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Getting Started

Study Abroad courses generally run 10-12 days, and are offered every summer term (May – June).

Several information sessions will be held during the Fall 2018 semester. Everyone is welcome to attend!

Please check this page regularly for updates and sign up information.

Standard Eligibility Requirements

All students at UofGH are welcome to apply for any Study Abroad course.

Applicants must meet the admission requirements. Instructor consent is required.

NOTE: Preference will be given to students who will not be graduating prior to the course.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost?

The cost of all courses will be $2,000 CDN plus tuition for all courses with the exception of Ecuador and Galapagos Islands, Denmark, Japan and Switzerland, which will cost $2,500.

What does my payment cover?

Flight, accommodations, as well as transport and entrance costs associated with required itinerary visits. Food and entertainment are not covered and must be separately funded by the student.

When do I pay?

You do not have to pay all at once. Payment will be collected in three (3) installments. The details and due dates for the three installments are as follows:

Deposits: All courses (except Ecuador and Galapagos Island, Japan, Denmark and Switzerland) Ecuador and Galapagos Island, Japan, Denmark and Switzerland Due Date
1st Deposit $500.00 $500.00 November 13, 2018
2nd Deposit $750.00 $1,000.00 February 1, 2019
3rd (Final) Deposit $750.00 $1,000.00 April 1, 2019
Total $2,000.00 $2,500.00  

Tuition for the course will be due in May. Deposits are generally non-refundable, except where the course is cancelled or you are not admitted into the course.

Is there funding available?

Yes, the University of Guelph-Humber has Study Abroad Travel Grants available. It is highly encouraged for all those who are interested in participating in the 2018 Study Abroad program. To find out more about the travel grant and apply, click here.

NOTE: Applicants must submit a Financial Need Assessment Form to Student Financial Services by October 7, 2018.

What are the prerequisites to get in to the course?

It is up to the instructor leading the course to decide who is admitted. To begin with, students must be in good standing. If there are more applicants than available space, the instructor will consider both the previous academic performance and year of the student. If you are not admitted, your deposit will be returned.

Will I receive academic credit?

Yes, if you successfully complete all the required assignments. Each of the above courses carries 0.5 credits.


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Phone: 416 798 1331 Ext. 6376 or 6294