATES - where are they now?

What I would tell my first-year self

8 ways to de-stress during exam season

How my work abroad experience changed my life

An interview with Hunter the Ridgeback

Oshawa Centre expansion: why we’re excited and you should be too!

Rick Mercer at UOIT's FIRST Robotics competition

Top 5 websites for students

Admissions 2016 update

UOIT Dance Showcase

Ridgeback Rowers 10 years strong

UOIT Spotlight: Steven Luces

Five mistakes in your university papers that are costing you marks

UOIT Spotlight: Theeben Jegatheesan

Five Must-Read Books for March Break

Top 5 Burger Joints in Durham Region

5 reasons why you should get an arts degree

Learning about robots at the MARS Lab

Ridgebacks hockey teams succeed on and off the ice

UOIT Ridgeback makes the cut for cancer

UOIT Spotlight: Trent Wylie

Five Successful Women in Science

Top four breakfast spots near the university

What to research when choosing a country to work abroad in

Why should I be a part of the UOIT Ridgebacks?

UOIT Spotlight: Rubby Nwaluka

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Under $10

UOIT Spotlight: Amy Coady

14 words that have a different meaning for university students

5 inspiring TED talks for students

Smoke's Weinerie Review

UOIT Spotlight: Monica Aspra

Nine celebs with degrees you can get at our university

Five resolutions university students make for the new year

How to apply to Ontario universities

UOIT Spotlight: Amit Persaud

UOIT Bringing You the Fuel of the Future

Avanti Trattoria: A little slice of Italy within Downtown Oshawa

Five great videos for DIY Christmas gifts

Three defining experiences in Hong Kong

Do you have what it takes to run a nuclear reactor?

This month's Ridgebacks roundup

UOIT Spotlight: Camille Pinto

Six ways to embrace winter this year

Exploring December holidays

Five ways to help a family in need this holiday season

How the Ridgebacks give back

UOIT Spotlight: Erika Gilbert

Four Great Videos for Studying Tips and Tricks This Exam Season

Welcome to 15 Sports & Grill

Dorm on a Dime: Q&A With Interior Design Guru Michael Penney

Radiation Protection in Action

Ask Hunter: What can I expect from university homework?

Six ways Durham Region is expanding for the better

Ridgebacks Round-up: October 2015

Remembrance Day: Four Ways You Can Remember

Ask Hunter: Co-ops, internships and placement at UOIT

Becoming a Ridgeback 101

UOIT Spotlight: Dr. Tanner Mirrlees

Going Global: The Ontario Global Edge program

Four Videos You Have to Watch for Quick DIY Halloween Costume Ideas

Ask Hunter: Visiting campus

Homecoming 2015

UOIT Spotlight snapshot: Andre Pinsonnault

Grammar lessons from The Big Bang Theory

Ask Hunter: residence or commuting?

Introducing... Hunter the Ridgeback, Student Speak Blogger

I Will Vote October 19

Five things you didn't know about engineers

Introducing... William Lee, Go Global blogger

Feeling Thankful?

How to narrow down your university choice

International Student Spotlight: Toritse Ikomi

Ridgebacks Round-up: September 2015

Behind the Scenes at the Pan Am Games

Introducing... Sara Stephen, UOIT Spotlight blogger

UOIT Snapshot: Emily Woodcox

Six Videos You Need to Watch for Quick and Healthy Recipe Ideas

Why Your Vote Counts

Introducing... Brittani Van Dusen, Local News and Culture blogger

October is all about the arts: 5 events you won't want to miss

Top Five Poutine Joints in Oshawa

Four UOIT academic services to help you succeed

Introducing... Ryan LePage, food blogger

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Sharon Lauricella

A victory and defeat for UOIT at Campus Cup 2015

Introducing... Talisa Haskins, Student Speak Blogger

Orientation 101: Your Complete Survival Guide

Video of the week: Why Do You Forget Their Name?

Introducing... Shelly Kowalski, General Editor and Blogger

3 exciting Oshawa events to check out this September!

Introducing... Robynne Henry, Sports blogger

Introducing... Cristina Mazza, Innovation and Student Life blogger

Introducing... Maria Roussakis, Fun Facts blogger

Science Q&A: UOIT sends a weather balloon into space

Local Oshawa Food Review: Traditions Family Restaurant

Student Speak wants you!

