OSCARplus is your appointment, registration and job posting system

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Get to know OSCARplus

Watch these short videos to learn the basics and explore all the platform has to offer on both desktop and mobile devices.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

What is OSCARplus?

OSCARplus is an online platform you can use to engage with Student Success Centre services. These services include events, appointments and workshops to support your academic, personal and professional development and success.

What types of opportunities are posted to the site?

At the Student Success Centre, we connect directly with thousands of employers to provide opportunities for all degrees and Faculties. You can search for part-time, full-time, summer, new graduate, entrepreneurship, contract, volunteer and internship opportunities.

How do I find out what’s happening at the SSC?

To browse events, use the sidebar navigation to follow Student Success Centre > Events. This will take you to the SSC events calendar, which displays workshops, webinars, events and sessions from our service areas:

  • Academic Skills
  • Careers
  • Global Opportunities
  • International Student Services
  • Mac’s Money Centre

You can filter the events by week, month or day. Additionally, to narrow down your search, you can use “toggle filters” to view events by category, or service area. Select “Non-SSC Events” to learn about other great events hosted by our campus and community partners.

How do I book an appointment?

You can book an appointment by selecting the student dashboard. Below “Welcome (your name),” click on “Book an Appointment” and select the service you need:

  • Academic Skills
  • Careers
  • Global Experiences
  • International Student Services
  • Mac’s Money Centre

Each service has different appointment types. Select the appointment type that best fits your need and select a time for your appointment.

You can also book an appointment through the sidebar navigation by following Student Success Centre > Appointments and then selecting the service you need. Then, simply choose the appointment type you want and select a time.

I’ve signed up for some appointments and events, but I forget when they’re happening. How can I check what I’ve registered for?

OSCARplus will send out automatic reminders for your events and appointments, usually 24 hours in advance.

Additionally, you can select “My Schedule” or scroll down your dashboard to find “Your Upcoming Schedule” for the next seven days.

What if I’m registered for an event but I can’t make it?

If you registered for an event and you want to cancel, log in and select the “Event Registration” tab on your dashboard. There, you’ll find a list of upcoming and past events that you have registered for.

Select “view” on the event that you want to cancel. Then, click on “cancel registration.”