University of Windsor
The University of Windsor is a comprehensive, student-focused university, with more than 15,000 students enrolled in a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs including several professional schools. They are a comprehensive university that combines excellence in teaching, research and creative practice with a commitment to build stronger communities, to treat all people with respect and dignity, and to address society’s pressing needs.
They have strong student-faculty relationships, exceptional award-winning faculty and innovative staff. It creates a unifying atmosphere of excellence across all of their faculties to encourage lifelong learning, teaching, research and discovery. The University of Windsor also ushered in a new era in September 2015 with the opening of classes at the first phase of its downtown campus in the heart of Windsor’s core. The new building—which retains the historic facade of the former Windsor Star newspaper building—houses the School of Social Work and the Centre for Executive and Professional Education.
They are committed to providing students with an educational experience that will serve them for a lifetime. Students at the University of Windsor benefit from their personal approach to teaching and learning, and from the many services they provide to create a dynamic and supportive campus. A diverse community of students and scholars, and participation in a wide range of distinctive industrial, entrepreneurial and cultural activities throughout the City of Windsor and Essex County, combine to make the University of Windsor stand out as a unique educational institution. The University’s position between Canada and the United States, on the Great Lakes, and adjacent to the world’s busiest border crossing, attunes it to the many consequences of globalization, and to the study of their impacts.
The University of Windsor is located next to North America’s busiest international border crossing, and looks out on one of Canada’s most beautiful waterfronts on the Detroit River. Windsor is also Canada’s southernmost city and has some of the country’s best weather. This location speaks to UWindsor’s strength as an internationally oriented, multi-disciplined institution that actively enables a broad diversity of students, faculty and staff to make a better world through education, scholarship, research and engagement.
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