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International Applicant

You are an International Applicant if:

  • You have studied at a high school and/or postsecondary institution outside of Canada and
  • You currently reside outside of Canada and
  • You are not a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person.

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Before applying

  • Check that you meet the admission requirements
    International applicants are individually assessed on country-specific data. Possession of minimum requirements does not guarantee entry.
Subject requirements
Each program has subject-specific requirements. As an international applicant applying from high school you should include among your senior level courses, specific subject requirements at the advanced level.

 

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 science, chemistry or physics, two additional senior level courses

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 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). You must submit the required scores in one of the tests in the chart below. Test results must be less than two years prior to your application.

Test Minimum Required Score

Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)

Minimum overall band score of 70.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.

Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB)

Minimum overall score of 85, including composition score of 83 and oral score of 3.

Pearson Test of English (PTE)

Minimum overall score of 60 with no score less than 60 in the individual components.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

Internet based minimum total score of 89 with no individual scaled score less than 21. Computer based minimum score of 250. Paper based minimum score of 600. Test of Written English (TWE) with a score of 5. Institutional code is 0892.

Applying

  • Apply online by March 1, 2019
    You must apply through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre website and complete your application by March 1, 2019. The OUAC website provides you with videos showing you how to apply, FAQs and other resources. You will use the 105F application.

    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, 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 wish to change the order of your UofGH application choices after submitting your application, you must do so through the OUAC before April 15, 2019.

  • Submit required documents by March 1, 2019
Official high school and college/university transcripts can be sent directly to the University of Guelph-Humber in one of two ways:
  1. Request the institution send transcripts directly to the University of Guelph-Humber, Admission Services in a sealed envelope.
    or
  2. Personally collect transcripts in an envelope sealed by the institution(s) and deliver or mail them to the University of Guelph-Humber, Admission Services.

Education Declaration
You may also be required to submit an Education Declaration. This form will be provided by the University.

Student Profile (optional but recommended for high school applicants)
The Student Profile (SP) is your opportunity to tell us about factors that may have impacted your grades. If your admission average does not meet the cut-off for the program to which you have applied, your SP may be considered if your average is within a discretionary range of the determined cut-off range (up to 5%). If you have an admission average of 70–74.9%, it is strongly recommended that you submit a SP to be considered for admission. Profiles must be completed online and are due March 1, 2019.

Course syllabi
Only transfer applicants must send course outlines/syllabi by the document deadline as part of their transfer credit assessment. International high school students do not need to submit these.

Transfer applicant supplemental information (optional)
Any additional documents you wish to submit to support your application outlining circumstances that may have impacted your academic performance. Please submit all official required documents by the respective document deadline. Once all documents are received, your application will be reviewed for admission. You are encouraged to apply and submit all required documents as soon as possible. Applications and documents received after the deadline will be considered if space is available.

Mailing address for documents
Please allow ample time to collect all required documents. Obtaining items such as course syllabi or older transcripts may take longer than expected!

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. Send in any remaining required documents by March 1, 2019.

    High school applicant optional documents: As an international high school applicant, it is strongly recommended that you submit a Student Profile (SP) to be considered for admission. If your admission average does not meet the cut-off for the program to which you have applied, your SP may be considered if your average is within a discretionary range of the determined cut-off range (up to 5%). Please submit by March 1, 2019.

    Transfer applicant optional documents: As an international transfer applicant, you may wish to submit additional documents to support your application to explain circumstances that may have impacted your academic performance. Please submit by March 1, 2019.

    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 with an offer of admission.

  • 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.