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Ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide*, Curtin University is an innovative, global university known for its high-impact research, strong industry partnerships and commitment to preparing you for jobs of the future. Curtin is a leading global university with campuses in Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius and Dubai. In addition to our global campuses, Curtin University has education partnerships with more than 80 partner institutions in almost 20 countries. Curtin Perth is Western Australia's most popular and most multicultural university campus, and it offers our most complete range of courses. Curtin Business School is the only Western Australian business school to receive 'triple accreditation' from the world's leading business school accreditation systems, including AACSB International, EQUIS, and accreditation on our postgraduate Master of Business Administration from EFMD.
*Academic Ranking of World Universities 2021
Ohio Northern University
Ada Ohio, USA
Located in the scenic town of Ada, Ohio Northern University began its journey in 1871. This private university is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and ranks 3 by the U.S. News and World Report in the Best Colleges in Regional Colleges Midwest, 2022. It’s well known for its academic brilliance, high graduation rates, and excellent teaching quality.
The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. It holds its door open for 3,116 students belong from 15 different countries. The class is sized moderately at 19. There are around 588 faculty and staff members, as well.
The Ohio Northern University campus spreads vast in Ada's rural settings, spanning over 342 acres. It's close to the cities of Ft. Wayne, Toledo, Columbus, and Dayton. There are over 200 student organizations and clubs, 23 NCAA Division III varsity sports teams, two libraries (Heterick Library and Taggart Library), and one Freed Center Box Office for students to freely partake in extra-curricular activities.
Students can indulge in diverse experiential-learning opportunities via the university's five colleges – College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Engineering, College of Pharmacy, and College of Law. Additionally, there is the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies and the Institute for Civics and Public Policy. Some top majors most first-year students choose are Pharmacy, Mechanical Engineering, Biology, Civil Engineering, Nursing, Forensic Biology, General Business, Exercise Physiology, and Computer Engineering. The university is selective with its application acceptance rate of 65%.
Some of the university's notable alums include individuals like George Getty (Patriarch of the Getty family), Mike Kaufmann (CEO of Cardinal Health), Bob Peterson (story artist), Jamal Robertson (retired NFL football player), Thomas Hutson (medical researcher).
Ohio Northern University is also heavily committed to launching its students into successful careers. The university's Polar Career support service helps with internships and absolute job placements. The university's students have landed at high-profile companies like The Walt Disney Company, Ernst & Young, National Geographic, Honda, Cardinal Health, P&G, GE Aviation, etc.
University of Scranton
Scranton Pennsylvania, USA
The University of Scranton, Pennsylvania, is a Catholic institution prioritizing balanced education grounded in Liberal Arts. Founded in 1888 as Saint Thomas College by Scranton's first bishop, Reverend William G. O’Hara, D.D, the university was later handed to the Society of Jesus.
Currently, there are over 4,692 students enrolled in the institution for undergraduate and graduate programs. As a part of the employee force, 281 full-time and 175 tenured faculties are a part of the University of Scranton.
There is no shortage of student services and state-of-the-art laboratories in the institution. The university has recently spent more than USD 295 million on campus improvements. Students can avail the benefits of The Rev. Kevin P. Quinn, S.J., Athletics Campus, The Loyola Science Center, The DeNaples Center, etc. All labs are equipped with the latest devices like an Atomic force microscope, The DeNaples Center, Proton Detectors, etc. Additionally, there are 80 student clubs like spiritual groups and nonprofit organizations.
Students get a chance to choose their course choice from the 69 undergraduate, 35 postgraduate, 5 minors, and 3 doctoral programs, The institution has divided courses into disciplines like Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, Humanities, Health Sciences & Related Professions, Social Science, and Business.
The University of Scranton has been home to many notable personalities in various fields like business, athletics, entertainment, and politics. Jason Miller, a renowned American playwright & actor, was awarded the 1973 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play. Kathleen Kane served as the 48th Attorney General of Pennsylvania from 2013 to 2016 and previously worked as a lawyer. Additionally, the alumni group includes names like John Cusick and Kelvin C. Kiley, who remained a part of the US Army as Lieutenant General and Surgeon General, respectively.
