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Student clubs and organizations

At the University of Ottawa, there are over 100+ student organizations that operate independently or run by one of our services to provide the best overall student experience. We have clubs branching from academic, to athletic, to political; you are sure to find something for you.

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Faculty Student Associations

The Faculty Student Associations are managed by elected individuals in each faculty. Each faculty student association funds and oversees multiple subsidiary clubs operated by students and organizes many events.

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Greek Life

Greek life is a term that embodies all sororities and fraternities that exist in the student community. Greek life organizations are independently run by students and some are chapter organizations.

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Clubs & Committees

These organizations are funded either by UOSU or their perspective faculty student association. These clubs organize a variety of events and initiative to engage the student community. These organizations cover a wide variety of interests such as charity, politics, competitions, hackathons, religions, and arts. Some are even chapter organizations that you can find at each university!

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Health and Wellness Groups

Whether you are thinking about getting active or you are a lifelong exerciser, we welcome you to the uOttawa fitness community! Ask questions, share stories, photos, tips or learn from our certified fitness staff.

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Intramurals are self-organized sports teams that compete recreationally. In the COVID context, this group is a space for intramural participants to interact and chat with staff, to share stories, updates, game highlights, photos, videos and more!

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Regional Mentors

Regional mentors are upper-year students who work to engage new uOttawa students based on their hometown. They offer academic support, social support, and they organize events to help students make new friends!

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Virtual Residence

In the context of COVID, virtual residences are uOttawa’s new initiative that helps students connect with peers and develop a stronger sense of community. They are open to any current student (registration required) and guided by community advisors.

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International Students

This group helps connect international students to the uOttawa student community. The facilitators of this support group are here to help you meet new people and learn new skills!

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Represent your peers and make your voices heard!