Learn what Ottawa has to offer. Produced by Ottawa Tourism
The Capital Advantage
Consistently ranked as one of Canada’s most livable and safe cities, Ottawa is a diverse and multicultural city with interconnecting waterways, park-like greenery and extensive walking and biking trails. For Grad students who choose to study here, Ottawa offers invaluable research facilities and work opportunities at the numerous agencies, institutions and businesses located in the city.
Although known primarily as the seat of Canada’s federal government, Ottawa is so much more! Elegant shops, international restaurants, movie theatres, nightclubs and a bustling farmers’ market flourish in a dynamic downtown core situated in the shadow of Canada’s majestic Parliament buildings.
Ottawa is also known for its many festivals such as Bluesfest, Tulip Fest, Winterlude and many more. With all Ottawa has to offer – no matter where your tastes and interests lie, you’ll find something here for you!
Did we mention that Carleton University is located on an island, right beside the Rideau River?