To help students navigate the employment sector after graduation, the University of Scranton has a dedicated Gerard R. Roche Center For Career Development. Virtual events and fairs are regularly organized where multiple industry leaders like Geisinger, Deloitte, Highland Associates, Benefits Health System, etc., are present.
Kettering University is a private institution and a national leader in business and experiential education in the United States of America. The university boasts an extensive academic curriculum combining theory with real-time applications to help students realize their full potential. It received a ranking of #12 on the Regional Universities Midwest list by US News.
Kettering University has a competent faculty cohort of 110 full-time members, and about 89 faculty member holds a Ph.D. in their respective field. The university is a research-driven institute and thus encourage its student to take up innovative and quality research activities during their coursework under the guidance of leading faculty. To this end, Kettering University maintains a stringent student-faculty ratio of 14:1 in its classroom to promote interactive and meaningful learning sessions. Besides, the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has fully accredited the university.
Kettering University has four learning schools: the College of Engineering, Sciences and Liberal Arts, School of Management, and Graduate School. Moreover, the university has 12 research-dedicated lab facilities and have received 12 NSF MRI grant for its propelling applied research in Autonomous Vehicles, Crash Safety, and Medical Research. These labs are equipped with state-of-the-art instruments and tools required to conduct impactful research and application-based experiments.
Kettering University offers stimulating Undergraduate and graduate courses in Engineering, Science, Management, and Liberal Arts. Interestingly, the university's undergraduate courses are divided into academic and cooperative terms. The students are first introduced to the conceptual fundamentals of their majors in an intensive 11- week academic period followed by enriching 12-week cooperative terms where they are required to put their conceptual understanding to the test. The university's unique experiential cooperative terms allow students to experiment and learn outside the curriculum portals and find their pendant for learning.
Notable alums of Kettering University include the CEO of GAP, Sonia Syngal; the CEO of General Motors, Mary Teresa Barra and the CEO of Nielsen Holdings, David Kenny.
Kettering University has a proactive web-based career service called Bulldog Career Service to connect students and alums with potential employers. Students who have completed their preliminary thesis are given access to the lucrative services, workshops, seminars, and handshake events of career-orientated programs. The university also has a dedicated career counseling staff responsible for walking the students and candidates through their career paths.
Deakin University, one of Australia's leading tertiary education providers, has won numerous awards and teaches over 60,000 students each year. Deakin is ranked in the Top 1% of universities worldwide (Shanghai Rankings), and is among the top 50 young universities in the world (QS).
Johns Hopkins University
Ranked as #7th in National Universities in the USA according to U.S. News, Johns Hopkins University (JHU) is one of the finest private institutions in the country. It is based in Baltimore, Maryland. The university is ranked at #15 in the Times Higher Education 2023 World University Rankings. It was the first private research university in America. With more than 400 programmes in social and natural sciences, the arts, commerce, economics, as well as health sciences, it offers multiple options for learners. It also has four campuses, with one each in Baltimore, Washington D.C., Italy, and China. Moreover, the pre-med, science, and engineering programmes of JHU are particularly well-known.
University of Manchester
Manchester, United Kingdom
The University of Manchester operates sports clubs through its athletics union while student societies are operated by the Students' Union.
The university has more than 80 health and fitness classes while over 3,000 students are members of the 44 various Athletic Union clubs. The sports societies vary widely in their level and scope. Many more popular sports operate several university teams and departmental teams which compete in leagues against other teams within the university. Teams include: badminton, lacrosse, korfball, dodgeball, field hockey, rugby league, rugby union, football, basketball, fencing, netball, squash, water polo, ultimate, and cricket.
The athletic union was formed at Owens College in 1885 from four clubs: rugby, lacrosse, cricket and tennis. In 1901 the women's athletic union was founded. In 1981 the two unions were amalgamated. After the acquisition of the Firs estate in Fallowfield a sports ground and pavilion were provided there. From 1940 the McDougall Centre in Burlington Street was also in use as a sports centre. Ron Hill, Rowena Sweatman, James Hickman, Cyril Holmes and Harry Whittle are former students who have achieved Olympic success.
