|University of Ontario Institute of Technology|
|Motto:||Cogitando et Agendo, Ducemus|
|Location:||Oshawa, Ontario, Canada|
|Sport Teams:||University of Ontario Institute of Technology Ridgebacks|
|Colours:||blue & lighter blue |
|Mascot:||Hunter the Ridgeback|
|Affiliations:||AUCC, IAU, COU, CIS, OUA|
The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is located in Oshawa, Ontario and shares its campus with Durham College. A motto (from the Italian word motto, meaning witticism sentence is a phrase meant to formally describe the general motivation or intention of a social group The date of establishment or date of founding of an Institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point A public university is a University that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government as opposed to private universities. A Chancellor is the head of a University. Other titles are sometimes used such as President or Rector. Lyn McLeod (born 1942 is a Politician in Ontario, Canada. She served in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario University president is the title of the highest ranking officer within a University, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as In some Educational systems undergraduate education is Post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelor's degree. Ontario (ɒnˈtɛrioʊ is a province located in the central part of Canada, the largest by population and second largest after Quebec Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page South San Jose (cropjpg||thumb|A suburban development in San Jose California. The University of Ontario Institute of Technology Ridgebacks are the athletic teams that represent University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Oshawa, School colors are the Colors chosen by a School to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification Blue is a Colour, the Perception of which is evoked by Blue is a Colour, the Perception of which is evoked by The term mascot – defined as a term for any person animal or object thought to bring Luck – colloquially includes anything used to represent a group with a common The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC is an organisation that groups Canada's universities The International Association of Universities (IAU is a group that lists universities of the world recognized by national authorities around the world The Council of Ontario Universities was established in 1962, originally being known as the Committee of Presidents of the Universities of Ontario Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS is the national Governing body of University sport in Canada, comprised of the majority of degree granting universities Ontario University Athletics is the governing body of Ontario universities who compete in the a variety of varsity sports A website (alternatively web site or Web site, a back-construction from the Proper noun World Wide Web) is a collection of Web pages See also Durham College Oxford. Durham College of Applied Arts and Technology is located in Oshawa, Ontario, The university was founded in 2002 and accepted its first students in 2003, making it one of Canada's newest universities. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page A university is an institution of Higher education and Research, which grants Academic degrees in a variety of subjects All undergraduate programs require students to lease a laptop PC from the university as a condition of enrolment. Faculty also encourages students to use their laptops to complete assignments, perform laboratory research and interact with faculty during lectures. A lecture is an oral Presentation intended to present information or teach people about a particular subject for example by a University or College UOIT offers a range of undergraduate programs, and graduate programs in Science, Engineering and Information Technology. The UOIT campus is approximately 1. 6 km2 in the northern part of Oshawa. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of Trent University also offers a small full-time program on the same campus and offers a number of elective courses to undergraduate students at UOIT. This article is about Trent University in Peterborough Ontario Canada Although the University is one of the newest, it offers one of the highest rates of PhD professors in Canada. 
UOIT was created in 2002 by the University of Ontario Institute of Technology Act, 2002 as a public, career-focused, research-intensive university emphasizing science and technology, and as part of the Ontario government’s initiative to create more spaces in postsecondary institutions for the double cohort. The Ontario Academic Credit or OAC ( French: Cour préuniversitaire de l'Ontario or CPO) was part of the curriculum(s codified by the Ontario UOIT's new slogan, "Challenge, Innovate, Connect" was unveiled in June 2006. This slogan inspires the student body and has given many students the inspiration to achieve their goals.
UOIT accepted over 900 students in 2003 and total enrollment was over 3,000 in the 2005–2006 school year, making it the fastest growing university in Ontario. The student population is expected to grow to 6,500 by 2010.
Construction on the university's first buildings began in 2002. The facilities currently include a library shared with Durham College, the Science Building, and the Business and IT Building. The Ontario Power Generation Engineering Building opened in September 2006. The residences for UOIT are Simcoe Village and South Village. The Automotive Centre for Excellence will be built adjacent the Ontario Power Generation Engineering Building and is scheduled to open in September 2009. Ontario Power Generation (OPG is a Public company wholly owned by the Government of Ontario. In addition, an expansion to the athletic facilities, funded largely by students, was completed in September 2007. 
UOIT has seven faculties, each offering several programs. 
|Faculty of Business and Information Technology||Faculty of Criminology, Justice and Policy Studies|
|Faculty of Education||Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science|
|Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science||Faculty of Health Sciences|
|Faculty of Science|
In the last week of September 2007, the Durham Regional Police Service entered the homes of university and college students living off campus in search of leasing agreements. The Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS is the police service operated by the Regional Municipality of Durham Ontario, Canada, commonly referred to as Durham The city of Oshawa, Ontario obtained 17 warrants to search these homes, police and bylaw officers picking the locks and arriving unannounced. This all took place under the suspicion that the residences were illegal boarding houses. 
As well the City of Oshawa introduced a new bylaw on February 18, 2008 limiting the number of bedrooms in a rental home to four and forcing landlords to pay a $1,000 fee, driving up the cost of affordable housing for students. Events 3102 BC - Epoch (origin of the Kali Yuga. 1229 - The Sixth Crusade: Frederick II Holy 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common The bylaw did not take into account landlords who live on the property, and only pertained to the areas directly surrounding the school. As well families renting to students were exempt from the bylaw. 
These actions have been seen by the student community as outright discrimination. Unlike most discrimination policies discrimination between, which is the discernment of qualities and recognition of the differences focused here discrimination against is In an open letter to the Toronto Star, Barbara Hall, chief of the Ontario Human Rights Commission, stated "I urge Oshawa City Council members to look closely at what has been proposed, to apply a sound city-wide planning rationale, and to consider the human rights impact of its decision. The Toronto Star is Canada 's highest-circulation newspaper though its print edition is distributed almost entirely within the province of Ontario. Barbara Hall (born 1946 is a Canadian Lawyer, public servant and former politician The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC was established in the Canadian province of Ontario in 1961 to administer the Ontario " Many students have seen this as encouragement to file human rights complaints against the city for age discrimination. 
Some local residents however, are still unhappy with the growing student population and have also begun protesting of a planned student housing apartment. Accusing the new construction of cramming too many students in too small an area. 
In an effort to off-set the damages of the now many homeless students the University of Ontario Institute of Technology plans on building a new on-campus residence that will be able to house an additional 350 students upon completion.