Universities in a dangerous world

News

Every two years the Network assembles for its Global Congress to discuss the most pressing issues facing the higher education sector in order to develop best practices for navigating this challenging and constantly changing terrain. This year “Universities in a Dangerous World: Defending Higher Education Communities & Values” will be hosted by McGill June 8-10.

Educated entrepreneurs: check the stats, not the stereotype

Higher Education

Picture a successful entrepreneur. How did she get her start? How much education does he have? Chances are good that you pictured a university dropout, creating something revolutionary in a garage or basement, à la Mark Zuckerberg or Bill Gates. If you look at the stats, rather than the stereotype, you’ll see a very different picture.

Incomes of young university and college graduates: Part II

Higher Education

In the fourth installment in our series on higher education, Sue Murley, Senior Director, Strategic Communications and Planning, breaks down a Stats Can study on incomes for post-secondary graduates, this time for Canadians aged 25 to 34 years old.

Do international students stay in Canada after graduation?

Higher Education

In the third instalment of our series on higher education, McGill’s Senior Director of Communications and Planning, Susan Murley asks if international students stay in Canada after graduation? The answer may surprise you.

Canada: We’re Number (Twenty-) One!

Higher Education

In the second instalment of our series on higher education, McGill’s Senior Director of Communications and Planning, Sue Murley asks if Canada really is the most educated country in the world, or are we falling behind?

What recent graduates make – by field of study

Higher Education

There’s a lot of talk these days about the value of higher education. In this series, McGill’s Senior Director of Communications and Planning, Sue Murley, digs into a variety of reliable sources and pulls out the facts as they relate to a continuing debate about the respective outcomes of universities and colleges.