Niagara Falls Learning for Life: Education & Learning Scene



The Niagara region has a number of first-class educational institutions:

Brock University
Brock University is located in St Catharines on the Niagara Escarpment off Glenridge Avenue.. It opened in 1964, and has over 80 staff teaching 11,000 full and part-time students, and it has earned an outstanding reputation for teaching excellence. Academics are grouped into six faculties: Humanities, Social Sciences, Mathematics and Science, Business, Physical Education and Recreation, and Education. Its main tower dominates the area skyline

Brock University
500 Glenridge Avenue St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1
(905) 688-5550

Athletics teams are called the Brock Badgers.

Men

Women
Badminton
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country
Curling
Fencing
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Rowing
Rugby
Soccer
Squash
Swimming
Tennis
Wrestling
Badminton
Basketball
Cross Country
Curling
Fencing
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Rowing
Rugby
Soccer
Swimming
Volleyball
Wrestling
You can get individual game tickets or a season's pass at the Brock Sports Information and Marketing Office at (905) 688-5550 ext. 4506.

Ridley College St. Catharines is home to the historic and stately Ridley College, which counts among its alumni the Royal family's Prince Andrew. Established as a boys' school in 1888, it was the first boarding facility of its kind in Canada. It became co-educational in 1973, and now almost half of Ridley's students are girls. It is still considered one of the best university preparatory schools, and is famous for its rowing program.

Niagara College Niagara College of Applied Arts and Technology has 450 staff and 5,000 full-time students. It opened its doors in 1967 in Welland and has expanded into St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, and Niagara-on-the-Lake, offering more than 70 post-secondary diploma and graduate certificate programs, bachelor degree programs, and apprenticeship training.

In the 1990s, operations were consolidated at three campus locations: Niagara College - Welland Campus
300 Woodlawn Rd, Welland, ON L3C 7L3
Tel: (905) 735-2211 ext. 7559 InfoCentre

Niagara College - Glendale Campus
135 Taylor Rd., Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
Tel. (905) 641-2252

Niagara College
Tourism Industry Development Centre
5881 Dunn St. Niagara Falls, ON L2G 2N9
Tel. 905-374-7454 ext. 3611

Niagara University
Niagara University is located in the Town of Lewiston on the northern edge of the city of Niagara Falls, N.Y., just four miles from the Falls. The campus stands atop the Niagara River Gorge and overlooks the Province of Ontario, Canada. The university offers over 50 majors and academic programs, with more than 800 courses. NU is a Vincentian University, one of 3 in the US along with St. John's and DePaul The College of Education is NCATE accredited and is one of only 6 schools in NY to hold this status. The College of Business Administration is AACSB accredited and is one of only a few schools in NY and 400 in the world to hold this status. The Social Work program is accredited by The Council on Social Work Education. The Chemistry program is accredited by The American Chemical society. The College of Hospitality and Tourism is accredited by CHRIE and was the 4th program in the nation to be accredited.

Niagara University, NY 14109
716-285-1212 or 1-800-778-3450

The competitive sports teams of Niagara University are called the NU "Purple Eagles"

Men

Women
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Ice Hockey
Soccer
Swimming & Diving
Tennis
Softball
Basketball
Volleyball
Cross Country
Soccer
Ice Hockey
Tennis
Swimming & Diving
Lacrosse
Niagara Ticket Office
Dwyer Arena, Department of Athletics
Niagara University, NY 14109-2009
716-286-8622
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Ticket Manager: Marianne DeMizio, For Group Tickets (10 or more) Contact: Jeff Guarino, (716) 286-8494, or email [email protected]

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