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Upcoming university visits to UCC

Monday, September 23 @ 3:30 pm in Room 140—Canisius College

Founded in 1870, Canisius College is a private Jesuit college in Buffalo offering more than 100 undergraduate majors and minors. Students are encouraged to engaged in hands-on learning through research, internships, and international exchanges. For highly motivated students, the honors college provides a challenging curriculum and numerous co-curricular activities designed to nurture academic, cultural, and social growth.

Monday, September 23 @ 3:30 pm in Room 128—University of Sydney

Founded in 1850, the University of Sydney has a proud tradition of admitting students solely on the basis of academic merit. With a range of academic and professional courses (such as medicine, dentistry, veterinary science and law), Sydney is a top-ranked research-intensive university with a diverse student body. International students can qualify for some scholarship funding. Thinking of a study-abroad experience in your third year at a Canadian university? Do some early research at this session!

Tuesday, September 24 @ 3:30 pm in Room 128—Georgetown University

Located in a lovely area of Washington, D.C., Georgetown University is the most selective U.S. college in the Jesuit tradition and has a long history of social awareness.  With strong programs in foreign service and business, opportunities for internships in the U.S. capital are unparalleled.  Half of the junior class studies abroad.

Thursday, September 26 @ lunchtime in Room 140—Berklee College of Music

Located in downtown Boston, Berklee College of Music is considered one of the preeminent institutes of contemporary music and the performing arts. Dedicated to nurturing students’ creative and career potential, Berklee’s commitment to arts education is reflected in the work of its students, faculty, and alumni—hundreds of whom have been recognized with Grammy, Tony, Oscar, and Emmy awards. Students can choose from 12 majors and also enjoy a study-abroad at the college’s campus in Valencia, Spain.