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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...

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Topics: technology, talent, university of waterloo

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...

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Topics: talent, 5 charts, university of waterloo

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, university of waterloo

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: talent, 5 charts, university of waterloo

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