MEDIA ADVISORY: Ground-breaking ceremony for uOttawa Learning Centre

Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2015

The University of Ottawa invites members of the media to a ground-breaking ceremony for the newest building on campus: the Learning Centre, an investment of $83 million.

Located at the core of the campus, the new Learning Centre will provide the university community with modern classrooms, as well as study and learning space. The Learning Centre will feature state-of-the-art “active learning” facilities, including technology-enhanced classrooms and two new amphitheatres. The new space will offer a variety of study and lounge areas, providing students with an ideal learning environment in a modern, green building on the main campus.

WHAT: Ground-breaking ceremony for the uOttawa Learning Centre
WHEN: Friday, August 14, 2015, 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: Location of the future Learning Centre at the corner of Marie Curie and Louis Pasteur streets, behind Lamoureux Hall (LMX) (map)

RSVP: Members of the media are asked to confirm their attendance by email to

Allan Rock, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ottawa, will be joined by the Honourable Madeleine Meilleur, Attorney General for Ontario, Minister Responsible for Francophone Affairs and MPP for Ottawa-Vanier, and the Honourable Reza Moridi, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, for the event.

Media inquiries

Caroline Milliard
Manager, Media Relations
University of Ottawa
Cell: 613-240-0275

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