Waterloo EDC Blog

UWaterloo is #1 for computer science in Canada

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 11, 2022

The newest edition of Maclean’s Magazine’s annual Canadian university rankings is out and, once again, the University of Waterloo is ranked #1 for computer science. The university was top ranked in computer science for program reputation and research reputation.

The University of Waterloo was tied with the University of Toronto and University of British Columbia in the top spot. These three...


Topics: technology, talent, university of waterloo

Waterloo featured in Site Selection Magazine rankings

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 6, 2022

It’s that time of year again. Site Selection Magazine recently released their list of Canada’s Best Locations, and for the fourth year in a row, Waterloo is on it.

So, why did Waterloo make the cut once again?

The key isn’t just talent, it’s consistency – something Site Selection recognizes by highlighting CBRE’s scoring tech talent rankings this year, in which Waterloo was named the #1 small...


Topics: technology, talent, ecosystem

Toronto-Waterloo Corridor jumps up Startup Genome Fintech rankings

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 29, 2022

The newest Startup Genome report has recognized the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor as the #7-ranked Global Fintech Ecosystem. This is a substantial jump from our 13th-place finish in 2020.

The report notes that Toronto-Waterloo’s improved funding scores have helped drive this higher ranking, but our top talent, significant technology workforce – more than 300,000 workers – and excellent universities...


Topics: technology, talent, fintech

5 Charts: University of Waterloo vs. California’s Top Tech Schools

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 21, 2022

The University of Waterloo is renowned for its engineering and computer science programs. For three decades, the school has earned the moniker “Canada’s Most Innovative University” while building the country’s largest engineering school and producing some of the best talent in the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor.

Previously, we have compared UWaterloo to top engineering schools in Germany, but how...


Topics: talent, 5 charts, university of waterloo

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