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Measuring McGill: The facts and flaws behind international university rankings

Renowned authorities such as the Times Higher Education (THE) and the Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR) have attributed many different rankings to McGill in the past year. With such an onslaught of conflicting figures—sixty-fourth, forty-second, thirty-eighth, thirty-fifth, twenty-fourth—McGill’s position as a leading academic institution is becoming more and more[Read More…]

McGill’s exchange experience

As the new semester begins, the McGill community welcomes exchange students here to study for the Winter semester. Exchange students who studied at McGill last semester reflected upon their time here, while also offering advice for this semester’s newcomers. Helena McNish, a student from the University of Edinburgh, said that[Read More…]

Drop in rankings concerning, but not critical

McGill fell nearly 10 places in this year’s Academic Ranking of World Universities, a drop which highlights a slow but steady descent in its overall position across university ranking lists. This contrasts with  the University of British Columbia  and University of Toronto, both of which have managed to either maintain[Read More…]

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