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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
  • 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, Commerce students will have a mini session to review basic math skills.

Register for Smart Start

Faculty of Business and Information Technology

  • One-day sessions

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

    or

    Tuesday, August 28 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 21 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    or

    Monday, August 27 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 


Faculty of Social Science and Humanities (downtown Oshawa location)

  • One-day sessions

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

    or

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


Faculty of Science


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