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uOrientation - Telfer School of Management (EN) - Shared screen with speaker view
Anne-Sophie Galton
01:52:22
Like Priyesh said, getting lost on campus was something that he had to adapt to and overcome through experience. However, you should definitely check out the following link, which provides you with a uOttawa Virtual Maps, Printable Maps, as well as other campus resources, should you get lost on our huge campus: https://maps.uottawa.ca/
Alexy Touchette
01:55:24
Before kicking-off your semester, it is important to familiarise yourself with the university technology, platforms and key resources that you will be making use of. We encourage you to check out uOttawa’s Student corner, by clicking on the following link: https://www.uottawa.ca/en/students
Alexy Touchette
01:56:47
Should intramurals and other sports activities be something that interests you, then you can definitely check out uOttawa’s intramurals webpage, by clicking on the following link: https://www.geegees.ca/en/rec/intramurals
Milo Hallak
01:57:27
If you are not able to attend an uOrientation session, do not worry as you will be able to rewatch them at a later time. Indeed, most sessions will be recorded, with a few exceptions being our workshops and Tea on Teams. The recordings will be made available at : https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/orientation
Alexy Touchette
01:58:20
To stay on top of your courses and schedules, make sure to regularly check the important academic dates and deadlines dates, through this link: https://www.uottawa.ca/important-academic-dates-and-deadlines/ . You will have information about any holidays, enrolment dates and deadlines, Reading Week dates, and so on.
Anne-Sophie Galton
01:59:26
To adapt to a new culture, international students can keep an open mind, ask questions, meet other international and Canadian students, stay connected with home, and also explore the region. You can visit this website to know how to adjust to Life at Telfer as an International Student. https://telfer.uottawa.ca/en/latest-news/student-announcements/adjusting-to-life-at-telfer-as-an-international-student/We also have a webinar called Adapting to a New Country and Culture which could be very helpful, it is given on August 10, from 9-10:30 AM.You can also visit the Centre of international education at the University of Ottawa, where this International Office continues to offer a variety of services, available online. https://international.uottawa.ca/enuOttawa also has an international mentoring centre, which offers a variety of valuable services to all University of Ottawa international and exchange students. For more information, visit: https://international.uottawa.ca/en/international-mentoring-centre
Alexy Touchette
02:02:35
If Pet Therapy is something you think that you will love, then you can definitely access the Pet Therapy web page, by clicking on the following link: https://www.uottawa.ca/wellness/events/pet-therapy . Stay tuned for any updates regarding the schedule for the upcoming semester!
Alexy Touchette
02:04:01
Studying in groups is one of the best ways of studying. All the study groups offered can be accessed through uOttawa’s Academic GPS, in the Learn with Your Peers section. Check it out here: https://uottawa.saea-tlss.ca/en/academic-gps
Milo Hallak
02:04:38
To learn more about the latest updates in terms of intramurals, please visit the Geegee’s website : https://www.geegees.ca/en/rec/home. On this website, you will be able to find all sorts of information, from drop-in activities, group fitness, personal training, intramural leagues and even more!
Alexy Touchette
02:05:05
To get more information about the Telfer School of Management and the networking events organised, we strongly encourage you to check out the following link: https://telfer.uottawa.ca/en/careercentre/undergraduate-students/annual-networking-events/Also make sure to check out the different Telfer workshops and clinics available to you: https://telfer.uottawa.ca/en/careercentre/undergraduate-students/workshops-and-clinics/
Bruno Cyr
02:07:22
Send us your questions on Wooclap! Within the Wooclap app, at the bottom right corner, use the white text bubble within a green circle to input your questions. Join us at www.wooclap.com – the code is MNKSEK.
Anne-Sophie Galton
02:08:27
The Academic GPS virtual platform offers many study groups, whether you’re looking to get some tips and tricks to help you through your semester, or simply looking to talk to someone or navigate tough course material. To connect with a peer mentor from the Academic GPS, visit https://uottawa.saea-tlss.ca/en/academic-gps You can also visit this following website of the Telfer mentoring center to sharpen your ability to achieve personal success and helps you make the most of your university experience. https://telfer.uottawa.ca/en/bcom/your-career-and-professional-development/telfer-mentorship-programs/peer-mentoring-program/
Mariette Lee
02:12:08
You can follow along and map out your road to success by downloading your roadmap here.
