Student Life

Student Life

As a Carleton University student, you will find hundreds of ways to get involved and make the most of your university experience. Find out what it’s like to be a Carleton University Raven.

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If you want to experience university life as a member of a vibrant, close-knit community, consider living in residence.

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Student services

Check out some of the great student services offered to Carleton students!

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Clubs and societies

Carleton has more than 300 active clubs and societies to choose from!

Member of the Carleton Ravens Women's Basketball team dribbling a basketball on the court.


Carleton Athletics offers a full range of programs, sports, and athletic facilities that make it easy to keep active!

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Life in Ottawa

Thinking of making Ottawa the location for your studies? Start capitalizing on life in the nation’s capital.

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Parliamentary work opportunities

Many Carleton students have participated in the Parliamentary work opportunities that are available to Carleton students.