Vibrant, diverse, dynamic and cosmopolitan: that’s Toronto in a nutshell. Ontario’s capital has been described in the past as “a young person’s ultimate playground”, and even at a glance, it’s not hard to see why. From its exciting lifestyle to the endless dining (and dating!) possibilities, Toronto ranks as one of the most livable cities not just in Canada, but in the world – especially for students and academics.
So, if you’re an EC student and want to study English in Toronto, we have some great news! Our Canadian University Pathways Department is pleased to offer 14-week courses at York University in Toronto – and, if you make a booking of 24+ weeks, it’s entirely free of charge.
Why York University?
As Canada’s third largest university, York currently boasts over 7,000 faculty and staff along with more than 300,000 alumni worldwide, many of whom are making an impact in their respective fields across the globe. It reflects the best of life in Toronto by embracing diversity and enveloping newcomers in a supportive and welcoming environment. York offers various research-intensive programmed, combining learning opportunities across wide-ranging disciplines while encouraging students to broaden their thinking, skills and interests.
With over 300 clubs and organisations, York also has a vibrant social scene to help students develop soft skills necessary for a successful career in the future.
An added bonus is that the campus is only 15 minutes by bus from EC!
When can I enroll, and am I eligible?
The course dates for 2020 are as follows:
- 6th January – 10th April
- 8th September – 10th December
Students must be 17 or over and have an Upper-Intermediate level of English to apply. They should also arrive at EC at least 4 weeks before the University semester begins.
What benefits can I get from this course?
Students who enroll will be able to:
- Practice their English among native speakers
- Make Canadian friends
- Try new subject areas
- Enjoy a Canadian university experience!
Which subject areas can I apply for?
Students may choose Year 1 and Year 2 courses in the following areas:
- Canadian Studies
- Drama & Film
- English Literature
- French Studies
- International Studies
- Political Science
- Spanish Studies
- Women’s Studies
An EC counselor will be on hand to help students choose a course and fill out a registration form, and to give a tour of the campus.
N.B.: Auditing students do not receive an academic credit or transcript, take the final exam nor receive a university student card.
Study English with EC and inquire about our Canadian University Pathways Programme!
Joining EC isn’t just a chance to improve your English – it’s also a stepping stone to furthering your education and experiencing university life abroad. If you would like to study English in Toronto, get in touch with us today for more information, and don’t forget to inquire about the opportunities our Pathways Programme has to offer!