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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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Ontario Tech Game Dev community

  • GAME DEVELOPMENT SOCIETY 

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    Our aim is to facilitate meetings and events which allow networking opportunities, resource pooling and personnel to improve our knowledge and skill. We include game developers with different mindsets and experiences to broaden our skill set. We also assemble teams to enter game development competitions, such as:

    • GAMECON (end of year showcase of student games)
    • Game Jams (competing worldwide to make a game over the weekend with a team)
    • Information sessions (student-led or keynote speakers) on hot gaming-related topics
    • Other external competitions (Level-Up Showcase, Great Canadian Appathon etc.)

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  • DIGITAL ART CLUB

    UOIT Digital Art Club

    The Digital Art Club welcomes you to a fun and inspiring environment meant for those who wish to improve their digital art skills or start learning the fundamentals of digital art. Connect with people who share a passion for art in all types of digital media. Our club hosts fun events, such as:

    • 30-day themed art challenges
    • Guest speakers
    • Stress-relief art sessions during exam season
    • University art battle
    • Weekly instructional sessions

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  • GAME PROGRAMMING CLUB

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    The Game Programming Club seeks to augment your learning experience over the course of your academic years. We are dedicated to helping anyone learn how to program games, as well as fostering a community of game programmers. Weekly meetings are held to review important topics or possibly some that have been heavily requested. Next year we plan to have a movie night at the beginning of the semester as a "welcome back," along with a GDSoc collaboration to host a pub night at the end of the school year.

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  • BUSINESS AND IT STUDENT SOCIETY (BITSOC)

    The Business and IT Student Society (BITSOC) oversees all Faculty of Business and Information Technology (FBIT) student-run clubs.

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  • LANWAR

    LANWAR is a bi-annual LAN Party hosted by the student society of the same name at our university. It’s the largest conglomerate gaming event in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) dedicated to offering a wide array of competitive and casual gaming, vendors, prizes, cosplayers, trivia contests, raffles and giveaways

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