University Guide 2019

Phog Lounge

Students pick the best live music venues in Canada

From the Seahorse to the Horseshoe, some of the best clubs and concert halls from coast to coast
Automne 2017. (François Lafrance/Université de Sherbrooke)

Which Canadian universities best prepare you for employment?

We asked 23,000 students across the country whether their university education is preparing them for the working world. The top schools may surprise you

University students can now earn badges to recognize their merits

How universities use "micro-credentials" to recognize skills that won’t appear on a transcript

Students, want to earn a Maclean’s merit badge?

Tell us what you’ve learned outside the classroom and we’ll celebrate your achievement with an exclusive award

Indigenous students on campus: Going past the equity handbook

“It’s hard to use education as a means to prosperity if the institutions providing the education aren’t set up in a way that allows us to prosper.”

Canada’s Top School by Student Satisfaction 2019: Bishop’s University

Known for its homecoming festivities and school spirit, the Bishop’s campus is designed for socializing

Canada’s Top Comprehensive University 2019: Simon Fraser

Home to Canada’s most powerful supercomputer, Simon Fraser leads in research with real-world applications

Canada’s Top Primarily Undergraduate University 2019: Mount Allison

Students on the cozy Mount Allison campus are more likely to work on research directly with professors

Canada’s Top Medical Doctoral University 2019 (Tie): McGill University

Exciting McGill initiatives include virtual-reality spinal surgery and a program that reduces stress in first-year students

Canada’s Top School for Medical Doctoral (Tie) and Reputation 2019: University of Toronto

After four years leading our reputation ranking, U of T is tied with McGill for best Medical Doctoral school