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Catholic University of America (USA)

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Catholic University founded in 1887 with the support of Pope Leo VIII, is a National University of the Catholic Church, originally founded as a Center for postgraduate studies in the United States. Combining the outstanding curriculum and unique art of teaching, the school commenced teaching for undergraduate since 1904, the annual training a large number of graduates and engineers.

-        Location: Located in North America, the State of Virginia, New Jersey and Pennsilvnia; Located on the north side of the Capitol Hill In Washington D.c.

-        Tropical Climate:

• Mild Spring and Fall

• Hot, humid summer,  average temperatures in July-August  from 26-31° C

• Snow, cold winter (from May 12-2 temperatures of about-1° C)

-        Area: 77.2 ha;

Spacious, lot of trees, is full of backyard sports

-        Full facilities and quality: Each Department has a separate campus, parking, dining room, library, laboratories and dormitories.

 OVERVIEW

 

• Catholic University has always wanted to convey the knowledge through good lecturers, excellent activities in teaching and research.

• The school has set a target of training in order to best serve the country, the Church and the world.

• Committed to developing into a modern American University, not only to trainout skilled students but also to professional education and chemistry teachingmethods in schools.

 LEARNING ORGANIZATION

 

• Officially 12 majors and has 21 large research centers

• Library: the library is located at the campus with full facilities: computer, wireless, library online

• Affiliation programs with HCMUT (BKU)-OISP: program of electrical engineers-electronics.

 EXTRA - CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

 

 • Student activities: Halloween, social, public interest, charity, picnic

• Student clubs: there are many academic clubs at each campus helping students meet and exchange with interests such as sport club (chess, table tennis, football etc.) located at the campus of the school activities often take place.

 SUPPORT SERVICES

• Other support services: employment support center Helps students find work in school or out of school; Industry consultant for students, through interviews and tests

• Security team always check classrooms and campus buildings in the school; Available quickly when problems occur.

 ACCOMODATION AND LIVING CONDITIONS

• Daily living activities

-Residence halls located on campus, provides accommodation for approximately 2,600 students

-Each residential hall has a lounge, kitchen, laundry room, study room and wireless for students

- Each room has its own bathroom.  provided mattresses, furniture and cabinets

• Accommodation cost (2010-2011)

-Triple room: about $ 3,200-$ 3,900/student/semester

-Room 2 people: $ 3,500-$ 4,200/student/semester

-Room 2 people: about $ 3,800-$ 5,000/student/semester

• Catering

-         The school has a student canteen, restaurant, cafe, and convenience store located on the campus of the school.

-         Students can purchase Dining card Dollar ($ 2,200 to $ 2,500 per semester)  Health-insurance

-         Medical Center

• Located at the campus (from 9: 00 am- 05: 00 pm) will provide medicine and for students

• Doctors availble

• Health Center

-        Psychological counseling center:

• Staff psychologist, social worker, professional mental counseling

• Free psychological counseling for students

-        Fitness Center

• Placed near the residence halls, wide on 650m2

• Have adequate collective resources and instruments, heart, weight meter

-        Health insurance: $ 1,495

 THE CITY OF WASHINGTON

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Washington, D.C. is the capital of the United States, founded on July 16, 1790.

The Washington metropolitan area, including the city, has a population of 5.3 million people, the eighth-largest metropolitan area in the United States.

The United States Congress has supreme authority over Washington, D.C., soresidents of the city have less autonomy than residents of the States of the United States.

Climate: tropical climate with a half Washington. This is the typical climate of the area between the coast of the Atlantic (mid-Atlantic), with four distinct seasons. The district is located in hardiness zones . Spring and fall are smooth, less humid while winters bring cold temperatures and the amount of the average annual snowfall is 16.6 inches (420 mm). The average low temperature in winter is around 30° F (-1° C) from mid-December to mid-February. The snow storm disrupting Washington on average every four to six years. The strongest storms are called "nor'easters" (storm northeast) often is characterized by strong winds,heavy rain and occasional snow. These storms often affect large parts of the East Coast.

 

REFERENCES

-The student community of the program: support learning process, questions, scholarships, jobs ….

www.cuatoday.com/s/817/start.aspx

-International relations: support the students while attending school,cultural exchange, visa, immigration

http://international.cua.edu

-International Contact: 620 Michigan Avenue Northeast, Washington, DC 20064

Tel: (202) 319 5000