The Manchester Aquatics Centre, the swimming pool used for the Manchester Commonwealth Games is on the campus and used for water sports. The main facilities used for sports are the Sugden Centre in Grosvenor Street, the Armitage Site near Owens Park and the Wythenshawe Sports Ground.
The university has achieved success in the BUCS (British University & College Sports) competitions, with its men's water polo 1st team winning the national championships (2009, 2010, 2011) under the tutelage of their coach Andy Howard. It was positioned in eighth place in the overall BUCS rankings for 2009/10
The university competes annually in 28 different sports against Leeds and Liverpool universities in the Christie Cup, which Manchester has won for seven consecutive years. The Christie Cup is an inter-university competition between Liverpool, Leeds and Manchester in numerous sports since 1886. After the Oxford and Cambridge rivalry, the Christie's Championships is the oldest Inter–University competition on the sporting calendar: the cup was a benefaction of Richard Copley Christie.
Every year elite sportsmen and sportswomen are selected for membership of the XXI Club, a society formed in 1932 to promote sporting excellence at the university. Most members have gained a Full Maroon for representing the university and many have excelled at a British Universities or National level. No more than 21 active members are allowed, each elected for up to three years (after graduating they become passive members).
Endicott College is a private institute operational since 1939. It has an oceanfront campus with an area of 235 acres. Notably, 90% of its graduates find careers relevant to their course. US News ranks Endicott College at #23 in the Northern Regional Universities list.
The institute has a student population of over 4,000. This institute has accreditation by the New England Commission of Higher Education. The college is fruitful for personalized learning due to its small classroom size. Notably, the student-to-faculty ratio at Endicott College is 13:1. The college has a wide range of courses, from Accounting to Studio Art. In addition, students can also explore offbeat courses like Administrative Leadership or a Teaching Fellows program.
The massive 235-acre Endicott College campus has 56 buildings and three private beaches. The facilities include residence halls, academic centers, lecture halls, and different education schools. The campus also has a Courtyard Café for socializing and recreational purposes. The institute has eight schools— Curtis L. Gerrish School of Business, School of Science and Technology, Education, Sport Science, Social Sciences, Visual and Performing Arts, Van Loan School, and Cummings School of Nursing and Home Sciences.
Endicott College offers undergraduate, graduate, and flexible associate programs. Students can major in popular streams like Applied Mathematics, Bioengineering, Business Management, and Engineering. In addition, the master’s courses in Athletic Training, Elementary Education, Information Technology, and others can help forge a unique career path. However, acquiring admissions at this institute can be challenging due to the acceptance rate of around 70%.
Over the years, Endicott College has been instrumental in shaping the careers of several professionals. For instance, Jill Davis, an Endicott College alumnus, is an Author and Television Writer nominated for five Emmy awards. Susie Castillo, the former miss USA studies at this institute. Also, Stephanie Pfriender Stylander studied Associate of Science in Photography at Endicott College. She is now a well-known Fashion and Entertainment Portrait Photographer in the USA.
The University offers career guidance through programs like Gull2Gull Mentoring. In addition, the institute has a dedicated job portal, Handshake, for recruitment purposes. Students can connect with various companies through Endicott’s LinkedIn group. Also, career fairs and on-campus interview events help graduates connect with several local and international companies.
Glasgow Caledonian University
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is a public university in Glasgow, Scotland. GCU was formed in 1993 by the merger of The Queen's College, Glasgow, and Glasgow Polytechnic (founded in 1875 and 1991, respectively). It is a vibrant, value-driven, multicultural, civic university committed to delivering social innovation and sustainable development in its research and education. The university has more than 21,000 students from over 120 nations and is now one of Scotland's most prominent universities.
