With six modules and 20 workshops, all bilingual, Altitude is designed to meet the most pressing needs of graduate students (master’s, PhD and postdoctoral).

Overview

  • Managing your research project 

  • Writing your thesis  

  • Public speaking 

  • Taking care of your mental health 

  • Developing or acquiring skills for the workplace 

You must be enrolled in a master’s, PhD or postdoctoral program at uOttawa.

  • Develop your skills and increase your employability 

  • Improve your communication skills (spoken and written)  

  • Manage your research project confidently and improve your thesis or research paper writing techniques  

  • Learn the skills you need to work abroad  

  • Take care of your mental health and find a balance between your work, studies and personal life 

  • Attend at least six of the 10 workshops offered

  • Complete the program assessment survey

  • Submit a self-reflection essay about your experience at the end of the program

  • A certificate of completion
  • A microprogram logo easy to integrate in your email signature, CV or LinkedIn profile

September 30, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. - Post-pandemic reality of work

November 11, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. - Sharpen Your Career Tools: The Future of Work, Resumes, LinkedIN and your Online Reputation Management

November 4, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. - What is Research?

November 25, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. - Managing my Research Project

October 28, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. - Master's/PhD Thesis Writing

November 18, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. - Let’s Speak about Public Speaking

October 14, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. - Networking Tips for the Global Workforce

October 7, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. - Looking After Your Mental Health and Well-Being

October 21, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. - School, Work, and Life Balance

December 2, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. - Stress Management