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WELCOME TO MOHAWK
Welcome! ... from Two of Mohawk’s Leaders
Mohawk is proud to be the college of choice for students from around the world. Our students bring a wealth of experience and a global perspective into our classrooms.
The Mohawk College experience goes far beyond career training. Our students tell us they love our state-of-the-art facilities – those related to their studies, as well as those that enhance their quality of life.
Students come to Mohawk College to gain the skills they need to succeed in the economy of tomorrow.
We hope you will join the thousands of students from around the world who have chosen Mohawk for a top-quality education, and Hamilton, Canada as a home away from home — a place to make friends, explore new ideas, and gain invaluable overseas experience.
• Mohawk delivers experiential learning programs that offer students the ideal mix of hands-on training and classroom instruction. • Our carefully designed Co-ops, labs, and apprenticeships are delivered in partnership with a large network of over 1,000 industry partners. • Students who complete these programs acquire the skills and contacts to gain employment today, and the knowledge and confidence to adapt to the demands of the future. Students and employers agree: • Mohawk programs provide the right bridge between people seeking opportunity and industry leaders seeking talent. • Mohawk has been ranked #1 in Student Satisfaction for three years in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA). • 94%* of employers who hire Mohawk students are satisfied with their performance. RYAN CHOW President, Mohawk Students’ Association
*2012-2013 Student Key Performance Indicator (KPI) Report Graduate Satisfaction Survey.
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• NEW David Braley Athletic & Recreation Centre • Cummings Library and Collaboratory • Mohawk Students’ Association Plaza
ROB MACISAAC President, Mohawk College
Programs - Choices
Wide Program Selection
Mohawk offers a wide range of quality programs in business, engineering technology and health. Many of Mohawk’s programs include applied Co-op work terms, internships or work placements which help international students pay for their education, gain work experience and facilitate Permanent Residency in Canada. Choose a two or three year diploma, a one year certificate, or work towards a degree. You can also continue your studies after graduation by taking advantage of Mohawk’s many transfer agreements with other universities. Get in-depth information about Mohawk’s programs at mohawkcollege.ca/digitalcalendar
What are You Interested In? health
health & wellness fitness
community services early childhood education
social service therapy intervention
technology chemical computer science
building & construction
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entrepreneurship marketing & sales accounting
foundation engineering - pre-technology
english for academic purposes
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Welcome to Canada and
Mohawk College offers over 100 programs to 12,500 full time students, 43,000 part time and over 4,000 apprenticeship students. Mohawk annually welcomes over 1,000 international students, representing more than 70 countries, from around the world.
of Mohawk Grads would recommend Mohawk to someone else* *2012-2013 Student Key Performance Indicator (KPI) Report Graduate Satisfaction Survey.
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Technology – mHealth and eHealth Development Innovation Centre (MEDIC)
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Skilled Trad es – Gerald Marshall Centre for Tr ansportatio n
Living Labs and Learning Spaces
The Agency Lab
Health – Varian Radiation Simulator at the Institute for Applied Health Sciences at McMaster
Communication Arts – Digital Print Lab
Business – The McKeil School of Business
OUR AMAZING CITY
Hamilton, Canada A Great Place to Live, Study and Work
Hamilton is located between Toronto and Niagara Falls in Ontario, Canada’s largest province. With half a million residents, the City is home to immigrants of many backgrounds. Hamilton has a proud industrial history and a lively downtown where storefronts, offices, and restaurants offer many windows into the city’s culture. Situated on the shores of Lake Ontario, Hamilton benefits from an abundance of green space and recreational opportunities. 6 MOHAWK COLLEGE
The Niagara Escarpment runs through the city, offering a beautiful network of hiking and biking trails as well as 100 waterfalls inside the city limits. Hamiltonians are proud of their city, calling it fun, affordable, friendly, and safe. When they want a change of scene, they are less than an hour away from the U.S. border, world-famous Niagara Falls, popular spots for camping and skiing, and Canada’s largest and most diverse city, Toronto. Find out more about Hamilton at hamiltontourism.ca
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MOHAWK WELCOMES INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Student Services Mohawk’s international students are supported by International Student Services staff from the time they arrive, right through to graduation. Many activities and events are held throughout the year where international students are encouraged to showcase their culture, and experience the cultures of their fellow students.
