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Université Laval named one of Canada’s best employers by Forbes

Québec City, January 26, 2019 – Today, Forbes released its Canada’s Best Employers ranking, placing Université Laval ninth on the list of Canada’s top employers across all industries and first in the Quebec City Area. Université Laval ranked third among educational institutions in Canada and first in Québec.

The ranking is based on an online survey of a representative sample of over 8,000 part-time and full-time employees at Canadian organizations with more than 500 employees.

“We are very proud to be recognized as an employer of choice and we share this honour with the 9,500 members of our staff who dedicate their talent and expertise to promoting the university every day,” said Lyne Bouchard, Vice Rector of Human Resources at Université Laval.

Université Laval is an exceptional workplace that offers a comprehensive benefits program, a range of training opportunities, and work-life balance programs. Attentive to its staff and representatives, the University is currently working to improve many programs for its staff, including career development and recognition programs.

Recognized for its commitment to sustainable development, Université Laval boasts a 1.8 km2 campus, 64% of which is green space and forest. It also has an impressive sports complex and a number of health and wellness programs. Located in the heart of the first French-speaking city in North America, beautiful Québec City, the university community has a very enviable living environment.

Université Laval is currently seeking new talent. Click here to view available jobs and apply.

About Université Laval
Driven by innovation and the pursuit of excellence, Université Laval is one of Canada’s leading research universities, ranking 7th in the country, with over $400 million in research funding last year. A leader in distance education, it boasts more than 1,650 professors as well as 2,300 lecturers and other academic and research staff who share their knowledge with some 45,000 students, 27% of whom are enrolled in graduate studies. The university values diversity and is proud of the members of its community, who hail from 135 countries. The oldest French-language university in North America, Université Laval has, to this day, educated more than 319,000 people who each contribute in their own way to the advancement of society.


Simon La Terreur
Media Relations
Université Laval
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