Which Canadian University Should You Attend?

Over the course of March and April, the NSN has shared what makes various Canadian universities unique through our Why U series. From the east coast to the west, we have a wealth of outstanding universities dedicated to helping students learn and achieve their goals. Our contributors have noted the fantastic support that they receive

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Why You Should Choose the University of Alberta: Immense Opportunities & a Community of Awe-Inspiring People

I’ve been extremely lucky to have the support of incredible instructors, lab members and classmates, who’ve made my undergraduate at the University of Alberta a wonderful adventure of learning and self-discovery. The Instructors There are incredible professors at the UofA who excel in teaching and genuinely care for their students’ well-being. There have been occasions

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Why You Should Choose the University of Alberta: Opportunities Galore

For many students, school can be tedious. After joining the University of Alberta last fall, I soon realized that university is in fact fun! What set university apart from high school were the diverse opportunities and options that I was made aware of since day one of orientation. The Students’ Union at the U of

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Why You Should Choose Bishop University: Outdoors Haven & Welcoming Community

From a Bishop University graduate, on her undergraduate experience: The moment I walked through the arches at Bishop’s University, I knew that I had chosen the right place to pursue my undergraduate degree. Located in Lennoxville, in the Eastern townships of Sherbrooke, Quebec, there is no doubt that the campus is one of the most

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Why You Should Choose Ryerson University: Leading Fashion Design Program

From a recent graduate of Ryerson University on her experience pursuing a Bachelor of Design in Fashion:  During my four years at Ryerson University’s Fashion Design program, I had a wonderful time. The Bachelor of Design in Fashion program involved 50% sewing, and 50% history, theory and other management/ business classes that provide students with a

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Why You Should Choose York University: Top Law & Society Program

There are many reasons why I chose to attend York University. I was always passionate about the legal and political functions of Canada and knew I wanted to pursue a career in law, so I decided to apply to York University’s Law and Society program. This program is one of the oldest and largest of

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Why You Should Choose McMaster University: Outstanding Support & Student Directed Learning

If I have to describe McMaster University using a single word, it is undoubtedly the word: “home”. The  administrators and professors expend a lot of resources and energy in supporting the students and ensuring that university is a valuable and enriching experience. The university provides students with an abundance of academic and wellness resources, including

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Why You Should Choose the University of Ottawa: Political Haven

Located in the heart of Canada’s capital, UOttawa is the place to be if you’re into politics. There are always opportunities to attend events with prominent guest speakers-just this week Kathleen Wynne, Ontario’s premier, gave a speech on campus. You can also get involved with the student federation, the student associations, and any of the

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Why You Should Choose the University of British Columbia: Abundant Learning & Extra-Curricular Opportunities

I decided to attend the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver because of its world renowned researchers and reputation for excellence. At UBC, I am able to learn from the best and the brightest in their respective fields and be at the front lines of active and exciting research. UBC also has many opportunities

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Why You Should Choose the University of British Columbia: A Place of Mind

When I first stepped foot on the UBC campus on a family trip in grade 11, it was like a dream. Walking down the tree-lined promenade from flagpole to flagpole, taking in the view of ocean, mountains and sky at the Rose Garden, sighting the suspended skeleton of Canada’s largest blue whale… I just thought,

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