Get Help and Feel at Home Connect with a Student Ambassador Before you arrive in Canada sign up for an International Ambassador. These international student volunteers have already completed at least one semester at Mohawk and can provide helpful insight on typical questions such as: what to pack, what life in Canada is like, and the Mohawk student experience. When you request an International Ambassador, we will do our best to pair you with someone from the same country. We know that transition to life in Canada can take time. International Student Ambassadors are here to help you! Meet Mohawk’s Ambassadors at mohawkcollege.ca/ambassadors
Airport Pick up
Other College Services
International Student Services can arrange personal airport reception upon arrival to Toronto’s Pearson International Airport. This service includes reception, assistance with your luggage, and transportation to your accommodation.
• International Services – Study/Work Permit • International Student Advisors • Student Success Advisors • Peer Tutors • Career Planning • Job Centre • Co-op Office • Learning Support Centre • Libraries • IT Help Desk • Book Store • Health Clinic
Accommodations There are three different housing options available: 1. Homestay – Live with a Canadian family 2. Mohawk Residence 3. Off-campus housing in the neighborhood
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• Meet international students at the Welcome Dinner and Orientation • Enjoy Canadian culture on fun trips • Share your culture with others during International Education Week • Participate on Mohawk athletic teams • Join campus associations and clubs • Volunteer as an International Student Ambassador • Become a Peer Tutor to junior students in your program • Work out at the NEW David Braley Athletic & Recreation Centre • Stay active with intramural sports
• Have fun with games and events organized by the Mohawk Students’ Association (MSA) • Get involved with Professional Associations • Volunteer or work on-campus or off-campus • Obtain an International Student Scholarship and celebrate your success at the annual Award Celebration
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TAKE YOUR COLLEGE EDUCATION FURTHER WITH MOHAWK
English as a
Second Language Elevate your reading, writing, listening and speaking in English to a higher level. Mohawk College has established a reputation as a leader in the English as a Second Language field. Our instructors are creative specialists who have wide experience in teaching English as a Second Language in Canada and overseas.
Mohawk’s ESL Program Features: • • • • • •
Intensive classes An innovative Computer Assisted Language Learning program ESL Voices: our own student-made newspaper Conversation Workshops Special assemblies and gatherings to celebrate our diversity Field trips and in-class presentations Read more at mohawkcollege.ca/internationalESL
General Arts and Science – English for Academic Purposes (278) Start Dates: September, January & May Intended for learners whose first language is not English and who have chosen a college academic pathway, or those wishing to enhance their English for professional environments.
Highlights • Individualized programs customized for each student • Improve skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing • Successful completion guarantees admission to selected Mohawk College programs • Earn postsecondary credits • Gain intense preparation for university-level English • Develop skills in the areas of research, writing, TOEFL/IELTS and oral communication • Learn in a blended format of classes, computer lab work and online learning • Focus on culture and integration Read more at mohawkcollege.ca/278
Experience We'd like to introduce you to some of the knowledgeable and remarkable professors and instructors who work here at Mohawk College. 10 MOHAWK COLLEGE
Our outstanding faculty bring a wealth of industry experience, contacts and connections into the classroom and can't wait to share with you what they've learned on the job. We believe that real-world experience plus hands-on learning equals a great education that leads to your dream job. Learn from experience. Learn at Mohawk College. Watch videos of our outstanding faculty at learnfromexperience.ca
What Our International Students Say
Program: Health, Wellness and Fitness
Program: Chemical Engineering – Environmental
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“I chose Mohawk for its reputation as an excellent learning environment with great facilities. I found it’s a place where people of different nationalities come together around a common goal: education. Coming to Mohawk has been one of my best decisions.”
CURRENT STUDENT WORKING AS AN INTERN AT ST. JOSEPH’S HOSPITAL
“Mohawk College and its instructors are outstanding at guiding and mentoring students as they move toward their professional goals.”
