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International Applicant

You are an International Applicant if:

  • You currently reside outside of Canada, and
  • You are not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, and
  • You are not currently attending an Ontario high school day program (in Ontario or abroad)

Join our diverse community at the University of Guelph-Humber! Study in one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world.

Applications to the University for fall 2020 are due March 1, 2020.

Before applying

We have information about the University of Guelph-Humber for students applying from:

  • Check that you meet the admission requirements
    International applicants are individually assessed on country-specific data. Your grades will be converted to the Canadian equivalent for admission consideration. Possession of minimum requirements does not guarantee entry.

Subject requirements
Each program has subject-specific requirements. As an international applicant applying from secondary school you should include among your senior level courses, specific subject requirements at the advanced level.

 

Program and Subject Requirement

Program

OUAC Code

Subject Requirements

Business

GDB

Senior level English
Senior level math

Early Childhood Studies

 GHE

Senior level English

Family and Community Social Services

 GHF

Senior level English

Justice Studies

GMP

Senior level English

Kinesiology

GHK

Senior level English
Senior level math
Any two from biology, chemistry or physics

Media Studies

GMT

Senior level English

Psychology

GMA

Senior level English

International postsecondary transfer applicants
If you are applying as a transfer applicant from an international college or university, your completed postsecondary studies will be evaluated for potential transfer credit respective to the program to which you have applied.

Other documents may be requested.

Please contact us to discuss your academic history and transfer options. We highly recommend that you have your international credentials evaluated prior to applying to determine how your credentials will be recognized in Canada. Credentials can be evaluated through World Education Services, fees may apply.

University of Guelph-Humber
Admission Services
207 Humber College Blvd
Toronto, ON M9W 5L7
416.798.1331 ext. 6056
info@guelphhumber.ca

Admission average/estimated cut-off range
Cut-off estimates apply to students who have been educated in Canada. Students educated outside of Canada will have their eligibility assessed on an individual basis.

English language requirements
You will be required to provide proof of English proficiency if English is not your first language and you have studied less than four years in an English language school (minimum high school level). Test results must be less than two years prior to your application.

Applying

  • Apply online
As an international applicant, you have three options for applying online:

1. University of Guelph International Online Application

We encourage you to use this application page if you are applying to only one Ontario university (that would be us!), because you pay a reduced application fee of only $90 (CAD).

The application is hosted on our partner's -- The University of Guelph -- website. This special application page uses the Ontario Universities' Application Centre to process single international applications for the University of Guelph-Humber.

Application deadline: March 1, 2020

 

2. Ontario Universities' Application Centre

If you would like to apply to multiple Ontairo universities/multiple programs, you may apply through the Ontario Universities' Application Centre website. You will use the 105 application.

When you apply through the OUAC website, the $156 (CAD) application fee allows you to apply to three programs/universities. You pay $50 (CAD) for each additional program/university.

Application deadline: March 1, 2020

Getting started
You will create a user profile on the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre website to start the application process.

Choose your program
University of Guelph-Humber programs are listed under the University of Guelph section of the OUAC application.

Rank your preference
If you apply to more than one program at the University of Guelph-Humber and you have never attended postsecondary studies, you will be considered for all programs to which you apply. You are encouraged to list your program choices in order of preference. If you wish to change the order of your UofGH application choices, you must do so through the OUAC before April 15, 2020.

If you are a transfer applicant (i.e., have attended any postsecondary study) and you apply to more than one program at the University of Guelph-Humber, you can expect to receive only one offer of admission from the University. The highest ranked choice will be considered first. Only in the event that you are not admissible to your highest choice will your next choice be considered. If you want to reorder your UofGH program rankings, please amend your application on the OUAC website.

 

3. The Common Application

If you are applying from the U.S.A or applying to the University of Guelph-Humber in addition to American colleges, you may apply through The Common Application website (The Common App).

Getting started
You will create a user profile on the The Common App website to start the application process.

Add the University to your My Colleges list
After completing the application questions, select the College Search tab and search for the University of Guelph. Please note that there is no specific mention of the University of Guelph-Humber on this website. All Guelph-Humber programs are listed under the University of Guelph.

Choose your program
All University of Guelph-Humber programs are at the bottom of the list, following University of Guelph programs. If prompted to select a major, select the default option.

  • Submit required documents
Admission Services will contact you once your application is received regarding document details. Documents are due March 1, 2020. Documents to submit may include:

Secondary School Applicants

Official transcripts (required)
For us to consider your application for admission, please have your school Counsellor or Administrator send your official secondary school transcript and any other required documents to admissions@guelphhumber.ca by March 1, 2020. Your transcript must include all completed and in-progress courses and results at the senior level.

