U.S. & Canada University Fair 2018 is your chance to meet representatives from several well-accredited US and Canadian universities of international repute.
Date : Saturday, 15th September 2018
Venue : Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo
Time : 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Date : Sunday, 16th September 2018
Venue : Kandy City Centre
Time : 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
One-on-one interaction with the university representatives will ensure FREE expert counselling for all your queries about admissions, courses, funding, and everything else you need to know before making your final college choice: •Types of study options available in the U.S. A. and Canada •Specific colleges and universities •Academic courses/ majors offered •Cost and financial aid •Scholarships for international students • On-campus employment •Internship opportunities •Standard test (SAT, IELTS, TOEFL) score requirements •U.S./ Canadian student visa requirements • Student life and campus culture in America/ Canada
• Scholarships up to US$ 3250 on offer
• Free IELTS and SAT for all registrations
• On-the-spot admissions
• Free psychometric assessment for OL and AL students
• Student study loan facilities
Students as well as their parents are welcome to meet university representatives from US/ Canadian universities participating at the event. 2000+ ANC students have pursued their higher education dreams in the USA and Canada. Quality education, scholarships, flexible credit transfer policies, affordability, internship and optional practical training (OPT) opportunities, etc. have lured many local students to US/ Canadian universities.
University at Albany – State University of New York: SUNY Albany is a popular choice among students from around the world for its top-ranked degree programs, focus on career preparation, and strategic location. The university is ranked #151 in National Universities, #78 in Top Public Schools, #109 in Business Programs by US News & World Report- 2018. There are 150+ undergraduate programs and 125 graduate programs offered in 9 schools and colleges.
State University of New York at Oswego: Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) and cited for excellence in Princeton Review’s Best Northeastern Colleges and US News and World Report’s Best Colleges Guide., SUNY Oswego offers more than 110 majors, minors, cooperative and graduate programs, and awards bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees and advanced certificates. Its internships and study-abroad opportunities rate among the highest in the SUNY system. Past SUNY Oswego students have completed internships in world recognized organizations, ABC News, British Airways, KPMG, Universal Records, Xerox, for example. The location of the Oswego also lures many students, for Canadian cities such as Toronto and Ottawa are about 2-4-hour drive from campus by road.
Northwood University: Northwood University (NU) is best known for its top notch business degree programs, accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). NU has offered undergraduate degree programs in business in collaboration with ANC education for the past 14 years:
What’s more, nearly 100 students have transferred to NU thanks to ANC’s 2+2/ 3+1 US Transfer programs, and there are a number of merit-based scholarships made available to Sri Lankan students in joint collaboration with ANC.
Western New England University: Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University (WNE) is ranked in the top 3 percent of colleges and universities among the top 1,275 public and private institutions reviewed in the USA by The Economist magazine. The university offers nearly 50 undergraduate majors and programs of study and boasts a network of more than 1,000 internship sites from LEGO Systems to PricewaterhouseCoopers. Students also have the chance to be a part of dynamic research through science or engineering projects and study abroad programs.
LeTourneau University: Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission, LeTourneau University (LETU) is among the best colleges for engineering in America. LETU’s flagship programs are in aeronautical science and engineering. LETU’s international student body represents more than 30 countries.
Northern Arizona University: Northern Arizona University (NAU) is a large public research university with its main campus located in Flagstaff in the state of Arizona. NAU boasts one of the largest undergraduate populations (25,115 students) and 26 community campuses across the state and offers undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degrees. NAU offers 144 bachelor’s degrees, with business, education, engineering, and sciences among the most popular programs. NAU is ranked among the top universities in the world (Times Higher Education) and considered to be the 15th most popular university in America- a 220% growth rate in admissions applications (PolicyMic).
Algoma University – Canada: Algoma University (Algoma U), located in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, serves approximately 1500 students, with a 25 per cent international student population today. The university attracts many international students owing to its affordable university experience as well as dynamic location- Sault Ste. Marie is 10 minutes from Michigan and 1 hour from Chicago. Algoma U offers 35 academic programs in 12 departments, including Biology, Business Administration, Computer Science, Law, Psychology, and Fine Arts. The university also boasts 3 research institutes; even first year students benefit from undergraduate research opportunities. Many programs have a co-op option available to students. 55% of students are employed on campus, and work term opportunities are available throughout Ontario and beyond.
University of Houston- Victoria: The University of Houston-Victoria (UHV) offers 70 bachelor’s and master’s degrees and concentrations in the fields of arts and sciences; business administration; and education, health professions and human development. The School of Business Administration is among the best business schools in the USA (Princeton Review). UHV is also ranked the seventh most affordable public university in Texas.
