Office of the President

As the world’s largest bilingual (French-English) university, the University of Ottawa is a vibrant, dynamic learning environment.

President Jacques Frémont speaking with students in front of Tabaret Hall.

Welcome to the University of Ottawa

We’re a vibrant, inclusive, research-intensive community of learning, the largest bilingual (French-English) university in the world. We’re one of Canada’s top 10 research universities and a community pillar of our country’s national capital. We’re also your home away from home.

Whether you’re a prospective or current student, a professor or staff member, a graduate, friend, or partner, at the University of Ottawa, we encourage you to seek out bold ideas and inspired solutions in our shared pursuit of knowledge. 

As we work together to become more agile, more connected, more impactful and more sustainable, we remain committed to excellence in teaching, to cutting-edge, high-quality disciplinary and interdisciplinary research, and to nurturing thoughtful, independently-minded leaders who will help to transform the world.

It’s a privilege each day to witness the talent and creativity displayed across all disciplines at the University and to interact with the remarkable people whose aspirations and achievements illuminate this campus.

The greatest strength of any institution is its people. I want to thank you for choosing to be part of our community. 

Jacques Frémont
President and Vice-Chancellor

Building of the Faculty of Health Sciences

President's Report 2022-2023

Learn about some of the exceptional work accomplished across our campus during the 2022-2023 academic year.
Read the President's Report
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Building the university of tomorrow

Consult the University of Ottawa's 2030 strategic plan.
Transformation 2030

Contact us

Office of the President

University of Ottawa 
Tabaret Hall (Map
550 Cumberland, Room 212
Ottawa On K1N 6N5 

Tel : 613-562-5809 
Email: [email protected] 

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