Université Du Québec En Outaouais UQO

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About UQO


The University of Quebec in Outaouais, for the pleasure of learning

Considered as a university whose human dimension facilitates learning and reflection, the University of Quebec Outaouais (UQO) has grown, evolve and adapt its programs to the rhythm of the needs of its customers while taking into account the characteristics of the region.

With its membership of the Université du Québec network, UQO can count on the educational resources and common services of the largest university system in Canada.

Located in Gatineau, in the heart of the Outaouais, the UQO is housed in two pavilions within walking distance of each other and enjoys a geographical and cultural advantage. It has the advantage of being located in a border area marked by the rich presence of two cultures that live to the rhythm of the hectic activities of the federal capital, Ottawa. Not only present in urban areas, UQO also offers services on the periphery and works to increase its presence in the regions in the coming years.

Since 2010, the UQO is also located in Saint-Jérôme in a new building of 10,132 square meters, built at the corner of St. Joseph and Labelle streets, facing the town hall. This new campus welcomes more than 2,000 students. There are classrooms, teaching and research laboratories, a library, a didac library, offices, administrative spaces, student meeting areas and ancillary services such as a cafeteria and a bookstore. spread over six floors.

Through its classes formed by small groups of students and the quality coaching it offers, UQO gives a taste to learn, build a career and make a success of its life. Not too big, not too small, more humane and more friendly! This is what attracts the 7,500 students who register from mainly the Outaouais, but also Eastern Ontario and the rest of Quebec. UQO's reputation has even crossed borders and is attracting more and more students from foreign countries.


Vision of the UQO


All the forces of our community converge in order to realize mobilizing projects that give life to our vision: "To be closer, to go further! ".

Individually and collectively, we focus our efforts in the following three strategic directions: the enrichment of the student experience, the creation of programs and the development of research as well as the influence of our university.


2020

  • we focus our efforts on the primary purpose of giving meaning to all our actions: our students;
  • we dare to innovate in our programs, services and actions with a view to sustainable development;
  • we rely on collaboration and mutual aid to forge meaningful links and to propel us further and further.

Together, we transform the student experience at UQO.


Mission of the UQO


UQO: the highest expression of knowledge, research and creation

The Université du Québec en Outaouais, a member of the Université du Québec network, is a public French-language university and research institution located in the Outaouais and the Laurentians. In an environment conducive to human interaction, UQO, a hub for access to knowledge, trains qualified graduates at every cycle and stimulates scientific research and creation.

UQO students are at the heart of its mission. They benefit from the diversity of its programs as well as the excellence of its teaching and research thanks to experienced professors and competent staff.

UQO actively participates in the economic, social and cultural development of the population of the territories it serves through its involvement in the community. Connected to both regional and international realities, UQO is a strategic player that contributes to the advancement of society through its partnerships and projects.


Values ​​of the UQO


Surpassing oneself

UQO offers its students an academic experience that is both engaging and rewarding, based on the desire to discover, structure their thinking and develop their critical sense. At UQO, student successes, innovative staff accomplishments, and graduate successes are a collective stimulus to surpassing.


Excellence and Rigor

UQO is a successful organization where everyone is committed to the pursuit of excellence in their academic activities. UQO is a place of creation of knowledge where excellence and rigor are the norm and the reference framework from which all actions are drawn.


The Opening

UQO is a French-language university that is open to its environment and the world. UQO recognizes the importance of cultural diversity and promotes it. In addition, it incorporates an international dimension into its training activities.


Integrity and Transparency

UQO favors sound and responsible management, while remaining focused on efficiency and effectiveness. To achieve this, it facilitates the accessibility of information and the commitment of people.


The respect

UQO acts in respect for people by placing students at the heart of its mission and employees at the center of its development. It values ​​the contributions of its students, staff, graduates, and partners, and encourages collaboration and support to create an environment that is rich in human interactions.

This school offers programs in:
  • French

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Programs

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Master

Master's degree in Project Management

Campus Full time Part time 30  September 2019 Canada Gatineau + 1 more

This master's degree has been developed for people who want to expertly manage projects of various natures and sizes. The managers resulting from this program will be able to design projects adapted to particular contexts and manage them taking into account the previously established constraints. [+]

This master's degree has been developed for people who want to expertly manage projects of various natures and sizes.

The managers resulting from this program will be able to design projects adapted to particular contexts and manage them taking into account the previously established constraints.

Thus, after having studied the feasibility of these projects, they will be able to implement the most appropriate strategy to achieve them. Thanks to the planning tools they have incorporated into their practice, these managers will be able to ensure that the objectives, both financial and organizational, will be achieved. Competent in the management of human resources, they will also know how to team up with the people able to ensure the success of their projects.... [-]


Master's degree in Social Sciences of Development

Campus Full time Part time September 2019 Canada Gatineau + 1 more

This multidisciplinary training is for candidates who want to give themselves the tools they need to become professionals and development leaders able to identify current challenges and propose innovative solutions. [+]

This multidisciplinary training is for candidates who want to give themselves the tools they need to become professionals and development leaders able to identify current challenges and propose innovative solutions.

They will become familiar with the main theories of development as well as the issues, challenges, solutions and limitations of territorial, international and indigenous development. They will deepen their understanding of the many interacting dimensions of community development and territorial, international and indigenous dynamics.

In addition, they will develop their capacity to analyze human actions, relationships with the environment, social structures and social relations present in the territories. Students will also master the various research and intervention techniques specific to development. At the end of their training, they will have acquired the theoretical and methodological knowledge necessary to understand and act on the development of here and elsewhere.... [-]


Masters in Sustainable Management of Forest Ecosystems

Campus Full time 30  September 2019 Canada Saint-Jérôme

Specialized workers in forest ecosystem management participate in the definition, management and resolution of various types of problems in order to contribute to the implementation of sustainable forest development. [+]

Specialized workers in forest ecosystem management participate in the definition, management and resolution of various types of problems in order to contribute to the implementation of sustainable forest development.

They provide sustainable ecosystem management and forest planning, taking into account in their principles and management practices the needs of multiple users, interest group demands, land-use objectives and the protection of forest ecosystems. .

In this perspective, this multidisciplinary master's degree is aimed at candidates who wish to become professionals specialized in the sustainable management of forest ecosystems. Through active teaching methods that integrate the ecological, economic and sociological dimensions, students will develop their skills in defining, managing and solving complex problems.... [-]


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C.P. 1250, succursale HullGatineau (Québec) Canada
Gatineau, Quebec, J8X 3X7 CA
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5, rue Saint-JosephSaint-Jérôme (Québec) Canada
Saint-Jérôme, Quebec, J7Z 0B7 CA