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About Us

The Algoma difference is rooted in more personal experiences. Being immersed in diverse world views is transformative. This is learning that enables us to create even greater impact, together.

Our Special Mission’s commitment to cross-cultural learning between Anishinaabe communities and the world infuses every aspect of campus life. Our diverse student body – nearly 50% international – plus the global reach of Algoma’s exchanges, and deep community partnerships all combine to give our grads invaluable cross-cultural insights and unique leadership advantages.

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Why Algoma

At Algoma, you’ll have access to endless opportunities inside and outside the classroom, allowing for personal growth. You’ll learn from our spirited faculty and benefit from one-on-one interactions – that’s the Algoma advantage.

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Our History

Established in 1965, and located on the former site of the Shingwauk Indian Residential School, Algoma has a special mission to provide cross-cultural learning between Indigenous communities and other communities in Northern Ontario.

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Our Campuses

Our campuses are located in Sault Ste. Marie, Timmins and Brampton. All programs are designed to meet the needs of the surrounding populations.

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Visit Campus

Come visit us. We know you’re going to love it here, so we’ll help cover most of your travel expenses. So go ahead, book a tour. This is your future.

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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at Algoma University

Algoma University values, recognizes and respects the diversity of thought, experiences, skills and talents of all.

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Common University Data Ontario (CUDO)

Algoma University has compiled data to let students, parents and the public have ready access to information about our university.

Institutional Reports

Stakeholders and the public at large are given access to key documents and reports that we use as planning tools and as barometers of our success.

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