GCU prides itself on being a practical university with many degree programs. It has a global presence and significantly contributes as a driver of social change – via transformative education, research excellence and an approach to sustainability. The university values every individual in its warm, forward-thinking, and supportive community. GCU's students get the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and creativity to resolve real-world challenges whilst changing the lives of our students and others.
Australian National University
Founded in 1946, Australian National University (ANU) is a leading public university situated in Canberra, Australia. With more than 350 undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral degrees, the university has seven colleges that offer courses in various disciplines. Consistent higher rankings, cutting-edge curriculum, and modern pedagogy with a vision to uplift society are the features that make Australian National University one of the sought-after study abroad destinations.
Lawrence Technological University
Lawrence Technological University is a private university comprising 100+ academic programs in prominent domains like architecture, arts, business, IT, and engineering. It is located in Southfield, MI, and was founded in 1932 by Henry and Edsel Ford in their former Model T assembly plant. The university is ranked #37 in regional universities of the Midwest by US News.
The Higher Learning Commission accredited the university in October 2020, which will last until 2030-31. The colleges inside the main campus have also been accredited by their respective authorities. For instance, the National Architectural Accrediting Board certified the college of architecture and design. It boasts over 3,000 students from 43 states and 48 countries and an 11:1 student-to-faculty ratio.
Lawrence Technological University has a sprawling campus of 107 acres in Southfield with over USD 50 million spent in construction over the past decade. The campus houses multiple research facilities like an environmental test chamber for testing vehicle components and a fire chamber to test structural components at high temperatures. The university also combines learning with campus activities with events like NAIA college sports, Greek life, homecoming, Winter Fest, and Blue and White Days.
Lawrence Technological University, USA, has five schools within this campus that offer over 100 courses on the bachelor, associate, master’s, and doctoral levels – Architecture + Design, Arts + Sciences, Business + IT, Engineering, and Media Studies. The Architecture + Design school is the largest architecture school in Michigan. The estimated acceptance rate at the institute is believed to be 82%.
In its 90+ years of experience, Lawrence Technological University has witnessed alumni like Steven Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft. The university has also produced innovative minds like John DeLorean, an auto innovator who created the Pontiac GTO, the first muscle car. Edward Donley, president of the US chamber of commerce, and A. Alfred Taubman, developer of shopping malls, also have their educational origin traced to Lawrence Technological University.
Lawrence Technological University, USA, has a career service office that offers various forms of assistance like job search, reviewing resumes and cover letters, mock interviews, and salary negotiations. It also offers regular workshops and career fairs for enrolled students. The students have an option to choose co-op programs as well to help them gain valuable experience before applying for a full-time job.
Kings College London
London, United Kingdom
King’s College London is a public research university in London, United Kingdom. It is renowned for its academic and research excellence and commitment to sustainable societal change. It is ranked 37 (2023) and 35 (2022) in the QS and THE World University Rankings lists, respectively. The institution was founded in 1829.
The University of London came up in 1836, with the King’s College being one of its founding colleges. It has witnessed several other mergers, especially with the Chelsea and Queen Elizabeth Colleges (1985), Institute of Psychiatry (1997), and the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals (1998). The institution has achieved prestigious accreditations, including EQUIS and AACSB. It has 33,000+ students from 150+ countries with 185,000+ global alumni. It also has 14 Nobel Laureates to its credit.
The institution has Denmark Hill, Strand, Guy’s, St Thomas’, and Waterloo campuses. Some of its research centers include the Academic Centre of Reconstructive Science, ADHD Remote Technology, Aerospace Medicine & Physiology Research Group, Centre for Attention Studies at King’s, and many others.
The institution offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and short courses for aspirants. The study faculties include Business, Arts & Humanities, Life Sciences & Medicine, Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences, Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, Law, and Social Science & Public Policy. There is also the King’s Business School for students.
Famous alumni at the institution include athlete Dina Asher-Smith, author-philosopher Alain de Botton, science fiction writer, author Virginia Woolf, Sir Arthur C Clarke, poet-novelist Thomas Hardy, and biophysicist Rosalind Franklin. Poet John Keats studied here, as did social reformer-nurse Florence Nightingale and politician Sarojini Naidu.
