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Studying Abroad. UK, Canada, USA. Why study abroad?. L earn a language G et to know another culture Develop new skills L earn about yourself E xpand your world view O pportunity to travel E nhances the value of your degree E nhances employment opportunities. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<p>Studying in the UK</p> <p>Studying AbroadUK, Canada, USAWhy study abroad?Learn a languageGet to know another cultureDevelop new skillsLearn about yourselfExpand your world viewOpportunity to travelEnhances the value of your degreeEnhances employment opportunities.</p> <p>Our partner Universities Excellent academic standing Fantastic locationsTop ranking Universities for student satisfaction Open and progressive cultures which value the diverse mix of nationalities, cultures and ideasGlobal outlook and International reputationInternational atmosphereWelcoming environment and excellent orientation programmes providing a wide range of social and cultural opportunitiesFirst class facilities.</p> <p>Partners in the UK for 2014-2015Leeds University (English) 1 year onlyLeeds Metropolitan University (Humanities//Cultural Studies)Brighton University (Humanities//Cultural Studies)University of Kent (Humanities/Cultural Studies) University of Plymouth (English/History/History of Arts)University of York (English)University of Exeter ( Humanities)</p> <p>Map showing partners</p> <p>5Leeds the cityLocated in the vibrant and student friendly citySingle sight conveniently located 10 minutes from city centreCity boosts a lively art, cultural and entertainment sceneLocated in the heart of the UK midway between Edinburgh and London Excellent road, rail and air links.In 2005 Leeds was voted the UKs best university destination. The Independent 2005;Leeds is one of Europes cities for business;Seen as a leading centre for business and financial services outside London;Lord Chancellor studied at Leeds.</p> <p>Leeds UniversityWorld famous for high standing of teaching and research700 undergraduate and 400 postgraduate coursesSecond largest university in the UKLeeds University graduates are highly regarded by employers.file:///F:\internationalguide,leeds.pdf</p> <p>Leeds University Life on campusfirst class facilitiesmodern, fully equipped lecture theatres and laboratoriesinternationally acclaimed university libraryWell-resourced language centreExcellent sport facilities.</p> <p>10Judged 'excellent' in its teaching, and amongst the top 10 English departments in the country. The 2012 QS World University rankings place Leeds among the top 50 English departments in the country. </p> <p>It has a distinguished history. G. Wilson Knight, A. Norman Jeffares and Geoffrey Hill were professors here, and J.R.R. Tolkien was a Reader. Alumni include world-renowned writers Wole Soyinka and Ngugi wa Thiong'o. With about 50 members of academic staff, the School teaches across the whole range of English Studies, from Old English to contemporary poetry, from modern literary theory to Anglo-Irish literature, including Modern English Language and Theatre Studies</p> <p>Leeds Metropolitan UniversityExcellent academic reputationWide range of coursesCity campus Ethos of internationalisation Strong cross-cultural tiesPossibilities to study pre-English language coursesStudying at Leeds Metropolitan University will enhance job prospects.</p> <p>Leeds Metropolitan UniversityLife on campusA dynamic and forward-thinking University; educating almost 30,000 students a year across a wide range of higher education courses; Based on attractive campuses in Leeds City Centre and the suburb of Headingley;Vision to be acknowledged for commitment to student success, innovation and enterprise and global reach.</p> <p>Brighton the city Exciting, vibrant, young, cosmopolitan city;Combining city and beach;Convenient for travel to London, close to Gatwick Airport;In Brighton 1 in 7 of the population is a student;Cycle lanes everywhere;Thriving cultural community; University campuses are in different parts of the city.</p> <p>Brighton </p> <p>Accommodation</p> <p>University of Brighton Life on campusExcellent choice of business, language, culture and media courses availablePre-sessional English coursesRespected academic reputation Excellent study facilitiesAn open, progressive approach which values a diverse mix of nationalities, cultures and ideas;Opportunity to take course leading to qualification in teaching English to speakers of other Languages.file:///F:\Brighton.pdfCanterbury</p> <p>CanterburyStrong historical and cultural links;Friendly and vibrant campus with an excellent social life and superb facilities.</p> <p>University of Kent The UKs only European University;Students voted Kent one of the UKs top ten universities. National Students Survey 2009;Wide choice of courses available;Excellent academic reputation;Partnerships with top-ranking universities;First class facilities;Close to London.file:///F:\Kent.pdf</p> <p>University of Kent Located at the gateway to EuropeCampuses in Europe at Paris and BrusselsEuropean exchanges and work placementsEuropean courses and programmesEuropean research and projectsKey player in the Erasmus exchange programmeOne of the first universities in the country to receive the prestigious E-quality label for European exchange programmesExcellent support for international studentsOpportunity for pre-sessional English courses. </p> <p>University of Plymouth</p> <p>http://www1.plymouth.ac.uk/internationalplymouth/Pages/default.aspx;The University aims to become the enterprise university and become truly business-engagingAims for sustained innovation and international impact and strives to achieve excellence in everything they doValues include: providing access to research-informed teaching and learning to all who can benefit.</p> <p>City of York</p> <p>University of YorkYork is a research-intensive plate glass universitylocated in the city ofYorkThe University is currently 7th in the world in theTimes Higher Education world rankingof universities less than 50 years oldEnjoy studying and living in avery safe and beautiful parkland campusLocated close to the centre of the historic city of York, recently votedEuropean Tourism City of the year;The University is a member ofthe prestigous Russell Groupofleading UK Universities, in top 10 in the country and top 20 in EuropeYork was recently ranked 4th safest city in the UKin the Complete University Guide's'How Safe is your City?'ranking.