Founded in the year 1960 on March 28th, Laurentian University is a public bilingual university which is located at Greater Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.
Even though the university focuses on undergraduate programs, it features a new medical school that opened its gates in the year 2005.There are over 9000 undergraduate students and 515 post-graduate students with an administrative staff of 922 teaching and non-teaching staff.
The motto of the university is “Emitte lucem et veritatem” which means “Send out light and truth”.
The university has achieved the biggest jump in the Maclean’s University rankings by moving up four spots in the list and now holds a spot in the Top 10 Undergraduate Universities.
The rankings of the facilities, according to Maclean’s Top 10 Undergraduate Universities, are as follows –
The main university campus lies towards the south side of the beautiful Lake Ramsey which is located to the south of the Greater Sudbury’s downtown core in the Bell Grove neighborhood. Similar to the University of Toronto, the university has a structure of being an affiliated university. The university has two distinct student’s unions which sometimes appear to be unusual and controversial. But the students of the university can join up for either of the two unions which offer distinct student services.
The facilities of the Laurentian University that are offered to the students are as follows –
In addition of having the main university campus, the university has five other campuses which are located around the main campus, which are as follows –