Sep 05, 2017
By Jane Brown
As a new school year gets underway, the University of Toronto, UBC and McGill have held steady in making the top fifty in the annual publication of worldwide institutions.
U of T won the top place in Canada at number 22, while the University of British Columbia moved up two spots to retake its 2015 position at number 34 and Montreal’s McGill University remained at 42.
But the good news comes with a caveat. There is indication from the Times Higher Education World University Rankings that Canadian universities will need to bolster their investment in research if they want to keep up with intensive global competition in post secondary education.
The rankings go up to 200. McMaster University, the University of Montreal and the University of Alberta all made the top 200.
The world’s best post secondary institution is University of Oxford,, followed by University of Cambridge, both in Britain.