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Alumni Association Careers and Cocktails

Join the OAC Alumni Association and the Student Federation of the OAC (SFOAC) for an informal evening of networking between OAC alumni and current students. OAC Careers and Cocktails coincides with the SFOAC Career Week. Light appetizers and refreshments will be provided. We will hear from two speakers, followed by networking. Event Speaker:

Ontario Beef Research Centre Open House

The University of Guelph and the Beef Farmers of Ontario invite you to join us on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 for an open house at the newly opened Ontario Beef Research Centre in Elora. The Ontario Beef Research Centre is owned by the Government of Ontario and managed by the University of Guelph through the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance. Guests will have the opportunity to tour one of the most sophisticated beef research facilities in the country and meet researchers driving the beef sector into the future with innovative and sustainable new solutions.

OAC Welcome Back BBQ

Join us as we kick-off the new school year at OAC’s Welcome Back BBQ and celebrate recipients of the OAC staff and faculty awards. Menu Beef Burgers Beyond Meat Burgers Assorted chips Assorted pop Cupcakes Reminder: food is first come, first served Contact: Jordan Terpstra (communications and events coordinator): 

OAC Alumni Association 2019 Golf Tournament

Choose between an 18-hole game at Victoria Park East or a 9-hole game at Victoria Park Valley! All golfers are invited to meet at the banquet hall at Victoria Park East after their game for dinner and an awards ceremony! Individual or group of four registration available. Golfers will have the opportunity to participate in challenges throughout the day. Dinner only options are also available for guests.   Registration closes at 9 a.m. on August 30, 2019, or when event sells out. 

Food Science Department Summer Social

Come join us for Delicious vanilla, beer or dairy-free food science ice cream.  Rain location: In front of the Food Science Building Cost: $2.00 (includes bowl of ice cream, toppings and a raffle ticket) Extra tickets available: $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00. All proceeds go towards the Food Science Departments United Way Campaign.

Guelph Bug Day 2019

Guelph Bug Day is a FUN, FREE, and EDUCATIONAL event for community members of all ages!  The goal is to cultivate a fascination for the very cool, very small world of insects. Come get up close and personal with our live specimens, take one (or two, or three!) guided bug-catching hikes in the expansive and beautiful grounds at the University of Guelph Arboretum, try tasty insect cuisine, put your imagination to the test with insect drawing contests, and explore the variety of buggy vendors that Guelph has to offer. 

International Equitation Science Conference

The theme for this year’s conference is “Bringing Science to the Stable”, highlighting our past relationship with horses and examining where we are headed. Join our line-up of thought-provoking speakers as we journey through history and into the present, supporting and challenging the way we interact with horses through scientific research.

The Berm Project: Grower and Public Outreach Day

Learn more about the Berm-Enhancement Project and other exciting graduate research conducted at the Holland Marsh! Graduate student updates on current carrot, onion, and celery trials Tours of a berm-enhancement site (Please note: This is an active agricultural operation, so please wear appropriate closed-toe footwear.)  Contact:

Alumni & Reunion Weekend 2019

Join us back on campus June 21 - 23, 2019! There's lots to see and do on campus during Alumni Weekend! Whether you are part of a celebration or reunion year, or just feeling a bit nostalgic, you are invited to join fellow grads for the University of Guelph alumni event of the year.

OAC Alumni Association 2019 AGM

All alumni of the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of the OAC Alumni Association. All alumni are welcome to attend the meeting, but note that a closed reception and dinner will follow. For questions, contact Lindsay Stallman, Alumni Advancement Manager, at or 519-824-4120, Ext. 56842.

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