Student Showcases


Showcase - Violet

uOttawa Interpreting 101

The opening of the newly renovated interpreting lab was the perfect opportunity to find out about the Master of Conference Interpreting (MCI) program. Translation Bureau interpreters were on hand to guide guests and to tell them about the MCI program. Information sessions and booth simulations were available to discover who had what it takes to be an interpreter!

An initiative of the School of Translation and Interpretation in collaboration with the Translation Bureau.


Showcase - Green

The Venture Initiative Showcase

This social innovation fair displayed the work of over 250 students actively engaged in tackling social issues.

With judges and professors overseeing this friendly competition, students showcased their innovative solutions to the University of Ottawa community and the public through poster boards, presentations, demos, online works and physical art displays.

A joint initiative of the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Social Sciences.


Showcase - Yellow

End-of-year showcase by French as a second language (FSL) students

Students of the OLBI all wish to improve their second language skills in a bilingual setting like the University of Ottawa.

During their post-secondary studies, they demonstrate great linguistic curiosity and sustain their efforts to go outside of their comfort zone. FSL students showcased videos and digital presentations that they produced to highlight their experience and the benefits of becoming bilingual. Inspiring!


Showcase - Red

Student Recitals

Students in the Bachelor of Music and Master of Music programs are required to perform solo recitals as a requirement for their degrees.

In April and May, students performed close to 80 free concerts featuring up-and-coming musical talents in the whole gamut of instruments: brass, winds, strings, piano, voice, guitar and percussion.

An initiative of the School of Music.


Showcase - Red

A Changing World: Transition and Transformation in Historical and Religious Worlds

What’s the latest in Classics and Religious Studies?

Graduate students of Classics, Religious Studies, and other related disciplines tackled the question of change and evolution across a wide range of subjects in the fields of history (antiquity to the modern age), religion, and anthropology. Keynote speaker Dr. Darian Totten, Assistant Professor, McGill University, discussed the archaeological site of Salapia, Puglia, its broader historical implications, and the current issues of historical patrimony and community engagement.

An initiative of the Religious Studies and Classics Graduate Student Association (RSGSA).


Showcase - Blue

Emerging Research in Communication Studies

Discussion Panel 

Ph.D. Students from the Department of Communication shared their research and answered questions from the other panel members during a breakfast event. Kyle Conway, Director of Graduate Studies, and Associate Professor Constance Crompton moderated the discussion.

An initiative of the Department of Communication. 


Showcase - Violet

5th Annual Digital History Open House

How do students engage online audiences with historical content or use digital research methods that further academic research? This event was an excellent opportunity to discover DH and engage with students as they showcased digital projects completed during the academic year.

An initiative of the Department of History, in collaboration with the Morisset Library, the History Students’ Association (HSA) and the History Graduate Students' Association (HGSA).


Showcase - Yellow

Digital Humanities in the Arts

This unique exhibit featured DH research projects by students of the Faculty of Arts in a variety of disciplines.

Innovative research projects are being done with partners such as the Canada Science and Technology Museum, the National Arts Centre, and Library and Archives Canada!

An initiative of the program of Digital Humanities.


Showcase - Pink

Preview – Meridian 2019

Alumni, friends and campus community members got an exclusive tour of the visual arts graduating student exhibition Meridian 2019.

An initiative of the Department of Visual Arts.


Showcase - Black

Meridian 2019 – Visual Arts Graduating students exhibition

Meridian 2019: an exhibition showcasing the work of 30 students and emerging artists from the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) program.

Each artist presented work created over the final year of the program, the refined result of four years of growth, exploration, and experimentation. Family, friends, and communities were invited to the studios of the department’s heritage building, opportunely transformed into a gallery space! On the evening of April 26, the exhibition, as well as awards presentations, took place.

An initiative of the Department of Visual Arts.


Showcase - Orange

Transitions, Transformations, Transcendence : Contemplative Practices for the 21st Century

Second conference of the uOttawa Brain and Mind Research Institute

This one-day conference taught participants about the role of different philosophies and practices in understanding and facilitating processes that support integrative oncology interventions, conscious aging, death and dying, and self-transcendence. Keynote speaker Dr. Linda Carlson, full professor in psychosocial oncology at the University of Calgary, delivered a presentation on mindfulness meditation in cancer recovery.

An initiative of the uOttawa Brain and Mind Research Institute and the Academy for Mindfulness and Contemplative Studies.


Showcase - Yellow

Mediating Performance Experiences : Cultures and Technologies in Conversation

This interdisciplinary and bilingual conference brought together a diverse group of scholars and performance artists to discuss the influence of developments in communications technology on interpersonal, political, cultural and preformative dialogues.

An initiative of the Department of Theatre and the Studies in migration interdisciplinary research group.

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Arts in April is an initiative of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ottawa.

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