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Brock University is one of Canada’s top post-secondary institutions. Located in historic Niagara region, Brock offers all the benefits of a young and modern university in a safe, community-minded city with beautiful natural surroundings.

With 19,000 students in seven diverse Faculties, Brock University offers an academic experience that’s second to none. Our degree programs are designed with your future in mind. We focus on your career with co-op and service learning options that provide maximum exposure to your chosen field of study.

Brock is more than a school — it’s a community. There’s a variety of clubs, intramural athletic options and extracurricular activities to stimulate any interest. Beyond your own participation, cheer on the Brock Badgers in a wide variety of sports.

Areas of Expertise

Brock University offers a wide selection of innovative and established programs, including: Accounting, Business Administration, Child and Youth Studies, Computer Science, Concurrent Education, Dramatic & Visual Arts, Game Design & Programming, Medical Sciences, Nursing, Oenology and Viticulture, Political Science, Psychology, and Sport Management; to name a few.

In addition, students are encouraged to participate in hands-on learning environments including our top co-op program, experiential education opportunities, teaching placements, field placements, internships, Experience Plus and Med Plus programs, and research endeavours.

On Campus Housing

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Co-ed:2,400 bedsLowest: $6,115Highest: $7,620

The residence system at Brock can accommodate almost 2,400 students in six residence buildings or complexes. Brock offers traditional, semi-suite, and townhouse styles to accommodate students' preferences.

Off Campus Housing

Brock University provides a website to help students find appropriate off-campus housing. An up-to-date listing of accommodations can be found at the Student Life Office, or by visiting: brockocl.ca

Incoming Students

We make sure our students have all the tools they need to succeed. During the summer months, new students are invited to Smart Start; a transition program including specially designed first year academic advising sessions; LEAP; and BaseCamp. During Orientation Week (the first week of school), new students are introduced to the facilities and services available, and to the spirit Brock is so well known for. While attending Brock, students may access our Student Success Centre, which includes A-Z Learning Services, Aboriginal Student Services, and Academic Advising.

Career Planning

We specialize in building connections between students and employers; campus and industry; education and work. The Career Education team helps students navigate career opportunities and develop career goals while supporting employers with their campus hiring strategies and building a pipeline of talent for their organizations. Career Services at Brock provides students with several career oriented programs including: - Experience Plus - a careers-oriented, work experience program. - Med Plus - a health career exploration program. - Co-op Programs - allowing students to gain valuable work experience before graduation. - Experiential Education - providing students with a chance to gain experience outside of the classroom, regardless of their faculty of study. - Assisting Brock students with career exploration, employability skills development, and job search. - Recruiting employers to advertise employment opportunities at Brock and hire Brock student graduates.

Sports

Few institutions in Canada can compare to the high level of athletic achievement of Brock University. With 39 national championships and 76 provincial championships to our credit, the Brock Badgers have certainly established a traditional of excellence.

Clubs

Brock has over 90 ratified clubs available for students to participate in. These range from clubs specific to the academic program you are studying, to different areas of special interest. Different interests represented include: academic, activism, arts, cultural, general interest, political, religious, and well-being. For a full listing of the clubs you can experience at Brock, please visit: brockbusu.ca/involvement/clubs/directory Please note that the clubs vary from year to year. The Brock University Students’ Union (BUSU) will financially support any student club as long as ten students are willing to join it.

Information Technology

All students have full access to both e-mail and the Internet through on-campus computer labs (PCs and Macs) or off-campus through wifi. All residence rooms are fully wired, and also feature wifi access. Every student receives an e-mail account when they register. The Brock campus is 100% wireless.

Cultural

Brock University features the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts - a 97,000 square-foot building, which is a dynamic hub of creative and intellectual activity. New facilities of this scope mean exceptional opportunities, especially given our emphasis on praxis, where creativity and research support a unique learning environment. Brock has also assumed ownership of Rodman Hall Arts Centre, Niagara's main art exhibition centre and one of Canada's leading art museums.

Special Services

Brock encourages and supports the full participation of students with disabilities in all aspects of campus life. The campus is almost entirely wheelchair accessible including four residence buildings. Specialized computer software and other adaptive technologies, library services, and various other support services are also available. The Student Success Centre also houses an Aboriginal Student Adviser, personal counselling services, and learning skills services.

Affiliated Institutions

Brock University is affiliated with the following institutions: Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary; Brock University Wellness Institute; and Rodman Hall.

International Involvement

Brock University has exchange programs with institutions all over the world including Germany, Wales, England, Korea, Japan, France, the United States, and many other countries. More opportunities can be viewed here: brocku.ca/international/current/education-abroad/outbound

Campus Tour

Campus tours are available Monday through Friday at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., and will take approximately 1.25 hours. Tours can be custom designed for individuals who wish to meet with professors or coaches while they are on campus. For more information, contact Recruitment and Liaison Services or visit discover.brocku.ca

Modified on December 15, 2017

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