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Welcome Week 2022-23

Sept 6 to 9

In person is back! We will be hosting a series of in-person social events this year for welcome week so you can get to know your fellow students again! The week will also have wellness and academic information sessions for you to check out online. See below for registration links and event details.

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Virtual Information Sessions

HKGSA Welcome & Info Session

Sept 6/ 9am-11am

Join to learn more about your Health and Science directors and faculty members, how CUPE and GSAÉD can support and represent you, and get to know your HKGSA Executive team and what we have planned for this year! Register to save the date.

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Group Hug

Wellness Resources Presentation

Sept 7/ 11:30am-1:00pm

Taking care of yourself as a graduate student is critical to enjoying your experience. Attend this session to learn about the various wellness, mental health, and self-care resources uOttawa has to offer. Register to save the date.

Academic Resources Presentation

Sept 8/ 11:30am-1:00pm

uOttawa has many academic resources and supports that you can utilize as a grad student. Attend this session to learn about them all and how they can help you during your time here. Register to save the date.

Accessible Library

In-Person Social Events and Outings


Student-Professor Trivia Night!!
@ Lieutenants Pump

Sept 6/ 7:00pm-9:00pm

Ready to test your general knowledge trivia? Register and attend for your chance to try winning a $50 Gift Card to Father & Sons Restaurant!! Students and professors encouraged to attend, first round of appetizers is on us!

Tai Chi at Sunset on Tabaret Lawn

Sept 7/ 7:00pm-8:00pm

Kick start your wellness journey with us! Join us for some Tai Chi at sunset while we relax, take in the sunset, and get our bodies stretching. We will meet on Tabaret Lawn. Register to let us know you're interested in coming!

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Campus Scavenger Hunt

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Get to know uOttawa's resources! Register to get access to the list of places to visit, everyone will be teamed up with new friends! All teams who take photos of each stop by 7:00pm and show them to us will receive a $50 gift card to Father & Sons Restaurant!

Sept 8/ 1:00pm-7:00pm

Surprise Event!

Sept 9/ 7pm-???

We want to hear about which events YOU like! Click the button above to vote if you'd like to go bowling, sing some karaoke, kick butt at arcade games, or rule the board game bar.

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For accommodation requests, and information about our events and
info sessions, please email

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