Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology
Living and learning at Algonquin College
Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology is a leader in the integration of technology and learning. Algonquin has incorporated mobile learning into most full-time programs. Students are expected to have a mobile computing device that meets or exceeds the specifications determined by their program and will be provided access to a suite of software and resources. With campuses in the Nation's Capital and the Ottawa Valley, Algonquin continues to expand facilities and add to its roster of full- and part-time programs at the degree, diploma, certificate and graduate certificate level.
Algonquin also places emphasis on developing strategic partnerships to ensure students receive the education, training and skills demanded by the marketplace. Its success can be directly attributed to one fundamental principle: Supporting student success.
Algonquin by the Numbers
See how Algonquin stacks up with these fast facts and figures:
- Fourth-largest college in Ontario.
- Nearly 16,000 full-time students and over 33,000 part-time continuing education registrants.
- Nearly 1,000 international students from 75 countries. Projects in countries such as India, China, South Africa, Zanzibar, Yemen and Montenegro.
Algonquin College, Ottawa
Attending college in Ottawa, students will have access to all the amenities of a big city, while still enjoying the fresh landscapes and extensive bike and recreation trails the city is known for. Highlights include the ByWard Market, famous for its fresh fruit and vegetables, and the Elgin Street district, filled with restaurants and clubs for those who love the nightlife.
Algonquin Student Life
From your first day of orientation at Algonquin, you’ll find a friendly and fun atmosphere with plenty of opportunities for getting involved. Algonquin athletics include 8 varsity sports, as well as recreational activities and athletic facilities, so students at all skill levels can stay active. The student council also organizes a number of events, from comedy nights to concerts and celebrity appearances, giving students the opportunity to socialize outside the classroom.
Algonquin Student Housing
Algonquin student housing strives to meet the needs of all students. Its Woodroffe residence in Ottawa accommodates 1,050 students, and is also equipped with barrier-free suites for 20 students. Suites are furnished and include cable, utilities, internet and phone, as well as laundry facilities and light housekeeping service. Common rooms and a games room equipped with a big-screen TV and pool table give students plenty of space for socializing.
Algonquin Student Services
Algonquin has a strong student support system, and a broad range of services designed to ensure student success. Just a sample of Algonquin College student services includes:
- Peer Resource Centre and Peer Tutoring
- Multicultural Buddy Network
- Health Services
- Centre for Students with Disabilities
More Algonquin College Information
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