|23 Aug 2022|
John Hueton who matriculated at Bishops in 1947 (GH; PM 1948), Honorary Secretary of the ODU Branch in Canada from 1976, serving in that position until 2018, an uninterrupted period of 42 years (the Branch eventually split into Western and Eastern Canada, with John heading up the latter in Ontario), currently one of the Union’s most senior of all ODs and passionate for it and the school, recently contacted us and wanted to know if any of our ODs may be interested in overseas study in Canada.
John asked us to share the following information that he believes may be useful to anyone looking to study there.
“There are plenty of good Canadian Universities right across the country, the following are the best …”
(We have included the websites in case readers wish to access them to do some further viewing and see opportunities for bursaries /scholarships.)
If you type the name of the Uni plus bursaries/scholarships for 2023 it is amazing just how many there are to see!
John has also kindly supplied details of other places to study such as law & business schools:
Business Schools, many, but MBA’s have become a commodity. To check the rating of the business schools CLICK HERE.
Schulich School (York) is #1 in Canada, and Degroote School (McMaster) in Burlington ON is worth looking at.
Forestry is big in University of Toronto and University British Columbia (UBC).
Mining/Geology in Toronto, McGill, Queens, Alberta(oil) and UBC.
Engineering is good almost anywhere, it helps getting into the profession to study here, otherwise there are lots of exams to study for to get registered professionally.
Medicine is common, Sask, McMaster, Toronto, Queens, McGill, UBC.
John writes further:
“Housing in Canada is now ridiculously expensive, but all Unis have in-house for first year, then lists of available local apartments/houses for groups to rent.
Scholarships suitable for Bishops sports - rugby, squash and basketball. Many unis also offer on-line courses.”
And here is an invitation from John!
“We have ODs in many cities and professions who could give advice. Just ask!”
We thank John for this initiative and taking so much time over it for the benefit of graduate ODs and Post Grad/post Doc students.
John can be contacted at [email protected] and he will be glad to assist or connect you, or write direct to Lynn Swanevelder (ODU Office) at [email protected] or Paul Murray at [email protected]
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