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One hundred years ago, Brescia University College was founded by the Ursuline Sisters – bold women who were inspired to change the world through education. They were women before their time who had a vision – a world of wisdom, justice and compassion. Their legacy is our future.

Today, Brescia is a place that ignites, inspires and empowers young women. It is a place where students learn who they are and how they will make a difference. At Brescia, women develop the confidence, capabilities, character and compassion to transform the world. As Brescia begins its second century, we have a clear vision for our unique role and a plan for achieving it. We will build on our strengths, making even more impact in the years ahead. We will transform the world by transforming women’s education.

Through the LEAD WITH US Campaign, Brescia is raising $10 million to ensure we have the right resources to lead for another 100 years.

Campaign Priorities

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Support Academic Excellence

Brescia has set a course for the next 100 years with the opening of a state-of-the-art Academic Pavilion in 2019.

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Enhance Financial Aid and Scholarship

The Ursuline Sisters always went to great lengths to ensure that no deserving young woman was denied an education because her family could not afford it.

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Enhance the Brescia Experience

Demand for the Brescia experience is strong. We are a place that ignites, inspires and empowers young women.

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Empower Women to Lead

As Canada’s only women’s university, Brescia is uniquely positioned to foster and support women’s leadership.

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Choose to Lead with us.

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