MEDIA ADVISORY: Tour of uOttawa's new Rideau Residence

Posted on Wednesday, September 2, 2015

The University of Ottawa Housing Service invites members of the media to tour the new Rideau Residence, a former hotel that has been converted into a residence for up to 414 students.

WHAT: Tour of Rideau Residence
WHEN: 10:30 a.m. on Friday, September 4, 2015
WHERE: 290 Rideau Street, Ottawa
RSVP: Members of the media who would like to take the tour are asked to confirm their attendance by sending an email to

The Rideau Residence is located in the downtown core within a few blocks of campus. It offers students newly renovated common spaces on the ground floor, including a student lounge, along with full kitchen facilities and a laundry room.

Michel Guilbeault, who is the Director of Housing Service, and one of the residence's community advisors will be available for interviews.

Media inquiries:

Kina Leclair
Media Relations Officer
Office: 613-562-5800 (2529)
Cell: 613-762-2908

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