Researching
Universities & Colleges

At TIS we use BridgeU for university and careers planning. Students in grade 9 to grade 12 have personal accounts that let them research their options and organise their applications.

Students can click here to login to BridgeU

TIS Online University Fair 2020

The 10th Annual TIS University Fair has moved online for 2020 with Cialfo. Over 120 universities from around the world will be participating Monday, September 21st and Tuesday, September 22nd from 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm. Students were given instructions to pre-register for specific university sessions.

Parents who would like to join should register using the information below.

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TIS Online University Fair 2020 Participants

Research Links

Here are some useful links to help with your university research

INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION:

  • If you know what you want to study and want to see the options from around the world, try Bachelorsportal by studyportals. They do not list everyone, but it might give you some ideas.

UK:

  • UCAS – start with Course Finder: make sure you check for your qualifications

USA:

  • College Board Big Future  – huge list of US colleges: a great place to start your research

  • SAT – you can learn more and register for the test

  • Looking for help with your list? Try Unigo – interesting and interactive it might give you some new ideas

  • Want to see the campuses? Try eCampusTours – over 1300 schools to look at to give you some new ideas

  • College Portrait will help you whittle down your list by comparing 2 schools at a time.

CANADA:

HONG KONG (By University): 

AUSTRALIA (By State or Territory):

  • New South Wales: UAC

  • Victoria: VTAC

RANKINGS (Remember, many of these are newspapers ranking colleges and that you aren’t going to get the same results on all of the sites – choose carefully)


World Rankings

  • QS – one of the best-known rankings in the world that we use at TIS

  • Times Higher Education – one of the best-known rankings in the world

  • ARWU - Shanghai ranking

  • 4icu – the most comprehensive list of schools we have found. We’re not sure of their criteria

US Rankings

  • US News – many different colleges

  • Niche – some interesting “different” rankings

Canadian Rankings

  •  MacLean’s – Canada is ranked by 3 categories: Medical Doctoral, Comprehensive, and Primarily Undergraduate