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  2. Toronto Metropolitan University - Wikipedia

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    The school was named after Egerton Ryerson, who established the Toronto Normal School in 1847 on the future site of the Ryerson Institute of Technology. In addition to establishing the normal school, Ryerson helped develop education in Canada West as the region's chief superintendent of education, creating a model for publicly-funding the training of teachers, and helping to draft Canada West ...

  3. University of Waterloo - Wikipedia

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    In the 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities, the university ranked 151–200 in the world and 7–8 in Canada. The 2023 QS World University Rankings ranked the university 154th in the world and seventh in Canada. The 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings placed Waterloo 201–250 in the world and 8–11 in Canada.

  4. Wrocław University of Science and Technology - Wikipedia

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    In 2021, Wrocław University of Science and Technology was among the best universities in the world - according to The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), i.e. the Shanghai ranking. The university was classified in places 901-1000, at the same time taking third place among Polish technical universities.

  5. American University - Wikipedia

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    The American University (AU or American) is a private federally chartered research university in Washington, D.C. Its main campus spans 90 acres (36 ha) on Ward Circle, mostly in the Spring Valley neighborhood of Northwest D.C. AU was chartered by an Act of Congress in 1893 at the urging of Methodist bishop John Fletcher Hurst, who sought to create an institution that would promote public ...

  6. York University - Wikipedia

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    In the 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities rankings, the university ranked 301–400 in the world and 13–18 in Canada. The 2023 QS World University Rankings ranked the university 456th in the world, and sixteenth in Canada. The 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings ranked York 401–500 in the world, and 17th in Canada.

  7. Georgetown University - Wikipedia

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    Georgetown University is a private research university in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Founded by Bishop John Carroll in 1789 as Georgetown College, the university has grown to comprise ten undergraduate and graduate schools, including the Walsh School of Foreign Service, McDonough School of Business, Medical School, Law School, and a campus in Qatar.

  8. University of British Columbia - Wikipedia

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    In the 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities rankings, the university ranked 42nd in the world and second in Canada. The 2023 QS World University Rankings ranked the University 47th in the world, and third in Canada. The 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings ranked the University 37th in the world, and second in Canada.

  9. Titanic (1997 film) - Wikipedia

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    Titanic is a 1997 American epic romance and disaster film directed, written, produced, and co-edited by James Cameron.Incorporating both historical and fictionalized aspects, it is based on accounts of the sinking of the RMS Titanic, and stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet as members of different social classes who fall in love aboard the ship during its ill-fated maiden voyage.