The University of Ottawa
The University of Ottawa is a bilingual, research-intensive, university in Ottawa, Ontario. The University of Ottawa is ranked 5th in research-intensity, and 9th in total-research funding in Canada. It is a member of the Group of Thirteen, a league of the most research-intensive universities in Canada. It is also ranked 10th in Canada in the Gourman Report university ranking guide.
The students of the University of Ottawa in the faculty of medicine were recently ranked the best in Canada as demonstrated in the national qualifying examinations by the Medical Council of Canada. The university launched Canada's first program in biopharmaceutical sciences.
The university is situated in the heart of downtown Ottawa. It is within easy walking distance to the Rideau Canal, Sandy Hill, Rideau Centre, Byward Market, National Arts Centre, Supreme Court of Canada, Government agencies, and Parliament Hill. The university is also serviced by a rapid transit system which links the campus to a wide range of amenities in the City of Ottawa.