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1 Company LOGO College of the Rockies Adventures in Life… Success in Learning

2 December 18, 2014 Where is College of the Rockies

3 December 18, 2014 Region at a Glance Regional population 82,700 Regional area 45,000 sq km Main industries are forestry, mining, tourism, construction Unemployment rate falling: 11.5% in 2003, 6.5% Mar ‘06

4 December 18, 2014 About College of the Rockies Accredited public post-secondary institution 35 educational programs 6 campuses University studies, career technical and vocational programs Partnerships with universities & colleges in British Columbia & Canada

5 December 18, 2014 College at a Glance 2000 full time students -FTEs 8,000 part-time, online and Continuing Education students 770 employees - 225 full-time $26.7 million annual expenditure

6 December 18, 2014 Services at a Glance On-campus student residence Library, study centre, tutors Computer labs, free access to internet & email Extensive online education Bookstore On campus food services Gymnasium, exercise room, track & field On-campus climbing wall Recreation coordinators

7 December 18, 2014 International Centre Details International Centre Details Growing International Student Recruitment Program 6 - 7 % of student body 65 – 70 % ESL 20 – 25 different countries represented College of the Rockies “Creating awareness and supporting internationalization and global learning opportunities for our students, staff and community …”

8 December 18, 2014 Programs

9 December 18, 2014 Health Specialties Rural Health Care and Nursing including nursing, home care and family programs Bachelor of Science Nursing program partner with University of Victoria Licensed Practical Nursing program delivered in Vancouver private/public partnership College of the Rockies

10 December 18, 2014 Tourism Specialties Canadian Rural Tourism Knowledge Cluster High Demand Adventure programs Adventure Tourism Business Operations (ATBO) Mountain Adventure Skills Training (MAST) International Expedition and Leadership College of the Rockies

11 December 18, 2014 Emergency Specialties Partners including Cranbrook and Calgary Fire Departments Internationally accredited through The Proboard Programs Fire Operations Certificate Fire Management Diploma Custom Fire Training First Aid and Medical Training Hazardous Materials Risk Management College of the Rockies

12 December 18, 2014

13 December 18, 2014 Online Expertise 40 online courses in academic, administrative, upgrading and safety specialties; 160 continuing education courses. Several programs including Certificate in Business Administration can be completed entirely online. New courses are being added every year. See COTR Online @

14 December 18, 2014 Tuition Fees ESL $ 7200 University$ 7200 Business Administration$ 7200 Tourism / Recreation$ 7200 Adventure Tourism Business Operations$11,600 Mountain Adventure Skills Training$13,500 Culinary Arts$ 9,500 Fire Training$16,200 Resident Care / Home Support$ 6,100 * Per Academic Year * APICE Scholarships available All fees subject to change

15 December 18, 2014 Other Costs Residence Fees $ 425 per month $ 1500 per semester Homestay Fees $ 520 per month (including meals) Medical Insurance$ 54 per month Textbooks $ 200-500 per semester TransportationFree Bus Pass

16 December 18, 2014 Articulation and Transfer The BC articulation and transfer system allows for easy transfer and program planning between institutions British Columbia Council on Admissions & Transfer - BCCAT OnlineBritish Columbia Council on Admissions & Transfer

17 December 18, 2014 Work Opportunities for Foreign Students Working on campus Working off campus Post-graduation work program Co-op and internship programs * A recent agreement between British Columbia and Canadian governments allows eligible international students to work off- campus while they finish their studies. The off-campus work permit program helps international students gain valuable work experience in Canada and deepen their understanding and appreciation of Canadian society. The program is one of several that are designed to help make Canadian post-secondary institutions destinations of choice for international students.

18 December 18, 2014 International Partnerships Customized training to meet your needs Flexible, practical, hands-on training opportunities that can lead to Canadian credits towards Diplomas and Certificates Staff Mobility and Exchanges with Sweden, Ecuador, Kenya and New Zealand Development and Trade Projects in Ecuador, China and Kenya Student & Young Professional Support over 70 young professionals employed by COTR to work overseas in China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Kenya, Mozambique, Ecuador & Guyana New student exchange and mobility programs under development College of the Rockies

19 December 18, 2014 Why Choose College of the Rockies Una situacion geografica espectacular, rodeado do montanas Un costo de vida asequible, cuotas economicas Atencion personalizada de los maestros, clases pequenas Pocos estudiantes internacionales Una poblacion segura, limpia y acogedora, sin multitudes Instalaciones modernas a una corta distancia de centros de compras y del centro de la ciudad Familias anfitrionas atentas que alojan solo uno o dos estudiantes en cada hogar Moderna residencia para estudiantes en el campus, disponsible a los estudiantes internacionales todo el ano Fechas de inicio flexibles para los estudiantes de ESL La oportunidad de tomar cursos que otorgan credito para la universidad o colegio vocacional con estudientes canadienses cuado aun estan en el programa de ESL La oportunidad de aprender ingles rapidamente en una comunidad y en un colegio donde predomina el ingles.

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