Improved virtual tours increase access to Brock’s campus

There are now more options than ever before to tour Brock University’s campus.

In addition to guided, in-person tours, the University has recently enhanced virtual tour options to allow more people to participate with ease.

Prospective students and their families now have the option to virtually tour campus with a full audio track meant to replicate the experience of having a tour guide lead the way. Previously, tour information, accompanied by visuals, was only available in text.

The audio tour not only enhances the virtual experience, but also increases accessibility for the visually impaired.

Also new to the virtual offerings are full-text tours in Hindi, Spanish and Mandarin.

“We have prospective international students who might be proficient in English, but still prefer to take the tour in their first language,” said Daniel Deschenes, Recruitment Officer, Campus Visitors. “Also, their parents and family support network may not speak English, so this allows them to experience the tour together.”

Kara Kelly, Manager of Operations and Communications for Student Recruitment, said the recent additions to the tours align with Brock’s goal of fostering a culture of inclusivity and accessibility on campus.

“We want to make sure all prospective students feel welcome on campus, whether they’re visiting in person or virtually,” she said. “Touring campus is often an important part of the decision-making process when it comes to choosing a post-secondary destination, and we hope to make that experience as accessible and enjoyable as possible.”

More information on campus tours, both in-person and virtual, can be found at

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