Oldest Universities in Canada

The following are amongst the oldest universities in Canada:

University of New Brunswick (UNB) - It is the oldest English-speaking university in Canada and one of the oldest public universities in North America. UNB's Fredericton campus, located in New Brunswick's capital, was established in 1785; and the Saint John campus, located in New Brunswick's largest city, was established in 1964.

University of King's College - It is Canada's oldest chartered university, located in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The College is known nationally and internationally for its interdisciplinary programmes in the humanities and journalism.

McGill University - It is the oldest university in Montreal, founded in 1821 from a generous bequest by James McGill. The University is known for attracting the brightest students from across Canada, the United States, and overseas.

The University of Toronto - Founded in 1827, it is one of the oldest universities in Canada and one of the world's leading research centres. The University has the following campuses: St. George (in downtown Toronto), Mississauga (in the west) and Scarborough (in the east).

The University of Manitoba - Established in 1877, it is the oldest university in Western Canada, located in Winnipeg, the heart of Canada. The University has a long and proud tradition of achievement and innovation in research.

University of Western Ontario - Founded in 1878, The University of Western Ontario is one of Canada's oldest and most renowned universities. The University offers a wide range of degree and diploma programs through its faculties, schools and affiliated colleges.

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