Algoma University

Algoma University

A university where faculty are ready to share their knowledge and convictions and direct you on the right course, and where graduates have carved a path to follow.

Top reasons to study here

  • We are proud of our unique ways and it’s this drive that makes Algoma University the right place for you, your future, your mark.
  • Our promise to you is one-on-one interaction with our knowledgeable and caring faculty, hands-on experience through engaging programs.
  • At Algoma, innovative and creative ways of learning and being are given a place to develop into ideas that change the world.

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About

History

Established in 1965, and located on the former site of the Shingwauk Indian Residential School, Algoma has a special mission to provide cross-cultural learning between Indigenous communities and other communities in Northern Ontario.

Education

Our faculty will know you by name, and will provide personal attention and a commitment to your success both inside and outside of the classroom. This is the cornerstone of an Algoma University degree.

Research

  • Faculty members at Algoma University are engaged in cutting-edge research that creates outstanding learning opportunties for our students.
  • Faculty research contributes to enhancing knowledge across the Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences. We view research and teaching as mutually supportive functions for excellence in teaching and learning.

Services

Housing services

Whether living in our dormitories or in our townhouses, all of Algoma University’s residence options feature a private, single room. A single room provides you with the best learning and study environment, with countless opportunities to get involved or hang out with fellow residents. Our accessible residences are centrally located on our campus and are within a two-minute walk to classes, computer labs, the George Leach Centre, the Speakeasy, cafeteria, and major transit routes.

ICT services

The Information Technology Services department is responsible for all computing resources on campus. We offer a wide range of support and services to Algoma U students, staff and faculty.

Medical services

Algoma University is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy environment for all staff, faculty and administration and to the protection of all members from injury or occupational illness. It is the intention of Algoma University to comply with all legislation in this regard and to make every effort to provide a safe, healthy work environment within those legislated guidelines. 

Student Life

Campus life

  • Our campuses are located in Sault Ste. Marie, Timmins and Brampton. All programs are designed to meet the needs of the surrounding populations.
  • While our Sault Ste. Marie and Timmins campus offers a truly northern experience, our Brampton campus provides students with an urban experience.
  • No matter where you study, each campus provides students with the academic background and experience required to succeed. You’ll receive a personalized, hands-on learning experience, and benefit from one-on-one interactions with our spirited faculty. You’ll have endless opportunities for personal growth inside and outside the classroom. That’s our guarantee.

Student clubs

There’s plenty of student clubs with a wide variety of interests at Algoma U – everything from gaming, social activism, gardening, and photography. You can relax at night in the student centre, The Speakeasy, run for student government, or play an intramural or varsity sport. If you can’t find something that interests you, you can always start your own club! There’s something for everyone!

Sault Ste. Marie, Canada

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