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Algoma University was an affiliated college of Laurentian University in Sudbury from 1965 till 2008. In 2008 the University became officially known as Algoma University College and situated in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Nowadays, Algoma U focuses on the needs of Northern Ontario. Apart from main campuses, the provider operates in Brampton and Timmins, Ontario, offering extensive programming. The University offers more than 30 academic programmes at bachelor, undergraduate, and graduate degrees, including three faculties:

  • Faculty of Sciences
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Humanities

At Algoma University, students will meet campus culture, vibrant programming, research and innovation, Anishinaabe learning, and the overall institution excellence. Also, there is the most diverse student body in Ontario, where students will benefit from dedicated faculty. All programmes are designed to help students to find their true selves and more. Algoma University values the personalities and convictions that make each of us unique - because they also bring us together. To encourage a multi-cultural community, the University delivers an extensive range of opportunities for students to experience Anishinaabe culture. In addition, many events and performances are provided to promote student success and achievements.


Sault Ste. Marie Campus

The campus is located in a city of 73,000 people in Northern Ontario Sault Ste. Marie. This place is surrounded by Lake Superior and the St. Mary’s River. These places are the great outdoors where always something to do. Sault Ste. Marie is a place with energy and an affordable and active lifestyle. There is Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre includes teaching and faculty research labs and commercial activities in a dynamic atmosphere. George Leach Centre provides a broad of sports activities such as badminton, basketball, volleyball, and tennis. Also, students will have an opportunity to join the Speakeasy, where they can find a patio, pub, and entertainment hub. The Library is a part of the academic experience; thus, the Arthur A. Wishart Library staff and facilities are open for students. 

Brampton Campus

The campus is located in Brampton city that is home to over 600,000 people. This city is the 9th largest city in Canada. The campus is adjacent to transport options, numerous business, and services, including restaurants, shops, arts, entertainment, parks, and culture. Students can relax and walk at Garden Square, located beside Brampton Campus. There are many events on this campus, such as Culture Days, Winter Lights Weekend, Festival of Liberty Diversity, and the World of Jazz Festival.

Timmins Campus

The campus provides:

  • Small class sizes
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Fantastic faculty
  • A warm campus community
  • A supportive learning experience

Algoma University offers both a Bachelor of Social Work and a BA in Community Development on the campus of Northern College in Timmins.

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