Serving the National Capital Region, the Ottawa-Carleton School District is ideally situated for students who are looking for an exciting and active learning environment in which to study. A cosmopolitan yet surprisingly intimate G8 capital, Ottawa is a place where you can immerse yourself in Canadian culture, embrace and enjoy the great outdoors, even in the heart of the city, join the celebration at year-round festivals and events, and shop and dine in a relaxed urban setting of distinctive neighbourhoods and districts.
A Place to Learn
Ottawa, the nation's capital, is a showcase for Canadian history and culture and a leading centre for education, high technology, life sciences, medical sciences and biotechnology sectors. The reputation of its universities and colleges attracts students from across Canada and from around the world.
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Getting to Ottawa
Ottawa is easy to reach. The Macdonald-Cartier International Airport is just 20 minutes from downtown. The airport offers daily non-stop flights to major cities, including New York, Chicago, Toronto, and Vancouver, as well as direct service to London's Heathrow Airport.