Trinity Western University (TWU) is one of Canada's premiere private universities.Located just 45 minutes from downtown Vancouver, Trinity Western University encourages rigorous academics and the development of the individual within a vibrant, diverse community.

Top 3 reasons to study here

  • Trinity Western University focuses on creating critical thinkers and influential leaders for success in an ever-changing global community.
  • Consistently ranked as one of the best in Canada for quality of education and career preparation, Trinity Western University positions students for success.
  • Recognized for quality, Trinity Western University has received seven consecutive A+ rankings for Quality of Teaching and Learning.

About

History

In 1957, a small group of people had an extraordinary vision to establish a Christian university in Canada. Today, TWU is Canadas 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

With over 42 undergraduate degrees, 16 graduate programs, pre-professional programs, and world-renowned institutes, Trinity Western University focuses on creating critical thinkers and influential leaders for success in an ever-changing global community.

Research

Welcome to Research and Graduate Studies at TWUa dynamic community of scholarly excellence where discovery research, applied research, creative works, and faith integration produce new knowledge and innovation in the service of Gods 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

Trinity Western University greatly appreciates your interest in bringing your specific call of God to possible employment in our institution. For us, making hiring decisions entails prayerfully discovering who you are, what you believe, and whether or not you are prepared to become a member of this evangelical Christian University community, which involves committing yourself to uphold its standards.

Bachelor's programmes

Social Sciences (13)
Business & Management (10)
Humanities (10)
Medicine & Health (10)
Arts, Design & Architecture (7)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (7)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (7)
Computer Science & IT (4)
Education & Training (4)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (3)
Journalism & Media (3)
Engineering & Technology (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. 

Housing services

Available accommodations fall under two broad categoriesenvironmental and learningand include, but are not limited to, the following types of provisions:

Environmental:

  • Accessible tables and chairs.
  • Classroom seating arrangement.
  • Parking accessibility.
  • Technology and equipment support.
  • Writing exams in a quiet and distraction-reduced setting.

Learning:

  • Course materials in alternate forms.
  • Reduced course load.
  • Note-taking.
  • Recording.
  • Use of technological support (i.e. computer, educational software applications, spell check, calculator).
  • Exam accommodations (i.e. extra time, use of technological support, ability to write in theexam centre).

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 dont have a family Doctor, its 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

Trinity Western Universityis a 157-acre campus located outside Langley, BC, Canada. Its location is 45 minutes from downtown Vancouver and an hour from the North Shore mountains.

TWU Bellinghamoffers accelerated degree completion programs that allow students to complete a bachelors degree in approximately 24 months.

Our newest campus is built in the heart of Richmond as part of a new complex that will also include townhouses, five towers, and a community centre.

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 Canadas 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.

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