International students flock to Canadian universities

With the end of 2017 near, Maclean’s has published their annual review of Canadian universities, showcasing where out-of-province and international students are flocking. From the foreign student category, the University of British Columbia (UBC), McGill University, and Bishop’s University took gold, silver, and bronze on their number of enrolled international students. However, Carleton was ranked 18th on this list, with 12.5 per cent of the first-year undergraduate population travelling from foreign countries to enroll. From the out-of-province category, Mount Allison University took first with 51.2 per cent of its first-year student population coming from different provinces. From this section, Carleton stands at 26th place, with only 8.8 per cent of the undergraduate student body coming from out-of-province. What are universities […]

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What makes a party school: Students share their party experience

Earlier this year, Maclean’s magazine released a ranking of Canada’s top party schools. According to the data collected by the magazine, Carleton ranked number 15 on the list, based on the average number of hours partied by students each week. St. Francis Xavier University (St. FX) in Antigonish, NS, Bishop’s University in Sherbrooke, Que, and Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont took the top three spots. The University of Manitoba, Simon Fraser University, and York University were at the bottom of the list, with the least amount of hours partied on average. Nicole Orr, a second-year business administration student at St. FX, said she parties regularly during the year. Students and alumni use the school’s homecoming event as an opportunity to […]

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