You will need to arrange to have your final official transcript sent from your school or through a credential verification organization, where applicable (e.g., Parchment, World Education Services), to Admission Services. Transcripts can be sent electronically or submitted in a sealed envelope from the originating institution.

Proof of English proficiency (may be required)

Student profile (optional supplementary information)
The Student Profile (SP) is your opportunity to tell us about factors that may have impacted your grades (positively or negatively). Profiles must be completed online at guelphhumber.ca/futurestudents/student-profile and are due May 1, 2020.

Transfer Applicants

If you apply as a transfer applicant from an international college or university, your completed postsecondary studies will be evaluated for potential transfer credit for the program to which you have applied. Other documents may be requested. We highly recommend that you have your international credentials evaluated prior to applying to determine how your credentials will be recognized in Canada. Credentials can be evaluated through World Education Services, at wes.org. Fees may apply.

You may wish to submit additional documents to support your application to explain circumstances that may have impacted your academic performance.

Mailing address for documents
Please allow ample time to collect all required documents.

Admission Services
University of Guelph-Humber
207 Humber College Blvd
Toronto, ON, Canada M9W 5L7

Please note: Documents submitted in support of an application become the property of the University and will not be returned. Documents are protected under provincial privacy legislation.

After Applying

  • Check your email!
    We’ll send you an acknowledgement email so you know your application has been received.

    You will get an email with a user ID and password to WebAdvisor and Gryph Mail.

    Use WebAdvisor, our online student administration system, to check your list of required documents and monitor what has been received.

    Set up your Gryph Mail to receive official emails from the University regarding your application and documents.

  • Send in all documents
    Log in to WebAdvisor, our online student administration system, to check your list of required documents and monitor what has been received. Please check this account often. Send in all required documents by March 1, 2020.

    Secondary School Applicants

    Official transcripts (required)
    For us to consider your application for admission, please have your school Counsellor or Administrator send your official secondary school transcript and any other required documents to admissions@guelphhumber.ca by March 1, 2020. Your transcript must include all completed and in-progress courses and results at the senior level.

    You will need to arrange to have your final official transcript sent from your school or through a credential verification organization, where applicable (e.g., Parchment, World Education Services), to Admission Services. Transcripts can be sent electronically or submitted in a sealed envelope from the originating institution. Our address is:

    Admission Services
    University of Guelph-Humber
    
207 Humber College Blvd
    
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M9W 5L7

    Proof of English proficiency (may be required)

    Student profile (optional supplementary information)
    The Student Profile (SP) is your opportunity to tell us about factors that may have impacted your grades (positively or negatively). Profiles must be completed online at guelphhumber.ca/futurestudents/student-profile and are due May 1, 2020.

    Transfer Applicants

    If you apply as a transfer applicant from an international college or university, your completed postsecondary studies will be evaluated for potential transfer credit for the program to which you have applied. Other documents may be requested. We highly recommend that you have your international credentials evaluated prior to applying to determine how your credentials will be recognized in Canada. Credentials can be evaluated through World Education Services, at wes.org. Fees may apply.

    You may wish to submit additional documents to support your application to explain circumstances that may have impacted your academic performance.

    If you have any questions, please contact Admission Services at admissions@guelphhumber.ca or 416.798.1331 ext. 6056.

  • If you receive an offer of admission
    The offer will appear on your OUAC account and you will receive an email and offer package in the mail from the University. Accept your offer, do so online at the OUAC website by the deadline indicated in your offer letter.

    Vulnerable Sector Check/Screening
    If you are entering into first year Early Childhood Studies or are a transfer applicant that has a placement/internship starting in your first semester at the University, you may be required to complete a Vulnerable Sector Check/Screening before your placement/internship begins. More details will be provided.

  • Authorization required to study in Canada
    You must have a valid study permit for the Canadian government to study at the University of Guelph-Humber. To obtain an application form, contact the nearest Canadian Embassy, High Commission, Consulate or Canadian Immigration Office. The process for obtaining a study permit varies for each country.

    All the required information for processing a study permit will be included in the offer of admission package.

    For information on how to apply for study permits and visas, please visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website.

  • Make a financial plan for your education
    Check out our scholarships and resources that can assist you with managing the financial side of university.
  • Apply for residence
    If you have received an offer of admission, you are eligible to apply for residence. Residence operates on a first come, first served basis; therefore, you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible (after you receive an offer). Details about applying for residence will be in your offer package.