Global Network

University of Ottawa alumni belong to a global network of more than 250,000 alumni in over 150 countries around the world!


About Our Regional Councils

Our thirteen regional alumni councils are made up of dedicated volunteers representing all university faculties and diverse professional backgrounds. From Montreal to New York to Paris and Shanghai­­– these ambassadors help raise the profile of the University internationally through active outreach, championing philanthropic activity and supporting regional events.

Active Outreach

Regional Council members actively engage in outreach to alumni, students, partners and friends of the University in their region.

Championing Philanthropic Activity

Councils help increase alumni giving and financial support to help advance the University’s mission and support Defy the Conventional: the Campaign for uOttawa.

Regional Events

Regional Council members help promote and create meaningful events for alumni celebrating lifelong learning and increasing the profile of the University of Ottawa in their region.

Upcoming Regional Events

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Hong Kong


Los Angeles


New York


San Francisco Bay Area




Alumni across the globe stay connected to their alma mater through participating in dynamic regional events and initiatives and engaging with active regional councils.

Regional councils have been established and alumni events take place annually in:

  • Canada: Kanata, Montreal, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver
  • US: Boston, New York, Bay Area (California) and Los Angeles
  • Outside of North America: London, Paris, Hong Kong and Shanghai

To get involved with the alumni community in one of our thirteen key regions, or to connect with uOttawa alumni in any other part of the world, contact Rhea Laube, Regional Engagement Officer at ( Please make sure to update your alumni profile with your current city of residence to automatically receive invitations to events in your area.

uOttawa on the road – Engage locally, connect globally.

uOttawa on the road is a speaker series presented each year by the Alumni Association and our regional councils in thirteen cities around the globe.


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