HURON UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

Canada, Ontario

Canada’s only university uniting liberal arts with business, Huron University college aims to shape leaders with a heart, with elite and affordable education. Formerly known as Huron College, the college started in 1864 with 2 teachers and 13 students. Affiliated with the University of Western Ontario since 1878, this college is renowned for its faculty of arts and social science, and theology. This college is Ontario’s only Harvard Business School HBX partner and also offers dual degree programs with Ivey Business School. The college receives students for their Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences which is known to offer more than 60 programs at the undergraduate level. The Centre for Undergraduate Research Learning (CURL) enables the students pursuing an undergraduate degree to apply for funding for research and showcase it at an annual event at the end of their academic year.

Campus Life

The college provides various on-campus and off-campus accommodation facilities such as houses and dormitories for its students, keeping the students engaged with group dinners, games, and intramural sports. The college has a 3700-square-meters academic building under construction, including a student activity centre, a 450-seat theatre for performance and active civic engagement, and many state-of-the-art learning facilities. The students’ council is a not-for-profit corporation run by students helping in academic events, volunteering, and development opportunities.

Noted Alumni

The graduates went on to pursue the roles of CEO, law professor, food critic, investment officer, opera singer, and many more and have created a legacy of industry-leading alumni. Some notable names are Janice MacKinnon, former minister of finance, Alfred Apps, President of Liberal Party of Canada, and David Patchell-Evans, founder of Canada’s largest health club.