King’s CareerConnect is a platform for finding new employment opportunities and events and booking appointments. KEATS takes care of resources, career information, case studies, online workshops, and more. Students can also access the King’s Careers Blog for information, along with Academic & Professional Services Support. King’s CareerConnect helps with vacancies, placements, internships, graduate career opportunities, reminders, alerts, career goals, and career lounges. It also helps access career fairs, panels, workshops, masterclasses, presentations, and varied career pathways.
Northern Arizona University
San Francisco , USA
North Park University
North Park University’s history and heritage reach back to a Minneapolis church basement in 1891, where classes in language and business gave Swedish immigrants the skills needed to prosper in America. With an offer of land in Chicago, the school moved to the North Park neighborhood which was then just beyond the city limits. Old Main, the first building on campus, was completed in 1894. Its cupola became a landmark for pilots to locate Orchard Field (now O’Hare International Airport). The cupola was the tallest point on the city’s north side. At various points in its history, North Park was an academy, a junior college, and a four-year liberal arts college. We became a university, with a theological seminary, in 1997.
Western Illinois University
Western Illinois University is a public institution in Macomb, Illinois, USA. It was founded in 1899 as the Western Illinois State Normal School to prepare teachers to work at grammar schools throughout the state. It became Western Illinois University in 1967.
Western Illinois University has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. It is also approved by the Illinois Board of Higher Education. As of fall 2021, the total student enrollment is 7,455 out of which 5,394 are undergraduate and 2,061 are graduate students. The student-to-faculty ratio stands at 13:1 and there are 288 full-time tenured faculty.
The university’s main campus is located in Macomb, Illinois, and includes more than 60 buildings spread across an area of 1,000 acres. It has several research and study centers including the Center for Best Practices in Early Childhood Education, Central Illinois Adult Education Service Center, Children's Literature Examination Center, COEHS Advising, Infant and Preschool Center, Center for Applied Criminal Justice, Maurice G. Kellogg Science Education Center, Reading Center, and the Center for Social Studies Education.
There are 47 degree programs including bachelor's, master’s, certificate, and doctoral programs along with four degrees that are exclusively for the WIU Quad Cities campus, namely engineering, counseling, museum studies, and environmental science.
Notable alumni include commentator, editor, and television producer, Mary Matalin, actor, journalist and voice actor, John Mahoney, businessperson, Robert Nardelli, and the head athletic trainer for the men’s paralympic basketball team, Mary Vacala.
Students have an opportunity to get practical experience across the spectrum, including gaining work experience at smaller businesses, various companies, and leading Fortune 500 entities, such as John Deere. The university has a Center for Career Preparation and Employer Engagement which links students to companies for projects, internships, and career-related prospects. It also offers career appointments, along with handshake activities, resume development, cover letter development and review, personal statement building, mock interviews and support, searching for internships and jobs, navigating careers, and a lot more. It helps organizations in choosing future graduate study programs along with career planning and career fairs.
University of Sydney
The University of Sydney is one of the top comprehensive research and teaching universities globally. The university offers a range of disciplines, with over 400 study areas and more than 70,000 students. The University of Sydney has its main campus named Camperdown in Australia.
University of Canberra
University of California - Los Angeles
Los Angeles, USA
The University of California, Los Angeles was founded in 1919 and shifted its location in 1929 to Westwood. It has a 419-acre campus. The rate at UCLA is just 14%, as per U.S. News, indicating that it is highly selective about the skills and qualities of its students. California Governor William D. Stephens signed Assembly Bill 626 in 1919, setting up the southern branch of the institution. The campus on Vermont Avenue opened on 15th September, offering undergraduate courses for two years to students along with a Teachers Training program. Presently, there are 31,600 UG and 14,300 PG students per the university site, 5,400 international students, and 7,790 faculty personnel. UCLA also has 118 countries represented by its students and various schools for management, dentistry, law, arts and architecture, education and information studies, medicine, engineering and applied sciences, theatre, film and television, public health, nursing, and more. The institution has nine winners of the National Medal of Science, several Nobel Laureates, a winner of the Pulitzer Prize, three winners of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and other acclaimed individuals as part of its faculty. It is one of the leading research universities with 5,500 ongoing initiatives.
