Brock University - International Viewbook 2023

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Study in Niagara, Canada.


Welcome to Brock.

Take a virtual tour of Brock’s campus brocku.ca

SCAN FOR A CAMPUS TOUR ONLY UNIVERSITY IN CANADA IN A

UNESCO BIOSPHERE RESERVE AVERAGE ANNUAL TEMPERATURES BY SEASON

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Why study at a Canadian university? CO-OP EDUCATION  41

OUR EMPLOYABILITY ADVANTAGE:

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Practical, hands-on experience Discover your interests Learn new skills Develop industry contacts

co-op programs offered at Brock

of employers say

80%

12 month minimum

$18-$23

co-op students are potential future employees**

of relevant work experience

per hour

average wage

FOCUSED ON YOUR CAREER ASPIRATIONS

with career services

Explore career possibilities

Prepare for your future

Increase your earning potential

96% Graduate success

Brock has one of the highest rates of graduate employment

*Leger Marketing employer survey for Universities Canada, 2014 **Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2016.

ACCESS TO:

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Job search strategies Career coaching Personal branding Mock interview sessions Exclusive employer networking


EXPENSES

trophy-alt SCHOLARSHIPS Brock University has committed more than $4 million to our awards programs for 2022-23. Awards offered to international students pursuing undergraduate studies at Brock include:

Brock Scholars Award Up to $3,400 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

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

Emerging Market Entrance Award

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$2,500 Students will automatically receive the award if they are citizens of Colombia, Kenya, Malaysia,Sri Lanka and Pakistan.

INTERNATIONAL TUITION*

$31,622 - $33,059

International Student Ambassador Award

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Up to $23,000**

MANDATORY ANCILLARY FEES**

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.

$2,276 - $2,326

building ON-CAMPUS RESIDENCE

$8,120 - $9,540

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.

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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. Icon signifies awards where applicants are automatically considered based on graphical representation.

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ON-CAMPUS DINING

$5,125 - $5,450

 RESIDENCE Brock is pleased to guarantee a space in residence to all full-time undergraduate students in any year of study who apply and pay the residence application fee by June 1, 2023. The guarantee does not apply to Brock Suites, which continues to be first come, first served. 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, 2023.

OFF-CAMPUS HOUSING Niagara offers affordable living options, such as one-bedroom shared accommodations starting

home

 TRADITIONAL $8,120-$8,920

$1,000+ TOTAL ANTICIPATED COST

$48,143 - $51,375

SEMI-SUITE $8,620-$9,420

Prices are based on the 2022-23 costs. Fees are subject to change without notice.

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at $450/month

Visit Brock's Off-Campus Living website to start your search: brockocl.ca

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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.

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TOWNHOUSE $8,220-$9,540


TOP 5

REASONS

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.

INTERNATIONAL

3. PERSONALIZED INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SUPPORT

CHOOSE BROCK

4. AFFORDABLE LIVING

STUDENTS Statistics Canada Survey – Police-reported Violent Crime Severity Index, 2016

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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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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. 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 Maclean's Magazine 2022 University Rankings

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We welcome students from more than

countries around the world

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in Ontario for Student Satisfaction Maclean's Magazine 2022 University Rankings

I chose Brock because it’s a mid-size university where you are not just a number, but rather a significant part of a large community. Moreover, you can easily connect with nature considering the proximity to the Bruce Trail, Niagara Falls and other lovely places nearby. Ximena Paredes from Querétaro, Mexico Psychology Co-op, Third Year


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ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

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If your first language is not English, you must prove proficiency with one of the following, or equivalent:

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

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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

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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

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. For co-op Accounting, overall 100, minimum 27 on writing and 27 on speaking Duolingo Minimum score of 110 Minimum score of 120 for Co-op Accounting (BAcc)

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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

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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


CONSIDER TRANSFERRING TO BROCK

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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.

To learn more, visit: brocku.ca/admissions/undergraduate/transfer-students

 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 F 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 F F F F

Submit official transcripts and documents to complete your application. Apply for scholarships and awards. Check your application status and accept Brock’s offer of admission. Apply for residence. To view our rooms, visit brocku.ca/discover/virtual-tour Obtain your study permit.

