McGill University is the only Quebec university to make the top 100 in the 2015-16 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. McGill was ranked 38th overall out of the 800 universities ranked worldwide, placing one rank better than it did last year. Université de Montréal was ranked 113th, Université de Laval was in the low 200s, and both Concordia University and Université du Québec à Montréal were ranked in the 400s. Université de Sherbrooke ranked in the 500s.
Twenty-five Canadian universities have been ranked in the top 800 worldwide by Times Higher Education. The University of Toronto (19), University of British Columbia (34) and McGill University (38) are once again the top three Canadian institutions in the annual World University Ranking.
Read full article: CTV News, September 30, 2015
What can we do to revitalize our neighborhoods while propelling Montreal forward as an international hub of innovation?
It may not be the comeback story of the century, but McGill University’s resurgence to the No. 1 position in the latest QS World University Rankings has offered a glimmer of hope when many had predicted nothing but a continual slide down the international rankings scale for the “Harvard of the north.”
McGill University maintained its position as the top-ranked Canadian university in the world even if it dropped down a few notches in the overall standings released in this year’s QS World University Rankings.
Read full article: Montreal Gazette, September 15, 2015
Choosing a post-secondary school is one of life's most important decisions. But Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Top Universities is making the choice a little easier for anyone who's considered studying in Montreal.
The Government of Canada Supports CEIM's Québec Innovation Project - New partnership with the Centre d'entreprises et d'innovation de Montréal to help incubate and grow McGill-based start-ups
The Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism, and Agriculture) was at Centre d'entreprises et d'innovation de Montréal this morning to announce a funding contribution of up to $ 6.2 million over the next five years to support the launch of CEIM's Québec Innovationproject.
Big? Small? Specialized? For those considering the kind of campus they would like to attend, here are some qualities to consider, based on the experience of students who attended different types of schools.
... The big school
Travis O’Farrell, McGill University Class of 2010
The website of the World Retail Congress, which just concluded its annual confab in France, asks “Why Paris in 2014?”
Why, indeed, British retail CEO Andy Street might have asked. The chief of department store chain John Lewis made his way to the conference last week to receive the award for Best Omnichannel Retailer (No, we don’t know what that means, either).
... A big voice in philanthropy
They come from Antigua to Zimbabwe, and almost every country in between.