Top Reasons Students Choose Brock

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Safety — On and Off Campus

Brock’s beautiful campus is located in Niagara, a safe, fun, and vibrant region with beautiful natural surroundings. Brock University is close to the U.S. border, minutes from world-class tourism destinations and only an hour’s drive from the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). According to a 2016 Statistics Canada survey, the St. Catharines-Niagara Metropolitan area ranks among the safest in Canada with populations of more than 100,000 people.

On campus, our dedicated 24-hour security team protects our community, and provides addition support related to fraud, lost and found services, and a walk-safe program ensuring you’ll have peace of mind while you study.

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Affordable Living

Niagara offers safe and affordable accommodation on and off campus. On average, one-bedroom apartments are available for $500 per month, which is less than half the cost of an average rental in Toronto.

The region offers a variety of housing options to choose from, including residence, individual apartments, or shared student housing. All of which are just minutes from Brock’s main campus.

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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.

More than 40 of our degree programs offer co-op, providing you with 12 – 20 months of paid work experience. Our graduates enjoy one of the highest employment rates in the country with 90% finding employment within six months of receiving their degree.

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Diverse Students, Diverse Opportunities

Brock is a globally minded community with 100+ countries represented on campus. Our many clubs and events bring Canadian and international students together.

Popular events such as International Education Week, and Celebration of Nations celebrate culture from around the world, and highlight the importance of a global education, and intercultural awareness in preparing for future careers.

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Personalized International Student Support

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

Our pride in student satisfaction has been recognized by Maclean’s, who ranked Brock University 3rd in Canada for student satisfaction in 2018.

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