As a university, Niagara University in Ontario prepares its students for positions of responsibility in the professions and in the broader society. Through teaching, research and service in programs of study at the baccalaureate and graduate levels, NUO seeks to develop within its students a passion for learning.
As a Catholic university, Niagara University in Ontario commitment to the Catholic intellectual tradition provides perspective in the search for truth and meaning. Catholic doctrine and its moral code inspire respect for the God-given dignity of every person and all faith traditions. Students experience the vision and reality of a gospel-based, value-centered education.
As a Vincentian university, Niagara University in Ontario draws inspiration from St. Vincent de Paul, who organized his contemporaries to respond compassionately to people’s basic needs. Continuing this tradition, NUO seeks to inspire its students to serve all members of society, especially the poor and oppressed, in local communities and in the larger world.
Overall, through its curricular and extracurricular programs, Niagara University in Ontario seeks to develop the whole person, mind, body, heart and soul, for the benefit of one’s personal and professional life.
Additional Qualifications Courses
Our professional learning program is aimed at providing teachers with opportunities for professional development through additional qualifications accredited through the Ontario College of Teachers.