The e-mails, long and short, and the envelopes, thick and thin, have arrived, bearing tidings — glad or sad. Yes, it is once again university acceptance season. And for a growing number of Canadian grade 12 students, the letters and e-mails include offers of admission from U.S. colleges and universities in addition to the usual
One Canadian university maintained its standing while two other schools took a hit in Times Higher Education’s 2013 World Reputation Rankings. The University of Toronto came in at number 16, the same as the year before, making it the top school in Canada in terms of reputation again this year. The University of British Columbia
For as long as I’ve been a student, I’ve heard experts, politicians and even some of my own classmates say that “free tuition” is a bad idea. I’ve been told that free tuition is “wrong”, or “self-interested”. Why? Because those who get to college or university are already privileged. Why should our society subsidize them?
The University of Toronto has been named the top university in Canada and among the top 20 in the world, according the 2013 Times Higher Education World University Report released on Wednesday — the second big global nod for the school in less than a month. In September, QS World University Rankings also named U
When it comes to the education field on your resume, there’s one Canadian university that stands out above all others, beside schools in the U.K. and the U.S. The University of Toronto (U of T) sits 10th on the Times Higher Education (THE) Global Employability University Rankings. And that’s enough to place it above any
Universities might be called post-secondary institutions, but they often find themselves in high school-style popularity contests. Times Higher Education World 2012 Reputation Rankings came out this week, revealing how various schools are perceived the world over. The results mark the first time THE has broken out the results of the schools’ reputations, which has previously