MPPC Tour University / College Annual Fair

WHEN: October                               WHERE: Carman Collegiate

GRADE 11 and GRADE 12 students will have an opportunity to attend university and college presentations at the annual MPPC University/College Tour hosted by Carman Collegiate on October.  These presentations are informative for students planning post-secondary education, and provide options and inspiration for others who are undecided. This is a great event to explore, increase knowledge base and participate in creating an interest in their career choice for the future.

POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTIONS in attendance will be as listed below:

 ASSINIBOINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (ACC) ACC offers over 30 programs in the fields of agriculture, environment, business, culinary arts and hospitality, health and human services, trades and technology. With three campuses in Brandon , one in Dauphin and training centres in Winnipeg, Russell, Neepawa and Swan River, ACC offers a variety of education options across the province. We have a friendly atmosphere, a focus on hands-on learning, highly skilled instructors and lots of extracurricular activities to make your college experience fun! With a full-time student enrolment of over 1800, ACC has a program suited to just about anyone.

 BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE   Booth University College is a Christian University College located in the heart of downtown Winnipeg. We offer Professional Degrees in Business Administration and Social Work as well as Bachelor Degrees in Behavioural Sciences (Psychology & Sociology), English and Film, Religion and General Studies. We have a reputation for 100% employment. At Booth, you will gain skills that employers are looking for and study in an environment where you are noticed and valued. We provide a safe and affordable residence. A recent survey of our students rated us above the national average for overall student satisfaction, the care and commitment of faculty and the quality of instruction available to students. Great education, professors who care about your future, all done with a social conscience, that’s the difference of Booth.

 BRANDON UNIVERSITY   Brandon University is a leader in providing high quality education to over 3,000 full-and part-time students in arts, sciences, education, music, and health studies. Based in southwestern Manitoba, Brandon University also offers pre-professional and Masters programs, as well as innovative and award-winning outreach programs in a personalized learning environment.

 CANADIAN MENNONITE UNIVERSITY (CMU)   CMU is an accredited Christian university located in Winnipeg, with approximately 500 students, allowing for great personal contact with professors and other students. We offer bachelor degrees in Arts, Music, Music Therapy, and Pre-professional programs. CMU is also known for our exciting Outtatown program – a year of experiential learning that travels across Western Canada with a cross-cultural experience in either Guatemala or South Africa; as well as a one semester bilingual program in French Africa. CMU is a member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada.

 PROVIDENCE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE     Providence University College is an accredited Christian academic institution in the evangelical tradition committed to teaching Christians at a university level to think, live and serve in church and society. We are located outside of Winnipeg and offer Bachelor of Arts degrees in Arts and Sciences, Biblical Studies & Practical Theology and Professional Studies. We value strong academics in the context of an open and accepting Christian community concerned with the spiritual, social, physical and intellectual growth of students. Providence is also known for its strong athletics, performing arts programs and diverse community.

 RED RIVER COLLEGE     Red River College (RRC) is Manitoba’s second-largest post-secondary institution, with over 32,000 annual full-time, part-time and apprenticeship enrolments. We offer more than 200 certificate, diploma, advanced diploma and degree programs. By successfully blending career-focused and industry-responsive teaching with state-of-the-art technology and hands-on learning opportunities, the college graduates skilled individuals who are ready to immediately contribute to the workforce. The most recent survey showed that of those graduates seeking employment, nearly 97% found jobs. RRC has three campuses in Winnipeg and five in rural Manitoba (Selkirk, Peguis – Fisher River, Portage La Prairie, Steinbach and Winkler). The college also operates the Language Training Centre in downtown Winnipeg. RRC’s new centre for culinary and hospitality training, Paterson GlobalFoods Institute, will be opening in February 2013.

 STEINBACH BIBLE COLLEGE     Steinbach Bible College is on a mission to train men and women to be servant leaders in the workplace and in full-time Christian ministry.  We do this through Biblical education that is practical, analytical, relational, and creative within a discipleship community.  Bible/Theology, Children’s Ministries, Global Missions, Pastoral, Peer Counselling, Worship Arts and Youth Ministry.  At SBC the journey is as important as the destination.  SBC prepares students to not only prepare to make a difference in the future; it enables them to Make Today Count!

 THE UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA     U of M is the province’s largest university, with over twenty faculties for you to explore. But it’s not just about size and scale – it’s about options. The U of M offers more academic programs, support for students, campus services, scholarships and bursaries than any other post-secondary institution in the province. And that means more opportunities to turn a great education into an amazing career.

 THE UNIVERSITY OF WINNIPEG     U of W offers degrees in the Faculties of Arts, Science, Education, Business and Economics, Kinesiology, Theology, as well as preparatory Pre-Professional programs and Applied/Joint programs. Located in Winnipeg’s city centre with a student population of 9,600, U of W is best known for its smaller class sizes, great housing options, high academic standards and caring professors. Students at The University of Winnipeg benefit from hands-on research opportunities, student services and active student groups. U of W has consistently been ranked as a Top Ten Undergraduate University by Macleans’ Magazine.