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About the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

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We are a globally-focused business school, dedicated to improving life through business.


Lang at a glance:

Globally ranked MBA

for its focus on sustainability

Top 4 in Canada

for economics research output

15,000+ alumni

making an impact across the world.

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Gordon S. Lang

About Gordon S. Lang

Visionary. Entrepreneur. Business leader.

As founder of CCL Industries in 1951, the world’s largest label manufacturers, Gordon S. Lang is a true Canadian success story. There's a good chance you come into contact with CCL products every morning. The shampoo or air freshener that you grab in the bathroom either comes in a container made or labelled by CCL. A man of values and principle, Lang embodied all of the characteristics that make U of G business students special; humble, hardworking, entrepreneurial and resilient. 

"Work hard, don’t be afraid to take risks and be the one leading change, not following it.” - Gordon S. Lang

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ACTIVE Learning


The best way to learn something is by doing it. Lang business students are actively experiencing what it's like working in the real-world, preparing themselves for meaningful careers with impact.

We call this ACTIVE Learning.

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Our mission

At Lang, we help build a better world through business – developing leaders with a deep sense of purpose and ideas that generate positive change.

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Lang is committed to the UN's global solidarity movement through several HeForShe initiatives.

Our campus

Stunning architecture, collaborative spaces, and integrated technology will inspire you to excel.


Faculty and research with impact

Lang faculty are inspiring and knowledgeable educators who are finding solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges.

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Global Reach

As one of 38 global champions of the United Nation’s business education initiative, the impact of Lang extends beyond borders.

Lang alumni

Connected Alumni

Lang alumni can be found making a difference all across the world. Discover our most notable alumni and recent alumni who are making an impact in their young career.