Anne-Sophie Galton
02:16:44
There are many clubs and associations that are run by students at the Telfer School of Management. If you wish to get involved, contact club members in order to learn more about the clubs themselves, or upcoming activities and events and how you can participate. Here is a useful website that will help you find clubs, associations and events.https://telfer.uottawa.ca/en/students/clubs-and-associations/I will also be dropping another useful website that can guide you to participate in a variety of conferences and networking events.https://telfer.uottawa.ca/en/events/#upcoming/
Anne-Sophie Galton
02:18:56
All incoming students have to complete a mandatory self-directed academic integrity module on Brightspace during their first term at uOttawa. If you have have any question about academic integrity when attempting to complete it, they can connect with writing mentors through the Academic GPS by visiting this following website: https://uottawa.saea-tlss.ca/en/academic-gps
Milo Hallak
02:19:32
Furthermore, the University of Ottawa features over 360 different clubs and associations. For a complete list, visit the GPS website and scroll down to « Get involved : Student Clubs » https://uottawa.saea-tlss.ca/en/academic-gps
Milo Hallak
02:19:59
Furthermore, the University of Ottawa features over 360 different clubs and associations. For a complete list, visit the GPS website and scroll down to « Get involved : Student Clubs » https://uottawa.saea-tlss.ca/en/academic-gps
Milo Hallak
02:20:18
If you are not able to attend an uOrientation session, do not worry as you will be able to rewatch them at a later time. Indeed, most sessions will be recorded, with a few exceptions being our workshops and Tea on Teams. The recordings will be made available at : https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/orientation
Anne-Sophie Galton
02:21:08
Telfer offers a variety of conferences and networking events, ranging from online workshops, research conferences, business panels, recruitment events, and much more and start to make an impact in your community today. I recommend you visit this following website to learn more about all these events: https://telfer.uottawa.ca/en/events/#upcoming/I also encourage you to visit the Career Launch website which will help you initiate and accelerate your career, and where you’ll find the Telfer School of Management Career Centre Calendar of Events.https://cldc.telfer.uottawa.ca/home.htm
Steffi Ko
02:31:33
Here is the document that Hana spoke about! Make sure to download it and try to fill it out during the presentation :) (you have it in Word and PDF)
Anne-Sophie Galton
02:31:56
There are many sports clubs offered by the University of Ottawa. If you wish to get involved, contact club members in order to learn more about the clubs themselves and how you can participate, you can visit this useful website https://www.geegees.ca/en/rec/home
Steffi Ko
02:36:45
Here is the link to the Yerkes-Dodson Law Study for those interested in learning more! Finding a balance between positive stress and negative stress is so important!https://hbr.org/video/4926046906001/when-stress-helps-you-get-more-done
Milo Hallak
02:38:29
If you are looking for ways to connect virtually with students from your faculty or program outside the classroom, the GPS is a great way to start! Visit the GPS website and scroll down to « Collaborate with other students : Looking for ways to connect? » https://uottawa.saea-tlss.ca/en/academic-gps. Over the summer, uOrientation guides like Priyesh, will also host virtual events called Tea on Teams for new students to meet each other. This is a great way to bond over virtual activities and meet fellow classmates. https://www.uottawa.ca/cest-parti/evenements/tea-teams-new-student-meet-english-0#Moreover, you can also attend the « Join Your University of Ottawa Community » and connect with other students throughout this activity! To learn more, visit : https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/events/join-your-university-ottawa-community-panel-english
Steffi Ko
02:42:33
Use this link to register for upcoming seminars! There are a ton of choices, so be sure to check them out to see if any of them appeal to you! https://www.yoomagazine.net/register.phpEnter either FSSEN (for English) or FSSFR (pour français)
Steffi Ko
02:46:46
If you‘re interested in what you can do to improve each of the 7 pillars, check out this link! You’ll be able to find activities, services, and information about what is available on campus. https://www.uottawa.ca/wellness/about/pillars-wellness
Steffi Ko
02:47:05
Here is the Plan again for those who missed it earlier. ;)
Alexy Touchette
02:47:54
The social pillar encompasses making meaningful connections with people! A great way to make some new connections before you begin university is to attend our “Tea on Teams” session during uOrientation programming (https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/orientation)! These sessions are a fantastic opportunity to meet new students by participating in fun activities, and are offered July 21st, July 28th , August 10th, and August 13th! Also, if you would like to get involved in the uOttawa community, check out the Community Engagement Centre for volunteer opportunities: https://servingothers.uottawa.ca/
Steffi Ko
02:48:14
If you’re ready to meet other students in your faculty. Come join the New Student Meet-Up in Teams (Tea on Teams), with your favourite cup of tea in hand! (21 July, 2pm)https://www.uottawa.ca/cest-parti/evenements/tea-teams-new-student-meet-english-0If you are interested in the activities on the campus, here is the link you might want to visit:https://www.uottawa.ca/campus-activities/
Alexy Touchette
02:49:16
The emotional pillar encompasses being balanced emotionally, understanding your need and reaching out for help, if necessary. Sign up for our Taking Care of Your Mental Health webinar on August 5th at 9a.m. - 10:30a.m.: https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/orientation. Hosted by the University of Ottawa’s Counselling Services, this activity is designed to help you prepare for your transition to university from a mental health perspective. Learn about the mental health supports on campus, find out when and how to access them, and ask your questions during a live Q&A!
