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Why choose uOttawa?
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This is uOttawa

With close to a hundred universities in Canada to choose from, here’s what makes uOttawa different.
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Get started

Jul 7 to Aug 20

Take part in free Orientation activities between July 7 and August 20 and start your university life on the right foot!

Gee-gees community

Aug 31 to Sep 11

This year we’re more excited than ever to offer you some safe in-person orientation activities along with our virtual ones.

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Whether you're a prospective student, current student, or member of the broader uOttawa community.