International Viewbook 2022

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EXPERIENCE A UNIVERSITY

FOR YOU. INTERNATIONAL VIEWBOOK 2021/2022


TABLE OF CONTENTS Click on a category below to learn more about Brock University.

1. Our location

7. Expenses

2. Top reasons to choose Brock

8. Residence

3. Program Spotlight

9. Sports & Recreation

4. Co-op Education

10. English Language Requirements

5. Career Preparation

11. Transferring to Brock

6. Scholarship & Awards

12. Ready, Set, Apply!


Welcome to

TAKE A

BROCK.

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VIRTUAL TOUR OF BROCK’S CAMPUS brocku.ca

ONLY UNIVERSITY IN CANADA IN A

UNESCO BIOSPHERE RESERVE

WHAT'S THE WEATHER LIKE?

CANADA

AVERAGE ANNUAL TEMPERATURES BY SEASON

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SUMMER

MARCH TO MAY

JUNE TO AUGUST

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FALL

WINTER

SEPTEMBER TO NOVEMBER

DECEMBER TO FEBRUARY

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20

MINUTES TO NIAGARA FALLS

30

MINUTES TO BUFFALO, NY

60

MINUTES TO TORONTO


WHY STUDY AT

A CANADIAN UNIVERSITY?

TOP 5 REASONS INTERNATIONAL

STUDENTS CHOOSE BROCK *Leger Marketing employer survey for Universities Canada, 2014 †

Statistics Canada Survey – Police-reported Violent Crime Severity Index, 2016 Statistics Canada Survey – Average rent for areas with a population of 10,000 and over, 2017 when compared to average room cost in St. Catharines-Niagara

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GRADUATES FROM CANADIAN UNIVERSITIES EARN UP TO

40%

MORE IN ANNUAL SALARY

THAN THOSE WITH A COLLEGE DIPLOMA ALONE.*

1. CAREER-DRIVEN PROGRAMMING

Brock's career-driven degrees, such as Game Design, Public Health, and Sport Management, along with co-op work terms, internships, and experiential opportunities will prepare you for your career.

2. BROCK LEADS TO SUCCESS

Brock graduates enjoy one of the highest employment rates in Canada with 96.5% finding work after receiving their degree.

3. PERSONALIZED INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SUPPORT

Brock has a team dedicated to international student academic success and well-being. Take part in transitional and ongoing academic, language and social programming to get the most out of your studies.

4. AFFORDABLE LIVING

Niagara offers safe and affordable accommodation on and off campus. On average, a one-bedroom apartment is 67% less expensive than Toronto.**

5. SAFETY — ON AND OFF CAMPUS

Brock's beautiful campus is located in Niagara, one of the safest regions in Canada†. Combined with our dedicated 24-hour campus security team, you'll have peace of mind while you study.

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MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

WE WELCOME

STUDENTS

FROM MORE THAN

100

COUNTRIES

Maclean's Magazine 2021 University Rankings

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IN CANADA FOR OVERALL STUDENT SATISFACTION Maclean's Magazine 2021 University Rankings


As a comprehensive university, Brock has an expansive selection of undergraduate programs as well as advanced research, post-graduate and doctoral options.

Did you know?

7

Academic Faculties

100% of programs have an experiential learning component

September, January or May entry available

70+

Undergraduate Programs

50

Masters and PhD Programs

Find your program at brocku.ca/programs


CO-OP EDUCATION

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80%

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$18-$23

CO-OP PROGRAMS OFFERED AT BROCK

OF EMPLOYERS SAY

CO-OP STUDENTS ARE POTENTIAL FUTURE EMPLOYEES**

MONTH MINIMUM

OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE

PER HOUR AVERAGE WAGE

OUR EMPLOYABILITY ADVANTAGE: • Practical, hands-on experience • Discover your interests • Learn new skills • Develop industry contacts **Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2016.


CAREER ASPIRATIONS

PREPARE FOR YOUR FUTURE

EXPLORE CAREER POSSIBILITIES

INCREASE YOUR EARNING POTENTIAL

WITH CAREER SERVICES

96% GRADUATE SUCCESS

BROCK HAS ONE OF THE HIGHEST RATES OF GRADUATE EMPLOYMENT

ACCESS TO: • Job search strategies • Career coaching • Personal branding • Mock interview sessions • Exclusive employer networking


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SCHOLARSHIPS

BROCK UNIVERSITY HAS COMMITTED MORE THAN

$4

MILLION

TO OUR AWARDS PROGRAMS FOR 2021-22 Awards offered to international students pursuing undergraduate studies at Brock include the following:

BROCK SCHOLARS AWARD UP TO $4,000 PER ACADEMIC YEAR Students are automatically considered if they meet the following qualifications: • Achieved an A- admissions average or higher* • Have no previous post-secondary experience

INTERNATIONAL CURRICULUM AWARD $1,000 Students are automatically considered if they have achieved an A- admissions average* and one of the following: • IB diploma successful completion • AP: incoming first year undergraduate students with three AP courses with an exam score of 4 or more • A-level final year average of C or higher

EMERGING MARKET ENTRANCE AWARD $2,500

Students will automatically receive the award if they are citizens of Colombia, Kenya, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Pakistan.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT AMBASSADOR AWARD UP TO $23,000**

Awarded annually to a maximum of 10 students who do not hold citizenship, permanent residency or refugee status in Canada. A separate application is required.

