The University, or UCA, as we call it, is located in one of the most beautiful neighbourhoods in the city center, Puerto Madero. Considering that students will be spending half of their day or more at the university, this is not superficial info. On top of that, it's easily accessible with public transport, considering most of the metro and bus lines go through the zone in some way or another, and being the city center you can find pretty much everything you need in terms of cafes, restaurants and stores.
As far as the academic side goes, UCA is a very prestigious argentinean university established in 1958 with a track record in preparing socially-conscious, ethical professionals across many different fields of study.
Communications at UCA is a perfectly well-rounded career, providing students with knowledge in cold, hard communications, as well as creativity, advertising and journalism, among others. Complemented with the university's traditional ethics, morals and religious studies, it makes the communicator a jack-of-all-trades for working in companies and agencies around the globe.
The bachelor in Advertising & Corporate Communications is qualified to take on the investigation, strategic planning, creative direction, administration and management of communications, both within specific agencies and within the advertising and corporate relations departments of different organizations or within the new media.
The religious aspect is another important subject to consider when choosing UCA. Many people believe that by studying at a catholic university it will be compulsory to engage in religious activity or at least apply a religious mindset to classes, especially those specifically teaching catholic religion. The reality was, much to my surprise, far better. The religious courses at UCA are based not on doctrine but on the theological understanding and analysis of religion as a whole, be it catholic or any other, taking students through a path of discovery and learning of an almost philosophical nature that wether you are interested or not in the religion itself, can add a lot to a professional's social development.
As far as cons go, the university does have one big flaw which is found in the way its administration is handled. Being one of the largest Argentinean universities to date, there is a lot of "red tape" involved in getting things done and it usually requires students to go through many administrative obstacles in order to get their claim through to whomever they want to reach. It makes it hard to get in direct contact with high-ranking officials within the organization and can mean extra effort on behalf of students to get their needs heard.
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Long career in forming professionals; Many different career options; Flexible hours; Helpful teachers; Teachers very approachable, can help with anything even outside university life; Very complete communications career; Good location in city center.