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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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Exam preparation

card reading 'are you ready for exams' amid study suppliesHow can you effectively prepare for exams? It is important to take your exams seriously, but not to the point that they distress or discourage you. Developing an approach to writing and preparing for exams comes with practice. You have no control over what the professor is going to ask you on an exam, but you do have control over how much you study, what you are studying and how much extra support you get. 

This section of nool provides some useful exam preparation and study strategies: