Student Profile

Co-op Students Work their Way to Success

Karina Maione is just one of the many 2016 co-op students who earned jobs with local, provincial, national, and international conglomerates. She is currently working in Quebec as a Financial Analyst with Brookfield Renewable.

Student Life

Bassel the Arab versus Bassel the Canadian

Having fled from Syria at the age of 22, Bassel Alkosani lived in a refugee camp for two years before coming to Canada as a WUSC student. Today he is learning what it means to be Canadian.

Algoma by Algoma

Since 2008, Dr. Nairne Cameron has been an important voice in Sault Ste. Marie for food security. Her research has helped raise awareness about the various problems facing the Northern Ontario community in regards to food access. Read more at (link in bio). #researchmatters #geography
Meet your women's soccer team! #hearthethunder #soccer #cis @ouasport
The Algoma Thunderbirds started off the 2016-17 season on a high note after coming away with a pair of wins over NCAA Division III squad, Olivet College. @abenrabah10 had 16 points in both games.
T-minus 8 days until the season opener. #gameface #hearthethunder
And that's a wrap! @ouasport
A little behind the scenes from the @ouasport photo shoot with our student-athletes.
In just four days' time, the men's Thunderbirds' basketball team will tip-off against Olivet College in a doubleheader exhibition weekend at home. This is the first time the Thunderbirds have hosted an NCAA Division III opponent. Read more at
Alumna Heather Douglas recently spent four nights in North Korea, a country often remarked for its stark communist regime, totalitarian supreme leader, lack of freedom of information, and prominent military presence. Read more at (link in bio).
Anastasia Zagordo and Christine Caron are working south of the border this summer at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) conducting field and lab work for biology professor, Dr. Isabel Molina. Read more at (link in bio).
The 2016 Shingwauk Gathering and Conference was a huge success. To see more photos, visit
With training camp in full swing for the Algoma Thunderbirds men's soccer team, Head Coach Neil Ovey is hopeful for the 2016-17 season. He promises a new squad will appear on the pitch on August 27th, when the team takes on the two-time reigning CIS Champions, the York Lions. Read more at
The sunflowers on campus are enjoying this hot, sticky weather! 🕶🌻☀️ #hothotheat #summer
Her four years at Algoma University might be over, but Amy Donaldson knows she’ll never forget the memories and lasting friendships she made at the Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario post-secondary institution. Read more at (link in bio).
There are more reasons than ever to get a degree from Algoma U. The 2013 Ontario University Graduate Employment Survey shows that over 88 per cent of graduates from Algoma U find employment six months after graduation. Read more at (link in bio). #employment #graduate #studentsuccess
You gotta catch 'em all. And you can at Algoma U! #pokemongo #charmander #ichooseyou
The annual Shingwauk and Gathering Conference is happening on campus from July 29-31. This year's theme is "Fulfilling the Vision". Visit (link in bio) for more information. #shingwauk #residentialschoolsurvivors
They may not be the grass courts of Wimbledon or the clay courts of the French Open, but we think they'll do just fine. Check out our new outdoor tennis and basketball recreational area. #tennis #recreation #outdoorrec
Today on Canadian Multiculturalism Day, we celebrate our cultural diversity and express gratitude to everyone of all backgrounds who have made, and continue to make, such valuable contributions on our campus.
Photos from our International Camping Trip are now on our Facebook page. Go check them out, now! #agawa #pictographs #gocamping
The rain, thunder, and lightning may have put a damper on the international camping trip, but you wouldn't tell by this pre-storm photo. #lspp #ontarioparks #gocamping

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