The University of Ottawa is offering the first program in Canada on the Anthropocene, to prepare tomorrow’s leaders to understand today’s issues in an interdisciplinary setting. These unique undergraduate and master’s paths offer courses in English or in French.
The University of Ottawa remains in the top 17% of universities around the world.
According to the 2023 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, uOttawa is among the top 17% of the 1422 institutions surveyed. The consistency of our ranking reflects the genuine and relevant impact of our university on the world stage.
How Mental Health and Wellness Services Have Progressed Since 2020
In July 2020, Elizabeth Kristjansson, a professor at the School of Psychology of the University of Ottawa, was named University Advisor on Mental Health and Wellness, a position created in response to the 12 recommendations of the President’s Advisory Committee on Mental Health and Wellness. The Gazette met with Professor Kristjansson; here is an overview of the progress made over the past two years.
Daring, research and innovation: Three uOttawa Trudeau Foundation scholarship recipients
Research at uOttawa is inspiring; those who conduct it, even more so. In 2022, no less three of the 13 recipients of prestigious scholarships from the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation are carrying out doctoral research at the University of Ottawa.
To mark National AccessAbility Week, the Gazette spoke to Marie-Claude Gagnon, senior officer on accessibility policy at the Human Rights Office. We took the opportunity to clear up notions about accessibility and discuss some on-campus initiatives, including course syllabus updates and access to adaptive digital tools.
The Human Rights Office helps the University community better understand the experiences and points of view of persons with a disability, to facilitate their access to activities, services and buildings. It also runs the uOaccessible advisory committee.