Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get to Saint Paul University?
Two OC Transpo buses stop at Saint Paul University: #5 and #16. There is also a shuttle bus that goes back and forth between the University of Ottawa and Saint Paul University. There is no charge for the shuttle bus for Saint Paul University students.
Where is Saint Paul University situated in Ottawa?
Saint Paul University is located at 223 Main Street in Ottawa. Nestled among the trees between the Rideau Canal and the Rideau River, the University is within walking distance or a short bus ride to all major attractions in Ottawa.
Saint Paul University is part of a quiet residential neighbourhood. Nearby businesses include a medical and physiotherapy clinic, a pharmacy, the Green Door vegetarian restaurant, a natural foods store, a spiritual/self-help bookstore, an alternative medicine centre, and a Lebanese convenience store.
Do you have a residence on campus?
The brand-new Saint Paul University residence opened in September 2005. For more information, please contact the Residence Director by phone 613-236-3131 or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is the average age of the student population at Saint Paul University?
Our students’ average age is 37 years old, but since 2002, the student population under 25 has doubled.
What are the student activities at SPU?
Students can participate in a variety of activities, including spiritual celebrations, be part of a committee or participate in different activities planned by Saint Paul University Student Association.
Are there any part-time jobs available for students at the University?
The Work-Study Plan allows students to work on campus during their study session. Contracts are a maximum of 10 hours per week, for a total of 125 hours per semester.
What are the attractions in the National Capital Region?
The National Capital Region is home to art galleries, museums, theatres, symphony, research centres, restaurants, cultural festivals and much more.
Can I take courses at the University of Ottawa?
Yes. If you are registered in one of the faculties of Saint Paul University, you may take courses in another faculty of the University of Ottawa under the following conditions:
- students must obtain an authorization from their faculty;
- students must be accepted by the faculty offering the course;
- students must register for the course they wish to attend.
Does Saint Paul University offer distance education?
The Faculties of Theology, Human Sciences and Philosophy at Saint Paul University offer distance courses. Consult the schedule for more details.
Who can answer my other questions?
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