Nipissing University

Public University

North Bay, Ontario Canada

Nipissing University was established in 1992 in North Bay, Ontario. The history of the university traces back to 1947 when the commission was formed to establish a Northeaster university in the state of Ontario, Canada. In an effort to attract more state-driven funding, Northeastern University affil Read more

Highlights of Nipissing University

  • The graduation rate of Nipissing University stands at 85% which is higher than the average Ontario graduation which stands at 77%.
  • After receiving a major donation from Seymour Schulich in 2018, the university established the Faculty of Education offering a bachelor's in education and Physical and Health Education.
  • Nipissing University Student Union (NUSU) , an official student body of Nipissing University, is responsible for dealing with the aspects like academic, social governance and events,
  • NUSU also sanctions number of clubs and society to fulfill the interests of the students.
  • Harris Learning Library which was named after Mike Harris was inaugurated in 2011. It has a collection of information resources and services including archives, books, DVDs, e-Books, online journals, and a collection of educational resources and streamed videos, The library also has a reading room and a computer labs to provide the students of Nipissing University and Canadore College an enriched learning atmosphere.
  • Nipissing University receives the research funding of CAD $350,000 from NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR.
  • Given the presence of Indigenous people around the campus, the university has the Office of Indigenous Initiatives which offers a number of programs and services including Student Lounge and Sacred Space, Student Success Programming and Advocacy, Enji Giigdoyang, Elder in Residence program, Debwendizon Annual Aboriginal Youth Education Gathering, Wiidooktaadwin Aboriginal Mentorship Initiatives, Indigenous Week, Annual Welcome Powwow, and the Enji Giigdoyang Speaker Series.
  • Famous Alumni
    Vic Fedeli

    Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade


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