The University of New South Wales
The University of New South Wales is a leading public research university in Sydney, Australia. It offers personalized teaching experiences with cutting-edge infrastructure. It is ranked number 70 in THE World Rankings 2022 and 45 in the QS World University Rankings 2023. It was founded in 1949, originating from the Sydney Mechanics Institute in 1843.
This was followed by the Sydney Technical College in 1878, finally leading to the University of New South Wales in 1958. The university has several accreditations for its courses, including Chartered Accountants Australia, CPA Australia, CAANZ, IPA, and ACCA. The Business School has prestigious EQUIS and AACSB accreditations. The university has 63,232+ students hailing from 132 countries, along with a staff strength of 7,230. It has more than 334,000 alumni worldwide.
The University of New South Wales has its central campus at Kensington in Sydney. Other campuses include Paddington, Sydney CBD, Canberra, and the upcoming Canberra City Campus. The institution is known for its emphasis on research, offering top-notch infrastructures like the UNSW Scientia Program and the UNSW Network Labs for research purposes. Other laboratories include the Molecular Microbiology Laboratory, Creative Robotics Lab, Interactive Media Lab, and the 3D Visualization Aesthetic Lab.
UNSW has six faculties, including Business, Arts, Design & Architecture, Law & Justice, Engineering, Science, and Medicine & Health. The institution offers innovative research and innovative teaching experiences. There are a total of 47 schools along with 53 centers and institutes. At the same time, students can choose from 400 degrees, covering top disciplines like architecture and building, natural and physical sciences, business and management, engineering and related techniques, education, health, creative arts, and humanities and law.
The University of New South Wales has a stellar lineup of famous alumni. Professor June Griffith taught at the institution as its first female graduate in 1952. Pat O’Shane AM was the first indigenous Law Graduate in the country, becoming the country’s first Aboriginal Magistrate and the first woman and indigenous citizen to head a Government Department. Justice David Wong (Federal Court of Malaysia) studied here, along with Senator Mehreen Faruqi, the first Muslim woman in the Australian Senate. Other notable alumni include Justin Jones, famous for his record-breaking sea kayak expedition over the Trans-Tasman in 2008.
The University of New South Wales offers several career development programs for students. These include virtual internships via InsideSherpa, professional development programs for international students, faculty-specific programs, and support for aspiring entrepreneurs and start-ups. UNSWConnect is the main jobs board for students, offering internships and volunteering opportunities, along with casual, part-time, and full-time jobs. The UNSW Employability Hub is another resource for students, helping them with skill development and vital skills they require to succeed in the workplace.
Utah Tech University
St George, USA
Utah Tech University, formerly known as the Dixie State University, is an open-access public educational institution committed to providing quality learning opportunities to all.
The Northwest Commission has accredited Utah Tech University on Colleges and Universities. The university has a humongous community of over 12,000 students and more than 190 international student representatives. The average class size in the university is 23 to ensure participative and meaningful classroom learning experiences.
The campus of Utah Tech University is located in St. George, Utah. The university is surrounded by more than 300 miles of mountain biking trails and 1660 bouldering and rock climbing routes, allowing students to explore the realms of adventure to their fullest extent. The university holds more than 180 student events annually and has over 85 clubs and organizations to facilitate the holistic development of its learners' persona outside the academic portals.
The university offers Bachelors, Master's, Associate's, and Certification courses in Humanities, Education, Business, STEM, Arts, and Health Sciences. The university has over 250 programs to choose from and six dedicated learning schools. Apart from this myriad of learning programs, the university also offers a wide range of student-centric facilities to promote a seamless learning experience. The students have unlimited excess to the Campus Store for their education supplies and resources; Library and Archives Collections; Student Success Program, and Student Employment Services. The Student Success Program is merit-based and requires the pupil to satisfy specific criteria to qualify for membership in this value-addition learning opportunity. It's a lucrative program with numerous benefits like Success Coach, Special Workshops & Events, Scholarship, Endless Resources, and much more. Utah Tech University aims to provide an academic impetus for the students to excel in their lives and career and thus boasts a 100% acceptance rate.
