Unviersity of Guelph – Canada

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  • Very straight-forward application process.  Student Profile Form.
  • Most important factor is the grades.
  • Guelph looks to accept as many students as possible with good drades
  • Canadian residents – fees.
  • International fees – yellow rectangle – p16 at back of international brochure
  • Scholarships available – merit-based, 5-8k.  Needs-based also.
  • c18k to 23k.  Most costly – engineering, computing, commerce.
  • Working on campus is easily-available.  Part-time work possible – 15-20 hours per week.
  • Or work with a company relevant to the degree.
  • 3 years residency possible after graduating.
  • Minimum IB 28.  For Engineering, minimum of 30.  Maths studies not accepted for any programme which mentions maths.
  • French Bac 12 out of 20.
  • English Proficiency – IELTs or TOEFL.
  • Can apply through www.OUAC.ca $144or direct apply p13 in brochure.
  • Deadline is March 1st. Accept documents up until May 1st.  After this time, not enough time for student visa.
  • 51 years old.  Originally 3 colleges which amalgamated.
  • 1 of best for agriculture, sciences and environmental sciences.
  • Over 900 international students on campus.  Veterinary college also.  2 years of undergrad, then can apply for doc of vet medicine.  Then can start in final year undergrad.
  • Animal science undergrad.
  • 1 hour from Toronto – biggest city in Canada. 5 hours from Ottawa.  Western University, McMaster University.
  • 2 campuses.  Vet technologist programmes.  Guelph-Humber programme.
  • Small city – 121k inhabitants.  Farms, cows but also theatres, shopping malls.  Good public transportation.
  • ONe of the safest cities in Canada.
  • 1st year housing guaranteed.
  • 3 residential regions.  1800, East residence – appartment, North – trad type
  • 18k undergrads.
  • 1-23 ratio in63% of classes.  Get smaller after 1st year.
  • Smaller seminars for deeper study.
  • 2k graduate students.
  • Residency can be on basis of interest, academic major.
  • Intramural programme for students who don’t have the sport level for Varsity Sports – various levels
  • Guelph students enjoy their time there and stay!  All professors have phDs and 90% of graduates find jobs after graduation.
  • Coop options – direct application into the programme.  If don’t get in, considered for that programme anyway.
  • 56 exchange programs in 30 countries
  • Co-operative Education – practical application of classroom learning.  Competitive programme. – work experience and earn good money at the same time.
  • Bachelor of Science – e.g. Bio-Medical Science.  Marine and Freshwater Biology.  (Only offered by Guelph, UBC and Novia Scotia)
  • Guelph-Humber – smaller, smaller class-sizes – combination of uni education with college in Canada- more practical, vocational degree.  Media Studies, Business Administration, Applied Science.  2 credentials.
  • IELTS 6.5