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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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There are three ways that you can get involved with the Digital Community:

Content Creator

  • In this role, you are responsible for contributing 8 to 10 posts per year to the Digital Community (approximately one per month).
  • You can contribute content to any of our categories: student experience, awareness, career, lifestyle, opinion, study, or wellness.
  • Complete an online Content Creation workshop.
  • At the end of the school year, you can add the title of “Content Creator” to your Involvement Record.

We are always looking for Content Creators. Sign up to get involved.

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Digital Community Crew

  • In this role, you will work as a part of a team to plan digital campaigns and physical activations of those campaigns that are accessible and engaging, with the goal of giving students the opportunity to interact with students outside of the classroom and bridge the divide between online/offline interactions.
  • You will work independently and as a part of a team to curate content for the Digital Community in the form of (including but not limited to): blogs, quizzes, videos, music playlists, and podcasts.
  • Act as the representatives of the Digital Community, a space for students and their voices.
  • You will be required to complete a Campaign/Event Planning training, an online Content Creation workshop, and a Personal Branding workshop,

Applications to become a Digital Community Crew member for the 2020-2021 academic year are now closed. Stay tuned for information regarding next year's Digital Community Crew applications. For more information, contact community@ontariotechu.ca.

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Guest Writer

  • Contribute content at your own leisure, as often or as little as you would like.
  • You can contribute content to any of our categories: student experience, awareness, career, lifestyle, opinion, study, or wellness.

We are always looking for Guest Writers. Submit an idea to get involved. 

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