Steffi Ko
02:49:35
Here you can find the link for the Counselling services:https://sass.uottawa.ca/en/counsellingOne fantastic option is Pet Therapy, where you can spend time relaxing with a few furry friends:https://www.uottawa.ca/wellness/events/pet-therapy
Alexy Touchette
02:50:03
To better understand and improve your financial pillar as you begin your journey as a university student, it is highly recommended that you attend the uOrientation webinar titled "Managing your Money as a Student” on July 27th from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/events/managing-your-money-student-english)! This webinar is extremely useful to all new students since it will help you learn how to create a financial plan and develop good habits!
Steffi Ko
02:50:48
The University offers many financial opportunities, ranging from budgetary plans to financial aid and scholarships!https://www.uottawa.ca/financial-aid-awards/financial-planningIf you’re looking to save some money, the University has a free store on campus you should check out:https://sustainable.uottawa.ca/free-store
Steffi Ko
02:51:50
This is the link for the Gee-gees activities. Come learn more about what you can do for your physical pillar.https://www.uottawa.ca/campus-activities/And this is the Campus Activities link, all activities are listed here!https://www.geegees.ca/en/rec/activities
Alexy Touchette
02:52:01
The physical pillar encompasses adopting healthy habits and minimizing risky behaviours that could affect your wellbeing. A useful webinar taking place on August 6th from 9a.m. to 10:30 a.m. is “Accessing Healthcare and Wellness Resources at the University of Ottawa”, where you will learn about the basics of health insurance, find out about the campus clinic and other health and wellness resources available and discover Health Promotion’s initiatives and programming! Another important webinar is “UOSU Health and Dental Plan” on August 19th from 9a.m. to 9:45 a.m., where you’ll learn about the varieties of coverage you possess as a uOttawa student. You can sign up for both webinars via the uOrientation website: https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/orientation
Alexy Touchette
02:53:13
The environmental pillar can be defined as protecting and sustaining the environment surrounding us to foster health and wellbeing. If you are looking to take a break, recharge and get help from peers, check out the wellness lounge: https://www.uottawa.ca/wellness/lounge. There are also two new study rooms available that you can book: the plant room and the light therapy room!
Steffi Ko
02:53:17
If you are interested about what you can do for the environment on the campus, here is the link for the Office of Campus sustainability. Check out how the University is working towards a greener campus!https://sustainable.uottawa.ca/
Alexy Touchette
02:54:53
Engaging your curiosity by being open-minded to new experiences, concepts and skills will stimulate your intellectual pillar! Check out our Cultivating Intellectual Wellness for Academic Success workshop later this summer on August 11th from 9a.m. to 10a.m. Check out the uOrientation website to sign up: https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/orientation. Attend this activity to cultivate your intellectual wellness and measure the influence this can have on your studies. You can gain insight into your learning preferences and explore helpful learning strategies that you can use in class and in life. We hope to see you there!
Steffi Ko
02:55:11
If you’re interested in honing that brain of yours or just trying out something fun, check out Trivia Tuesdays!https://www.uottawa.ca/wellness/events/trivia-tuesdayUse the academic GPS to find out how you can connect with your uOttawa learning community. Reach out to mentors, learn about study groups/webinars, and connect with other students all online!https://uottawa.saea-tlss.ca/en/academic-gps
Alexy Touchette
02:56:02
Fostering a sense of inner peace and harmony through practicing one’s beliefs and values is the essence of the spiritual pillar. So many different initiatives are offered on campus if you are looking to strengthen this pillar! Organized by the University of Ottawa Students’ Union, the Multi-Faith Centre is a private space for students who wish to celebrate and practice their beliefs in an inclusive environment. Check out their website for more information: https://www.seuo-uosu.com/services/multi-faith/. If you are looking for ways to get more involved in the UOttawa community, check out the list of religious and cultural clubs offered on campus to meet like-minded people: https://www.cvuo.ca/clubs-list
Steffi Ko
02:56:35
If you want to have a work and personal life balance, stability is the key and so meditation might be what you need. If so, consult the link in the chathttps://www.uottawa.ca/wellness/events/guided-meditationUniversity of Ottawa offers many multi-faith spaces and chaplaincy services:https://www.uottawa.ca/wellness/chaplains
Steffi Ko
02:59:35
Memorize this link! The wellness website is the home for the wide variety of activities and services that are available for you!https://www.uottawa.ca/wellness/
Steffi Ko
03:00:02
Taking care of your mental health: https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/events/taking-care-your-mental-health-english(August 5 at 9AM)Accessing Healthcare and wellness resources: https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/events/accessing-healthcare-and-wellness-resources-university-ottawa-english(August 6 at 9AM)
Steffi Ko
03:00:14
https://www.instagram.com/uohealth.uosante/?hl=enhttps://www.instagram.com/uocampus/?hl=enKeep up to date with campus events and activities by following these Instagram accounts! @uohealth.uosante and @uocampus
Bruno Cyr
03:01:09
Keep sending us your questions on Wooclap! Within the Wooclap app, at the bottom right corner, use the white text bubble within a green circle to input your questions. Join us at www.wooclap.com – the code is MNKSEK.
