Student associations and institutions announce online, virtual orientations

August 18, 2020
Several postsecondary institutions in Canada have announced virtual orientations and frosh weeks for their incoming students this Fall. “I think that the student experience for university students will definitely be different this year,” said Ontario University Student Alliance President Julia Pereira, “I know that student associations and student leaders … across the province are trying to ensure that the student experience is not tainted." Student organizations and staff at universities such as McGill University, Carleton University, the University of Alberta, and the University of Ottawa described the virtual orientations that they are planning to hold for students. The activities include virtual escape rooms, Zoom-facilitated meet-and-greets; and weekly online game nights after Frosh week to help students get to know their classmates. National Post | CTV News Ottawa (National)