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With its up-to-date teaching, learning and research spaces, the Faculty gives Canada’s future health leaders the hands on, job-ready skills they need to support Canada's health system.

Our Schools

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Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences

Learn how to promote and improve the health of individuals and populations. Develop an understanding of the interactions and relationships between biological determinants of health and environments, social networks, and communities. 

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School of Human Kinetics

Contribute to the field of physical activity and health, or of sports and society. Enjoy an enriching university experience thanks to the School’s internationally recognized research activities. 

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School of Nursing

Be among the next generation of nurses to offer high-quality care, take on leadership roles within the health care system, and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in nursing science.  

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School of Nutrition Sciences

Train to undertake a leadership role in the field of health and nutrition and to mobilize knowledge to promote healthy lifestyles.  

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School of Rehabilitation Sciences

Pursue a career in bilingual health care to meet the needs of Francophone clients in Ontario and in Francophone and bilingual communities across Canada. 



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May 30 to Sep 26

Join us at the RGN Campus Flower Market!

You're invited to immerse yourself in the vibrant community spirit of the Ottawa area by supporting local producers at our monthly farmer’s market!…

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Jun 1 to Jun 30

Let's bike month

This June, we’re celebrating Let’s Bike Month at the University of Ottawa. To launch the initiative, Parking and Sustainable Transportation, in partne…

Aug 30 to Aug 31

International Cycling Film Festival

Screening a selection of short films on bicycle culture from around the world.

Attendance is free.

Lucie Thibault
Greetings from the dean

“We are passionate about active, healthy living and are eager to share our knowledge and expertise with you.”

Lucie Thibault

— Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences


Undergraduate and graduate students


Full-time professors

~ $9M

Research funding in 2022

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We are committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Learn more about our initiatives
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Contact us

Academic Office

Montpetit Hall
125 University, room 232
Ottawa ON K1N 6N5
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Dean's Office

200 Lees Avenue, room 513
Ottawa ON K1N 6N5
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