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Emergency notification

UOIT and Durham College open

Please be advised that all UOIT and Durham College campuses, locations, buildings and learning sites are open today and all operations continue as usual.

Emergency notification

Potential winter storm monitoring

Please be advised that UOIT and Durham College will be monitoring the anticipated weather system over the next several hours.

UOIT Accounting students following the Live Innovative Visions to Execution Conference in Toronto. Front: Shannon Sawitz; back row (from left): Matt Smith, Richard Morton, Connor Jelly and Jacob Sharp.

UOIT Accounting students impress at national business conference

Facing stiff competition in a field of 32 entries, a team of five Accounting students from the UOIT Faculty of Business and Information Technology’s (FBIT) Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) program earned an impressive fourth-place finish at a recent national business conference in downtown Toronto.

Touring the Bruce A turbine hall (from left): Alex Chong, UOIT graduate and Senior Technical Engineer/Officer, Reactor Design Engineering, Bruce Power; fourth-year UOIT Nuclear Engineering students Heba Al-Sadi, Michael Carroll, Joel Cockerham, Ali Akhtar; and Andrew Gammie (UOIT development student currently in the Fuel Handling Engineering section at Bruce A).

UOIT nuclear engineering students tour Bruce Power facilities

Fourth-year Radioactive Waste Management Design students in the Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science (FESNS) enjoyed a unique opportunity this year to observe operations at Bruce Power’s Bruce A nuclear generating station on the shore of Lake Huron near Tiverton, Ontario. The Bruce Power site is the largest operating nuclear facility in the world. It currently supplies more than one-quarter of Ontario’s electricity.

Cover image of new Dr. Richard Marceau's co-authored book Canada: Winning as a Sustainable Energy Superpower.

UOIT hosts Big Drum Social

Faculty, staff and students at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) were joined by hundreds community members during the Big Drum Social: Sharing Our Stories event held at the university’s downtown campus location on February 9.

Winter storm update

UOIT and Durham College to reopen Saturday morning

Please be advised that UOIT and Durham College locations, buildings and learning sites will reopen at 6 a.m. on Saturday, February 9. The decision to reopen is based on Environment Canada’s forecast indicating that the snow will end this evening. All regularly scheduled classes and activities will resume on Saturday morning. 

Winter storm update

UOIT to close at 2 p.m. today

UOIT will be closed due to inclement weather at 2 p.m. today (Friday, February 8). All afternoon and evening classes have been cancelled and all assignment deadlines postponed. For further updates, please visit and monitor the university’s social media feeds.

Winter storm update

UOIT remains open and classes will continue as scheduled.

Official messages, if warranted, will be distributed via social media,, UOITnet student email accounts, campus voicemail and the following media outlets: Durham Radio (KX96, The Rock 94.9 and CKDO Durham’s Classic Hits 107.7 FM/1580AM),, 680 News, CP24 and City TV (Breakfast Television).

Winter storm update

FSSH professor partners with Department of Justice to present free webinar Young Women In Custody with Mental Health Needs February 8

Dr. Carla Cesaroni, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, along with Lee Tustin, a Child and Youth Advocate at the Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth, will present a free webinar Young Women In Custody with Mental Health Needs. The webinar is hosted by the Department of Justice, Youth Justice and Strategic Initiatives section.

Hockey legend Bobby Baun signs autograph for young fan.

Oshawa Generals and UOIT share victory

The latest in a year-long series of events celebrating the 10th anniversary of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) saw the Oshawa Generals team up with UOIT for a big victory for the UOIT’s 10th Anniversary Student Success Fund.