UOttawa receives $34.7M for French-language resources, programs


The University of Ottawa has received over $34.7M for five French-language resources and programs from the provincial and federal governments. $22M will be used to improve, expand, and develop new French bachelor’s degrees in STEM; hire 20 French-speaking professors over two years; and convert programs to French. UOttawa will also use the funds to address the shortage of French-speaking teachers, offer additional technological education for French-speaking teachers, create a centre of excellence for French-language, and develop laboratory facilities for French-language health sciences programs at the university.