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Thursday, 25th Sep 2014
03:30 pm - 08:00 pm
Vancouver Convention Centre East
999 Canada Place
Vancouver    BC V6C 3C1
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QS World Grad School Tour - Vancouver

One of the most prestigious of its kind, the QS World Grad School Tour Vancouver brings together the world's top local and international grad schools and universities under one roof to meet with potential Masters and PhD candidates. Meet face to face with Admissions Directors from top schools & discover which university and program is best suited to meet your career aspirations.
By attending the event, you will also have the opportunity to apply for US$1.7 million worth of scholarships (available exclusively to fair attendees), to attend seminars and to network and share experiences with Alumni from leading institutions and fellow applicants.
Don’t miss out – register now, and join the QS World Grad School Tour Vancouver on September 25th.
Online Pre-Registration Fee: $5
Same Day Registration Fee: $15
For FREE entry, register online and show your valid student or military ID card on the day. 


Why attend?
Financial support
• Apply for US$1.7 million worth of exclusive scholarships offered by QS and its partner institutions. Only fair attendees can apply. 
Face to face interaction
• Speak face-to-face with key decision makers from the world’s top universities offering a broad range of Master's and PhD programs.
• Perfect your Masters or PhD admissions strategy with advice from the experts.
• Network and share experiences with Alumni from leading institutions and fellow applicants.
Seminars and information sessions
• Attend Pre Fair seminars about application procedures, scholarships, studying abroad...
Free copy of the QS Top Grad School Guide
• An invaluable guide to help you choose the best university - exclusive offer for the first 100 attendees on the day.


Event Agenda
03:30 pm
Registration Opens
03:30 pm - 04:15 pm
School Presentation
Applying to HEC Paris: Helpful Hints, Inside Tips plus Q&A
Nancy Piacentini, HEC Paris
04:15 pm - 05:00 pm
Admissions Seminar
Understanding the application process
IE Business School, Plymouth University, Università Bocconi
05:00 pm
Start of the fair
08:00 pm
Fair Closes
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1. What is the best time to attend the QS World Grad School Tour?
We would suggest that you come early to get a copy of the Top Grad School Guide. However, you can arrive at any point from the start of the fair; weekday events are open until 8pm, weekend events are open until 6pm.
2. How do I register for the QS World Grad School Tour?
You are required to complete the registration form listed on the World Grad School Tour event city page by answering all the questions on the form. Once registered you will receive a confirmation email from QS giving you details of time, date and venue. In addition, you will also receive reminder emails closer to the event.
3. Does it cost me to attend the QS World Grad School Tour?
We charge a minimal entry fee to attend our event. The World Grad School Tour costs $5 if you pre-register online and $15 if you pay at the event. 
For FREE entry, register online and show your valid Student or Military ID card on the day!  
4. What should I wear to the QS World Grad School Tour?
It is recommended that you dress professionally for the QS World Grad School Tour. This will help you make a positive impression on admission directors while finding out about their Masters or PhD programs. A smart appearance could give you an added advantage – think of it as similar to an interview.


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Vancouver Convention Centre East
999 Canada Place
Vancouver    BC V6C 3C1
Schools which attended this event in 2013:
  • University of Virginia
  • George Washington University
  • Boston University
  • Carnegie Mellon University - Heinz College
  • Pepperdine University , School of Public Policy. 
  • Polytechnic Institute of New York University
  • Hult International Business School
  • Case Western - Weatherhead 
  • Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson 
  • New York Institute of Technology 
  • University of San Francisco
  • Pace University, Lubin School of Business
  • Washington University, Olin Business School
  • Penn State University - Smeal College of Business 
  • St. John's University
  • Columbia University
  • College for Creative Studies
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Parsons the New School for Design
  • UCLA Engineering Online Masters Program 
  • UC Berkeley College of Engineering
  • Robert Day School of Economics and Finance 
  • CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
  • University of Kent
  • University of Northampton 
  • City University
  • Manchester Metropolitan University 
  • Cardiff University
  • The University of Salford
  • University College London
  • University of Nottingham
  • Plymouth University 
  • University of St Andrews
  • University of Surrey
  • Aberystwyth University
  • Bangor University
  • Swansea University
  • University of Warwick
  • St Mary's University College, London
  • Bournemouth University
  • Institute of Education, University of London
  • King's College London
  • University of Dundee
  • London Business School 
  • Manchester Business School
  • Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow 
  • University of Edinburgh Business School 
  • University of Ottawa
  • Ivey Business School, Western University
  • York University, Schulich School of Business
  • McMaster University, DeGroote School of Business
  • Concordia University
  • University of Toronto Joseph L. Rotman School of Management
  • Grenoble, Ecole de management - GGSB
  • HEC School of Management - Paris
  • ESCP Europe
  • EDHEC Business School 
  • ESADE 
  • IE Business School
  • Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE)
  • University of New South Wales UNSW
  • Bond University
  • City University of Hong Kong
  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi
  • Webster University - Leiden
  • Lund University
  • University of Geneva
  • Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne