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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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Events and programs

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Academic Writing Month

November is Academic Writing Month, also known as AcWriMo. For the whole month of November, we will be hosting workshops that focus on building and maintaining good practice with writing skills.

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Procrastination Awareness Week

Are you ready to stop procrastinating? Do you feel like your study habits simply aren’t cutting it? Feeling overwhelmed with the end of term deadlines? Have no fear, the Student Learning Centre is here to help!

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Study Together

Programs to support study skills and developing study groups for students online.

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Graduate Writing Boot Camp

Over three consecutive days, the Graduate Writing Boot Camp will give you a productive, distraction-free work environment and space to make significant progress with your writing.

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MyStart is a transition program that provides new students with a head start in their university career.

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Shut Up and Write!

Stop talking about writing. Stop reading about writing. Stop thinking about writing. Shut Up and Write!