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Wednesday, February 29, 2012
If you’re a highschool senior or a person who wants to acquire more education to specialize your skill, it is important to determine what college would be best for you. If you have chosen Calgary as the place, next thing to do is know what college will give your future the bright sight. Remember that you’re future depends largely on the school you will be attending, so might as well take effort and time to do a little research.
Picking out an institution doesn’t have to do depend solely on its cost. You might be thinking of your budget or a “quantity=quality” world, but in reality, it will depend on the kind of profession you will be taking in the future. Higher price does not mean it is always greater. And sometimes the most affordable school will not be the best for you.
This time, you need to know what you want in life. Will you be taking up a business course, medical course, or become an architect? There is a number of decent schools in Calgary ready to give you education, trainings, and career advancement courses. You just need to find them.
You may start out by getting guidelines and other references on each school. Then, consult the school’s registrar to clarify your questions and assist you if you’re keen to become one of their students. It will also be effective to ask students who have been in these institutions and ask for opinions and facts on how they were educated. You may also visit the school campus to feel how it is to be coming there as a student. More research can be done through internet as other students, teachers, and registration experts publish their reviews on certain schools.
If you really don’t have any idea what school to start with, you may begin probing with these three universities:
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Most often, Art Studies have been regarded as a waste of time and a non-profit course. Parents usually deprived their children from taking art courses. But with the new opportunities for showcasing talents in art and even making it as a business, we can no longer underestimate the value of learning different studies in Art. The good thing about Calgary Colleges is it has a wide variety of options of art classes and topics.
The first on the list is Alberta College of Art and Design. Extended studies on art are available in credit and credit-free courses. Both adults and teens will enjoy myriad areas like jewellery, photography, sculpture, drawing, calligraphy, ceramics, glass, woodwork, and many more.
If you are looking for a college with a complete facility, the Calgary School of Art provides full-sized facilities from private arts’ studios to art supplies. All ages can enrol in different classes and workshops at different skill levels. In Calgary School of Art, you can be certain that all art supplies are environment friendly. No petroleum-based thinners and cleaners are allowed. For classes with mediums on oil, it will be closely monitored and are only permitted in closed containers.
But if you are a family who believes that “a family that studies art together stays together,” the best place for you is the City of Calgary Arts Centres. The centre offers fun and affordable classes for families, pre-schoolers, children, youth, and adults. The main courses are drawing, painting, ceramic, and clay. Other courses for a specific age bracket are also available.
And of course, the University of Calgary wouldn’t be left behind with their Continuing Education Faculty which offers great number of art classes. You can learn everything about art from theories and history to art application, and gain a certificate at the end of the course.
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta, Canada states its vision, “Creating exceptional learning experiences for a world of possibilities.” The university believes that learning knows no boundaries. To cater international students who want to attain the education that they aspire, Mount Royal created programs for international education which is the university’s “leading edge.” Through its participation in International Academic Mobility Program (IAM), Mount Royal earned the status of being the top post-secondary educational institution in the country.
The university is geared towards ensuring that every student obtains the privilege to deepen and expand their education and understanding the world.
To accomplish this goal, MRU set international opportunities program such as Student Exchange Agreements, Inbound and Outbound Exchange Students, Field Schools, International Work Experience, International Education Week and Resources for Work and Volunteer Opportunities Abroad.
MRU also welcomes hundred of international students who come from different countries for the institution’s English Language Program. The program aims to enhance the language skills of every student for self-development, travel, and academic study. The university also offers customized language program in order to meet the particular needs of students.
MRU offers full-time and part-time courses for local as well as international students. It also offers online courses for those who do not have time to attend the regular class schedule. Summer programs are also given for people who want to make their summer productive. As for those who want to enter the corporate world, Business English Program is also offered. Other programs are Teacher Training Programs, ESL in the Workplace - English Language Assessments and Communication Skills for Health Professionals.
You may visit the Academe’s site at http://www.mtroyal.ca/index.htm.