Université Laval (French: Université Laval) is the oldest centre of education in Canada (4th oldest in North America), and was the first institution in North America to offer higher education in French.
Its main campus is located on the outskirts of the historic city in Quebec City, the capital of the Province of Quebec. The university is ranked among the top ten Canadian universities in terms of research funding.
As of 2002, Université Laval offers over 350 programmes to more than 38,000 students, 83 per cent of whom are studying at the postgraduate level. The university also attracts more than 2,500 foreign students annually, and has close to 1,000 students drawn from Canadian provinces outside of Quebec. Many students also come to the university for the Français pour non-francophones programme that offers instruction in French as a second language to students from Canada and around the world. It is also the only university in Quebec which trains forestry engineers. From the mid-80s, Université Laval also offers distance learning. As of now over 30 programmes and over 400 courses are offered by distance learning, of which 80% are accessible from the internet.
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Université Laval research articles from Innovation Toronto
- “Tuning in” to a Fast and Optimized Internet – November 17, 2015
- Researchers discover natural resistance gene against spruce budworm – November 26, 2014
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- Major step toward an Alzheimer’s vaccine
- ‘First-ever’ permanent anti-fog coating developed
- Student-built car achieves 2,487.5 mpg