The Career Acceleration Program of Utah Tech University is designed to make the students 'career ready' by equipping them with all the relevant skills. Students can also participate in the Handshake initiative of the university to explore different internships and job profiles to gain hands-on learning experience and upgrade their professional acumen.
The University of British Columbia
The University of British Columbia, with its establishment as McGill BC in 1908, is the oldest university and one of the top three universities of Canada. Since 1915, after being renowned as the University of British Columbia, it has become the world-leading center in terms of education and research, with its outstanding and innovative form of teaching, nurturing, and inspiring the students. The University of British Columbia, Canada, has two major campuses in Vancouver and Okanagan
The University of British Columbia is a global center for teaching, learning, and research, consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world. Having more than 80 training sites across British Columbia for medical students, the University is also known as the center of clinical education and research.
Arcadia University, one of the top-ranked private universities in Greater Philadelphia, opened its door to students in 1853. Arcadia University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and ranked #44 in the 2022 edition of Best Colleges in Regional Universities North.
At present, 2,300 undergraduate students and 1,400 graduate students are enrolled at the university. 99% of these full-time undergraduates receive financial aid from the university. The student-to-faculty ratio is 13:1, which helps provide individual student attention. Arcadia University offers semester and year-long study abroad programs through The College of Global Studies.
The university provides academic support to bring out the best in each student. They can enjoy peer tutoring, writing assistance, English language support, and other benefits. Students at Arcadia University can get involved in various campus events and any of the 60+ clubs and organizations. Arcadia is a member of the NCAA Division III Middle Atlantic Conferences and the East Coast Athletic Conference. Students participate in Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Field Hockey, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, and Volleyball.
Arcadia University offers a range of academic programs and degrees. It comprises five colleges and schools: the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Global Studies, the College of Health Sciences, School of Education, and the School of Global Business. Each of these colleges offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in different disciplines under reputed faculty. The College of Health Sciences also offers a Doctorate in a few disciplines.
Arcadia University has a list of reputed alumni, including William Evanina, the United States National Counter-Intelligence and Security Center director, and actress Anna Deavere Smith. Artist Abbey Ryan and Marjorie Smith, a New Hampshire House of Representatives member, have also studied at Arcadia.
Academic Directors of each school and college at Arcadia University help students with the type of placement they’d like to explore. The College of Health Science offers 100% placement within two months after finishing the course. The university has a career education support that helps in career planning, holds different workshops, and shares resources to upskill students and assist them in their careers.
The University of Queensland Australia
The University of Queensland is one of Australia’s leading research institutions with a top-class academic infrastructure. The institution is ranked 54 in the Times Higher Education Rankings 2022, while it has earned the 36th position in the U.S. News Best Global Universities List. The university was founded in 1909, with its foundation date being April 16, 1910.
Classes started at the institution on March 14, 1911. The institution has diverse accreditations, including the prestigious EQUIS accreditation for its UQ Business School. The University had 56,000+ students in 2021, inclusive of 21,000 international students hailing from 137 countries. It has 20,000 postgraduate students, along with a network of 307,000+ alumni.
The University of Queensland has campuses at St. Lucia, Herston, Gatton, and Boyce Gardens. It also has a campus at UQ Brisbane City, along with the Customs House facility. It has several research and study facilities, including the Heron Island Research Station, Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Center, Hidden Vale Wildlife Center, Pharmacy Australia Center of Excellence, Moreton Bay Research Station, UQ Seismograph Station, and Pinjarra Hills Research Facility, among others.
The University has six faculties, along with eight research institutes with global recognition, along with 100+ centers. Leading faculties include Business, Economics and Law, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology, Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, Science, and Medicine. There are undergraduate, postgraduate, and research programs on offer for students.
