101 – Brescia University College at Western University

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Last updated: October 3, 2016

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About Brescia University College

Brescia University College is Canada’s women’s university college with approximately 1,350 students registered. Brescia provides a student centred, engaging environment that encourages active participation in learning, community involvement, and the development of leadership skills. A pre-university program is offered to both male and female registrants. Residence is guaranteed and generous scholarship and bursary programs are offered. Brescia is affiliated with Western University, the third-largest university in Ontario, and students benefit from the small, supportive atmosphere at Brescia while still enjoying the resources Western has to offer.

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The Brescia Competencies

The Brescia Competencies are the building blocks of the Brescia experience. They help students think critically and participate actively in society. Our seven competencies include the following:

• Communication
• Critical Thinking
• Inquiry and Analysis
• Problem Solving
• Self Awareness and Development
• Social Awareness and Engagement
• Valuing

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Residence at Brescia

Opened September 2013, Clare Hall accommodates just over 300 students conveniently on campus, steps from classes and the library. Located in the centre of campus, this gorgeous, sustainability-focused building is organized into “houses” for small groupings of students. Composed of mainly single accommodations, each room features a queen-size bed, floor-to-ceiling closets, an ensuite bathroom, individual climate controls and a window seat. The Mercato — our marché style dining pavilion — has our very own Red Seal Chef, offering fresh, made-to-order dishes with emphasis on local foods. Brescia guarantees residence space for all students.

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101 Important Deadlines

Additional scholarship dates and deadlines can be found on the Admission Scholarship website.

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Admission Information

If you feel that your average will fall below our admission requirements for your program of choice, you can submit an Applicant Profile in addition to your official application, found on the Admission Requirements webpage.

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Submission of Documents

An acknowledgement will be sent to you detailing the documents required to complete your application for admission to Brescia. All requested supporting documents must be received before an admissions decision can be made. It is your responsibility to ensure that all required documentation has been submitted to the Admissions Office at Brescia University College.

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English Proficiency

Brescia University College is an English speaking university. Applicants for whom English is not their first language and who have not lived or studied in an English environment will be required to write an English proficiency test or complete their ESL studies with one of Brescia’s ESL pathway partners.

Brescia’s ESL pathway partners: You may also complete English Language studies at Culture Works, Western’s English Language Centre or Fanshawe College’s English as a Second Language program.

Find more information about English-language proficiency.

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Services for Students with Disabilities

Students with disabilities who require academic accommodation (e.g., special arrangements for exams) must notify Services for Students with Disabilities at Main Campus Western of their needs so that accommodation and related support may be considered. Contact Services for students with Disabilities by email or by phone at 519-661-2147.

Procedures for requesting academic accommodation and information about related support is available on the services for students with disabilities website.

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Contact Information

Brescia University College
Admissions, Office of the Registrar
1285 Western Road
London, ON N6G 1H2

Telephone: 519-858-5151
Email: brescia@uwo.ca.