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Health and Wellness


Varsity Athletics delivers a first class intercollegiate program that creates a sense of pride and community spirit on campus.  UOIT Ridgebacks teams contend at institutional, provincial, national and international levels and offer a variety of ways to get involved in team sports and recreation.  You can: 

  • Try out to become a Ridgeback student-athlete
  • Cheer on the Ridgebacks playing against other university teams in hockey, soccer, golf, rowing, tennis, lacrosse, curling and dance
  • Join an intramural or extramural sports team in a wide variety of sports at a competitive or recreational level   
  • Get fit at the Flex centre – indoor track, weight and cardio machines, training programs
  • Go skating

Student mental health services

  • Professional, short-term individual counselling and therapy
  • Off-campus/community referrals to students who prefer or require long-term counselling/therapy
  • Wellness activities and initiatives
  • Support groups
  • Mental health consultations for students, staff, faculty, and parents related to student mental health
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