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 University of Guelph

University of Guelph

The University of Guelph is a comprehensive public research university in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. It was established in 1964 after the amalgamation of Ontario Agricultural College (1874), the MacDonald Institute (1903), and the Ontario Veterinary College (1922).The University of Guelph with 29,500 undergraduate and Graduate Students, 1700 international students from 130+ countries and 1,85,000 Alumni members promotes a learning environment that encourages exploration and sharing of new ideas and knowledge, helps students to meet complex challenges posed by the real world and is continues to churn out exceptional thinkers and engaged citizens.

University of Guelph Rankings

The University of Guelph has ranked consistently as one of the comprehensive and research intensive Universities in Canada. The University ranks no. 1 in Canada in agricultural science for which it is also known as Canada's Food University. It also acquires the 2nd and 5thposition in Canada for plant and animal science and in the field of Environment/Ecology.

Other ranks secured by the University of Guelph is as follows -

  • It ranks 571 - 580 in QS Global World Rankings 2021
  • According to Times Higher Education, it secures 501-600th position in World University Rankings 2021 and 101-200th in Impact Rankings 2021.
  • The University of Guelph ranks 483 in Best Global Universities and 19 in Canada as per reports by US news.

Campuses

Main Campus

The main university campus spans 412 hectares (1,017 acres), including the 165-hectare (408-acre) University of Guelph Arboretum and a 12-hectare (30-acre) research park.Campus safety is provided by the University of Guelph Campus Community Police, First Response Team and Fire Safety officers.

Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) campuses

The Ontario Agricultural College had a network of campuses and research stations throughout Ontario which were operated by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs. From 1889 to 1961, this college published the OAC Review, a magazine published by and for students, with topics on everything from political and social events to photographs from around campus.

University of Guelph-Humber

The University of Guelph-Humber is a satellite campus created by a partnership in 2002 between the University of Guelph and Humber College. Located on Humber's North Campus in Toronto, it offers seven four-year academic programs that grant an honours degree from the University of Guelph and a college diploma from Humber College.

University of Guelph Scholarships

Guelph's innovative financial aid programs let all qualified students attend the university regardless of their financial status. Canadian Visa application process is relatively easy, the approval rate among international students for 2020 has been 61%. International students are offered a range of financial aid options in support of their educational goals.

Placements and Average Salary

The university offers job placements to its students through career fairs where students can network with prospective employers as well as gain insight on their chosen profession. The average salary of University of Guelph Graduate Students is 66,000 CAD.

Research

The Office of Research oversees a $146 million research enterprise across seven colleges, our regional campus at Ridgetown, 15 research stations and the University of Guelph/Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Agreement. We are committed to supporting the research programs of University of Guelph faculty across all disciplines.

Overview

The University of Guelph is a comprehensive and research-intensive university in Canada. The University of Guelph is known for its beautiful, safe campuses and welcoming, supportive culture. It combines historical and modern architecture with cutting-edge technology. Our living and learning environments promote exploration and interdisciplinary sharing of new ideas, which is critical for meeting the challenges posed by our increasingly complex and interconnected world.

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