UTM hosted their annual Fall Campus Day on October 22 to welcome prospective students to the campus and introduce them to the various program opportunities and campus life offered.
Fall campus day took place from 11:30a.m. to 3:30p.m. and featured presentations from 13 academic departments, ranging from biology to visual studies. The forty-five minute presentations discussed program requirements an overview of the field of study as well as program opportunities and career choices after university. The presentations featured guest speakers from specific fields within the departments, such as a speaker from the anthropology department during the social science presentations. Attendees had the opportunity to ask questions to the academic departments after the presentations.
Numerous tours were held over the campus providing the opportunity for potential students and their parents to see the science and research labs at UTM as well as tours of the Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Centre and the different lecture halls in each of the buildings.
Student representatives from the ICCIT council and the Digital Enterprise Management Association were present to introduce students to their work and initiatives.
The campus also featured booths from different campus departments such as the Health and Counselling Centre and the Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre.
The Fall Campus Day advertised “Academic fairs with faculty and student representatives featuring the full range of our undergraduate programs [and] showcase our diverse student services and on-campus organizations”
Principal Ulrich Krull and vice-principal academic and dean Amrita Daniere, were present in the Innovation Complex to greet students and their families.