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Upcoming visits to UCC

Monday, September 21 @ lunchtime in Room 128—Brandeis University

Located just nine miles west of Boston in Waltham, Massachusetts, Brandeis University offers a strong liberal arts program with special strength in neuroscience, psychology, music, economics, politics, and history. Named in honour of Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis, the school reflects his values: “passion for learning, commitment to social justice, respect for creativity and diversity, and concern for the world.”

Tuesday, September 22 @ lunchtime in Room 128—Gapforce

Considering a gap year after high school or university? Interested in international volunteering opportunities or internships in medicine, law, or journalism? If so, check out the programs offered by Gapforce, a UK company that has been running a wide range of services for young people for over a quarter of a century.

Thursday, September 24 @ lunchtime in Room 128—Dalhousie University

Located in scenic downtown Halifax, Dalhousie University likes to think of itself as Canada’s “most intimate, research-intensive university.”  Known for its high quality programs in law, medicine, dentistry, and the health professions, the university also prides itself on offering excellent science, arts, and management undergraduate programs.  The career portfolio helps prepare undergraduates for the transition to the work world.

Thursday, September 24 @ lunchtime in Room 138A—Kalamazoo College

Founded in 1833, Kalamazoo College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in the city of Kalamazoo, a cultural hub in Western Michigan, equidistant to Chicago and Detroit. It offers a nationally recognized curriculum, known as the K-Plan, “an undergraduate experience of rigorous liberal arts scholarship and opportunities for experiential education in both domestic and international settings.” International students are eligible for both merit and financial aid.