The University of Sudbury is very proud of its bilingual and tri-cultural tradition and of its Jesuit approach of educating the whole person. One of Northern Ontario’s longest-standing post-secondary institutions, it remains committed to a focus on a liberal education as the gateway to a productive, thoughtful and worthwhile life.
The University of Sudbury offers an intimate learning environment with small classes and a vibrant residence community in the context of a large, full service, comprehensive setting such as Laurentian University. It offers programs and courses in five areas. For all those who are interested in or who need to better understand Aboriginal issues, the Native Studies Department offers courses in language, culture, law and public policy.
The Department of Religious Studies offers courses in a variety of religious studies fields as part of a joint department with colleagues at Huntington and Thorneloe universities.
The Department of Philosophy provides a wide range of courses as well as research opportunities in the Ethics Centre, which works on practical applications, such as medical bio-ethics and business ethics.
The French-language departments are Journalism and Folklore. Communications prepares students for careers in journalism and public relations. Folklore offers courses emphasizing French Canadian cultural heritage. The University offers a significant number of its courses by distance education.
A Director of Spiritual Life is available for guidance to all students. Aboriginal students may also choose to access the support of a resident Traditional Resource Person as well as from a variety of Native student services provided in collaboration with Laurentian University.
For more information please see http://www.usudbury.ca/.