Greater Sudbury is a vibrant community. Long recognized for its world-class mining industry, which today still sustains more than 16,000 mining-related jobs, the city has expanded to become a regional hub for medicine, government, financial and business services as well as retail. It has become a global draw for tourism, education, as well as innovation and research in the fields of environmental restoration, healthcare, astrophysics, mineral exploration and mining technology.
The ideal place for your studies in Canada
As the Northern Ontario hub for health, education, government, mining and retail, the City of Greater Sudbury offers the unique advantages of a metropolitan city while remaining a truly tight-knit community. Combined with its enviable natural setting of freshwater lakes and boreal forests, it offers outstanding quality of life.
By land area, Greater Sudbury is the largest city in Ontario and as such, the great outdoors beckons. Expansive lakes and waterways, lush forests and varied terrain, a comprehensive network of groomed hiking, skiing, biking and snowmobiling trails, and nine provincial parks within a 90-minute drive await our students.
Beyond the busy life on campus, you’ll find plenty to do and enjoy in your host city. From festivals, outdoor recreation and sports, to live theatre, museums, shopping, dining, and socializing, it’s all within easy reach. Greater Sudbury has efficient and economical public transit and is relatively easy to navigate by car, by bike or on foot.
It is a multicultural and truly bilingual community. Over 27% of people living in the city list French as their first language, with 39% identifying as bilingual. Italian, Finnish, German, Ukrainian and Polish are the top five non official languages spoken after English and French.