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Overview About University Area of Edmonton And Its Neighborhoods
The University of Alberta which is also known as the U of A or UAlberta is a Public Research University. It was founded by Henry Marshall Tory, the first President of Alberta & Alexander Cameron Rutherford, its first Premier.
The University comprises of four campuses in Edmonton, a staff centre in downtown Calgary & the Augustana Campus in Camrose. It consists of 150 buildings which cover an area the size of 50 city blocks. At any given time, it hosts almost 40,000 students across the globe who study across 400 programs & 18 faculties.
The U of A is one of the economic powerhouses of Alberta & its impact is estimated to be around $12.3 billion annually or about 5% of Alberta’s GDP. It is also Alberta’s fourth largest employer employing more than 15,000 people.
The University has consistently featured in prestigious international University rankings as one of the top 5 universities in Canada & one of the top 100 universities worldwide. The U of A has been mentioned by such illustrious bodies as the Academic Ranking of World Universities, The Times Higher Education World University Rankings & the QS World University Rankings.
The QS World University Rankings is the annual publication of the university rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds. At the time when the publisher had collaborated with the Times Higher Education Magazine to publish its international rankings from 2004 to 2009, it used to be called The-QS World University Rankings. After 2009, QS chose to continue with the old methodology to tabulate rankings whereas Times adopted a new one. The QS system names the world’s top universities for the study of 46 subjects across five faculty areas along with five separate regional rankings – Asia, BRICS, Latin America, Middle East, Europe & Central Asia. The QS World University Rankings is the only one of its kind to have received the coveted International Ranking Expert Group (IREG) approval.
According to the QS World University Rankings in 2014, the top faculty at the U of A is Arts & Humanities & the top-ranking subject is English Literature.
The Canadian Institute of Ukranian Studies is a part of the University of Alberta & is a leading institute in the study of Ukraine.
Till date, the U of A has graduated more than 260,000 pupils & some of its illustrious alumni include Roland Michener (Governor General), Richard E Taylor (Nobel Laureate), Joe Clark (Prime Minister), Don Iveson (Edmonton Mayor), Beverly McLachlin (Chief Justice of Canada) & many Alberta Premiers such as Peter Lougheed, Rachel Notley, Dave Hancock & Jim Prentice.
Roland Michener was born on the 19th of June, 1900 & was a Canadian lawyer, politician & diplomat who served as the 20th Governor General of Canada.
Michener was born in Alberta. After serving in the Royal Air Force he got himself an University degree. Subsequently, he attended the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar where he acquired two Master Degrees. He returned to Canada to practice law & subsequently entered politics. In 1957, he was elected to the House of Commons where he served as the Speaker of the House until 1962. Between 1964 & 1967 he held diplomatic postings. On the recommendation of Lester B Pearson, the Prime Minister of Canada, he was appointed as the Governor General by Queen Elizabeth II to replace Viceroy Georges Vanier. He was succeeded by Jules Leger in 1974.
During his lifetime, Michener also served as the Chancellor of Queen’s University & died on 6th August 1991.
Beverly McLachlin was born on the 7th of September 1943 & & is the 17th Chief Justice of Canada. She is the first woman Chief Justice of Canada & also the longest serving Chief justice in Canadian history. As the Chief justice of Canada, McLachlin is also serves as the Deputy to the Governor General of Canada.
On 12th June 2017 McLachlin announced that she would be retiring on the 15th of December 2017. This would be a full nine months before the mandatory retirement age of 75.
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