About Us

 

Hamelin Hall location of Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute

Our Institute

The Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute (OLBI) is the flagship for bilingual education in Canada. Under the umbrella of the Faculty of Arts, OLBI is an international leader in teaching English or French as a second language, assessment of second language proficiency, and research in second language acquisition and pedagogy. For more than 30 years, OLBI has provided innovative educational programs that meet the language learning needs of a diverse student population. The Institute is committed to creating a dynamic learning environment that fosters academic and personal growth.

For more information on OLBI, visit http://olbi.uOttawa.ca/.

Our Program

The French Intensive Program (PIF) strives to provide excellence in language instruction. PIF boasts a range of outstanding features:

  • An excellent academic reputation;
  • Highly qualified instructors with degrees in second language teaching ;
  • Small classes that ensure individual attention;
  • A weekly program of integrated socio-cultural activities;
  • A supervised student resource centre with study materials and software, the Julien Couture Resource Centre;
  • State of the art classrooms and language laboratories.

 

 

Staff

Sharon Carrier
Academic Services Coordinator
70 Laurier Avenue East,
Room 101 B
Telephone: 613-562-5800 ext.4384
Sharon.Carrier@uOttawa.ca

Christelle Dubé
Operations Assistant
70 Laurier Avenue East,
Room 101
Telephone: 613-562-5980 
cdub4@uOttawa.ca

Reza Farzi
Curriculum Coordinator
70 Laurier Avenue East,
Room 015
Telephone: 613-562-5800 ext. 6429
rfarzi@uOttawa.ca

Evan Lavoie
Manager
70 Laurier Avenue East,
Room 101 C
Telephone: 613-562-5800 ext. 3468
elavoie@uOttawa.ca

Gena Rodrigues
Operations Coordinator
70 Laurier Avenue East,
Room 101 A
Telephone: 613-562-5800 ext. 3460
Gena.Rodrigues@uOttawa.ca

Nancy Thiffault
Student Services Coordinator
70 Laurier Avenue East,
Room 101
Telephone: 613-562-5800 ext. 2036
nthiffau@uOttawa.ca

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