This week, Jay has received his first three acceptances from universities to study for the Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering. Aerospace engineering is the primary field of engineering concerned with the design, development, testing, and production of aircraft, spacecraft, and related systems and equipment. The field has traditionally focused on problems related to atmospheric and space flight.
Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA
Penn State is a top-ranked research university founded with a mission of high-quality teaching, expert research, and global service. It boasts of a community of more than 740,000 individuals driven to make a difference. With the resources of twenty-four campuses, plus an online World Campus, Penn State's educational model provides opportunities for students to build their futures and careers. The Center for World University Rankings 2021 places Penn State in the top 55 ‘World-Class Universities’. www.psu.edu
Drexel University, PA, USA
Drexel University is a private research university founded in 1891. Its main campus is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As of 2020, more than 24,000 students were enrolled in over 70 undergraduate programs and more than 100 master's, doctoral, and professional programs at the university. Drexel University is ranked #103 in National Universities. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence. www.drexel.edu
Drexel has awarded Jay a renewable merit scholarship to attend. This covers over 50% of the annual tuition fees.
Illinois Institute of Technology, IL, USA
Based in the global metropolis of Chicago, Illinois Tech is the only technology-focused university in the city. It offers degrees in engineering, science, architecture, business, design, human sciences, applied technology, and law. In 1890, Illinois Tech was founded to lift up people from all backgrounds with education that would help them meet the needs of the age. www.iit.edu
Henry T. Heald Scholarship
Jay has been awarded the Henry T. Heald Scholarship to attend Illinois Tech. The award is based upon Jay’s academic achievement and contributions to the school and wider community. With an additional grant for housing, the financial offers amount to approximately 40% of the total cost of attendance.
Quinnipiac University, CT, USA
Bernice received her first acceptance yesterday. She applied ‘undeclared’ to Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut.
Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational university where students engage in an educational experience that’s both personal and challenging from faculty who care deeply about student outcomes. The university offers more than 140 programs to approximately 6,800 undergraduate and 3,000 graduate students.
Quinnipiac has enjoyed a distinguished history of educating students. From its New Haven origins as the Connecticut College of Commerce in 1929, and later, the Junior College of Commerce, the university has become a nationally recognized institution.
The university is proud to be ranked among the best national colleges and universities in the country by leading organizations, including U.S. News & World Report and the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education. The Princeton Review 2022 ranks Quinnipiac among its list of the 387 Best Colleges in the country. www.qu.edu
Queen Mary, University of London, UK
This week, Rajman learned that he has been accepted to attend Queen Mary, University of London, to read Geography.
Queen Mary has a long, proud and distinctive history built on four historic institutions stretching back to 1785 and beyond. Its founding institutions are: St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College, London Hospital Medical College, Westfield College and Queen Mary College.
Today, Queen Mary is a truly global university. Its home is in London but the university also has sites in China, Malta, and Paris. Its community includes students and staff from over 160 countries around the world, which enables the university to deliver teaching and research with an international dimension and impact. www.qmul.ac.uk
University of Brighton, UK
Rosie now has another university to choose to attend to study to become a primary school educator: the University of Brighton.
From small beginnings in1850s Brighton, the University of Brighton has grown to become a complex and diverse institution based in two locations across the south coast of England. Its ethos is defined by four core values: inclusivity; sustainability; creativity; and partnership. Brighton’s students are part of a dynamic, diverse, and creative community.
The 2022 Complete University Guide places Brighton in the UK top 50 for graduate outcomes: reflecting the number of its graduates who are in highly skilled employment or further study 15 months after they graduate.
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