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University of Sherbrooke

Located in Canada, in the Province of Quebec, the Université de Sherbrooke is a French-speaking institution that offers you the opportunity to benefit from an academic education that is recognized and valued around the world. The Université de Sherbrooke is host to more than 40,000 students, of which 9500 are registered at the University of the Third Age.

Bachelor's programmes

About

History

The Université de Sherbrooke has been welcoming international students ever since it was founded and each year the numbers increase. Currently, more than 1600 foreign students from 120 countries worldwide attend the Université de Sherbrooke. More than 85% of the students enrolled at the Université are from outside Sherbrooke.

Education

The Université de Sherbrooke now offers:

  • a dual-diploma program that includes a Master’s degree in Administration with a concentration in International Management, a concentration in Management and Sustainable Development and a concentration in Public Management;
  • a study term or a work term outside Quebec in the Master’s degree in Administration with a concentration in Public Management, in the Master’s degree in Environment without thesis, in the Graduate Diploma in International Ecology, and in the Master’s degree in Biology with a concentration without thesis in International Ecology;
  • study programs with the possibility of a study tour outside Quebec.

Research

The Université de Sherbrooke has earned a reputation for its hard-hitting research, which has led to major discoveries and innovations in a variety of disciplines. Research at the Université de Sherbrooke translates into:

  • More than $185M in research revenue in 2012
  • 75 research chairs
  • 31 recognized research centres and 5 recognized research institutes
  • Modern equipment and facilities at the cutting edge of technology
  • Faculty members that stand out for the excellence of their research
  • Special relations with public, private, and not-for-profit partners
  • Tangible benefits for society

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
601
2019
601 -100
2018
501
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
651
2019
651 -50
2018
601
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
701 -100
2018
601
2017
-
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
722 -59
2019
663 -56
2018
607
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Housing services

It is essential that you begin looking for housing as soon as you are admitted to the Université de Sherbrooke. This is your responsibility. Compared to other North-American cities, Sherbrooke offers several types of housing at lower costs. However, most being already occupied, make sure you have housing before your arrival in Quebec. You can live either on campus, in residences, or find accommodation off campus.

Student Life

Campus life

Truly a university village unto itself, the Main Sherbrooke Campus is composed of over thirty buildings, most of which are linked through a network of underground pedestrian tunnels. This campus brings together university management offices and seven of the university’s eight faculties: Administration, Education, Engineering, Law, Letters and Humanities, Sciences, as well as Sports and Physical Education.

Sports facilities

  • Some 100 physical and sports activities
  • Possibility to practise several activities individually (swimming, jogging, tennis, badminton, squash, racquet-ball) or to register in coached activities such as swimming and fitness training, from beginners to advanced, or on intramural teams
  • Sports installations of superior quality including a 50 m double swimming pool, double gymnasium, interior and exterior track and field stadiums as well as several specialized rooms: weight room, squash, American football, climbing wall, dojo, etc.
  • An inter-university agreement providing access to several other university sports centres in Quebec.

Student clubs

On campus, several international student associations have developed over the years. These associations promote the integration of new students into university life. They also offer students an excellent place to socialize and obtain information about university life in Sherbrooke.

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