University description (as per official university website)
UCINF University, which already has 21 years in higher education in Chile, is committed to the pursuit of quality in an atmosphere of freedom, pluralism, respect for diversity and open dialogue, in every sense of the word to living standards and intellectual rigor.
We are committed to academic excellence, demonstration of this is to be credited to our six races in 2010 and is currently teaching Institutional Accreditation by the National Commission on Accreditation. For this we have a governing body and academic excellence, updated curricula to the demands of our country and adequate infrastructure and services for university life.
We understand the University as a meeting place for students, teachers and managers, where they form an open and fruitful dialogue, which welcomes and provides necessary support for your effort and perseverance to achieve your goals of being a professional class, where you build the future together with us take you to meet all you've dreamed of.
Institutional Purpose and Mission - University UCINF
The University will maintain, increase and transmit the cultural heritage and values of our society, promoting social mobility, the cultural, philosophical, scientific, technological, artistic student, so that it achieves its full development and a suitable person vocational training to enable it to join the social activity as an active element capable and responsible. Objectives of the University shall:
A) Providing the highest level teaching, providing students with the skills needed to pursue a humanistic preparation, science, art or performance art for efficient and creative in the many activities of society and work.
B) To conserve, enhance and extend into the community, spiritual and intellectual heritage of the nation and the universal values of knowledge and culture.
C) To encourage and enhance teaching through philosophical knowledge, scientific, technical and artistic expression, placing it at the service of cultural, social, economic and employment in the country.
D) To promote the integration of all sectors involved with university life both inside and outside the country.
The fundamental mission of the UCINF is to prepare and provide the country with professionals able to serve our society with their particular activity, in an environment or computing environment and as people show up for their abilities to undertake and develop their activities within values of our Western Judeo-Christian culture.
Education Project - University UCINF
Education Project UCINF University, aims to train professionals to achieve an effective comprehensive integration in the workplace, and develop an effective contribution to Chilean society.
The educational project whose main purpose that each of our students acquire the knowledge, skills and values essential to train as people and professionals capable of successful performance in the competitive workplace.
In this sense, we provide professional training and strict discipline, by academics with experience, worried constantly update their knowledge on a par with the progress of science and the demands of society.
Along with professional skills, we train our students in a set of generic skills related to entrepreneurship, research skills, problem solving, commitment to ethics, computer skills and leadership, among others. In modern business, these skills are essential for effective job performance.
The preparation for the workplace is a priority as we develop a close relationship between theory and practice. We spend many hours of professional practice in most races, so that students have early knowledge of what is the reality of work.
Also our education considers additional comprehensive training that gives graduates an overview of contemporary society, indispensable for the continued growth in the personal and professional. Thus, the student sees reality from a broader perspective with which to address the diversity of possible work scenarios in a world characterized by change and uncertainty as a constant.
Additional comprehensive training is performed through a set of elective courses organized in disciplinary academic programs called Minors, covering areas such as arts, science, history and economics.
Our educational project offers opportunities for effective self-learning of English through specialized software available in labs and Internet languages. The learning is complemented by workshops to develop conversational skills.
Similarly, the University UCINF offers other opportunities for training in those areas that are of interest to students, beyond what is strictly professional. There are areas of sports, debating society, music, crafts and other workshops according to the interests of the students themselves.