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University of Ottawa, Ottawa

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Overview

Since 1848 the University of Ottawa has been Canada's university. Located in the heart of the nation's capital, the University has emerged as a vibrant "centre of learning", with a total population including students, teaching and support staff - of 40,000. The largest bilingual university in North America, the University is a major player in the cultural and economic development of the National Capital Region.
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  • March 1, 2017
    Whenever I go there this place makes me happy and feel good. there are many attractions and museums beside this U of Ottawa. I love to go this place.  more »
  • November 17, 2016
    Is a public University located on the Rideau Canal. Institution is classified into a research-oriented University, was the site of the campus. Events such as international conferences are carried. You can enter anyone. If there is a fairly large quarters to stay members of the public on the University campus wanted to Randwick accommodation costs (include dedicated booking website) useful. Housing the kitchen and suite rooms feature bathrooms with refrigerator, double bedroom and shower and toilet that is around $ 100. Hotel-like service, but will do the housekeeping and reception desk. Can unfortunately in shops cafes, University, University located in tourist facilities.
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  • November 10, 2016
    From the historical point of view the buildings are something to see and visit. Much to learn about the previous centuries and also interesting museums hosted by the university (like the museum of cla...  more »
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  • June 4, 2017
    The worst Don't come here if you actually want to learn. All they care about is your money and they raise tuition every year. Go to Carleton, much better Uni.
  • June 6, 2017
    Love the school, HATE THE ACADEMIC ADVISORS. If you think you will ever need help with any tiny little thing, GO TO A DIFFERENT UNIVERSITY. you WILL spend hours on hold without receiving any real information at this university.
  • February 9, 2017
    I graduated in 2012 with a BSc in chemistry. The education was awesome and the experiences I had were also awesome. The faculty is super nice to you when your trying to get in. But once your in pray to god you don't have a conflict with schedules or switching majors or minors. I invested 5 years worth of time and at the end of it got a job. Since 2012 I have had 3 different jobs all in a very related field to my major.
  • May 13, 2017
    The summary of all coment review shows that Its not good for international students. Its juat a univeraity that wants money. Only the building is good while administration is worse and even profesor are not good in language. Moreover many canadian studennts prefer other universities
  • May 12, 2017
    I would rate 0 stars if I could. Do not judge a university based solely on their rankings. UOttawa gives people a terrible undergraduate experience, it's all about the money. The administration is a joke and they are not going to bother improving it, since they only care about their RANKING and RESEARCH. All the negative reviews on here are true! DO NOT COME HERE!

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Where to stay in Ottawa

For the best access to restaurants and shops, stay in the historic central neighborhood of ByWard Market, where you can choose from a range of comfortable hotels. Options also abound just south of the canal in Centretown, where you can enjoy easy access to the best attractions in Ottawa. You can explore the city's diverse heritage by staying in one of its many cultural hubs--Chinatown, Little Italy, and Quartier Vanier offer a distinctive taste of China, Italy, and France respectively.
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