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1 Studying Abroad UK, Canada, USA

2 Why study abroad? Learn a language Get to know another culture Develop new skills Learn about yourself Expand your world view Opportunity to travel Enhances the value of your degree Enhances employment opportunities.

3 Our partner Universities Excellent academic standing Fantastic locations Top ranking Universities for student satisfaction Open and progressive cultures which value the diverse mix of nationalities, cultures and ideas Global outlook and International reputation International atmosphere Welcoming environment and excellent orientation programmes providing a wide range of social and cultural opportunities First class facilities.

4 Partners in the UK for 2014-2015 Leeds University (English) 1 year only Leeds 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)

5 Map showing partners

6 Leeds the city Located in the vibrant and student friendly city Single sight conveniently located 10 minutes from city centre City boosts a lively art, cultural and entertainment scene Located in the heart of the UK midway between Edinburgh and London Excellent road, rail and air links.

7 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.

8 Leeds University World famous for high standing of teaching and research 700 undergraduate and 400 postgraduate courses Second largest university in the UK Leeds University graduates are highly regarded by employers. file:///F:\internationalguide,leeds.pdf


10 Leeds University Life on campus first class facilities modern, fully equipped lecture theatres and laboratories internationally acclaimed university library Well-resourced language centre Excellent sport facilities.

11 Judged '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. 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.history 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

12 Leeds Metropolitan University Excellent academic reputation Wide range of courses City campus Ethos of internationalisation Strong cross-cultural ties Possibilities to study pre-English language courses Studying at Leeds Metropolitan University will enhance job prospects.

13 Leeds Metropolitan University Life on campus A 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.

14 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.

15 Brighton

16 Accommodation

17 University of Brighton Life on campus Excellent choice of business, language, culture and media courses available Pre-sessional English courses Respected academic reputation Excellent study facilities An 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.pdf

18 Canterbury

19 Strong historical and cultural links; Friendly and vibrant campus with an excellent social life and superb facilities.

20 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

21 University of Kent Located at the gateway to Europe Campuses in Europe at Paris and Brussels European exchanges and work placements European courses and programmes European research and projects Key player in the Erasmus exchange programme One of the first universities in the country to receive the prestigious E-quality label for European exchange programmes Excellent support for international students Opportunity for pre-sessional English courses.

22 University of Plymouth

23 th/Pages/default.aspx; th/Pages/default.aspx The University aims to become the enterprise university and become truly business-engaging Aims for sustained innovation and international impact and strives to achieve excellence in everything they do Values include: providing access to research- informed teaching and learning to all who can benefit.

24 City of York

25 University of York York is a research-intensive plate glass university located in the city of York The University is currently 7th in the world in the Times Higher Education world ranking of universities less than 50 years old Enjoy studying and living in a very safe and beautiful parkland campus Located close to the centre of the historic city of York, recently voted European Tourism City of the year; The University is a member of the prestigous Russell Group of leading UK Universities, in top 10 in the country and top 20 in Europe York was recently ranked 4th safest city in the UK in the Complete University Guide's 'How Safe is your City?' ranking.

26 International reputation York 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 (Times Higher Education) University of the Year in 2010 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.most recent national assessment

27 Accommodation provided Broad range of courses across Departments Opportunities for pre-sessional English courses Respected academic reputation Thriving students locations Cultural, historical and cosmopolitan locations; Enhance job prospects Greater international cultural awareness.

28 Canada

29 Partners University of Western Ontario, London Ryerson International, Toronto Brock University, St Catherines Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo University of Ontario

30 University of Western Ontario, London 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.

31 London, Ontario Canada 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.

32 University of Western Ontario University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada 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 our students 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.

33 Brock University, St. Catherines Brock 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 community Brock University is situated in the Niagara Peninsula, home of natural beauty and world-famous attractions Brock has a park-like setting atop the Niagara Escarpment in Ontarios Niagara peninsula. Brock's campus is part of a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

34 Brock University

35 Wide range of courses Courses can be chosen across faculties Opportunity to focus on American and Canadian culture.

36 Wilfred Laurier University

37 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 experience Faculty of Arts - Cultural Studies - Communication - North American Studies and more…

38 Ryerson University, Toronto

39 Ryerson University Ryerson 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 Street Ryerson 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 entrepreneurship Possibility to enter the English and North American Studies programms and History

40 University of Ottawa

41 Located in Ottawa, Canadas capital city, within walking distance of Parliament Hill More than 40,000 students, 5,000 employees and 180,000 alumni More than 450 programs in 10 faculties 97% employment rate for graduates Largest bilingual (EnglishFrench) university in the world Among Canadas top 10 research universities.

42 American partners University of Illinois (Springfield) Kansas University University of Wyoming State University of New York (Albany) Loyola University, New Orleans University of Iowa Sienna College, New York University of North Carolina University of Southern Maine University of California Berkeley

43 All our partners are engaged in: engaged in research of international and world class standing Prestigious partnerships State of art research facilities and stimulating research culture Dynamic publishing culture Thriving academic communities Wide subject choice English language support programmes.

44 Use of careers office which will offer career planning information workshops Focus on transferable skills thus enhancing your career prospects Studying at such institutions will be an invaluable experience and will enhance your job prospects.

45 Start packing… For further information contact: Caroline Davis. For appointments Office hours - Tuesday 13.30-15.30 in

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