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Carleton University

Carleton University



About Us

Situated on unceded Algonquin territory beside the historic Rideau Canal, an official UNESCO World Heritage Site, Carleton University was founded by the community in 1942 to meet the needs of veterans returning from the Second World War.

Carleton University is a community of talented, committed and enthusiastic faculty and staff, dedicated to excellence and to supporting the education and research that distinguishes Carleton as Canada’s Capital University. We know that it is our people that are key to Carleton’s success. We take pride in our institution and are committed to providing the programs and services that contribute to Carleton University being an employer of choice. Join our community.

What defines Carleton?
We strive for innovation in research, teaching and learning.
Our location in Ottawa, the nation’s capital, connects us to the world.
We encourage hands-on experience in the classroom.
We offer exceptional student support.


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