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Learning Communities

The Student Learning Centre offers students with shared academic goals the opportunity to participate in collaborative, supported learning communities that promote independent learning. 

  • Writing Room


    Drop in at the Writing Room for a 15-minute appointment with a Writing Specialist and Peer Tutor, then continue writing in our space.  Receive help and advice on any stage of your writing assignment.  Participants are expected to bring everything they need to make real progress with their writing, be it a proposal, essay, thesis chapter, article for publication, etc. After your 15-minute appointment, the Writing Specialist may suggest a follow up appointment to provide further support.

    Downtown Oshawa schedule, 61 Charles Street, Room DTA 225:

     Monday              11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Tuesday               11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Wednesday         11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Thursday             11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Friday                  Noon to 4 p.m.

    No advance registration is needed. For more information, please contact

  • Physics Space

    Physics Space offers a place for students to work on physics problems individually or with a group and receive support from a Physics and Engineering Specialist or Peer Tutor as needed. Registration is not required – just drop in. Please refer to the schedule below for times and locations.

    For more information please contact

  • Math Circle

    Drop in at Math Circle to receive support from a Math Specialist. Math Circle offers a place for students to work on math problems individually or with a group while getting help as needed from a Specialist.

    For more information please contact or
  • Conversation Cafe


    Conversation Café is open to all UOIT students, both graduate and undergraduate. Students drop in and meet together in an informal setting at the north Oshawa campus in Room U5 60 every Thursday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The Café provides bilingual students with an opportunity to practice English-speaking and listening skills. Speakers of English as a first language have a chance to meet international students and learn about other cultures. Coffee, tea and cookies are provided. No advanced registration is necessary – just drop by anytime between 4:30 to 6 p.m.

    If you need further details, please contact or call 905.721.8668 ext. 6578.


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