Harris Institute Ranked Best for 5th Year
Submitted by Cashbox Canada
Photo: John Harris Founder Harris Institute
For a 5th consecutive year, Toronto’s Harris Institute is ranked best private school in the 2017 ‘Media Arts Education Report’. Author Jim Lamarche says, “Harris Institute is the best school of its kind in Canada. Highly Recommended”.
Included in the Report Card’s top 10 schools areRyerson University’s School of Media, OCAD University, the Ontario Institute of Audio Recording Technology (OIART), Metalworks Institute and Seneca College.In its 9th year with over 100,000 visitors from around the world, Lamarche’s Report is the quintessential source of comparative information on media arts education in Canada.
Harris Institute is the only school outside of the US in Billboard Magazine’smost recent “Top 11 Schools”. The college was previously featured in Mix Magazine’s “Audio Education’s Finest’ and Billboard’s “Schools That Rock”.
Harris graduates won or were nominated for 197 awards in the past two years, including Grammy, Emmy, Oscar, Juno and Canadian Screen Awards. The school’s Arts Management Program is the only college program in North America to achieve seven 0% Student Loan Default Rates and it’s Audio Production Program achieved a fifth 0% Default Rate in 2016.
Harris Institute and the University of the West of Scotland (top 5% in the 2016 ‘Times Worldwide Higher Education Rankings’) have pioneered accelerated post-secondary education. Since 2005, 124 Harris graduates have earned BA and B.Sc. degrees in 8 months on full scholarships in Scotland. The partnership was expanded in 2016 to offer Harris graduates who complete both the Audio Production and Arts Management Programs (double major in 20 months) direct entry into Master’s Degree programs at UWS in Sound Production, Songwriting or Music Industry at their Glasgow and new London, England campuses. Students are able earn two college diplomas from Harris and an MA from UWS in less than 3 years.
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