University of Ottawa


The University of Ottawa is a bilingual institute in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The main campus is 105 acres in the heart of the Downtown Core of Ottawa. The uOttawa is the largest French-English bilingual institution in the world. It offers various academic programs directed by 10 faculties, including the Faculty of Law, the Telfer School of Management, and the Faculty of Social Sciences. The university's Library includes 12 divisions, comprising over 4.5 million titles. This university is a member of the Canadian U15 group of research-intensive institutions, with a total research income of 324.581 million CAD in 2017.

Since 1848, uOttawa has been Canada's university, an observatory, a catalyst and a reflection of the Canadian experience in all diversity and complexity. This university is characterised by its commitment to bilingualism, its commitment, and being a juncture of English and French Canada. This institution specialises in French culture promotion and multiculturalism in Ontario.

Through the groundbreaking work of the University of Ottawa's community members, it is uniquely positioned among research-intensive universities in Canada, which provide students with an outstanding education, enrich the country's cultural and intellectual life, and help Canada achieve greater prominence internationally.


This institute is co-educational and enrols over 6,000 post-graduate and over 35,000 undergraduate students. uOttawa has approximately 7,000 international students of over 150 nationalities, accounting for 17% of the student population.

UOSU is the Student's Union of the University of Ottawa. More than 175 student clubs and organisations are accredited by the Student Union, covering various interests such as culture, academics, religion, recreation, and social issues. Campus Radio Station (CHUO-FM) of uOttawa is the second oldest in Canada and has been broadcasting since 1984.

Sports Services manages all athletics and student recreation at the university. uOttawa's hosts 29 competitive clubs, including 10 varsities. On a recreational level, the University of Ottawa's sports services operate tournaments and intramural sports leagues. Sports include volleyball, badminton, swimming, basketball, martial arts, and soccer.


The majority of students choose to live off-campus. However, the University of Ottawa has 10 student residences: Marchand Hall, Leblanc Hall, Thompson Hall, Stanton, Friel, Hyman Soloway, Henderson, Rideau, 90 University, 45 Mann and Annex. uOttawa offers a variety of lodging options. 4 of the 7 residential spaces are conventional double and single bedrooms. Hyman Soloway and Brooks are 2–4-bedroom apartment-styled residences, while 90 University is a 2-bedroom suite-styled house.


Following are the global rankings of the University of Ottawa.

  • By Q.S. World Ranking, the University of Ottawa ranks 237.
  • According to Times Higher Education Ranking, the University of Ottawa ranks 162.
  • U.S. News and World Report rank the University of Ottawa at 199.


University of Ottawa
75 Laurier Ave. E, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5, Canada

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