uOttawa ranks among Canada’s top 10 universities

Posted on Tuesday, September 5, 2017

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The University of Ottawa remains one of the best universities in the world, according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings released today. The University ranks in the top 201 to 250 universities worldwide and seventh (tied with three others) among Canada’s universities. This confirms uOttawa’s position among the top 2% of universities in the world.

The University performed particularly well in the “International outlook” category, which measures percentage of international staff, international co-authorship and students, ranking 197th. International outlook reputation helps attract high calibre professors, researchers and students. Internationalization is a key element of the University’s Destination 2020 strategic plan, as reflected in the University’s diverse the student body and faculty, as well its international collaborations with institutions and researchers.

"Today’s THE rankings show that our efforts in internationalization are being recognized. We will continue to solidify our bonds with new and current international partners, while ensuring a multicultural campus that is inclusive and open to the world,” said University of Ottawa President Jacques Frémont.

Times Higher Education uses five key pillars of higher education to examine university excellence: teaching, research, citations, industry income and international outlook.

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