Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, shortly termed as UQAT, is a public university located in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, Canada. It is a part of the Université du Québec network. It was established in 1970 as Services universitaires dans le Nord-Ouest québécois. After renamed many times, finally it received its current name in 1983.
UQAT is one of the well-known universities in Quebec which has a high level of research performance. The research work is recognized in several sectors.
Fields of Study
Fields of Study - Creation and New Media, Human and Social Development, Education, Management Sciences, Health Sciences, Applied Sciences, and others
Programs & Degrees
Most of the programs are offered in French. So, make sure to check the program details before making an application.
Nursing, Administration, Accounting, Vocational Education, Social Work, Psychoeducation, Mechanical Engineering, Digital Creation, Electrical Engineering, Video Game Creation, and others
Health Sciences, Nursing, Business Administration, Education, Social Work, Art Therapy, Mineral Engineering, Digital Creation, Ecology, Sustainable Management, Nursing, Project Management, Engineering, and others
Health Sciences, Education, Mineral Engineering, Environmental Sciences, and others
The distance learning programs are also offered by UQAT in various study areas.
The researchers at UQAT contribute to the development of arts, letters, sciences, and technologies by undertaking the fundamental and applied research. The research conducted at UQAT produce outstanding results in various areas. Several UQAT researchers have gained a global reputation in several fields. It has leading-edge research laboratories with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment that help researchers to concentrate on their research activities and bring an impactful outcome.
The admission procedure, requirements and eligibility criteria vary depending on the applicant nationality, level of study and others. The guide to admission to first, second and third cycles is available on its website. Just follow the given instructions and complete an application in an easy and simple way.
UQAT campuses are:
UQAT facilities include a library, computer labs, study rooms, video-conferencing rooms, bookstore, cafeteria, food services, lockers, accommodation, parking, sports facilities, gymnasium, and others.
UQAT provides a vibrant campus life beyond the classroom. The variety of student clubs engages students in one or another activity. During the year, a range of academic, social, cultural and sports activities are conducted to maintain the exciting environment among the students. The conferences, exhibitions, workshops and seminars are organized regularly. The students can join the club as per their interests and choices.
The active participation of students, faculty, and staff in the activities contributes extensively in making UQAT campus full of an electrifying and stimulating environment. The sports and fitness facilities such as a gymnasium, athletic track, courts, playfields, conditioning room, swimming pool etc, help in maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
UQAT offers financial support to undergraduate and graduate students based on the eligibility criteria. The wide range of scholarships is awarded that need to review and apply that best fits the needs. Many scholarships are offered by the external resources to support university community efforts.
Why to join?
Being a French-language institution of higher education and a member of Université du Québec system, UQAT distinguishes itself due to innovative teaching, cutting-edge research, building lasting relationships, world-class facilities and services, and vibrant and diverse community. It aims to promote the use of advanced technologies in teaching.