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Maclean is back with their annual list of Canada’s best Comprehensive Universities and, this year, UVic is sharing the top spot.

The list ranks fifteen Canadian universities based on thirteen categories including Student Awards, the Student/Faculty Ratio, Faculty Awards, Total Research Dollars, Scholarships and Bursaries, Student Services and more. 

Last year, UVic tied for second place with the University of Waterloo on Maclean’s list. 

This year, the university moved up in the rankings, tying for first place with SFU.

According to Maclean, universities in this category have a significant amount of research activity and a wide range of programs at the undergraduate and graduate level, including professional degrees.

Compared to other Canadian universities, UVic rated third in Student Awards, 5th in the Student/Faculty ratio, first in Faculty Awards, second in Total Research Dollars, third in Scholarships and Bursaries and fifth in Student Services. 

You can view the overall rankings here

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