ALT 101 Week

Alternative 101 is a radically different and politically progressive 101 week option for students and community members to start off the school year at the University of Ottawa in September.  Our events allow people to discover the radical side of campus and the city.

The week is open to students from absolutely every faculty. We do our best to ensure that all of our events are accessible to everyone, and strive to create safe spaces for all our participants.

In the past, we have organized concerts, spoken word nights, book fairs, potlucks, trivia nights, various DIY workshops and a bunch of other fun events. Don’t hesitate to reach out to us if you have your own ideas for a cool activity you’d like to throw next September!

The week is accessible, queer positive, totally green, 100% awesome and open to all!

ALTernative 101 has been organized by OPIRG every September since 2005.

You can also follow the ALT 101 facebook page to stay updated on our events. If you want to talk to us about event ideas or volunteering, contact