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OneApp connects you to more than 700 awards and bursaries. Apply by April 15. Awards offered through Brock University are subject to change in availability and value without notice. Awards are listed in Canadian dollars. **

* Marks are based on Ontario academic equivalencies as determined by Brock University. Selected students will receive an award in the amount of the difference between international and domestic rates.


EXPENSES

 Budget your first year! Follow the link below to use Brock’s Undergraduate Fees Estimator to plan for tuition, residence, mail plans and other options fees. brocku.ca/safa/undergraduatefees-estimator

Undergraduate tuition and living expenses for international students (per academic year): (Costs listed in Canadian dollars)

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INTERNATIONAL TUITION*

MANDATORY ANCILLARY FEES**

ON-CAMPUS RESIDENCE

29,279 – $ 30,610

$

$

2,276 – $ 2,326

$

UTENSILS

ON-CAMPUS DINING

TEXTBOOKS

4,900 – $5,250

TOTAL ANTICIPATED COST

$

$

7,870 – $9,170

1,000+

45,325 – $ 48,357 * **

Prices are based on the 2021-22 costs. Fees are subject to change without notice.

Included in the ancillary fees are: Recovery Fee, UHIP, daycare fee, health service fee, BUSU insurance, BUSU dental insurance fee, bus pass, and engagement levy.


 RESIDENCE

TRADITIONAL $7,878 – $8,670*

Brock is pleased to guarantee a space in residence to all new full-time undergraduate students beginning in Fall 2022, who meet our residence application conditions.

OPENING FALL 2021

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SEMI-SUITE $8,370 – $9,170*

NEW BEDROOMS

A full summary of conditions and criteria may be found at brocku.ca/residence prior to the application opening. The residence guarantee applies only if both the residence application and fee are received by June 1, 2022. * Brock has historically accommodated all incoming students who met our published residence guarantee. This is our goal for Fall 2022, however; given these uncertain times, we may be required to adjust the guarantee criteria. We commit to updating our applicants as changes are made and we encourage you to visit brocku.ca/residence for the most up-to-date information.

SUITE $8,800- $9,330*

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brockocl.ca

TOWNHOUSE $7,970 – $9,250*


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Provincial championships

National championships

Sports and recreational activities offered at Brock University Aquafit C Badminton I Ball hockey M I Baseball M Basketball M W I Bootcamp C Cheerleading W Cricket I Cross country M W Core n' More C Curling M W Dance W C Dodgeball I Dragon boat M W Equestrian W Fencing M W C M Men

First Aid C Flag football I Figure skating M W Full Body Fit C Golf M W I Handball I Ice hockey M W I Inner tube water polo Lacrosse M W MMA/Self defense C Pickleball I Powerlifting M W Ringette W Rowing M W Rugby M W Soccer M W I W Women

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Intramurals

Soccer Baseball I Softball W Spin C Spikeball I Squash M W I Swimming M W C Table tennis I Tchoukball I Tennis M W I Track and field M W Ultimate frisbee M W Volleyball M W I Wrestling M W Yoga C Zumba C C

Classes

NEW ZONE FITNESS CENTRE

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

If your first language is not English, you must prove proficiency with one of the following, or equivalent: IELTS Overall 6.5, no band below 6.0 For co-op Accounting, 7.0, with no band below 6.5

TOEFL IBT (destination code: 0895) Overall 88, no band below 21. For Co-op Accounting (BAcc) and Teacher Education: Overall 100, minimum 27 on writing, 27 on speaking.

Duolingo Minimum score of 110 Minimum score of 120 for Co-op Accounting (BAcc)

CAEL Overall 70, no other band score under 60

Brock Intensive English Language Program (IELP) Successful completion of Level 5. brocku.ca/esl-services

Brock English Placement Test (BEPT) Minimum overall score of 600, with no subtest below 400

Full-time study where the primary language of instruction and evaluation is English A minimum of three years, with acceptable grades in English and other humanities/social science secondary school courses

brocku.ca/admissions/english-proficiency


CONSIDER TRANSFERRING TO BROCK

Do you have previous post-secondary experience? Are you considering changing universities?

Are currently enrolled in classes in your home country?

Have you completed a diploma or associate's degree?

Your previous post-secondary education can be assessed for transfer credits towards your new degree at Brock. We have a number of pathways and partnerships with universities around the world that can save you valuable time and give you a head start on your career.

Visit brocku.ca/admissions/ undergraduate/transfer-students to learn more.


READY, SET, APPLY!

At Brock, you can start undergraduate studies in September, January* or May.* F

Learn more about our program options and admission criteria at brocku.ca/programs

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Apply to Brock at brocku.ca/admissions/apply

You will receive an email with step-by-step instructions on setting up your new my.brocku.ca portal and Brock email. Your my.brocku.ca portal is important. It allows you to: F

Submit official transcripts and documents to complete your application.

F

Apply for scholarships and awards.

F

Check your application status and accept Brock’s offer of admission.

F

Apply for residence. To view our rooms, visit brocku.ca/discover/virtual-tour

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Obtain your study permit.

*Select programs available with a January or May start date.

 To apply to one of our programs in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, visit brocku.ca/graduate-studies


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