Saturday, May 28, 2022

4 Top Western Canada Universities

 University of Winnipeg

The language of instruction at The University of Winnipeg is English. Students must have a level of ability in English that allows them to participate in all aspects of university study, including lectures, reading, writing, and discussion. If English is not the student's first/primary language and they are not from an English Exempt Country, they must provide supporting documentation to show they meet one of these conditions: Duolingo 120, TOEFL IBT 86, IELTS 6.5, C2 , Cantest 4.5, CAEL 70, or Program Name: ELP English Language Program at The University of Winnipeg Academic Level 5.

UWinnipeg's English Language Program (ELP) delivers high quality programming to international and domestic students seeking to enhance their English proficiency. ELP offers a certificate program for those seeking to teach English as an additional language to adults, as well as customized programming and private tutorials — including communication coaching and workplace communication skills enhancement for internationally-educated professionals.

The University of Winnipeg Undergraduate Degree Programs: Aboriginal Governance, Anthropology, Applied Computer Science, Bioanthropology, Biochemistry, Biology, Biopsychology, Business & Administration, Chemistry, Classics, Computer Science, Conflict Resolution Studies, Criminal Justice, Dance, Developmental Studies, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Urban Studies, French Studies, Geography, German-Canadian Studies, German Studies, History, History of Art, International Development Studies, Italian Studies, Kinesiology and Applied Health, Mathematics & Statistics, Mennonite Studies, Modern Languages and Literatures, Philosophy, Physics, Politics, Psychology, Religious Studies, Rhetoric and Communications, Sociology, Spanish Studies, Statistics, Theatre & Film, Urban and Inner-City Studies and Women's & Gender Studies.

University of Manitoba

All applicants are required to meet the University of Manitoba's approved English Proficiency Standards, either through an approved waiver or the successful completion of an approved English proficiency test. Test result requirements are: IAEP (Intensive Academic English Program)Level 5, IELTS 6.5, CAEL 60, TOEFL IBT 86, PTE 58, Cambridge C1 180 and C2 180.

The English Language Centre (ELC) provides courses, tests, accommodations and individual support to students whose first language is not English in order to support academic success and participation in the University of Manitoba community. The ESL program is called Intensive Academic English Program IAEP and prepares students for university by providing them with the academic language skills they need to succeed. The English Language Centre (ELC) also offers several Part-Time Academic English Courses (PTAEC) for current UM students and community members whose first language is not English and would like to improve their academic English.

University of Manitoba has an average enrolment of 27,000 - 24,000 undergraduate and 3,000 graduate students. The university offers about 60 Degrees at the undergraduate level with graduate studies programs leading to master's or doctoral degrees.

The University of Manitoba faculties include: Agricultural and Food Sciences, School of Agriculture, Faculty of Architecture, Canadian Architectural Certification, School of Art, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Environment Earth and Resources, Faculty of Dentistry, School of Dental Hygiene, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Engineering - Biosystems Engineering - Civil Engineering- Computer Engineering- Electrical Engineering- Manufacturing Engineering-Mechanical Engineering, Extended Education, Faculty of Human Ecology, Faculty of Human Ecology: Department of Human Nutritional Sciences, School of Business, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Music, School of Medical Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Nursing, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Kinesiology & Recreation Management, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Social Work, Division of Extended Education.

University Of Regina

The University of Regina welcomes approximately 3,000 international students from nearly 100 countries to the main campus in Regina, Saskatchewan. The University of Regina has a large number of departments within nine main faculties: Faculty of Engineering, Education, Kinesiology and Health Studies, Science, Social Work, Administration, Arts and Graduate Studies.

English language requirements for admission have to be verified here are some examples:

Successful completion of the English as a Second Language (ESL 050) program or a minimum average score of 55 on the ESL placement exam both offered through the Centre for Continuing Education at the University of Regina.

Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE), also known as C1 Advanced, formerly known as Cambridge English: Advanced with an overall minimum score of 180 and a minimum score of 169 in each skill (Reading, Use of English, Writing, Listening, and Speaking).

Internationally Recognized Standards (GCSE/IGCSE/GCE, GCE A/AS/AICE) GCSE/IGCSE/GCE O' Level English, English Language, or English as a Second Language with a minimum grade of '6' (grade of B prior to 2017) or GCE A/AS/AICE Level English or English Language with a minimum grade of 'C'.

Advanced Placement English (grade of 3 or better) or International Baccalaureate Higher English (grade of 4 or better).

IELTS A 6.5; PTE A 59; CAEL 60; MELAB 85; CELT 60; Duolingo 110.

The University of Regina ESL English as a Second Language Academic Program can begin from home at times to suit your schedule. Remote, non-credit ESL courses can be taken online. Core ESL classes integrate all language skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing, through a theme-based curriculum. Skill ESL classes focus on specific language skills. The ESL program offers: 13 weeks of classes per term; 3 terms per year; 252 hours of instruction per term.

University Of Saskatchewan

University of Saskatchewan has over 200 academic programs on its Saskatoon, Saskatchewan campus, and is internationally known for its teaching and research. The on-campus synchrotron Canadian Light Source nuclear research facility provides research and analysis of the internal structures of advanced materials and biological samples. Other research includes: Agriculture; Energy and Mineral Resources for a Sustainable Future; Indigenous Peoples; Water: Health, Equity, Access, Security and Sustainability of our Planet’s Freshwater Resources; Communities and Sustainability; Health and Wellness and Quantum Innovation.

The College of Arts and Science is the largest of the U of S and comprises five separate health science fields in addition to numerous other programs in the Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Natural Sciences. The Department of Computer Science as well as the College of Engineering are ranked highly within their fields. The founding college, the College of Agriculture, is still providing agricultural breakthroughs.

International students must meet the minimum admission requirements. Proof of English proficiency may be demonstrated through one of the following:
3 years of full-time study or completion of a graduate degree at a recognized post-secondary institution,
IELTS (Academic) International English Language Testing System Overall score of 6.5 with no score below 6.0 in each area
TOEFL iBT (Internet-based) Test of English as a Foreign Language Overall score of 86 with minimum scores of 19 in each area
Cambridge C1 Advanced Cambridge Assessment English Overall score of 176
Duolingo English Test (DET)Overall score of 115, with minimum individual scores of 95 in each area
PTE Pearson Test of English Overall score of 63 with minimum scores of 59 in each area
CAEL Canadian Academic English Language Minimum score of 70%, with minimum individual scores of 60
Level 4 University of Saskatchewan Language Centre Minimum score of 75%
University of Regina Intensive ESL Advanced Level (ESL 50)l Plus completion of Academic Writing Elective A

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