Some notable alumni at the university include ex-Queensland Premier The Honorable Michael Ahern AO, Niue High Commissioner Susan Allen, and the ex-CEO and Managing Director at the Brisbane Airport Corporation, Julieanne Alroe. Other alumni include leading author Thea Beatrice May Astley, the Honorable Mark Bailey MP, the Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads, Sundeep Biswas, the Managing Director, and Chief Executive Officer, Newcrest Mining Limited, and many others.
The University strives to enhance the employability quotients of students, helping them develop their talents and find new opportunities. It has a dedicated career development cell, building industry connections, enabling better employment options, and preparing students to venture into the corporate sector. There are many global research and experience programs along with internships and staff-student partnerships on offer. There are internships available for students, work-integrated learning (placements or internships), and mentorship solutions. Students can also gain invaluable volunteering experience. There are numerous industry events and programs, along with several resources. The institution tailors applications while enabling several educational sessions and workshops. My Career Adviser is a tool for student support in this regard.
Eastern Illinois University
Eastern Illinois University (EIU) is a public university located in Charleston, United States of America (USA), offering over 80 undergraduate and postgraduate courses in business, arts, science, humanities, and education. Students are guided by a faculty known for their excellence in teaching, creative activity, research, and free and rigorous inquiry. Eastern Illinois University is consistently ranked amongst the top third Midwest universities by US News and World Report, thereby earning its reputation of offering a wide variety of bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. The university has a mission to enrich the social, educational, cultural, and personal development of the students by offering exhilarating co-curricular experiences.
Monash University is a global research-based Australian university that focuses on research excellence. It offers the best academic infrastructure and teaching environments for aspirants. Ranked at number 57 each in THE (2022) and QS World University Rankings (2023), it is named after Sir John Monash. It was founded in 1958 by an Act of Parliament.
It became a university in 1961, with students beginning their programs at the Clayton Campus. The major accreditations of the institution include AASCB, EQUIS, and AMBA. The university has 17,000 staff members and 86,000 students, with 44,000+ alumni across its six campuses, global teaching areas, and 100+ partner universities.
The main campus is the one at Clayton, followed by others at Caulfield, Peninsula, Parkville, and 750 Collins Street. There are the Law Chambers as well. The university also has campuses in Indonesia and Malaysia, along with the Joint Graduate School (Southeast University) in China. It also runs the Prato Centre in Italy, and the IITB Monash Academy in India. The institution has cutting-edge research facilities and laboratories. There is the Monash Biomedical Proteomics Facility with its spectrometer and other equipment, along with the MASSIVE facility for research and the Monash Micro Imaging facility with its advanced microscopes. This is a part of the Monash Technology Research Platforms as well.
The institution offers 127 undergraduate programs and 214 postgraduate programs for students. There are 150+ active research fields, 4,700+ higher degree by research students, and 10 faculties. Major courses include Arts, Business and Economics, Design and Architecture, Nursing and Health Sciences, Information Technology, Education, Law, Engineering, Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Medicine.
Famous alumni at the university include the CEO at Linfox Armaguard, Annette Carey, Carman’s Fine Foods Managing Director, Carolyn Creswell, Richmond Football Club CEO Brendon Gale, and the Honorable Justice Anne Ferguson (former Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Victoria). Others include the founder and chief enabling officer at the I CAN Network, Christopher Varney, actor Dr. Max Gillies, BBC presenter Yalda Hakim, and singer-songwriter Vance Joy. Interestingly, famous Indian multi-instrumentalist, composer, music producer, and singer, Raghav Sachar, also studied here.
Monash University has its own Career Center for enhancing the employability quotients of students. There are crucial eLearning materials and other tools for students, expert career coaching, 700+ short courses, self-guided quizzes and assessments, cover letter and resume assistance, interview simulators, and more. There are online Career Consultations available for students, along with Career Planning support. Students can find workshops and other information at Career Connect. They can also take up part-time and other jobs while studying.
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