Alumni

Whether you’re a new grad or a long-time alumnus or alumna, we’re here to help you make the most of life after your degree.

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Student celebrating

Congratulations to the class of 2022!

We are certain that you will accomplish great things as you begin this new chapter of your professional journey!
Take advantage of being a uOttawa alumni!

You’re in good company

University of Ottawa students do great work every day, so it’s no surprise that our alumni have gone on to make a tremendous difference in Canada and around the world.
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uOttawa alumni

Alumni Awards of Excellence 2022

A proud Alumni Association tradition, the Awards of Excellence honour those who’ve distinguished themselves!
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Ama Ouattara
uOttawa alumni

Francophone community: A lifetime commitment

Ama Ouattara (BA ’18) is a Bernard Grandmaître award recipient and was named young leader of the year.
uOttawa alumni
Hoda Ahmed
uOttawa alumni

Trailblazers x uOttawa: Hoda Ahmed

As a teacher to first-grade students, Hoda Ahmed, BEd '20, fields a lot of curious questions prompted by her being both visibly Black and Muslim.
uOttawa alumni
Anita Tenesco
uOttawa alumni

Joining forces for the best education

An enduring partnership between uOttawa and a First Nations community is delivering first-class education.
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Eric Agyemang
uOttawa alumni

Eric Agyemang (BCom '15), Award for Community Service

Focused on social impact, alumnus gives best of himself
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Ruth
uOttawa alumni

Trailblazers x uOttawa: Ruth Maniriho Bansoba

At first, I said to myself this won’t work. Who establishes a scholarship while they’re a student?” But people believed in the idea and, in no time, t…
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Alumni voice

“Sitting on the Alumni Association board allows me stay connected in a meaningful way with the institution that helped to propel my career and shape the person that I am today.”

Sarah Dion-Marquis

— MA ’16 and MBA ’21

250K

uOttawa alumni worldwide—and counting!

150+

countries where uOttawa grads are working

14

global alumni councils

Our affinity partners

Home, auto and travel
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Home, auto and travel

Johnson

Johnson Insurance helps uOttawa alumni get more from their home, car, and travel insurance coverage.
Life and health
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Life and health

Manulife

uOttawa alumni get a special group rate on life and health insurance.
mortgage
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mortgage

Desjardins

Attention property buyers! uOttawa alumni are eligible to receive $1,400 upon signing up for a new mortgage or transfer with Desjardins.
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Your degree, your alumni association

Once a Gee-Gee, always a Gee-Gee. You become a lifetime member of the uOttawa Alumni Association as soon as you walk across the stage on convocation day (even virtually!). The association is your ongoing link to uOttawa, and oversees everything from securing alumni perks to enhancing the student experience.
Get your membership card

Homecoming: Gee-Gee pride lives here

Every October the uOttawa community comes together to celebrate its grads, relive memories and make new ones. Homecoming events are open to all uOttawa students, alumni and staff, as well as friends, family members and the general public. 

Each Homecoming is different, so check back each year to see what special in-person and virtual events we’ve got planned.

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uO BookIn
Gee-Gees mascot reading a book on Tabaret lawn.
uO BookIn
Jun 14

uO BookIn — Crow Winter by Karen McBride

uOttawa alumni and friends are invited to join their online book club - uO BookIn!
Convocation
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Convocation
Jun 6 to Jun 10

Spring 2022 Convocation Ceremonies

Convocation is a unique event, a time to celebrate with those who have helped you reach your goals.
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
You're invited, Toronto
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
Jun 28

EDI: Everyone’s Doing It … But Are They Doing It 'Well'?

An authentic and challenging dialogue on thinking of EDI as more than a box-ticking exercise.

Get in touch

Alumni relations office

157 Séraphin-Marion Private
Ottawa ON Canada
K1N 6N5

Tel: 613-562-5857 or 1-800-465-1888 
[email protected]