Universidad Central de Venezuela - UCV (reviews)

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Locations: Caracas, Venezuela
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Universidad Central de Venezuela (UCV), also referred to as the Central University of Venezuela is a prestigious public university in Caracas in Venezuela. It is a renowned university- it is the highest ranking higher education institution in the country. It consistently ranks among the top 20 in Latin America. Ever since its foundation in 1721, it has been training highly skilled graduates. The school is the oldest university in Venezuela; it is one of the oldest in the Western Hemisphere. Its roots can be traced back to the Colegio Santa Rosa de Lima in 1673. It gained official university status in 1721, when it became the Universidad Real y Pontificia de Caracas. The main campus was designed by Carlos Raúl Villanueva and is considered a masterpiece of urban planning. In 2000, the campus was also declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The school is comprised of 11 faculties, that are home to 40 departments and five research centres, which are spread across the country. Today, 54,222 undergraduate and 8,317 graduate students are enrolled at further education at UCV. UCV has a wide range of degree programmes, in a variety of study areas. The degree options include bachelor’s and master’s in the fields of Arts & Humanities (Architecture, Languages), Social Sciences (Geography, Communication & Media Studies, Politics & International Studies, Sociology), Engineering & Technology (Chemical Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Civil Engineering), Computer Science, Business & Economics (Economics & Econometrics, Accounting & Finance), Physical Sciences (Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics & Astronomy, Chemistry), Clinical / pre-clinical & Health (Medicine & Dentistry), Life Sciences (Veterinary Science, Biological Sciences), Education, Law, as well as Psychology. The university has a large alumni network that includes notable alumni, such as 14 of Venezuela’s presidents, and many scientists, politicians, and many more.

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  • Actuarial Science
    Selena
    UCV

    This university is a cultural heritage, symbol of my beloved city. The experience in this university is great, the teachers, the students of the different faculties are very nice. The campus of the university is very spacious and has a lot of native fauna of the city, at the entrance of the highway is the entrance to the Botanical Garden of Caracas, which is a supreme wonder.

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    Programme: Actuarial Science
    Degree: Bachelor's
    Graduation: 2021
    Campus: Caracas
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  • Finance and ...
    Banking
    Nelson
    prestige

    is one of the best universities in Venezuela. Let’s start with the campus, have a tennis court, a football and baseball stadium for students to do sports activities.
    this university has many faculties, I studied in the faculty of social and economic sciences. The special thing about this university is that it has many green areas where students can rest, talk and share. The quality of its teachers is excellent, for this reason, it is the best university in the country.

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    Programme: Finance and Banking
    Degree: Bachelor's
    Graduation: 1997
    Campus: Caracas
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  • Tibishay
    Central University of Venezuela

    The Central University of Venezuela is recognized as one of the best universities in the country. It is represented by excellent teachers, who have transmitted their knowledge and have allowed exchange and feedback with their students. On the other hand, it has good facilities and has easy access to reach it. Despite being a public university, it has a good education. And it also has the advantage of having a health center within its facilities, the only thing that it would lack is a system of greater vigilance due to the insecurity present in the country.

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  • my second home

    The UCV is one of the best universities in Venezuela, it is more than the beauty of its campus, it is the students that make it a land full of dreams and opportunities, of its teachers who give you their knowledge and guide hand in your way It is the right place to grow as a student and as a person, your spaces are there to make them yours and if you are willing to dedicate part of yourself, it will give you back all of it.

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  • Pedro
    Proud Nurse.

    One of the best places to learn, to live and enjoy whats being young and have dreams, full of bright, plural and free people
    Fighting and protecting our democracy since the beginning of our republic. Universidad Central de Venezuela.

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  • One of the best universities in the country!

    With respect to the academic level, the University has one of the highest in the country. You have the privilege of studying at one of the best universities and completely free.
    If you want to study architecture, the UCV is the most appropriate. The themes and design exercises are duly updated, and the study methodology is quite correct and productive. The teachers motivate you to give the best of you.
    The curriculum must be modified a bit and even add specializations to the career, even so the knowledge with which you graduate is at the level of any University in the world.
    The facilities are currently not the best, they are not in good condition for obvious reasons. However, the environment that the University has is unique and incomparable, and despite not having the best resources, this has not changed the academic level.
    The students of the UCV must feel honored to be part of this house of study and maintain it, in order to contribute to the country as professionals, what it brings us daily.

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  • Barbara
    Mi universitaria is UCV

    My university is the UCV, it is wonderful, it is a university with vision and mission, it forges professionals capable of solving any inconvenience and making a difference anywhere in the world! It is the best in the country and regardless of the circumstances is the house that overcomes the shadows.

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  • David
    Central University of Venezuela

    Despite all the chaotic situation, which currently hits all levels and social classes of the country, I can and I was born saying that my university has sought all means, options and possible measures for those who want to progress, both personally and intellectually do without any limit, thus promoting and teaching us that an exit is always possible, only that we should look for it ourselves and not wait for it to arrive. My university is and will be the best university in the country, I hope that the people who live there always give me the reason, because who gives life to the university is the quality and the desire to keep ahead of those who live, study, work and dedicate to her every day .. UU UCV!

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  • Madeleine
    My house of studies

    my house of studies, the central university of venezuela, is one of the best that can be in Venezuela, what if we must emphasize is that it needs a better administration of resources, to recover the deterioration that its facilities have suffered throughout the years and security of the students.

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    13 months ago
    Juan Manuel
    Juan Manuel
    My second house , I love each moment , each hour I'm there , although lately its quality has worsened due to the situation of the country
  • Angela
    The house that overcomes shadows

    The Central University of Venezuela is recognized in my country as one of the best because of its high educational level, it has many specializations for the adaptation and interest of each of the students and even provides services such as transportation and dining for the benefit of students and university workers. The UCV has an incredible architecture, large murals and beautiful statues which are cultural heritage. However, due to the current situation of the country, the university struggles daily to maintain its integrity, the green areas and classrooms have been neglected, the quality of the services has decreased and the student population has even decreased. General maintenance of the university should be done to maintain both its integrity and student enthusiasm. Let us not forget that the Central University is the house that overcomes the shadows!

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