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The University of Quebec
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Tuition: $6,632  Students: 87,000
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Quebec City, QC      G1K 9H7
418 657-3551

The University of Quebec


The University of Quebec was established in 1968 by the Quebec government. It is run by ten provincial and public universities in Quebec, Canada. It has become one of the largest university networks in Canada, garnering an estimated 88,000 students enrolled in the campus. ... continued below

About The University of Quebec

Campus: Facilities, Residence and Location

The Institutions that comprise the University Of Quebec's system are: Ecole De Technologie Superieure (Montreal), Institut National De La Recherche Scientifique (Quebec City), Universite Du Quebec A Montreal (Montreal), Universite Du Quebec A Trois-Rivieres (Trois-Rivieres), Universite Du Quebec En Outaouais (Gatineau), Ecole Nationale D'administration Publique (Quebec City), Universite Du Quebec A Chicoutimi (Saguenay), Universite Du Quebec A Rimouski (Rimouski), And Universite Du Quebec En Abitibi-Temiscamingue (Val-d'Or, Rouyn-Noranda).The campus also has a good selection of residences to offer its students. These places can easily access a number of services in the campus. Some of the homes offered in each region are in Saguenay (Universite du Quebec a Chicoutimi), Quebec (SIUQ, Montreal), Montreal (Universite du Quebec a Montreal + Ecole de technologie superieure), Trois-Rivieres (Universite du Quebec a Trois-Rivieres, and Rimouski
(Universite du Quebec a Rimouski).

Student Services and Student Life

The University of Quebec takes a lot of effort in supporting and assisting its students. The University Orientation is one resource that the institution offers, and this is to help the student determine the skill, interest and ambition that will fit the kind of study he or she wants to take in the University. There are other academic counseling services that are available in the Universite du Quebec a Chicoutimi, University of Quebec at Montreal, Universite du Quebec en Outaouais, and the Universite du Quebec a Trois-Rivieres, and students can do well to get more information from these universities. Another service is the Learning Support and Training, which helps all students pass their courses. There is also the Employability and Placement Program that helps its graduates acquire jobs that are related to their field of study.

The university not only supports the academic development of the student, but it also provides an environment for students to thrive in other areas of personal development. Students who are interested in international assistance, ethnicity, music, religion, cultural variation, language, sports, recreation and entertainment, politics and many other activities will surely find something to make their university experience broader and more enjoyable.

Academic Programs

There are many undergraduate programs offered by the school. A list of the Bachelor's degrees, doctorates and major include: Health Sciences (Medical Biology, Chiropractic, Podiatry, Midwifery, Nursing); Sciences (Actuarial, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Ecological and Biological Sciences); Applied Sciences (Design of Video Games, Multidisciplinary Studies, Civil Engineering, Geological Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer, Data Management, Kinesiology, Human Kinetics, Intervention in Physical Activity and Outdoor Adventure Tourism); Human Sciences (Cultural Activities and Research, Communication, Career Development, Social Development and Analysis of Social Problems, Geography, History, Leisure, Culture and Tourism, Philosophy, Psychology, International Relations, Science of Religions, Sexology, Sociology and Anthropology,
Social Work); Letters (French Studies, Modern Languages, Writing); Right (Law), Education Sciences (Adult Education, Preschool Education, Teaching of Arts, Second Language Teaching Science Education); Administrative Sciences (Human Resource Management, Public Management, General Accounting, Public Safety); and Arts (Drama, Arts, Visual Arts, Media, Creation in Interactive Media, Dance, Graphic Design, Management and Design of Fashion, Music).

The university also offers Master's degrees in Health Sciences (Ergotherapy, Nursing, Virology and Immunology); Sciences (Biology, Cell Biology and Biophysics, Chemistry, Management of Wildlife and its Habitats, Mathematics, Applied Microbiology, Environmental Science); Applied Sciences (Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer, Data Management, Engineering, Human Kinetics, Paper Science, Information Technology, Telecommunications); Human Sciences (Communication, Demography, Ethics, Regional Studies and Interventions, Quebec Studies, Geography, Philosophy, Science Policy, Practical Theology, Social Work); Letters (Letters, Language); Right (Law); Education Sciences (Education, Distance Training); Administrative Sciences (Business Administration, Public Administration, Analysis of Urban Management, Management of Organizations, Planning and Management of Tourism, Sciences Accounting); Arts (Art, Visual Art and Media, Dance, and Theater).

Quebec City Information

Quebec City is the second largest city in the province, after Montreal. Quebec City's Old Town is the only North American fortified city north of Mexico whose walls still exist. The city has a current population of roughly 530,000 people.

Quebec City has a humid continental climate characterized by cold and snowy winters, warm and rather humid summers, and ample precipitation throughout the year. Quebec City is on Money Magazine's list of North America's top ten tourist destinations, a distinction the CNN publication attributes above all to the French experience, the rendezvous with history the city offers, and the extraordinary beauty of its setting.

Québec City's vibrant cultural scene provides a rich selection of offerings year-round. Film, theater, music, art, literature, and a rich historical heritage inspire everything from colorful neighborhood celebrations to major crowd-pleasers such as the Québec Winter Carnival and the Québec City Summer Festival.

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