Alexy Touchette
03:09:51
Welcome to the Telfer School of Management! To prepare yourself for your first week of classes, check out this website to familiarize yourself with the different online platforms used at the University of Ottawa: https://www.uottawa.ca/en/students
Anne-Sophie Galton
03:10:17
The Student Services Centre (SSC) supports and works with students throughout their studies at the Telfer School of Management, from the time of admission until graduation with our Career Centre continuing to assist beyond graduation. This Centre offers a variety of services through our Undergraduate Office, the International Exchange Program and Scholarships, the Telfer School’s Career Centre, and the Student Experience and Recruitment Office. You can also visit this website if you wish to make any changes to your class schedule, courses or program. To learn more about SSC, you can visit the following website: https://telfer.uottawa.ca/en/bcom/student-services-centre/
Alexy Touchette
03:10:33
As mentioned, the Student Services Centre is divided into three main components. To get in contact with the Undergraduate Office, you can send an email to the following address: undergraduate@telfer.uOttawa.ca. To get more information regarding the Career Centre for the Telfer School of Management, take a look at their website: https://telfer.uottawa.ca/en/careercentre/. As you are coming to your first year, if you are interested in applying for scholarships, awards and financial support, visit the following website: https://telfer.uottawa.ca/en/bcom/your-academic-world/scholarships/
Alexy Touchette
03:13:52
To get more information regarding your program and the specifications of your course sequence, check out this website: https://telfer.uottawa.ca/en/programs/
Alexy Touchette
03:17:13
A well-organized schedule is essential for university! If you are interested in the time blocking technique presented, here is an empty schedule template to get you started https://www.uottawa.ca/course-enrolment/sites/www.uottawa.ca.course-enrolment/files/timetable_template.pdf
Alexy Touchette
03:20:36
Here is the website that Émilie mentioned: https://www.uottawa.ca/important-academic-dates-and-deadlines/. Take a look to get track of all the important academic dates and deadlines
Alexy Touchette
03:21:26
For more information regarding the grading system at the University of Ottawa and get more familiarized with the 10 GPA scale, take a look at this website! https://www.uottawa.ca/administration-and-governance/academic-regulation-10-grading-system
Alexy Touchette
03:23:41
There are so many ways you can get involved within the Telfer School of Management! Here are some important links regarding international exchanges: https://telfer.uottawa.ca/en/students/international-exchange-program/, clubs and student associations : https://telfer.uottawa.ca/en/students/clubs-and-associations/ as well as case competitions: https://telfer.uottawa.ca/en/bcom/your-student-experience/case-competitions/.
Alexy Touchette
03:24:46
The Connexions program is an amazing volunteering opportunity for students like yourself to create strong links with the business community. For more information, take a look at this website: https://telfer.uottawa.ca/en/careercentre/employers/programs/connexions-internship-program/.
Alexy Touchette
03:24:57
The Profession of Management Consulting Program (PMCP) is a two-year program for Telfer students that are interested in consulting. Check out their website for more information: https://telfer.uottawa.ca/en/careercentre/undergraduate-students/programs/profession-of-management-consulting-program/The Telfer Capitals Markets program (CMP) is a two-year program for Telfer students looking to learn more about the world of capital markets. Take a look at their website if you are interested: https://telfer.uottawa.ca/en/careercentre/undergraduate-students/programs/telfer-capital-markets-program/
Anne-Sophie Galton
03:25:05
If you wish to chat with a professional about your personal class schedule to see if you’re on the right track, you can speak to an Academic Agent through the Live Chat on the BCom website : https://telfer.uottawa.ca/en/bcom/
Alexy Touchette
03:26:32
For more information regarding the COOP programs at Telfer, take a look at this website https://telfer.uottawa.ca/en/co-op/
Anne-Sophie Galton
03:30:34
Students are given access to courses the day or a few days before their first class for each semester. You will therefore be getting your course outline in September for the 2021 Fall semester. It is the professor's task to inform students of the first day of the course. Course outlines will be made available via Brightspace Virtual Campus.
