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10 Best Canadian Universities For Graduate Employability

August 6, 2018

Canada Has Always Been A Great Destination To Study Abroad. Not Only The Country Boasts Some Of The Very Best Universities In The World

Canada has always been a great destination to study abroad. Not only does the country boast some of the very best universities in the world, it also strives to give international students a hassle free experience in terms of employability after graduation. As such, now many students are choosing Canada over countries like USA and UK for their overseas education.

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Studying in Canada is a great chance to build a successful future career. However once you complete you studies, the very thing that worries you is where and what type of job you can
find. Worry no more as the Admissify app has hundreds of Top Canadian universities and colleges and with our regional office in Vancouver we can help with achieving reputed internships and post study jobs as well as work visas and PR applications.

Here we have the 10 Best Canadian Universities ranked for Graduate Employability. Discover some of the top universities below and download the app free to discover many more! Then simply apply directly & easily from the app, or at one of our Pan India offices and our scholarship experts help you create the best application to achieve your desired admission.


 Here are the 10 Best Canadian Universities for Graduate Employability.

  1. University of Toronto: Ranked 31st in the QS World University Rankings 2018, the University of Toronto ranks the highest among all Canadian universities. Not only that, at 15th it also ranks highest among all Canadian Universities in the Graduate Employability Rankings 2018. This proves that it’s graduates are viewed favorably by the employers. And why wouldn’t they? the university has four Canadian Prime Ministers to count for as alumnis. Prominent figures such as Margaret Atwood, Donald Sutherland also graduated from this very university. The university also leaves no stone unturned for the professional and overall development of the students. It offers a range of programs and initiatives such as entrepreneurship courses, co-op programs, and professional experience year programs to further students interests.
  2. University of Waterloo: Ranked 152nd globally and 24th in terms of graduate employability, the University of Waterloo is at the forefront of world changing research to inspired teaching. The university has been ranked Canada’s most innovative university for the past 25 years. The university also participates in the world’s largest post-secondary co-operative education program wherein 16000 undergraduates alternate school and work terms, gaining experience with employers such as Google, Facebook, Amazon etc. Not only that, every year the University of Waterloo welcomes 35,000 students from 120 countries.
  3. McGill University: Ranked 32nd globally and 28th in terms of graduate employability, Mc Gill University is one of Canada’s most prestigious universities. The university owes its reputation to its 50 research centers and institutes, 400+ programs, rich history and thriving alumni network of 250,000 people around the globe, which includes 139 Rhodes Scholars, 12 Nobel Laureates and three Canadian Prime Ministers, including the incumbent Justin Trudeau. The university is based in
    Montreal, home to many international institutes, pharmaceutical firms, financial companies, and aeronautical firms are based here, providing ample employment opportunities for students.
  4. University of British Columbia: Ranked the 51st best university in the world and 35 in terms of graduate employability, the University of British Columbia has an excellent reputation with academics and employers alike and a particularly international faculty. The university offers a number of resources and support to help students achieve their career goals, including
    the Entrepreneurship@UBC venture accelerator. Its alumni community includes three former Canadian Prime Ministers (including Kim Campbell, the country’s first female PM).
  5. University of Alberta: The University of Alberta, ranked 90th globally and 94th in terms of
    graduate employability, is one of Canada’s top universities and among the world’s leading public research-intensive universities, with a reputation for excellence across the humanities, sciences, creative arts, business, engineering, and health sciences. The U of A attracts the best and brightest minds from around the globe, with 71 Rhodes Scholars among its alumni.
  6. University Montral : Ranked 130th globally, University de Montrl is one of the largest universities in the country, it has an extensive alumni network, and many graduates have gained prominence in fields such as business, physics and other scientific fields, politics, arts and law, including 15thCanadian PM Pierre Trudeau. The University de Montral has Quebec’s largest sponsored
    research income and is affiliated with 37 health institutions. Not only that the university has 16 faculties and schools offering 250 undergraduate and 350 graduate programs.
  7. McMaster University: Ranked 140th gloabally, McMaster University is consistently rated as one of
    Canada’s top research-intensive universities, with more than 70 Centre and institutes  including three national Centres of Excellence. The university operates a number of co-op programs, including the Engineering Co-op and Career Services (ECCS), a joint venture between the university’s engineering faculty and society to connect students with employers. Not only that, the university has 70 international academic exchanges to boast of and welcomes students and faculties from 98 countries.
  8. University of Calgary: Ranked 217 globally and on the band of 151-160 in terms of graduate employability, the University of Calgary has 14 faculties, 53 departments and more than 200 academic programs. The University of Calgary also has 77 Canada Research Chairs and is home to 85 research centres building knowledge in areas including health, social sciences, business and energy and the environment. The university regularly features in the global top 50 for the partnerships with employers indicator, the university offers a range of co-op programs and internships and has a 95% graduate employment rate. Its location in Calgary, the leading Canadian city in the oil and gas industry, means it maintains ties to the petroleum and geoscience industry.
  9. Queens University: Ranked 224 globally, Queens is Canada’s definitive university experience. Its 17 university-and faculty-based research centres provide dynamic, collaborative settings for Queens researchers lead the way in numerous fields, making notable advances recently in particle astrophysics, cancer research, ecological history, and clean energy technology. The university Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science offers opportunities to apply to paid internships within companies across North America, allowing its students to gain practical experience and industry contacts.
  10. University of Western Ontario: Concluding our look at 10 of the best Canadian universities for graduate employability is University of Western Ontario, also known as Western University. Ranked 210 globally, the university is home to world-renowned research centres such as the Rotman Institute of Philosophy, the Wind Engineering, Energy and Environment Research Institute etc. The university Student Success Centre offers career counselling, job postings, career fairs, workshops and more thus playing a vital role in a student’s graduate job hunt. The university’s alumni are making significant contributions in areas such as business, medicine, politics, engineering, music and athletics.

Well Now that you know that, don’t stop here! Download the Admissify app free today & search hundreds of Canadian universities, chat to alumni counsellors & apply directly through Admissify for top scholarship opportunities.  Study, Work & Live in Canada with Admissify!

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Avinash Singh is a study abroad consultant with over 10 years of experience helping students achieve their academic goals. He is an expert in the US, Australian, German, and Canadian education systems and has helped hundreds of students secure admission to top universities around the world. In his spare time, Avinash enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with his family. He is also an avid reader and loves to learn new things.

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