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Glendon College (Canada)

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This college has a long way to go,BrightLanguage - French/Spanish/etc.
This college has a long way to go, in terms of its quality of French-language education, to call itself "fully bilingual". This is just a marketing ploy to attract students to an underfunded and ill-reputed institution like Glendon. The percentage of students practicing their second language outside class is around 25%, which clearly shows how 'dedicated' the college is in so called "bilingual education". Obviously, they failed in that sense.

Also, the students are snobby and self-entitled..maybe because they think going to a smaller school means they're special and can be who they are (by that, I mean the overwhelming proportion of students dressing up in their nicest clothes for a 3 hour class since what they wear to class is more important than actually learning what is taught in those 3 hours).Do not come here unless you want to continue your high school education...... because the school looks and feels like one. Also, course registration is a pain and the variety of options is incredibly limited. The French as a Second Language (FRSL) courses are a joke, like what a few other posters said. You're better off using Duolingo to learn French (or any other language) because you aren't paying $600 for each FRSL course. Do yourself a favour and apply somewhere else. one has ever heard of Glendon, and if they did, they will eventually find out it's part of York University - an even worse institution.

2nd Year Male -- Class 2017
Perceived Campus Safety: A+, Useful Schoolwork: D+
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This is a bilingual campus.Quite BrightHistory/Histories (art history/etc.)
This is a bilingual campus. Proficiency in French is very helpful when matriculating. Otherwise, the course work can be very demanding, as one is expected to become bilingual by graduation. I believe this is where some of the negative reviews are stemming from. Some monolingual students may naively believe that the French language requirements are going to be easy. They are not. Aside from the French requirement, the campus itself is quite stunning.
4th Year Male -- Class 2013
Friendliness: A+, Innovation: B
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As far as the French program goes, INot so brightOther
As far as the French program goes, I would not go there, the professors in the FRLS classes are the worst. Also, if you are considering studying translation and you are Francophone this is a good place, there are a lot of job opportunities in this area, however, if you are an Anglophone and are considering studying French to English translation - don't! There is no future in it for English translators, and unfortunately I learned the hard way, worst mistake of my life.
2nd Year Male -- Class 2012
University Resource Use: A, Campus Maintenance: D
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