CLUBS & SOCIETIES

ABOUT

The Ontario Tech Student Union is dedicated to enhancing the student experience and Clubs and Societies are your way to join in. Clubs and Societies are student run groups with the aim of connecting students to make a difference in the community.

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Join or Start
A Club


GET INVOLVED
With your society


Find resources
For executive members

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WHY JOIN

  • Enhance your student experience
    Connect with likeminded individuals
  • Develop personal and professional skills
    Cultivate your skillset to extend beyond your time on campus.
  • Receive official co-curricular recognition
    Add some OTSU flair to your resume with official recognition from the institution.

FAQ

What is the difference between a Club and a Society?

Clubs are based on common interests, hobbies or potential career aspirations. Societies on the other hand, are based on institutional faculties (Health Science, Engineering, Business etc.).

Who can get involved with Clubs and Societies?

If you are a full-time Ontario Tech Student, that has not opted out of the Clubs and Societies fee, you are able to participate! Clubs are open to everyone; Societies are dependent on your admission to that faculty.

How do I start a Club?

We have all of the tools required to support you in starting your own club. Visit the “Join or Start a Group” Tab for a detailed explanation to help you get started!

Can I be in a Club/Society if I opted out of the fee?

Unfortunately, no, you cannot. We want to allow all students to have the opportunity to provide meaningful experiences on campus. For that to work, and to be sustainable, we need to ensure that those who are using the Clubs system are opted in.

Can I opt out mid-year for a refund?

Once the deadline to pay your fees has passed you are not eligible to opt out of these fees.

FIND US

We are here to provide the tools and support required to maximize your impact on and off campus!
If you would like to speak with us directly, feel free to book an appointment.

CONTACT
Dianna Ploughman
Member Engagement Coordinator

LOCATION
2000 Simcoe Street North, UL 100
Oshawa, Ontario L1G 0C5

EMAIL
dianna.ploughman@uoit.ca

HOURS
Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm

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We’re here to help! Send your message directly to the Club & Society department.

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