Academic English Program for University and College Entrance

Program Overview

The Academic English Program for University and College Entrance (AEPUCE) can help you obtain the English language requirements for entrance to academic programs at a college or university.

You’ll receive a cultural orientation to Canada and information about college or university and how to apply for admission.

When you finish the program, you’ll obtain the English language requirements for entrance to academic programs at a college or university.

Duration

15-week program

Schedule

Monday to Friday

Class Size

20 students per class

Benefits

  • A rigorous program to help you get language-ready for entrance to a college or university
  • An academic preparation class at an advanced level
  • Gain academic skills, strategies and study skills to prepare for post-secondary education in Manitoba
  • Obtain regular feedback on your progress
  • Use of state-of-the-art technology and access to online independent learning
  • Full support from your instructors
  • Information about college or university and how to apply for admission

Program Requirements

Permanent Resident

Because this program is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), it is available only to those eligible for language training in Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) programs.

Equipment

A computer with a webcam, internet access, plus a good-quality headset and microphone.

English Level

Students need a minimum English level of CLB 7 in each skill area on an Adult ESL Student Progress Report or a minimum of 7 in each skill area on a CLB Placement Test.

Referral

If you are a returning student to the Language Training Centre, you must complete Side A of the English for Specific Purposes (ESP) Programs-Permanent Resident Students form and give it to your instructor to complete and submit. New students must be referred from WELARC.

Program Dates

Fall 2021

August 30, 2021 – December 12, 2021

Winter 2022

January 4, 2022 – April 22, 2022

Selection Process

The Program Manager and AEPUCE program instructor(s) will review the applications and make selections based on, specifically, the applicants’ language proficiency, educational background, career plan, personal statement and, where applicable, instructor recommendation. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The Program Manager and AEPUCE program instructor(s) will have final say in determining which applicants are successful. In selection, the program strives to achieve a balance between external students (WELARC referrals) and internal students (LTC students).