MEDIA ADVISORY: uOttawa to welcome close to 2,000 high school students for Enrichment Mini-Courses Program

Posted on Friday, May 3, 2013

The University of Ottawa invites the media to visit the campus for its exciting Enrichment Mini-Courses Program, a unique annual event in the world of Canadian education. From May 6 to 10, close to 2,000 motivated, talented and high performance high school students from grades 8 to 11 and Secondary II to V will have the opportunity to explore a field of study or interest.

This year, the University of Ottawa will be offering students 40 French mini-courses and 49 English mini-courses. The array of fun and educational mini-courses includes “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” (presented by the Telfer School of Management), “So You Want to Be Prime Minister? A How-To Guide to Ruling a Country” (presented by the School of Political Studies), and “Detectives in Genes/Jeans” (presented by the Department of Biochemistry).

WHAT: uOttawa Enrichment Mini-Courses Program
WHEN: May 6 to 10 (information session for participants is Saturday, May 4)
WHERE: University of Ottawa campus (map p. 3-4)

Please see the course descriptions. To visit classes during the week, contact Kina Leclair, media relations officer.


Kina Leclair
Media Relations Officer
University of Ottawa
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 2529
Cell: 613-762-2908

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