The University of Ottawa is the largest bilingual university in North America. It is located in downtown Ottawa, close to the Rideau Canal.
Ottawa is Canada's capital and home to the Parliament Buildings and over 100 diplomatic missions. The city is rich with art and culture featuring attractions such as the Canadian Museum of Civilization, the National Arts Centre, the National Gallery of Canada and the National Library.
The International Office provides students with counselling, academic planning and information on university activities. A variety of support clubs and cultural associations are also available.