Trinity Western University

Langley, Canada
Trinity Western is a Christian University legislated by British Columbia to serve the public. Recognized for quality, TWU has received seven consecutive A+ rankings for Quality of Teaching and Learning (previously called Quality of Education), holds three Canada Research Chairs, and wins national championships in CIS sports. More importantly, lives are changed at TWU through its whole-person, Christ-centred approach to education.

About

History

In 1957, a small group of people had an extraordinary vision to establish a Christian university in Canada. Today, TWU is Canada’s largest independent Christian liberal arts institution, with a comprehensive total enrolment of 3,600 students and over 26,000 alumni in more than 80 countries around the world.

Education

As a Christian liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies university, TWU equips students to be competitive in today’s world, and enables them to use their skills to make a positive difference in the lives of others. Students experience the benefits of working closely with professors, which can only be achieved because of our small class sizes, commitment to research, and liberal arts curriculum.

Research

Welcome to Research and Graduate Studies at TWU—a dynamic community of scholarly excellence where discovery research, applied research, creative works, and faith integration produce new knowledge and innovation in the service of God’s kingdom. At TWU, faculty mentor graduate students through a holistic approach that integrates faith with discipline specialization, research, internships, and skills training. Whatever your passion, a graduate education at TWU can equip you to have a profound impact on your chosen vocation.

Career

The Career Development Office assists TWU students and alumni in exploring personal, educational and career options to make informed decisions. We are committed to creating and delivering personalized career development plans that inspire you from your first days on campus through graduation and beyond. In partnership with faculty, alumni, employers and parents, we look forward to working with you on this journey to discover your identity, purpose and direction.

Career services at TWU are provided by the Career Development Office. This department works to help students not only find employment, but also explore their sense of vocation. Their professional staff provide services in employment networking, resume and employment coaching, personal assessment, interview skills and co-op education.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (12)
Education & Training (5)
Humanities (5)
Medicine & Health (2)
Social Sciences (1)

Services

Student services

A well established Friendship Partner program exists at TWU to provide ESL and North American students with the opportunity to intentionally develop a friendship. In addition, there are many programs, formal and informal, which provide for cross-cultural exchange and increase global awareness on campus. At present there are three International Fellowship Groups available to students who wish to study the Bible and fellowship in their native tongue (Mandarin, Korean and Japanese), as well as several different English speaking Bible studies. The GLOBE, which is the international student lounge (Patio Apartments, McMillan Hall) is a popular gathering point for cross-cultural integration and interaction; it is a home away from home.

Housing services

The mission of University Housing is to provide attractive, safe, secure, comfortable and affordable housing that will foster an environment to promote the development of godly Christian leaders. Standard Room:

  • Douglas North , South Fraser, North Fraser: Double occupancy, communal washroom for 14-16
  • Douglas 6,7: Double occupancy, bathroom shared by two adjoining rooms
Economy Room:
  • Douglas 2/3, 4/5, 8/9: Double occupsancy in older, marginally smaller room, communal washroom; at a reduced cost.
Community Residence
  • Robson - Structured to provide students with a community living situation that allows for preparation of meals. Bathroom shared between 4 residents.

Library services

More than 225,000 print holds, 180,000 electronic books, and 13,600 electronic journals at the main campus’ Norma Marion Alloway Library. The Library is a member of the BC ELN, eHLbc, COPPUL and CRKN consortia and participates in the provincial AskAway virtual reference service.

Medical services

Although usually a healthy time of life, the University years can have their share of illness or injury. If you are away from home, or don’t have a family Doctor, it’s nice to know that our doctors and nurse are here to help. Our guiding principle is to provide you the care we would want if we were the patient - to cure sometimes, relieve often, and comfort always.

Student Life

Campus life

The TWU campus is a small community in and of itself. To service TWU residents and students, TWU provides an array of campus services that make life just a little bit easier. The Community Life department facilitates educational opportunities and provides services to students so that all students – on campus residents, commuters, and international students – have the opportunity to reap the benefits of living in community. Education opportunities include building mature relationships, learning about one's self, identity development, growing in personal and interpersonal competencies, independent and interdependent living, and living with integrity. Services include housing placements (residents), collegium memberships (commuters), and cultural orientation and integration (international students).

Sports facilities

The TWU Fitness Centre & David Enarson Gymnasium offer exercise and fitness spaces as well as, a full gym, bouldering (climbing) wall and newly renovated locker rooms with showers. Outdoor facilities include: three tennis courts, sand volleyball courts and sport fields.

On-campus recreational facilities include a full gym, playing fields and tennis courts. A variety of fitness classes are held in Robson Hall. In addition, Recreation Services offers a variety of team sports for students of all levels of ability.

Student clubs

Students Clubs:

  • Philosophy Club
  • English Student Society
  • Music Guild
  • Math Club
  • Student Business Association

Accreditation

Trinity Western University is Canada’s largest private non-for-profit Christian liberal arts university. We welcome students of all creeds and ethnic or national backgrounds.TWU is a degree granting institution and TWU degree programs are approved by the jurisdictions in which they are offered.TWU has been a full member and active participant in the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) since 1984.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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