GRADUATE WORKING AT MOHAWK
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“The instructors are amazing – they really want you to be successful. I have been in Canada for nearly three years and have no regrets.”
“I chose a Co-op program at Mohawk after a year of study at McMaster University. My four Co-op terms with Imperial Oil gave me invaluable work experience and enabled me to achieve my current position after graduation.”
4 Ways to Work While Studying at Mohawk 1. Cooperative Education
2. Field or Clinical Placements
3. On-Campus Jobs
4. Off-Campus Jobs
Paid work terms provide students with an opportunity for substantial work experience that complements academic study. International students need to have a Co-op work permit in order to participate in the Co-op terms.
Field or clinical placements (unpaid) occur in a variety of programs.
The College Student Employment Program hires eligible Mohawk students to work on site for 15 hours/week.
International students are eligible to work off-campus after 6 months, no more than 20 hours/week during full time study at Mohawk.
Mohawk’s Employer Satisfaction Rate for all programs is 94%* *2012-2013 Student Key Performance Indicator (KPI) Report Graduate Satisfaction Survey.
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Programs at a Glance PROGRAM CATEGORY AND NAMES (PROGRAM NUMBER)
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ARTS General Arts and Science – English for Academic Purposes (278) Bridging Program to Postsecondary Applied Music Preparatory (105) Applied Music (660) Broadcasting – Television and Communications Media (651) IELTS 6.5 Community and Justice Services (286/288) General Arts and Science (230) General Arts and Science (208) Police Foundations (218/258) Protection, Security and Investigation (293/294)
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MEDIA Art and Design Foundations (270) Broadcasting Radio (220) IELTS 6.5 Creative Photography – Still and Motion (277) Graphic Design (508) Graphic Design Production – Integrated Animation (257) Journalism (297) IELTS 6.5
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BUSINESS Advertising and Marketing Communications Management (652) Business – Accounting (316/356) Business – Financial Services (303) Business – Marketing (319/359) Business Administration (632) Business (General) (320) Insurance (318/368) Office Administration General (380) Office Administration – Executive (327) Office Administration – Legal (328) Office Administration – Medical (329) Small Business and Entrepreneurship (179) Tourism and Travel (314) Business Fundamentals (312)
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ENGINEERING – Building and Construction Sciences Architectural Technician (420) Architectural Technology (531) Civil Engineering Technician (421) Civil Engineering Technology (534) Construction Engineering Technician – Building Renovation (462) Construction Engineering Technician (451) Transportation Engineering Technology (543) Urban and Regional Planning Technician (406)
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ENGINEERING – Chemical and Environmental Biotechnology (369/669) Biotechnology (Health) (370/670) Chemical Engineering Technology (533) Environmental Technician (453/463)
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PROGRAM CATEGORY AND NAMES (PROGRAM NUMBER)
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ENGINEERING – Computer Science and Information Technician Computer Systems Technician – Network Systems (447/455) Computer Systems Technology – Network Engineering Security Analyst (555) Computer Systems Technology – Software Development (559) Computer Systems Technician – Software Support (548/558)
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ENGINEERING – Electrical and Mechanical Computer Engineering Technology – Electronic Circuitry (552) Electrical Engineering Technology – Control (536) Energy Systems Engineering Technology (360) Manufacturing Engineering Technician – Automation (IMM) (413/473) Manufacturing Techniques (115) Mechanical Engineering Technology (529) Aviation Technician – Aircraft Maintenance (269) IELTS 6.5 Quality Engineering Technician – Non Destructive Evaluation (NDE) (439/436) Motive Power Technician – Automotive Mechanic (446) Motive Power Fundamentals (187)
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ENGINEERING – Pre-Technology Pre-Technology (168) Pre-Technology (Biotechnology Foundations) (345) Pre-Technology (Building and Construction Sciences Foundations) (341) Pre-Technology (Chemical Engineering Foundations) (346) Pre-Technology (Electrical Foundations) (343) Pre-Technology (Environmental Foundations) (342) Pre-Technology (Mechanical / NDE Foundations) (344)
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HEALTH AND COMMUNITY SERVICES Child and Youth Worker (610) IELTS 6.5 Early Childhood Education (213) IELTS 6.5 Educational Support (747) IELTS 6.55 Health, Wellness and Fitness (268/468) Human Services Foundation (276) NEW Massage Therapy (469) Personal Support Worker (110) Pharmacy Technician (407) IELTS 6.5 Recreation and Leisure Services (214) Recreation Therapy (283) Social Service Worker (215) IELTS 6.5 NEW Canadian Health Care System for Internationally Educated Health Care Professionals (733) IELTS 6.5
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GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS Advanced Security Management (174) Event Management – Convention and Meeting (384) IELTS 6.5 Financial Planning (317) Human Resources Management (113) IELTS 6.5 International Business Management (116) Public Relations (166) IELTS 6.5
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TAKE YOUR COLLEGE EDUCATION FURTHER WITH MOHAWK
Graduating from Mohawk...
