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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
  • 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.

By clicking below, you will find the Smart Start session for you. Please save the date. Registration will begin June 30, 2017.

Faculty of Business and Information Technology

  • One-day sessions

    Monday, August 21 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


    Tuesday, August 29 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Faculty of Health Sciences

  • One-day sessions

    Tuesday, August 22 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


    Monday, August 28 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Faculty of Social Science and Humanities (downtown Oshawa location)

  • One-day sessions

    Wednesday, August 23 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


    Wednesday, August 30 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Faculty of Science

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