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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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March

Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision recipient Dr. Brad Easton, Professor, Faculty of Science (second from left), with graduate students in his Materials Chemistry research group (photo taken in May 2019).

Ontario Tech celebrates research and graduate education achievements

Every year, the university’s School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (SGPS) holds the Graduate Excellence Awards to recognize and celebrate the wide array of inspiring and engaged individuals who support graduate students and colleagues in becoming successful scholars.

Screen image from a 2020 Open House session at Ontario Tech University.

Come see what Ontario Tech University is all about on March 27

As physical-distancing protocols continue, Ontario Tech University is driving high-tech ways to digitally take its campus… off campus. On Saturday, March 27, students and families interested in the university will be able to visit Ontario Tech at its next Virtual Open House.

Clean Energy Research Laboratory, Ontario Tech University.

Virtual three-day event reveals that the future of autonomous tech is already here

The latest ideas on the autonomous front were explored March 2 to 4 at the Third Annual Future Transportation and Mobility Series Event. The virtual event drew close to 400 attendees spanning 25 different countries and featured leading experts on the progression and future of connected and autonomous technology (C/AV), revealing to a global audience that it is no longer simply an idea of the future.

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science students took part in the Student Insights on Remote Learning Experience webinar in February 2021.

Ontario Tech Engineering students share insights on how to maximize the remote-learning experience

A panel comprising students across the university’s different Engineering programs and spanning different years of study, answered questions from Engineering faculty members as they reflected on their remote-learning experiences over the past two semesters. The feedback will help gain a better understanding of the successes and challenges students face with the switch to online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.