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Canada and Australia are two perfect destinations for engineering students. Studying engineering in some of the universities of Canada and Australia is a dream of passionate students all across the world. There are many world’s top-ranked engineering universities in Australia and Canada. Many students from India and Pakistan head towards Australia and Canada to pursue their engineering studies.

In this article, you will learn which country and the university are more suitable for you to study engineering. I will mention the top 5 engineering universities in both countries.

Top Universities for Engineering in Canada

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Canada is a great choice to study engineering for Asian Students. There are many great engineering universities in Canada. A few best engineering universities are:

University of Toronto

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The University of Toronto is one of the oldest universities in Canada.  This prestigious university was founded in 1827. Its first name was King’s College. It is the oldest university in Ontario, Canada. It got its present name in 1850. It is one of the finest universities for engineering in the world. More than 16 thousand international students are currently studying in this university and the majority of them are from India and China. Ranked #17 among the world’s best universities. It is Canada’s best and the world’s 54th best university for engineering. The average tuition fee of different engineering programs at the University of Toronto is $60K for international students.

University of Waterloo

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The University of Waterloo is Canada’s 2nd best university for engineering. Its main campus is located in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. It was founded in 1957. About 7 thousand international students are enrolled in different degree programs at the University of Waterloo. It is ranked the world’s 57th best university for engineering. This university is a dream destination for students who want to study engineering.

University of British Columbia

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The University of British Columbia was founded in 1908. It is located in the Canadian province of British Columbia. It has two campuses (Vancouver campus and Kelowna campus). The University of British Columbia stands at 31st  number among the list of best global universities. It is ranked 3rd best Canadian engineering university. More than 18 thousand international students are studying at the University of British Columbia. It is considered one of the best universities in the world.

University of Alberta

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The University of Alberta was established in 1908. It is located in Edmonton, Alberta. It is Canada’s 4th and the world’s 73rd best university for engineering. It is regarded as a “ Comprehensive academic and research university” (CARU), which means that the university offers many degree programs and mainly focuses on research.

McGill University

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McGill University is a very famous university in the world. It was founded in 1921 and is located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is the world’s 93rd best university to study engineering. It is Canada’s 5th best university for engineering. More than ten thousand students from 150 different countries are studying in this university.

Best Engineering Universities in Australia

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The top 5 best Australian universities for engineering are given below:

University of New South Wales


University of New South Wales was founded in1949 and is located in Sydney. It is the best Australian University for Engineering and Technology. It is ranked 51st in the list of top global universities and the 23rd best university for engineering in the world. More than 20 thousand international students are enrolled in UNSW. The university receives most of the high school toppers than any other Australian university.  UNSW has produced more millionaires than any other university in Australia. 

University of Adelaide

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The University of Adelaide was founded in 1874 and is located in Adelaide, South Australia. It is one of the oldest universities in Australia. It shares one-third of the total number of Nobel laureates in Australia. It is the second-best university for engineering in Australia. It has 73rd position in the list of best global universities and 25th among the world’s best engineering universities. School of Chemical Engineering and School of Civil Engineering are most famous in the university’s Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences. The university also offers degrees in Environmental and Mining Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering.

University of Technology Sydney

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The University of Technology Sydney is located in Sydney, Australia. The university was established in 1988. It is one of the leading universities of Australia and it was ranked 9th  best university in Australia. It was ranked 162nd on the list of best global universities in 2020. The university is the 32nd best engineering university in the world. UTS is the 3rd best choice to study engineering in Australia. Total 9 faculties and schools constitute UTS. 

RMIT University

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Royal Melbourn Institute of Technology was established in 1887 by Francis Ormond. It is located in Melbourne, Australia. 11 thousand international students are enrolled in the university. It is the 69th best university for engineering in the world and the 4th best engineering university in Australia. It is also a very wealthy university with $1.3 billion annual revenue.

University of Queensland Australia

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The University of Queensland is located in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It was founded in 1909. It is the oldest university in Queensland. UQ is ranked 3rd best Australian university and 36th best university in the world. More than 15 thousand international students studying at this university.

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