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The world's best and biggest tech schools

Posted by Waterloo EDC on June 13, 2022

At a certain point quality is quality.

For example, when ranking the 1,400 best universities in the world, being in the top-25 is a pretty big deal. That’s the top 1.7%. We can all agree that the students who come from those programs are of the highest quality and the difference between #5 and #20 is meaningless for your company.

When quality is (almost) equal you have to move onto other...

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Topics: technology, talent, R&D

May Wrap-Up: Creative talent on the rise

Posted by Waterloo EDC on June 1, 2022

Kicking the summer off right, this month we saw new tech funding rounds, growing partnerships with our higher education institutions and more.

Here are the top stories from May 2022:

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Topics: tech, technology, manufacturing, talent, business, R&D

5 Charts: University of Waterloo vs. Germany’s Top Engineering Schools

Posted by Waterloo EDC on May 17, 2022

We write about the University of Waterloo a lot.

Why? We’re proud of it. The University – or UWaterloo, as it’s often called – is Canada’s top technology university. A Canadian publication ranked it #1 in Canada for engineering and computer science. It’s one of the world’s top-25 computer science schools, according to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). It’s also a force in engineering – home to Canada’s...

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, talent, R&D

April Wrap-up: International attention for Waterloo post-secondary

Posted by Waterloo EDC on May 2, 2022

As spring keeps rolling along in Waterloo, our post-secondary institutions are getting global attention for their incredible programming and ability to produce work-ready talent.

That’s just the tip of the iceberg in April, though, which includes news about Canada’s impressive tech workforce growth and an exciting new 5G autotech challenge.

Here are the top stories from April 2022:

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Topics: tech, technology, manufacturing, talent, business, R&D

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