</p> <p>International reputationYork is consistently ranked as one of the top ten universities in Britain and one of the top 100 in the world. The University was named THE (Times Higher Education) University of the Year in 2010, and has an international reputation for top-quality teaching and research.The Department of English and Related Literature is an exceptionally lively and creative department with an innovative and forward-looking approach to teaching and assessment. We were ranked top in the UK for the quality of our research in the most recent national assessment so our students learn in the most stimulating and exciting academic environment possible.</p> <p>Accommodation providedBroad range of courses across DepartmentsOpportunities for pre-sessional English coursesRespected academic reputationThriving students locationsCultural, historical and cosmopolitan locations;Enhance job prospectsGreater international cultural awareness.</p> <p>27Canada</p> <p>Partners University of Western Ontario, London</p> <p>Ryerson International, Toronto</p> <p>Brock University, St Catherines</p> <p>Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo</p> <p>University of Ontario</p> <p>29University of Western Ontario, London</p> <p>Western has grown into Londons fourth largest employer, home to 4,000 full-time faculty and staff, 35,000 students and 306,000 alumni around the world who are forever connected to the City. The universitys teaching, research and service missions encompass a wide range of activities that are an integral part of the London community. </p> <p>London, OntarioCanada experiences four distinct seasons, ranging from hot, breezy summers to colourful autumns to crisp, snowy winters to refreshing springs. Each brings with it its own beauty and opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. No matter, pick a time of year and youll discover London is always busy be it skiing on Boler Mountain, skating on local outdoor ice rinks or taking a quick trip to nearby beaches including Grand Bend and Port Stanley.</p> <p>University of Western OntarioUniversity of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada</p> <p>Thursday, October 25, 2012 11 straight years as tops in Canada when it comes to the most satisfied students, according to The Globe and Mails 2013 Canadian University report released Tuesday.When it came to most-satisfied students, Western received an A, the only one awarded in the large universities category (more than 22,000 students). McMaster (A-) and Carleton (B+) would follow.Its very gratifying to learn that ourstudents continue to express satisfaction with the high-quality education they are receiving at Western, said Amit Chakma, Western president. In judging their overall experience, they say we deliver better than any other large research-intensive university in the country.All credit to this success belongs to the exceptional students, faculty and staff we attract to our campus. Its embedded in our culture and something everyone takes a great deal of pride in.</p> <p>Brock University, St. CatherinesBrock is in St. Catharines, Ontario. Located within an hours drive of Toronto, Hamilton, and Buffalo, N.Y., Brock is easily accessible and close to major attractions, airports, and shopping.Brocks campus is small and interconnected, with the feel of a small communityBrock University is situated in the Niagara Peninsula, home of natural beauty and world-famous attractionsBrock has a park-like setting atop the Niagara Escarpment in Ontarios Niagara peninsula. Brock's campus is part of a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.</p> <p>Brock University</p> <p>Wide range of coursesCourses can be chosen across facultiesOpportunity to focus on American and Canadian culture.Wilfred Laurier University</p> <p>Founded in 1911, Laurier has spent the last 100 years growing into a multi-campus university with strengths in many academic areas and a focus on "inspiring lives of leadership and purpose" in order to provide a great student experienceFaculty of Arts- Cultural Studies- Communication- North American Studies and more </p> <p>Ryerson University, Toronto</p> <p>Ryerson UniversityRyerson is reshaping the downtown core of Toronto with three new buildings: the Mattamy Athletic Centre at the Gardens, the Ryerson Image Centre in the heart of campus, and a Student Learning Centre on Yonge StreetRyerson is Canada's leader in innovative, career-focused education and a university clearly on the move. It is a distinctly urban university with a focus on innovation and entrepreneurshipPossibility to enter the English and North American Studies programms and HistoryUniversity of Ottawa</p> <p>Located in Ottawa, Canadas capital city, within walking distance of Parliament HillMore than 40,000 students, 5,000 employees and 180,000 alumniMore than 450 programs in 10faculties97% employment rate for graduatesLargest bilingual (EnglishFrench) university in the worldAmong Canadas top 10 research universities.</p> <p>American partnersUniversity of Illinois (Springfield)Kansas UniversityUniversity of WyomingState University of New York (Albany) Loyola University, New OrleansUniversity of IowaSienna College, New YorkUniversity of North CarolinaUniversity of Southern MaineUniversity of California Berkeley</p> <p>All our partners are engaged in:engaged in research of international and world class standingPrestigious partnershipsState of art research facilities and stimulating research cultureDynamic publishing cultureThriving academic communitiesWide subject choiceEnglish language support programmes.</p> <p>Use of careers office which will offer career planning information workshopsFocus on transferable skills thus enhancing your career prospectsStudying at such institutions will be an invaluable experience and will enhance your job prospects.</p> <p>Start packingFor further information contact:Caroline Davis.For appointments c.davis@let.ru.nl Office hours - Tuesday 13.30-15.30 in 7.22</p>