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Smart Start 2018

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
  • Managing university expectations
  • Math* and/or writing review
  • Mock lecture by Faculty Professor*
  • Mental health strategies
  • Navigating the library website and accessing library resources and tools
  • Planning and time management
  • Q&A with upper year students
  • Research skills

The sessions connect students with 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.

*For Energy Systems and Nuclear Science, Engineering and Applied Science, and Science Faculties, Smart Start will be focused on practicing math skills required for entry-level university math and science courses. Students will have the opportunity to review algebra, equations, inequalities, trigonometry, functions, and vectors as well as meet their math professors. 

*For Faculty of Business and Information Technology, students will also review math skills on day 2 of Smart Start and participate in a mock lecture.  

Register for Smart Start

Faculty of Business and Information Technology

  • Two-day sessions

    Thursday, August 15 and Friday, August 16 from 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


    Thursday, August 22 and Friday, August 23 from 9 a.m. to 3:40 p.m.

Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Faculty of Health Sciences

  • One-day sessions

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


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

Faculty of Social Science and Humanities (downtown Oshawa location)

  • One-day sessions

    Tuesday, August 20 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


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

Faculty of Science

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