February 2022 - Calendar of IT Events

Posted on Friday, January 14, 2022

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Different functions on Zoom

February 2 | Students | 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. | Online

Let’s take a look together at a few different functions on Zoom which you might find useful throughout your studies. Zoom is the platform most commonly used by professors to give lectures online. This platform also allows you to share content, give or host presentations in a variety of ways. Come and push the limit of what you can do with Zoom.

Explore Academic Accommodations with the Ventus portal (bilingual)

February 3 | Students | 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. | Online

The Ventus portal is where you can receive help from the University of Ottawa concerning medical issues. If you're struggling to keep up, there are counselling services and academic accommodations there for you. Join us to learn the fundamentals of Ventus.

Expand your use of the library website

February 9 | Students | 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. | Online

The library services website of the University of Ottawa provides a great variety of resources and opportunities, but many of them go unnoticed. Join us to learn about efficient ways to conduct research as well as little known privileges you have as students at the University of Ottawa. 

Learn how to migrate your Google data (bilingual)

February 10 | Students | 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. | Online

Your @uOttawa.ca account has been migrated. Now what? Configure your uottawa.ca as soon as you can with Outlook! Open Outlook on the web or download outlook app and login using your uoAccess credentials. Not sure of the steps? Come and learn how to migrate your data now to avoid losing saved information.

Introduction to Brightspace

February 16 | Students | 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. | Online

Brightspace is the platform which contains your courses and their content. Are you having trouble finding all the content you need on your course page? Are you unsure of how to submit different kinds of assignments? Join our webinar to learn about Brightspace.

Student Discussion Forum

February 23 | Students | 10:00 a.m. - 10:55 a.m. | anaimi@uottawa.ca | Online

The uOttawa IT team is looking for student volunteers to be part of a group that will directly work on improving services like uoZone, IT support, and our website. Come meet with IT managers to discuss current services and give feedback on new projects to come. Contact Aya Naimi for more information on joining this meeting.

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