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uOttawa Postdoc Lifehacks

Unlimited Zoom:

https://saea-tlss.uottawa.ca/en/teaching-technologies/video-conferencing-zoom-and-ms-teams/zoom

Click on “Log into Zoom now” (red button near the centre of the page).  Note that you will need to log in with your uOttawa email address. 

MS office:

https://www.uottawa.ca/about-us/information-technology/services/software/m365

Online version available to PDFs

Working on getting access to desktop version

Room booking:

Access to library rooms – still waiting to hear back from Patrick
https://www.uottawa.ca/library/services/event-spaces

Meeting room at Hagen Hall – email Patrick Lalonde (postdoc@uottawa.ca)  as point of contact

Printing:

Check with your academic unit for access to printers in your office area.

Employee card:

Once you have an employee number (obtain from your academic unit), you can get an employee card by going to Human Resources in room 019 on the 1st floor of the Tabaret Building at 550 Cumberland St. ID card can be used to:
– borrow books from the Library
– access the Pool (see below)

Gym access:

Employees contributing to benefits have FREE access to:
-Pool
-Recreational activities (except group fitness classes)
-Intramural programs

https://www.uottawa.ca/vie-campus/sports-activites-recreatives

Centre for University Teaching:

ESG 5300 – Theory and practice and Undergraduate teaching (in English) – Usually offered over the Fall Term

ESG 6100 – Technology and University teaching (in English) – Online Course

ESG 8300 – Practicum in University teaching (in English) – Usually offered over the Fall and Winter terms

https://www.uottawa.ca/study/graduate-studies/resources-postdoctoral-fellows

Free Language Classes:

Available each semester (dependent on number of participants)

Beginner (30h), elementary, intermediate or advanced (15h) levels!

Courses focus on listening, speaking, reading and writing

For more information and registration please visit https://www.uottawa.ca/about-us/official-languages-bilingualism-institute/programs-courses/personnel-courses

Post-Doc Policies and Regulations :

https://www.uottawa.ca/about-us/policies-regulations/policy-123-postdoctoral-fellows

Career Development Courses :

https://www.uottawa.ca/current-students/career-experiential-learning/career-development/horizons

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