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Top 8 Academic All-Canadians

One female and one male from each U SPORTS conference are selected annually as Top 8 Academic All-Canadians, and are honoured by the Governor General’s Academic All-Canadian Commendation.

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Academic All-Canadians

In 1988, U SPORTS introduced its first Academic All-Canadians, those exceptional student-athletes who achieve an academic standing of 80 per cent or better while playing on one of their university's varsity teams.

Academic All-Canadian list, by year, by institution (.xls) (updated Oct. 4, 2019)

Governor General’s Academic All-Canadian Commendation

Among these outstanding individuals, one female and one male from each U SPORTS conference are selected annually as Top 8 Academic All-Canadians, and are honoured by the Governor General’s Academic All-Canadian Commendation at Rideau Hall in the nation's captial. 

The Governor General’s Academic All-Canadian Commendation was founded by the Right Honourable David Johnston, former Governor General of Canada, who first honoured Canada’s Top 8 student-athletes in 2013.

As the official supporter of the student-athletes selected as Top 8 Academic All-Canadians, Sherrard Kuzz LLP will continue to support the travel, accommodation and hospitality of the group in the lead-up to the Commendation at Rideau Hall. All eight student-athletes will also receive a customized durilium ring from Baron, the Exclusive Provider of championship rings and recognition jewelry for U SPORTS.

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