Earn University Credits for Your Mohawk Courses Credit transfer agreements between Mohawk College and other postsecondary institutions facilitate admission for Mohawk College graduates by giving credit for college study. Our graduates may receive credit for several courses, or for a year or more towards a degree. This allows students to develop practical skills and knowledge at the college level and to build on this foundation with more theoretical learning at university, an excellent return-on-investment for postsecondary tuition.
University Degree Completion Through a growing number of collaborative degrees and credit transfer agreement with leading postsecondary institutions, you can apply the learning you acquire at Mohawk to earn a related credential in less time, and at a lower cost. Within Ontario • McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario • University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario • Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario • Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford, Ontario • Charles Sturt University, Burlington, Ontario Outside Ontario • Athabasca University, Athabasca, Alberta • University of Fredericton, Fredericton, New Brunswick
Work to become a Permanent Resident in Canada International students can apply for a graduate work permit for up to three years after completing a diploma or degree from a Canadian institution. An international student is eligible to apply to become a Permanent Resident under “Canadian Experience Class” if the student has completed a minimum of a two-year diploma program with excellent English communication skills and worked for a year after graduation. Read more at cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/cec/index.asp
MOHAWK GRAD AT WORK
United States • Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA • Davenport University, Grand Rapids, MI • Niagara University, Niagara University, NY
Abroad (International) • Griffith University, Gold Coast, Logan & Brisbane, Australia • University of South Wales, Wales, UK
“Mohawk not only provided me with an education, but also the ideal job as a Business Instructor.”
Read more about degree completion at mohawkcollege.ca/credittransfer
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International Business Managment (IBM) and Event Management Graduate
Apply NOW! How to Apply to Mohawk 1.
Complete an Application Form available online at mohawkcollege.ca/InternationalApply
2. Attach the following with the Application Form via mail, 2. email, fax or in person: • Copy of your academic qualifications (Transcripts) in English • Copy of your Passport • Official TOEFL or IELTS score or similar English skill evaluations • Application fee of $100 3.
Successful Applicants will receive a Letter of Acceptance
Upon receiving the Letter of Acceptance, $400 is required to secure your seat in the program.
It is your responsibility to obtain a Study Permit to study in Canada. Visit Citizenship and Immigration Canada at cic.gc.ca and click on Study. Download a student Study Permit Application Form and take it to the Canadian Consulate Office closest to you.
Full first semester tuition fees are due in early July for September starts, early November for January starts, and early March for May starts. Read more at mohawkcollege.ca/InternationalFees
Language Requirements Please review our program admission requirements for international students. All international applicants must meet one of the following: 1. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL ) • Overall score of 80 • Post Graduate Certificate programs and Health Science programs require 83 2. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) • Overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 • Post Graduate Certificate programs and Health Science programs require 6.5 overall 3. English Credit • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (Grade 12) • College or university level Read more by visiting mohawkcollege.ca/InternationalPrograms
Contact Us Mailing Address Mohawk College International Partnership and Recruitment Office Room J107 135 Fennell Avenue West Hamilton, Ontario Canada L9C 1E9
Tel 1.905.575.2254 Fax 1.905.575.2362 Email firstname.lastname@example.org mohawkcollege.ca/international Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday
We Look Forward to Welcoming Y ou to Mohawk in Canada!
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