Globe & Mail Survey: McGill is Superior to U of T

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Subject: Globe & Mail Survey: McGill is Superior to U of T
McGill University compared with University of Toronto

Criteria McGill University??s Grade (Sort: A+ to D) University of Toronto??s Grade (Sort: A+ to D)

Rankings are alphabetized by question, unless you modify the sort order. Learn more about the methodology and data.

Academic support/counselling C- C+
Access to course/teaching materials online A- B+
Assistance with locating part-time jobs C- C-

Attractiveness of campus A B

Availability of faculty outside classroom hours B B-

Availability of journals/articles/periodicals A- A-
Availability of merit-based scholarships D D
Availability of needs-based scholarships D C-

Availability of on-campus recruitment by employers B- C

Availability of quiet study space A- B

Availability of up-to-date computer equipment A- B+
Availability of up-to-date technology in classrooms B B-

Campus bookstore B- B-

Career counselling/placement services C+ C+

Class sizes C+ C

Classrooms/lecture halls B B-

Co-op/internship opportunities D C-
Computer accessibility on campus B+ B+
Convenience of class scheduling C+ C+

Degree to which university experience will prepare you for employment B B-

Diversity of extra-curricular activities B+ B

Ease of course registration process B+ C+

Faculty members´ knowledge of subjects A+ A

Food Services C- D

Health Services C+ B-
Helpfulness of administrative staff C B-

Labs/research equipment B B

Level of interaction between faculty and students C+ C

Library Services A- B+
Library hours of operation B+ B+
Number of courses to choose from B B
On-campus employment opportunities C C-
On-campus network for Internet/email A- B+
On-campus pubs/bars C- C-
Online library resources A A-
Opportunities to acquire work-related knowledge/skills B- C+

Overall Library A- A-

Overall Quality of Education A- B+

Overall academic reputation of your university A+ A

Overall availability of financial assistance C- C-
Overall course variety/availability B B

Overall on-campus buildings/facilities B B

Overall quality of career preparation B- C+
Overall quality of student services B- B-

Overall quality/availability of technology on campus A- B+

Overall university atmosphere B+ B-

Physical fitness B+ B
Quality of academic advising C- C+

Quality of teaching B+ B

Recreational/athletic programs/services B+ B+

Reputation for conducting leading-edge research A+ A
Reputation for graduate studies A+ A
Reputation for undergraduate studies A A-
Reputation in your specific area of study A- A-
Reputation of university among employers A+ A

Satisfaction with University Experience B+ B

School spirit B- C

Sense of community on-campus B- C

Sense of personal safety/security A A-
Service provided by library staff B+ B
Space in courses necessary to complete your degree B C+

Student residences B- B-

Tolerance for diverse opinions/ideas A- B+

Total number of library holdings B+ B+
Usefulness of faculty feedback B- C+


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