Brock University

Rank 31
Location St Catherines
Established 1964
Famous For Career-driven Degrees


Brock University (BU) is an institution of higher education founded in 1964. It comprises seven constituent schools and faculties that offer a variety of programs in many disciplines, including health sciences, nursing, MBA programs, and teacher education.

Brock University enrols over 19,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students each year from all over the world. Brock University honours outstanding students with more than $11 million in awards and bursaries under various initiatives.

Services for International Students

In addition to financial aid, the Student Wellness and Accessibility Centre at BU offers many student-focused support services, including counselling, academic assistance, health and wellness, research, and writing skill development. Brock University Student Union (BUSU) manages over 100 clubs and associations that are closely linked to culture, religion, sports, and hobbies. 

The Ontario International Student Guide helps international students get to know Ontario, its people, and its culture. A handy interactive map of the campus allows foreign students to familiarise themselves with the stunning campus. The campus is 65 minutes from Toronto Pearson International Airport, with excellent public transport connectivity.


  • 1201-1400th in QS World University Rankings 2024
  • 201–300th in THE Impact Rankings 2023
  • 51-100st QS WUR Ranking By Subject 2023


Brock University residence ranks 3rd in Canada for on-campus accommodation, housing more than 2,800 students in seven halls of residence located on campus. The residences offer modern amenities, including meal plans, WiFi, parking and furniture, in addition to 24-hour security.

Off-campus accommodation options include shared private apartments, single rooms and houses with lounges. All accommodations are within walking distance of campus and offer excellent public transport connectivity. Brock University Student Union (BUSU) has many cafes, restaurants and eateries where students can get food and drinks at reasonable prices.

About Location

Brock University campus is located in St. Catharines, Ontario, a vibrant city nestled in one of Canada's most historic regions. The lush green and tree-lined landscape surrounding the campus, mainly in the suburbs of the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve near the Niagara Peninsula and the Escarpment, offers a pleasant environment for studying.

About Location

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