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University of Ottawa, Ottawa

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The University of Ottawa is a bilingual public research university in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The main campus is located on 42.5ha in the residential neighbourhood of Sandy Hill, adjacent to Ottawa's Rideau Canal. The university offers a wide variety of academic programs, administered by ten faculties. It is a member of the U15, a group of research-intensive universities in Canada.The University of Ottawa was first established as the College of Bytown in 1848 by the first bishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Ottawa, Joseph-Bruno Guigues. Placed under the direction of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, it was renamed the College of Ottawa in 1861 and received university status five years later through royal charter. On 5 February 1889, the university was granted a pontifical charter by Pope Leo XIII, elevating the institution to a pontifical university. The University was reorganized on 1 July 1965 as a corporation, independent from any outside body or religious organization. As a result, the civil and pontifical charters were kept by the newly created Saint Paul University, federated with the university. The remaining civil faculties were retained by the reorganized university.
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  • 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 »
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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.
  • As an international student, the experience in UO was amazing. Comparing to my home country and home institution, the infrastructure was amazing and the staff was really helpful. Although some Profs were really weak and some of the TAs were as lost as the students. Besides that, the classmates in Mech Engineering were really nice and I made some good friends there. I had the best time of my life in Ottawa, most because of UO.
  • I graduated there. I hhad the best time of my life. I had good teachers too. Great university!
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  • Terrible University.There are too many students to take courses. There are more new professors, who can not even speak English clearly. I truly don't understand how they could even be accepted by University. I had a bad experience.