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Trinity Western University (Canada)

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I absolutely love theQuite BrightEnglish
I absolutely love the university. If you step on campus for at least 10 minutes, you can see the community and how irreplacable it is.
3rd Year Female -- Class 2010
Education Quality: A+, Campus Maintenance: B-
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The campus sure looked amazing on the previewQuite BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
The campus sure looked amazing on the preview weekend, but in all honesty I am disappointed in the campus for the rest of the year. Even on breaks when students go home, the facilities are not well maintained and the cafeteria does not accommodate students stuck on campus over the weekend. The housing situation is dismal as maintenance to buildings is far behind schedule. However, I must say that the people here (profs and students) truly are amazing and account for the reason I'm still here. There is a great atmosphere on campus where you can talk to people freely and you know most of the people on campus. It's very close knit and you never feel alone. However, it can be a little bit clique-ish and reminds me of my high school from some years back. Once again, it's a part of the atmosphere, but it does take some getting used to.
1st Year Female -- Class 2010
Faculty Accessibility: A+, University Resource Use: D-
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Trinity Western can have considerable appeal to studentsQuite BrightReligion/Religious
Trinity Western can have considerable appeal to students looking for a friendly and beautiful environment. I chose Trinity primarily because of location, religious affiliation, and tuition cost. For a private Christian liberal arts school, the cost is considerably less than American schools. As an American, I found studying in Canada to be an interesting and valuable experience. BC is absolutely beautiful: take a ferry to Vancouver Island, check out downtown Vancouver, drive two hours to Whistler/Blackcomb (students get a great deal on season passes)....endless outdoor recreation opportunities. Trinity is definately an Evangelical environment, as there are many student clubs/organizations focused on church-related ministries, and all-campus chapels are held in the gym every day (optional attendance).In response to previous comments from a religious studies major regarding a closed-mindedness from students/faculty and difficulty in receiving recognition for the degree, I did not experience these things. My Biblical Studies professors were critical thinkers and encouraged me to think critically, and I got into my top-choice doctorate program in the US. My roommate went on to medical school, and students in the MA biblical studies program went on to doctorate studies at schools such as Notre Dame and Duke; thus, recognition of a Trinity degree was not an issue from my perspective. You won't find the greatest facilities, although the campus has lots of nice landscaping. The faculty challenged me and made themselves available on both professional and personal levels.
4th Year Male -- Class 2006
Faculty Accessibility: A+, Campus Maintenance: C
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