University of South Dakota: Ranked #129 (tie) in Top Public Schools and #223 (tie) in National Universities by U.S. News, University of South Dakota USD) is a close-knit community and called “elegant,” “eye-catching” and “naturally beautiful”. The university, home to 103 national scholarship winners, offers 205 undergraduate majors and academic programs in business, health sciences, law, fine arts, education, etc. in addition to 75 graduate programs. USD welcomes international students from many parts of the world as the “rich and vibrant diversity of (its) students, faculty, staff, alumni and partners is an asset to the university.”
University of Wisconsin Stout: UW-Stout is one of only 125 polytechnic universities in the United States, and the university consistently achieves its 98.2% employment rate. The academic atmosphere is marked by career focus, applied learning, and collaboration with business, industry ($2M in corporate donations received in 2017) and other educational institutions, IBM, Dell, 3M, Wisconsin Technical College System, for example. Its exceptional academic offerings include 49 undergraduate programs, 21 graduate degrees with 3 advanced degrees in Business and Management, Art, Design, and Graphics, Human Sciences, Education, Science, Engineering, and Math, and Information Technology and Communications.
Acadia University-Canada: Ranked consistently as one of the top 5 undergraduate universities in Canada by Maclean’s, Acadia is located just a one-hour drive from Halifax, Nova Scotia and its international airport. The university offers over 200 degree combinations in the Faculties of Arts, Pure and Applied Science, Professional Studies, and Theology. Both undergraduate and graduate students receive one-on-one research mentoring by highly skilled faculty members who are actively engaged in research. Students also participate in the Co-operative Education Program gaining work experience that is directly related to their field of study.
University of Saint Joseph: Located in West Hartford, Connecticut (less than 2 hours to New York City and Boston), University of Saint Joseph (USJ) is ranked #78 in Regional Universities North and #33 in Best Value Schools by US News & World Report and accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The university offers 30 distinct undergraduate majors, and the most popular majors at USJ include Biochemistry, Computer & Data Science, Health Science, Management, Psychology, Sport Management and Promotion, and Public Health. 92% of students participate in experiential learning opportunities (internships, clinicals, OPT and CPT).
Wichita State University: Wichita State University, a public research university in Wichita, Kansas, offers more than 60 undergraduate degree programs in more than 200 areas of study in six colleges, including College of Engineering, Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Barton School of Business. The Graduate School offers 44 master’s degrees in more than 100 areas. WSU is ranked first nationally in industry-funded aerospace research and development by the Nation Science Foundation. Tennessee Technological University: Ranked #1 public university in Tennessee in “Best Colleges for Your Money” listing (#3 overall) by Money Magazine and among top 200 National Universities by NICHE 2018 Best Colleges), Tennessee Technological University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The university offers 44 bachelor’s degree programs and 20 graduate programs as well as doctoral programs in Agriculture and Human Ecology, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Nursing, with a strong focus on entrepreneurship skills. The university also boasts 6 research centers including Millard Oakley STEM Center for Teaching & Learning in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM).
University of Findlay: Located in Findlay, Ohio, a beautiful, safe city known for an outstanding job market, University of Findlay (UF) is a private university accredited by Higher Learning Commission. The university is consistently ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s annual survey of “America’s Best Colleges” (UF jumped to No. 38 on the list, from No. 56 last year). The university offers nearly 60 programs of undergraduate study; the five most popular majors are animal science/pre-veterinary medicine, pharmacy, business, equestrian studies, and biology. 100% of programs have experiential learning. UF students are also encouraged to conduct research, and many of them present their research at professional forums regionally and nationally.
America has always been, and remains, the world leader in higher education (15 of the world’s top 20 universities are US universities -The Times Higher education World Rankings 2018). America sees education as something intrinsically valuable as “education has been the engine that drives the American Dream- the chance to learn, better oneself, and gain the skills that pay off in upward mobility.”
Student-founded businesses such as Google, Dropbox, Dell, Facebook, Microsoft, SnapChat, Modcloth, Reddit, Kinko’s, etc. are a testimony to the fact that US colleges do offer unique opportunities for students to improve their lives, no matter where they come from.
It’s also noteworthy that Canada has become the most popular destination for international students seeking higher learning opportunities (Times higher Education’s World University rankings 2018). High ratings for education, healthcare, and public safety; the best quality of life; plenty of job opportunities after graduation; affordable tuition and living; vibrant cultural life; high degree of technology; geographical beauty; and migration policies seen as warm and welcoming have been identified as the reasons for this trend.
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