Academic English Program for University and College Entrance (AEPUCE)

If your English proficiency level is:

  • Canadian Language Benchmark 7 (*Minimum CLB requirements subject to change)

If your goals are:

  • to study in an undergraduate or graduate program at the University of Manitoba, University of Winnipeg or Red River College
  • to obtain the English language requirements for entrance to academic programs at a college or university

If you want:

  • a rigorous program to help you get language-ready for entrance to a college or university
  • an academic preparation class at an advanced level
  • to gain academic skills, strategies and study skills to prepare for post-secondary education in Manitoba
  • to receive regular feedback on your progress

If you like learning with:

  • advanced level of academic skills and strategies
  • a small class (maximum 18 students per class)
  • Collaborative Language Portfolios
  • the 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

. . . this program is for you!

Program Dates

  • Fall 2020: September 8, 2020 – December 18, 2020
  • Winter 2021: January 11, 2021 – April 30, 2021

Fees for Books and Materials:

During your Orientation, your instructor will give specific information about the textbooks, supplies and classroom materials needed for this program. (Approximate cost: $200)

Who is Eligible?

Application Package


Stuart Schwartz, Program Manager
(204) 945-6151 extension 6303

WELARC (Winnipeg English Language Assessment and Referral Centre)

400-275 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
(204) 943-5387