Based in Canada’s capital city of Ottawa, Carleton University was founded in 1942 and has consistently built on its mission to provide a high-quality education for its students. With a focus on hands-on learning and innovative research, Carleton graduates are well equipped to move forward in their chosen careers.
The university features a diverse international student population from over 140 countries worldwide, which makes up 13 percent of the undergraduate population and 21 percent of graduate students.
The university prides itself on its excellent selection of student support services.Among those, the Career Services team offers a range of services to help students find a job in Canada and prepare for their future careers. From drop-in career coaching sessions and support with networking, all the way to interview preparation and CV guidance, they are happy to help students with their job search in any way possible. In the 2018 -2019 academic year, Carleton awarded CAD 24 million to students in scholarships and bursaries, and it also offers academic development workshops, writing support, dedicated fitness programs and a variety of counselling services too.
Carleton’s scenic riverside campus is based just south of the city center in Ottawa, with on-campus accommodation, which holds over 3,600 students.