Memoranda

  • Invitation to participate in the QS University Rankings

    Academic reputation is an essential component of student recruitment. The QS World University Rankings compares more than 15,000 academic programs offered by more than 1,500 institutions around the world in a variety of categories and ranks them based on criteria such as academic reputation, employer reputation, and research citations per paper. These global rankings are significant as ... Continue reading

  • Funding available to support students and scholars coming to Brock on short term exchanges for study or research

    Funding available to support students and scholars coming to Brock on short term exchanges for study or research through Emerging Leaders of the Americas (ELAP) and Study in Canada Scholarships (SICS) The Government of Canada announced the Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP) in 2009 to support the development of human capital and the next ... Continue reading

  • REMINDER: Consultation for the review of course collection and scheduling practices

    On November 13, the University announced that it was launching a review of its course collection and scheduling practices. The project is supported by assistance from KPMG, which will lead the consultation and data analysis processes in order to formulate recommendations. The scope of the review encompasses the evaluation of existing policies, procedures, and technologies employed ... Continue reading

  • Brock prepares for unprecedented challenges in 2024-25 fiscal year

    As the calendar year begins, work continues to draft the institutional budget for the 2024-25 fiscal year, which will be presented to the Board of Trustees for approval in May. With that time approaching, it is becoming increasingly clear that the next fiscal year will be unprecedented in the challenges it brings. For the 2024-25 ... Continue reading

  • Registration open for new continuing education programs

    With the new year comes new goals, which Brock University’s continuing education programs can help adult learners to achieve. Registration is now open for new and expanded training and learning opportunities being offered this year through Brock University Professional and Continuing Studies (Brock PCS). In addition to three returning courses that had their inaugural ... Continue reading

  • CONSULTATION: Review of course collection and scheduling practices

    On November 13, the University announced that it was launching a review of its course collection and scheduling practices. The project is supported by assistance from KPMG, which will lead the consultation and data analysis processes in order to formulate recommendations. The scope of the review encompasses the evaluation of existing policies, procedures, and technologies employed ... Continue reading

  • Announcing the Advisory Committee on the Dean, Faculty of Education

    Following the open call released on August 15, the University has formed an advisory committee under the Policy on the Appointment of Academic Administrators to advise on the appointment of a Dean, Faculty of Education. Professor Mary-Louise Vanderlee is currently serving in the role on an interim basis. The committee will include: Xavier Fazio, Department of ... Continue reading

  • Download the Brock Safety app

    One of the easiest ways to connect with Campus Safety Services (CSS), 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, is via the Brock Safety app. This user-friendly app provides access to 9-1-1 and a means to connect directly to a CSS dispatcher. In addition, the app provides quick links to resources including Student Wellness &... Continue reading

  • Surveys on use of Turnitin and Blue

    Brock University’s agreement with two important academic technologies expire in the summer of 2024: Turnitin, Brock University’s Phrase Matching Software, and Blue, Brock University’s online Student Course Experience Surveys platform. Notice of these contract expirations has gone to the two relevant Senate committees, Information Technology and Infrastructure and Teaching and Learning Policy. An ... Continue reading

  • FEEDBACK: Review of Course Collection and Scheduling Practices

    The University is launching a review of its course collection and scheduling practices. The project is guided by a steering committee that includes representatives from the Office of the Registrar and Enrolment Services (ORES), the Provost’s Office, and the Brock University Faculty Association. The steering committee’s work is supported by assistance from KPMG, ... Continue reading