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

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


UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS Faculty of Applied Health Sciences Child Health, BCH Community Health, BA Kinesiology, BKin / BSc / Dual Degree Medical Sciences, BSc Nursing, BScN Physical Education, BPhEd Public Health, BPH / Dual Degree Recreation and Leisure Studies, BRLS Sport Management, BSM Faculty of Education Adult Education, BEd Consecutive Teacher Education, BEd Early Childhood Education, BECE Educational Studies (Minor) Indigenous Education, BEd Intermediate/Senior Concurrent Education, BEd Junior/Intermediate Concurrent Education, BEd Primary/Junior Concurrent Education, BEd Technological Education, BEd Goodman School of Business

Accounting, BAcc Business Administration, BBA Business Administration International Double Degree Faculty of Humanities Canadian Studies, BA Classics, BA English Language and Literature, BA French Studies, BA Game Design, BA General Humanities, BA German (Minor) Hispanic and Latin American Studies, BA History, BA Interactive Arts and Science, BA Italian Studies, BA Medieval and Renaissance Studies, BA Philosophy, BA Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine & Performing Arts

Dramatic Arts, BA Music, BA / BMus Studies in Arts and Culture, BA Visual Arts, BA

Brock International, Niagara Region 1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way St. Catharines, Ont. Canada L2S 3A1

Co-op available Faculty of Mathematics and Science Applied Computing (Minor) Biochemistry, BSc Biological Sciences, BSc Biomedical Sciences, BSc Biophysics, BSc Biotechnology, BSc Chemistry, BSc Computer Science, BSc Computer Science and Mathematics, BSc Computing and Business, BCB Data Sciences and Analytics, BSc Earth and Planetary Science Communication, BASc Earth Sciences, BSc Engineering Science (Minor), BSc Environmental Geoscience, BSc Game Programming, BSc Mathematics and Statistics, BSc Neuroscience, BSc Oenology and Viticulture, BSc Physics, BSc Sciences, BSc Faculty of Social Sciences Applied Linguistics, BA Business Communication, BA Business Economics, BBE Child and Youth Studies, BA Critical Criminology, BA Economics, BA Environmental Sustainability (Minor) Film Studies, BA Forensic Psychology and Criminal Justice, BA Geography, BA / BSc Labour Studies, BA Media and Communication Studies, BA Political Science, BA Popular Culture, BA Psychology, BA/BSc Social Sciences, BA Sociology, BA Tourism Studies, BA Women’s and Gender Studies, BA

September, January or May entry available. T 905 688 5550 x3452 E international@brocku.ca brocku.ca/international

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GRADUATE International student programs

Professional Accounting, MPAcc ISP Business Administration, MBA ISP Materials Physics, MSc ISP Faculty of Applied Health Sciences Applied Gerontology, MAG Applied Health Sciences, MA, MSc, PhD Business Administration and Public Health, MBA/MPH (Concurrent degrees) Nursing BN/MN (Concurrent degrees) Professional Kinesiology, MPK Public Health, MPH Faculty of Education Canadian Culture and Education Studies, CCES (Certificate) Education, MEd, PhD Leadership in Community-Based Education, LCBE (Certificate) Goodman School of Business

Accountancy, MAcc Business Administration, MBA Business Administration and Public Health, MBA/MPH (Concurrent degrees) Business Administration (Graduate Diploma) Management, MSc Faculty of Humanities Classics, MA English, MA Game Studies, MA History, MA Interdisciplinary Humanities, PhD Philosophy, MA Studies in Comparative Literatures & Arts, MA Faculty of Mathematics and Science Biological Sciences, MSc, PhD Biotechnology, MSc, PhD Chemistry, MSc, PhD Computer Science, MSc Earth Sciences, MSc Intelligent Systems and Data Science, PhD Mathematics and Statistics, MSc Physics, MSc, PhD Faculty of Social Sciences Applied Disability Studies (Graduate Diploma) Applied Disability Studies, MA, MADS Applied Linguistics, MA Applied Linguistics, TESL (MA) Business Economics, MBE Child and Youth Studies, MA, PhD Critical Sociology, MA Geography, MA Political Science, MA Psychology, MA, PhD Social Justice and Equity Studies, MA Sustainability, MS Sustainability Science (PhD)

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