Student Speak

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

Posted by Disha Melwani on February 14, 2019 at 9:07 AM

Considering to pursue a university degree after college is not always an easy decision. There are many factors that have to be taken into consideration such as programs, courses, tuition fees or transfer credits.

The good news is that several universities are partnering up with colleges across the Durham Region in order to build different pathway or transfer programs.

In this blog post, I will be walking you through a few steps to explain how the college-to-university transfer program works here at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.

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Topics: Admissions and Recruitment, Academic, Pathway Students, Continuing Education

University admissions requirements rundown

Posted by Kari Clarkson on December 3, 2018 at 10:10 AM

We all know that deciding where to apply to school can be stressful. On top of that, you need to ensure you meet a specific set of admissions requirements before you can even apply.

Admission requirements will vary by program, so it’s important to familiarize yourself with the requirements of the schools you’re interested in.

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Topics: Admissions and Recruitment

Beginner's Guide to Choosing a University

Posted by Erin Campbell on November 6, 2018 at 9:02 AM

University applications are right around the corner. I’m here to give you a guide to choosing the right university for you before you send them out.

I initially chose a school that wasn’t a great fit for my undergraduate degree and I did this because I wasn’t looking for the right things. Read on and learn from my mistakes!

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Topics: Admissions and Recruitment

The waiting game: university admissions FAQs

Posted by Rebecca Smith on December 11, 2017 at 9:53 AM

Applying to university is scary stuff, especially when you have a seemingly endless list of questions! Not to worry, here are answers to some of the questions we hear most!

 

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Topics: Admissions and Recruitment

Our weekly draw winners!

Posted by Natalie Hunte on November 24, 2017 at 9:49 AM

Our university's Recruitment team has been so busy on the road visiting high schools and chatting with future Ridgebacks! If you filled out an information card at one of our visits, you were automatically entered into our weekly draw to win a $100 gift card.

We will draw a new winner every Friday. Our lucky winners will be contacted by email with more details, so if you filled out an information card, keep an eye on your email inbox! You will have one week to contact me to claim your prize.

Read on for our lucky winners! Check back here every Friday when we announce a new winner.

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Topics: Admissions and Recruitment

Hunter's Open House training manual

Posted by Hunter the Ridgeback on February 26, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Hi everyone! My tail is wagging with excitement for UOIT Open House! The recruitment team said I could come... but only if I pass my Open House training first. I may have been around for a few years but I can still learn some new tricks. Here's what I've been working on:

  • Come... to Open House! Register on the Open House website!


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Topics: Admissions and Recruitment

Happy Holidays from Ontario Tech University Admissions and Recruitment... and Hunter

Posted by Hunter the Ridgeback on December 7, 2016 at 1:45 PM

The Admissions and Recruitment team have been working hard answering your questions, visiting your schools and reviewing applications. Meanwhile, Hunter the Ridgeback has been working on this special holiday greeting. It's the perfect soundtrack for wrapping gifts, baking cookies and of course, submitting your Ontario Tech University application!

Happy holidays from all of us at Ontario Tech University!

 

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Topics: Admissions and Recruitment

Admissions 2016 update

Posted by Hunter the Ridgeback on March 22, 2016 at 2:11 PM

It's that time of year when students have lots of questions...

  • How many days until summer vacation?
  • How do I make it look like I understand Shakespeare in my English essay?
  • Why are there so many letters in math class?

Maybe you're asking some of these too...

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Topics: Admissions and Recruitment

Ontario Tech University Class of 2019 Photo Contest

Posted by Hunter the Ridgeback on May 8, 2015 at 9:00 AM

September is closer than you think and we're getting excited to welcome the Class of 2019 to our campus! We want to see future Ontario Tech University students putting the pennants they received in their offer packages to good use. Grab that pennant, pose for a fun photo and upload it to our contest page. Not sure what to do? Check out how Ontario Tech University staff members posed with their pennant below!

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Topics: Admissions and Recruitment

Offers of admission have begun!

Posted by Andrea Brown on December 23, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Congratulations to our applicants who received an early gift in the form of an offer of admission to UOIT! We're not even into 2015 yet but some offer packages have already hit the mail. We encourage our high school applicants to apply well before the January 14 deadline - the faster you submit your application, the faster you may hear a response!

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Topics: Admissions and Recruitment