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Smart Start

Smart Start is an academic transition program that provides new UOIT students with a head start in their university career.

Smart Start includes an introduction to:

  • active study strategies
  • common assignments
  • math and/or writing review
  • managing university expectations
  • note-taking skills and mock lecture
  • planning and time management
  • research skills
  • UOIT's tech tools 
  • Q&A with professors and upper year students

The sessions connect students with professors, academic support staff and other students in their program.

At Smart Start, you'll have the opportunity to attend a variety of faculty-specific interactive workshops and activities.

Registration opens at 9 a.m. in the UA east atrium (north location) or the second floor of 61 Charles Street (downtown location).  View the campus map to find directions to get to campus. Please note, participants will be given a reduced parking rate for the day and should make note of this when registering.

Faculty of Business and Information Technology

  • Two-day sessions

    • Thursday, August 18 and Friday, August 19
    • Thursday, August 25 and Friday, August 26

Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science