The University of Ottawa is a bilingual public research university in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The main campus is located on 42.5 hectares (105 acres) in the residential neighbourhood of Sandy Hill, adjacent to Ottawa’s Rideau Canal. The university offers a wide variety of academic programs, administered by ten faculties. It is a member of the U15, a group of research-intensive universities in Canada. The University of Ottawa is the largest English-French bilingual university in the world.
The school is co-educational and enrols over 35,000 undergraduate and over 6,000 post-graduate students. The university has more than 195,000 alumni. The university’s athletic teams are known as the Gee-Gees and are members of U Sports.