Milo Hallak
03:31:37
Some of you may have noticed that several of your classes include DGD periods (discussion groups). This is normal, as a few classes will automatically include DGD’s. As part of the DGD, a professor or a teaching assistant will lead group discussions to go into the lecture subject matter in greater depth. For more information on understanding course enrolment terminology, visit : https://www.uottawa.ca/course-enrolment/understanding-course-enrolment-terminology
Alexy Touchette
03:33:56
If you are looking for academic accommodations, take a look at this website: https://sass.uottawa.ca/en/access You will find there all of the steps on how to register for an academic accommodation and the different services the Student Academic Success Service offers. On August 4th from 9am-10:30am, we are also offering an Orientation Webinar called “Academic Accommodations 101”. For more information, check out this link! https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/events/academic-accommodations-101-english
Bruno Cyr
03:37:43
Please complete this exit ticket: https://www.surveymonkey.ca/r/uOWeek2. We greatly value your feedback!
Anne-Sophie Galton
03:37:45
If you wish to learn more about the university’s regulations concerning COVID-19 and the planning of the upcoming school year, you can visit this following website:https://www.uottawa.ca/coronavirus/enYou may also visit this following website, the student information concerning COVID-19, which can answer many of your questions that you may have:https://www.uottawa.ca/coronavirus/en/student-information
Bruno Cyr
03:40:28
As mentionned, the Academic GPS chat is available Monday to friday (9am to 5pm) throughout the Summer! If you wish to reach out a uorientation guide more specifically, they will be available every Wednesday on the live chat from 9am to 3pm! https://uottawa.saea-tlss.ca/en/academic-gps
Milo Hallak
03:41:11
If you are an international student and have questions regarding your visa, you can contact the international office : https://international.uottawa.ca/en/about-us/contact-us. Furthermore, on July 29th at 9:00 am, you can also join the « Immigration 101 » webinar, where advisors will share valuable information, such as study permit requirements, work authorization, implications of COVID-19, tips when traveling to Canada, quarantine, and immigration services! https://www.uottawa.ca/get-started/events/immigration-101-0
Anne-Sophie Galton
03:41:16
International students are eligible for the same help as non-international undergraduate and graduate students (uOttawa Counselling Services, student health plans, etc). If you need to use services from the Ontario provincial health system, we remind you that your University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) will protect you from paying for many healthcare services out of your own pocket. To get information on this insurance plan, on how to find a clinic or a doctor and your coverage, you can visit the following website: https://international.uottawa.ca/en/study-at-uottawa/uhipTo learn more about mental health services available to all students, you can visit the following website: https://www.uottawa.ca/wellness/students/counsellors-and-specialists
Anne-Sophie Galton
03:46:09
If you’re feeling enthusiastic after today’s session, join us for a tea on Teams! We’ve got lots of activities planned to help you meet other first-year students from your faculty and foster friendships. It’s all hosted by uOrientation Guides like me, who can answer your questions and assist you in your transition to uOttawa. This is the first time we’ve offered something like this, and I hope to see you there! Come and meet us with your favourite cup of tea in hand! To learn more about how to sign up for this activity, visit https://www.uottawa.ca/cest-parti/orientation
Milo Hallak
03:51:45
As the world’s largest English-French bilingual university, uOttawa offers countless opportunities by which you can perfect your skills in each of Canada’s official languages! Among these opportunities, you will find the French Immersion Stream, a special academic stream offered in 60 programs. If you are interested in the French Immersion or if you have any questions, please visit : https://telfer.uottawa.ca/en/bcom/your-student-experience/bilingualism-at-the-university-of-ottawa/ and https://immersion.uottawa.ca/en
Anne-Sophie Galton
03:56:52
If you wish to chat with a professional about your personal class schedule and to change a class, or even just to see if you’re on the right track, you can speak to an Academic Agent through the Live Chat on the BCom website https://telfer.uottawa.ca/en/bcom/ , and you can also visit: https://www.uottawa.ca/make-changes-to-your-undergraduate-program/ if you wish to make changes to your undergraduate program.
Anne-Sophie Galton
03:57:36
The enrolment team will also be able to help you if you wish to make any changes to your course schedule! https://www.uottawa.ca/course-enrolment/