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Last updated June, 2019

Academic Information

Course Information

Brock University CampusBrock University offer a wide range of courses in seven Faculties. One of Brock's highlights is its Tourism and Environment programme. Students will study courses such as sustainability, environment and tourism, tourist behaviour, nature-based tourism, economics of the environment, as well as functional management for sustainable tourism. 

  • Course descriptions
  • Prerequisites for certain courses may differ from Otago’s. It is your responsibility to ensure you meet the prerequisites to attend selected courses at the host institution.

Semester Dates

  • Academic Year: September - April
  • Fall Term: September - December
  • Winter Term: January - April

Key dates 

Course Load and Minimum Unit Requirements

  • Minimum course load: 3 courses per semester
  • Maximum course load: 5 courses per semester (or 2.5 credits)

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Accommodation and the Cost of Living


Brock University Quarry View ResidenceStudents have the option of living on-campus and off-campus. There are six on campus halls of residences to choose from.

Estimated Cost of Living

Additional Information

Student Visa and Insurance

Student Visa and Insurance information

Government of Canada

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Exchange Experiences

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The University, City and Region

The University

Aerial view of Brock University Brock University is located atop the Niagara Escarpment in Ontario’s Niagara peninsula and is the only Canadian university with the distinction of being part of a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. With 17,000 full-time students and nearly 600 faculties, Brock is buzzing with activity and welcoming visitors to the campus every day.
The Brock campus is a friendly and inclusive environment. The park-like setting of the University, with its wide-open spaces, offers a number of outdoor activities at any time of year.

Learn more about Brock University 

The City of St Catharines and Region

Niagara Falls in winterSt. Catharines is the largest city in the Niagara Region in southern Ontario, Canada. A one hour drive from Toronto, and even closer to Niagara Falls, St Catharines offers you the best of both worlds-the opportunity to study in a safe, friendly atmosphere, while providing easy access to larger urban centres.
St. Catharines region is known for its waterfalls and wineries, but as you'll discover there's a whole world of vibrant culture, outstanding beauty and world-class recreation awaiting you in St. Catharines. From heritage experiences to outdoor adventure, from romantic getaways to exciting family outings, St. Catharines has it all.

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Further Information

For further information about Otago Global Student Exchange please email