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3D camera prepares to film simulated earthquake on top of ACE's Multi-Axis Shaker Table

Extreme weather indoors at UOIT drives media to Automotive Centre of Excellence

The unique aspects of the SKY 3D/National Geographic documentary work showcased ACE’s capability to deliver made-to-order extreme weather. Given that the weather inside ACE was far worse that the conditions of an actual snowstorm crossing the Greater Toronto Area on media invitation day, journalists were quick to pick up on the contrast that the weather was worse… indoors.

Students connecting with employers at 2012 Job Fair at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre gymnasium.

Job Fair connects students with employers

It’s a task more daunting for students than a final exam – finding a job. It can be an equally difficult task for employers – finding job-ready graduates who have the skills required to excel in the 21st century workplace.

From left: Dr. Daniel Meneley, 2012 EIC Fellow, Ontario Tech University Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science; Dr. Hossam Kishawy, 2012 EIC Fellow, Ontario Tech University Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science; Mr. Tony Bennett, president, EIC; and Dr. Dan Zhang, 2012 EIC Fellow, Ontario Tech University Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Three Ontario Tech Engineers Recognized with Prestigious National Honour

Ontario Tech University is proud to announce three of its faculty members have been inducted by the Engineering Institute of Canada’s (EIC) as Fellows. The EIC, Canada’s first and oldest engineering society inducted Dr. Hossam Kishawy (Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS)), Dr. Daniel Meneley (Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science (FESNS)) and Dr. Dan Zhang (FEAS) as EIC Fellows at the Institute’s 2012 annual awards banquet in Ottawa.

UOIT Ridgebacks women's hockey captain Jill Morillo, 2011-2012 OUA first-team all-star.

Women’s hockey captain Jill Morillo earns two major awards

The UOIT Ridgebacks women’s hockey program is celebrating the achievements of captain Jill Morillo after Ontario University Athletics (OUA) announced this year’s women’s hockey all-stars and major award winner recipients.

National Geographic Channel crew shoots 3D documentary inside the Automotive Centre of Excellence.

UOIT creates the perfect storm for international television audience

Cameras are rolling inside the Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE) at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) as a production crew from the United Kingdom, channel SKY 3D, films part of a groundbreaking documentary on severe weather.

gaming lab

UOIT invites local leaders back to class

from local MP and MPP offices, Industry Canada, the Council of Ontario Universities and UOIT faculty members and administrators back to class on February 15 to showcase the innovation in teaching and learning that is happening at the university.

Off-Campus Living Fair, Science building West Atrium.

Student Experience Centre holds second-annual Off-Campus Living Fair

UOIT’s Student Experience Centre (SEC) recently hosted its second annual Off-Campus Living Fair – a one-day, one-stop networking event designed to connect students with all of the resources they need to succeed while living off-campus next year and potentially beyond.

Off-Campus Living Fair, Science building West Atrium.

Student Association election campaign now underway

The Student Association (SA) election campaign period will be held from February 6 to Wednesday, February 15. This year 23 candidates have declared their intention to run. A number of polling stations are available at both campus locations as well as online.