More Canadian Universities
PIE Offers a group of Canadian universities that provide further choice to students seeking a Direct Entry admission. They complement what is already a diverse portfolio of PIE Partner Universities within Canada by offering alternative study locations, subject areas, and increased flexibility on price and admissions requirements.
Simon Fraser University
Established in 1965, Simon Fraser University (SFU) has developed into one of Canada’s leading comprehensive universities with campuses spread across Burnaby, Surrey and Vancouver. Located on British Columbia’s west coast in Canada, the university is named after an early explorer, which began operations on September 9, 1965 with a 2,500 total head count. It is also the first Canadian University with U.S. recognition.
University of Toronto
The University of Toronto (UofT) is among the world’s most prestigious universities. Founded in 1827, it offers over 700 undergraduate degree and 200 postgraduate degree programmes to a cohort of almost 60,000 students. With a longstanding reputation for innovation and research, the University of Toronto was the birthplace of such ground-breaking scientific moments as the discovery of insulin and stem cell research, and the invention of the electron microscope. The university also cites teaching as a strength in disciplines spanning medicine, business, engineering, humanities, education, and more. With a reputation for producing leaders, it counts five Canadian prime ministers among its former students and associations with 10 Nobel laureates. Other notable alumni include the actor Donald Sutherland and the writers Margaret Atwood and Michael Ondaatje. It is a multi-campus university, with its St George campus in downtown Toronto likened to Oxford and Cambridge on account of its mix of green space and historical architecture
Established in Montreal, Quebec, in 1821, McGill University is Canada’s top-ranked medical doctoral university. It has been consistently ranked as one of the best universities worldwide. With students from 150 countries, it is one of the most diverse educational institutes. Out of its 41,000 students, 12,800 or 31% are international students. It is an open research university with the highest percentage of Ph.D. students in any Canadian research university. Also, international students have their own international student association at the university. The university boasts of 400+ programs through its 50 research centers and institutes. The main campus of the university is located in downtown Montreal that is considered one of the most friendly cities for international students population.
University of british Columbia
Established in 1908, the University of British Columbia is an open research university. Based on the founder of the university, Henry Marshall Tory, a medal of his name was brought into existence in 1941. Recently, the university is recognized as the most international university in North America.
UBC has a notable list of alumni that includes Justin Trudeau (Current Prime of Canada), Kim Campbell (19th Prime Minister and the 1st to serve in office), William Gibson (significant figure in Cyberpunk movement), Bjarni Tryggvason (Astronaut), David Suzuki (Broadcaster and Environmentalist), Monica Lam (Founder of Moka5) and Evangeline Lily (Actress).
University of Calgary
Founded in 1966 and situated close to the Rocky Mountains, the University of Calgary is a public research university based in the city of Calgary, in Alberta, Canada.
It attracts around 30,000 students, around 25,000 of which are undergraduates, 6,000 are graduates, and around 500 are postdoctoral fellows.
About 3,000 or so of its student body are international, hailing from around 125 countries.
Through the university’s study abroad programme, it sends more than 1,100 students each year to over 80 destinations worldwide. This is made possible by partnerships and collaboration agreements with universities in 140 countries.
York University is home to 28 research centres and 11 faculties, including Faculty of Science, Schulich School of Business, Lassonde School of Engineering, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Glendon College, Faculty of Education, Osgoode Hall Law School, Faculty of Health, Faculty of Environmental Studies, Faculty of Graduate Studies, and School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design.
Dalhousie University, one of Canada’s leading universities, is widely recognized for outstanding academic quality and teaching, and a broad range of educational and research opportunities. Located in vibrant Halifax, Nova Scotia since 1818, Dalhousie attracts high achieving students from around the world. We inspire students, faculty, staff, and graduates to make significant contributions to our region, Canada, and the world.
McMaster University was founded in the year 1887 by Senator William McMaster in Toronto. It was later shifted to Hamilton in the year 1930. It is a research-oriented, medical-doctoral university which initiated the problem-based approach to learning which later came to be known as “The McMaster model”.
The university comprises of four regional campuses including downtown Hamilton, Niagara, Kitchener-Waterloo, and Burlington. The main campus of McMaster University is situated in West Dale neighbourhood of Hamilton, Ontario. McMaster University offers Arts & Science Programs and six departments/faculties including the faculties of Health Sciences, Science, Humanities, Social Sciences and Engineering and the DeGroote School of Business. It houses over 70 research institutes.