FSS Student Life and Academic Support

Your success is important to us. The University and the Faculty of Social Sciences offers many academic resources to support your efforts and help you succeed in your program of study. These services are there for you, do not hesitate to take advantage of them! The Faculty of Social Sciences offers many opportunities to expand your knowledge and to enjoy various learning experiences. Make the most of your time at university!

Meet the Future You with Wilhelm Rinas

Do you have an interest in safeguarding our environment or care about ensuring that all communities in Canada have access to safe and clean water?  Have you ever thought about a career in water and wastewater management?    If so, join us this Friday, November 8th from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at FSS 4006 for a discussion with Social Sciences alumnus, Mr. Wilhelm Rinas (Political Science, 1985). As Director of Legal Services, Procurement and Insurance at the Ontario Clean Water Agency Mr. Rinas will discuss:
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Director of the Legal Services, Procurement and Insurance Group at the Ontario Clean Water Agency
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Friday, 8 November 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am
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Webinaire: Préparation pour les examens finaux

La dernière partie de notre série de préparation aux examens abordera les enjeux que plusieurs étudiants vivent après avoir terminé leur première session d’examens. Les mentors FSS vous aideront à préparer pour une session d’examen virtuelle et comment gérer votre horaire d’étude. Joins-vous à nous pour en apprendre plus sur leurs techniques d’étude simples et efficaces.

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Centre de l'expérience étudiante FSS
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Thursday 26 November 2020 à 14 h 30 to à 16 h 00
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How to find a job in International Development

The School of International Development and Global Studies presents:

 

Practical Tips for Preparing for the Transition to the World of Work for International Development Students

 

Carlo Dade

Senior Fellow, School of International Development and Global Studies

Director, Trade & Investment Centre, Canada West Foundation

 

Wednesday November 6th

12 PM – 2 PM

Simard Building (SMD), Room 422

 

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Wednesday, 6 November 2019 - 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Meet the Future You with Reg Thompson

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work in the hi-tech sector in the Silicon Valley, California or dreamed of a high profile career at Netflix? How does a social sciences student make the leap from uOttawa to the Bay area? What are some of the opportunities available and what are some of the challenges a uO grad (B.Sc.Soc in Criminology '91) might face entering the hi-tech sector in the U.S.?

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Director, Corporate Legal and Assistant Secretary at Netflix
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Monday, 4 November 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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MA Thesis Defense in DVM

We are pleased to announce that the oral defense for Courtney Sabey (M.A. in DVM) will take place on :

Tuesday, November 19th at 9:30 am, CRX C323   

Thesis title

Implementation of Mental Health Reform and Policy Implementation in Post-Conflict Countries: the case of post-genocide Rwanda”

Supervisor: Professor Marie-Eve Desrosiers

Examiners: Professors Sanni Yaya & Christopher Huggins  

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Tuesday, 19 November 2019 - 9:30 am to 11:30 am
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Sand mining :

The School of International Development and Global Studies presents:

Vince Beiser

Journalist, TEDX presenter, and author of The World in a Grain: The story of sand and how it transformed civilization

Sand mining: the global environmental crisis you’ve probably never heard of  (poster below)

Monday October 21st, 15:30, FSS 7035

 

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The global environmental crisis you've probably never heard of
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Monday, 21 October 2019 - 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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The SIDGS' Brown Bag Series presents: Lauchlan T. Munro

“What can we learn when we compare neoliberalism with other things that don’t exist?”

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Tuesday, 29 October 2019 - 11:50 am to 12:50 pm
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Occupying Schools, Occupying Land:

School of International Development and Global Studies presents

Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Rebecca Tarlau, Assistant Professor of Education and of Labor and Employment Relations, Pennsylvania State University

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How the Landless Workers Movement Transformed Brazilian Education
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Wednesday, 2 October 2019 - 11:30 am to 12:50 pm
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The SIDGS' Brown Bag Series presents: Joshua Ramisch

The School of International Development and Global Studies presents as part of the Brown Bag series:

“Rejecting “waithood”: Youth, masculinity, and motorcycles on the road to development in Kenya. ”

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Rejecting "waithood": Youth, masculinity, and motorcycles on the road to development in Kenya.
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Tuesday, 17 September 2019 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
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Workshop: Time Management

Courses, readings, assignments, work, volunteering, staying active, and yes…SLEEP! Zoom University has made it increasingly difficult to stay on top of things in 2021. Join our FSS student mentors to learn some best practices for management your time in this new online environment.

Bring your agenda/planner and your course outlines. This virtual workshop will help you to get organized and draw up a plan to achieve your academic and personal goals for the session. Register here 

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Tuesday, 26 January 2021 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
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