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Participate in Experimental Learning with Brock University

Brock University is one of Canada’s leading public comprehensive universities. It was established in 1964 and named in honour of Sir Isaac Brock, a hero of the War of 1812. Brock University is located on the historic Niagara Escarpment, one of the few Canadian universities within a UNESCO-designated Biosphere Reserve. There are about 19000 students from over 100 countries and regions enrolled in university. The graduation rate is over 96%.

There are seven academics, including the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Education, Humanities, Mathematics and Science, Graduate Studies, Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine & Performing Arts, and Goodman School of Business. These faculties have over 600 lecturers, including 12 awarded Recipients of the 3M National Teaching Fellowship and 12 Chairholders of Canada Research Chairs. The school offers over 130 programs, with 70 choices of bachelor’s and 50 graduate program options.

Scholarships and Dormitory

Each year, more than 11 million awards and bursaries are provided to students through various initiatives, of which more than 4 million are awarded to new students each year. In addition, the school has eight dormitories with nearly 2,800 beds and provides students with a rich meal plan.

Why choosing Brock University

At Brock University, a student’s college life is more than just time spent in the classroom. Students will participate in various activities. In addition to providing first-class academic support, the school also promotes personal well-being. It encourages students to actively participate in campus life and activities, allowing students to make the most of their time on campus. That’s why Brock University ranks first in Ontario for overall student satisfaction.

Co-op practical education at Brock University is a combination of comprehensive career development guidance and short-term job opportunities. Allowing students to explore career opportunities, discover their interests, acquire new skills, and build on existing competencies, making essential industry connections in the world through work. These experiences will enrich your learning by applying concepts and skills learned in the classroom and on the job while fostering long-term productivity. This valuable learning opportunity will enhance your marketability and give you the competitive edge to launch your career after graduation. For more details on Cooperative Education.

Students experience experiential learning at Brock University. Experiential learning removes the boundaries between the classroom and industry. There are more than 20 different types of valuable opportunities built into Brock University’s curriculum. The school expects students to gain a cultural perspective, draw inspiration from a professional environment, and add a worldly dimension to a student’s resume. With one of Canada’s most extensive co-op programs and a range of experiential and creative learning opportunities, students will be well-prepared to be leaders in their communities and careers.

There are more than 1,000 on-campus student jobs each year. In addition, many departments have full-time job opportunities during the academic year (September-April) and Spring/Summer term (May-August). Students can use these opportunities to develop their skills and gain experience, and the school also works with students to understand and articulate their experience on resumes and future interviews.

Overview of Faculty

 Faculty of Applied Health Sciences

The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences has five departments: Department of Health Sciences, Department of Kinesiology, Department of Nursing, Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, and Department of Sports Management. The college has cooperative agreements with more than 250 institutions to provide students with more practical opportunities. There are five other research centers, namely the Centre for Health and Wellbeing, the Centre for Bone and Muscle Health, the Centre for Healthy Youth Development through Exercise, the Centre for Exercise Competence, and the Centre of Excellence for Inclusive and Adaptive Physical Activity.

 Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education is divided into four departments. Pre-primary education, primary and secondary education, adult education, and Aboriginal education. There is also some extensional educational research. In particular, there have been remarkable achievements in indigenous education research and primary and secondary education. As a result, the college is known as the Home of Aboriginal Educational Research.

Goodman School of Business

The Goodman School of Business is committed to providing students with the opportunities they need to succeed through professional and state-of-the-art career development programs. Accreditation by AACSB, CPA Ontario, CPSA, and NCMA ensures that students receive an exceptional level of business education that meets rigorous standards. In addition, students can participate in paid internships for 4-6 months. At the same time, the school has also designed the fastest acquisition channel for students who want to get CPA.

The Goodman Student Club provides students with more than 300 activities and opportunities each year that allow students to gain leadership skills and enhance their Goodman experience.

 Faculty of Humanities

Every program in the Faculty of Humanities offers opportunities for experiential learning. As a result, the college’s programs prepare students for various careers.

It is worth mentioning that the Marilyn I. Walker School of Arts and Performing Arts, combined with the First Ontario Performing Arts Centre, provides students with creative opportunities in a unique learning environment and excellent research opportunities.

 Faculty of Mathematics and Science

The Faculty of Science provides students with a solid foundation of scientific knowledge and critical thinking needed by today’s employers, graduate and professional schools, and prepares students for a future in medical school, dentistry, graduate study, or countless other opportunities. Students will continue their studies through hands-on experience in laboratories, project placements, and field trips. Not only does the college offer small class sizes and state-of-the-art equipment, but also award-winning professors guide learning.

Under the Faculty of Science is a unique institution in Canada – the Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute).

Faculty of Social Sciences

The School of Social Sciences is the largest school at Brock University, with 5,700 students at the university. The Faculty has designed many meaningful career paths for students and programs for professional or postgraduate study in various fields. Including how to think critically and argue persuasively. It equips students in research methods, data analysis, and interpretation. It offers several advanced study options based on traditional social science disciplines and unique interdisciplinary disciplines, enabling students to research their relevant areas of interest for achievement.

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Brock University’s Graduate School is a thriving postgraduate community of more than 50 programs advancing Brock University’s reputation as a center of excellence in research and innovation. Whether students want to continue their academic path or excel in their chosen careers, the college’s programs provide opportunities for students to expand their knowledge and abilities.

Enrollment Date

In September, some majors offer admission in May and January.

Admission Requirements

  • Graduate from high school
  • Four grade-12 courses with a minimum average of 70 or final transcript of domestic high school senior year

English requirements

  • IELTS 6.5 overall with no single banding below 6

Source: Brock University official website
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