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Reviewed November 17, 2018

It is well known big university of Ontario.First day drop in system was very good.My son's room was very good.We are very happy with University of Ottawa.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank anantaseth01
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Students have re-invaded the campus after a quiet summer. They are everywhere. Newbies mostly, and lots of "veterans" helping them find their way and means. Residences are so busy, students and their parents are lined up with all their luggage to get in. An annual...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Charles G
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

The architecture is marvellous. Different buildings with different styles makes you fascinated and I kept looking around.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mennakhouly
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Worth driving by with limited time, but their are other interesting things to see in Ottawa. We only drove by and saw thru the bus window.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SandraS407
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This downtown location for students has its pro's and con's as many universities do. Con:Housing is one where there are not many good/quality/ affordable options for non residence housing.Campus buildings old and hard to and expensive to renovate. Pro: Bars & Restaurants are close, shopping...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Don L
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I recently stayed in the 90 U residence while attending a conference that was mostly hosted on campus. My room was clean, although it had an institutional feel (as I expected). Interestingly my shower curtain was not quite wide enough (looks like they cut it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed February 10, 2018

and found the campus to be lovely (although VERY cold outside!), especially the Social Sciences building with its "living wall". Meeting room was great with terrific views of the frozen canal where people were happily skating. It was a working meeting where we worked through...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank 787sallyb
Reviewed March 1, 2017

Whenever I go there this place makes me happy and feel good. there are many attractions and museums beside this U of Ottawa. I love to go this place.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank dannysylee
Reviewed November 10, 2016

From the historical point of view the buildings are something to see and visit. Much to learn about the previous centuries and also interesting museums hosted by the university (like the museum of classical antiquities). As a learning center...that is another story.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank thor2705
Reviewed July 16, 2016

The buildings are beautiful on campus and its nice for an afternoon walk, as cars cannot reach most points of the campus. As an institution, its rankings speak for itself they are somewhere in the middle for just about everything. In the four years I...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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