Maclean's OnCampus Virtual Fair tomorrow allows students from all over
the world to check out schools they want to attend
TORONTO, Nov. 11 /CNW/ - Are you a Canadian or international student who wants to visit university and college campuses before deciding where to go to school? Would you like to meet with representatives from many colleges and universities but don't have the time or money to get yourself there? Maclean's second annual OnCampus Virtual Fair, in partnership with Imagine Education in Canada, takes place tomorrow, Thursday, Nov. 12 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. EST. The fair allows students to virtually visit the campuses they are interested in, speak directly to university and college representatives and listen to advice from those in the know. All they need is a computer - no travel, no lineups, no expenses.
Sign up at www.macleans.ca/oncampusfair to get instant access.
Maclean's, the magazine Canadian students have trusted for more than two decades to provide the most comprehensive information needed to make the best higher-education decisions, offers the OnCampus Virtual Fair to make it even easier to make those decisions.
This year, Maclean's has partnered with Imagine Education in Canada - a division of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada. Other partners include Vervegirl and Fuel magazines.
Taking place inside a virtual conventional hall, the fair will allow students to:
- Chat live with university and college reps from Canada and abroad
- Download presentations and information packages
- Visit interactive university and college booths
- Hear presentations from outstanding Canadians and faculty experts
- Get advice and tips
- Access scholarship and admissions information
Maclean's is Canada's only national weekly current affairs magazine. In addition to enlightening, engaging and entertaining 2.4 million readers with strong investigative reporting and exclusive stories from leading journalists in the fields of international affairs, social issues, national politics, business and culture, Maclean's has long been the Canadian leader in coverage of higher education. Four out of five first-year university students report using Maclean's to help them choose their current university. (Source: Canadian Undergraduate Survey Consortium, survey of first-year students, 2007). Maclean's publishes four annual issues devoted to higher education: The University Rankings Issue (November), the Professional Schools Issue (September), the University Student Issue (February) and the book-sized Maclean's Guide to Canadian Universities (available year-round).
About Maclean's OnCampus:
www.macleans.ca/oncampus is Canada's only website devoted to daily higher education news. The site attracts nearly 300,000 page views per month with a mix of news, advice, bloggers, exclusive rankings and the new Scholarship Finder.
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