Class of 2019 Photo Contest Winners

Leave the pack behind: World No Tobacco Day

Local Oshawa Food Review: Thai Culture

Is your phone tough enough to withstand the ACE?

Local Oshawa Food Review: Bistro 238

This Isn't Good-Bye...This Is a BRB!

Climatic Zumba at the ACE

UOIT Class of 2019 Photo Contest

Local Food Review: Oshawa Yogurty's

Celebrating UOIT's Class of 2015 with Ellen and Frozen

Your Summer Bucket List

The university's SIM Satellite: a Mini Nursing Lab

What to expect in residence

Local Cuisine Spotlight: aZian

Marketing at UOIT

Local Cuisine Spotlight: Wok Box

Blancride: Do you need a ride?

Can I use our university's Indigenous Student Services? (Hint: The answer is yes)

Student Speak recognizes a great academic

Carl Rogers: The man who thought well of you

5 Reasons To Choose and Love UOIT

Answering questions about our university's counselling and mental health services

Chillin’ with Cornelius and Scary Mary at UOIT’s Crime Scene House!

A great paper sent Sam Bates to Chicago

Bouncing Back from Reading Week

Drones in UOIT's ACE

Local Cuisine Spotlight: Kip's Flamin' Burgers

LANWAR at UOIT - Ontario’s Largest LAN Party!

Need a job? UOIT's Career Centre is here for you!

For all the foodies: Visiting downtown restaurants

Top 5 Valentine's Day ideas

Commies unite!: Six celebrities with communication degrees

Local Cuisine Spotlight: Felicio's Cake Boutique

Need help? Call on the university's student resources

Our university's past lives: Facts from a university's history

Local Cuisine Spotlight: Caribbean Wraps

Target, we hardly knew you

Albert Einstein: The man who thought, part two

Winning - both on and off the ice

Blast from the past: UOIT and Durham College history

Offers of admission have begun!

Academic and professional benefits of undergraduate research at UOIT

Happy Holidays from the Admissions and Recruitment team!

UOIT research receives more well-deserved recognition

Happy Holidays VLOG

University applicants, take this advice!

Relax and Create at The LivingRoom Community Art Studio

Last-minute tips before applying to university

UOIT Automotive Centre of Excellence

Puppy play day 2014!

Local Cuisine Spotlight: South Village Dining Hall

The most important things you learn in a university lecture

UOIT graduate story: My degree opened up diverse opportunities

UOIT graduate story: Discovering a love for writing changed everything

November 28 - Weekly Gift Card Winner

UOIT graduate story: Research was my motivation - and got me first place!

UOIT graduate story: Empowered to lead

UOIT graduate story: Practicum paved the way to a great career

UOIT graduate story: Mentoring shaped my experience

UOIT graduate story: The value of experience


The Winter Blues: How to stay happy in cold weather

The top three FAQs about UOIT

Weekly Gift Card Winner - November 21

Blast from the past: Stuff Communication majors say

Wearable technology at UOIT's Decimal Lab

Local cuisine spotlight: Tutto Market Café

A day in the life of an FSSH student

November 14's Weekly Gift Card Winner

Six reasons to attend university visits

What's going on around town: Oshawa's November events

Weekly Gift Card Winner - November 7

GAMER Lab update: Tobii, Ruby Hamilton and eye tracking tech

Albert Einstein: The man who thought, part one

Gift Card Winner for October 31

UOIT school gym through the eyes of a student

Is it really worth it? The great spoiler debate

Social Science & Humanities students organize Wrongful Conviction Day

Weekly Gift Card Winner - October 24

The UOIT Gaming Lab


Four differences between university and high school homework

Important tips from a Recruitment Officer

and our weekly gift card winner is...

Have a laugh with The Odd Couple at Oshawa Little Theatre

Local Cuisine Spotlight: Berry Hill Catering

Last week's gift card winner!

Jacques Derrida: The man who thought upside down

How to survive 8 a.m. classes

9 things you didn't know about financial aid

How UOIT's Open House changed Laetitia's mind

This week's gift card winner!

The UOIT Medical Lab

Oshawa welcomes visitors for Doors Open event

How Sarah became one of the Ridgebacks

Student life: A tantalizing taste of UOIT

How to choose a university without "pulling an Amber".

Local cuisine spotlight: Rainbow Family Restaurant

Alan Turing: The man who thought up computers

How to Write a Research-Based Blog Entry

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