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December 4, 2016
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Laurier continues to improve in Globe and Mail’s Canadian University Report

Oct 23/12

Wilfrid Laurier University continues to improve and earn high marks in The Globe and Mail’s annual Canadian University Report.

In the latest issue, Laurier’s grades improved in eight categories, including Quality of Teaching and Learning, and Career Preparation. Laurier also placed in the Top 3 in its size group in 13 categories nationally, including a tie for first in Class Size.

“Laurier’s showing in the latest Canadian University Report reflects our efforts to strategically improve in the areas that matter most to students,” said Deborah MacLatchy, vice-president: academic and provost. “Laurier is committed to providing students with excellent academics and a superior university experience.”

This year’s survey revealed that Laurier, which is included in the medium-size category (10,000 – 22,000 undergraduates), continues to receive high marks in teaching quality, campus atmosphere, class sizes and most-satisfied students.

Laurier’s grades improved in the following eight categories:

Quality of Teaching and Learning 
Career Preparation 
Research Opportunities 
Course Registration
Student Residences 
Information Technology
City Satisfaction

The Globe and Mail’s annual Canadian University Report is based on a survey of 31,000 undergraduate students at universities across Canada. Universities are grouped and compared according to their number of undergraduates.


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