Step 1: Answer Questions You May Have
What courses do we take in first-year?
First-year courses include: Core Biology, Systemic Anatomy, Human Physiology, Pathology, Dental Pharmacology, General Medicine, Head & Neck Anatomy, Dental Anatomy, Biomaterials, Operative Dentistry, Occlusion, Oral Histology, Oral Diseases, Patient Assessment, Clinical Procedures I, and Introduction to Clinics.
More information can be found at this link:
What clinical exposure do we get in first-year?
During your first-year, after the General Medicine block, you will have the opportunity to shadow in the main clinic (Endodontics, Periodontics, Prosthodontics, etc.) and the oral surgery clinic. Here you get to observe third and fourth year students work with the school’s patients, and you will get an insight into your life two to three years from now.
There are also many presentations through
organizations such as the Alpha-Omega Organization and Schulich’s chapter of the Student Professionalism and Ethics Association.
How can first-years get involved in UWODSS, and what positions are open to us?
The first year class president holds a spot on UWODSS council, and the secretary position is also open for a first year student. Both of these positions are filled through a class election within the month of September.
At the end of first year, students can run for the following positions: Junior VP of Programming, VP Administration, VP Finance and VP Information Technology Commissioner
Where are some potential places to live?
If you are looking for on-campus apartments, some places are Ausable Hall, Bayfield Hall and Lambton Hall. More information can be found
Since the on-campus apartments can be difficult to get into some close by off-campus apartments include:
If you are looking for downtown apartments, the following may be of interest to you:
180 Mill St.
Old Oak Properties (they have some places not in downtown as well)