University Guide

Sham Al Mukdad (Sham Al Mukdad)

The strange experience of starting university during a pandemic

It isn’t easy, but being able to study during the crisis is a blessing, says Sham Al Mukdad, a Syrian-Canadian who lived most of her life in Syria and experienced a different, harsher kind of lockdown
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Canadian university students share their thoughts on romance in 2020

Turns out COVID-19 isn’t as much of a hindrance to university dating as insecurities, school and time are
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How these Canadian influencers balance an audience of thousands with university

How do you cope with a sizeable social media following along with a full university course load? We asked three influencers.
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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
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Canada’s Top Comprehensive University 2019: Simon Fraser

Home to Canada’s most powerful supercomputer, Simon Fraser leads in research with real-world applications
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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
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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
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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
Campus life at the University of Toronto. (Photograph by Andrew Tolson)

Want free university? Changes to OSAP, Canada Student Grants could help.

An in-depth guide to new financial aid programs offered by provincial governments from British Columbia to New Brunswick
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The University of Lethbridge’s $10-million fintech transformation

A major donation aimed at teaching block chain, cryptocurrency, artificial intelligence and more