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University Pathways

Stafford House offers a comprehensive University Pathways Service, designed to help you to enrol in any of our 17 university and college partner institutions across Canada.

Our University Pathways programme includes a Pathways Placement Service and Preparation Courses available in both our Toronto and Calgary English schools. Our University Preparation Course is designed to get you a recognised English language level with most of our partner universities and colleges offering an English exam waiver once you have completed your studies with Stafford House.

Course facts

Location
Toronto and Calgary Schools
Start Dates
Every Monday
Age
16+

 

 

Benefits

  • Access to 17 partner universities and colleges across Canada
  • Counseling and support from trained staff at each school on the admissions process
  • Conditional acceptance and/or TOEFL or IELTS waiver with most partners
  • In-school presentations from local universities and networking events with international university alumni
  • Staff guidance and progression tracking to support student’s desired admissions timeline
  • Visits and tours of local college campuses

 

Outcomes

  • Conditional Letter of Acceptance: Get accepted to your dream college before you even leave your home country. Choose among our college partners and complete the application process pre-arrival. If you meet all academic criteria (except for English language), you’ll receive a letter of conditional acceptance and all you need to do is reach the right English level with us at Stafford House.
  • English Exam Waiver:Simply reach the Stafford House English level required by the partner university and our advisors will help you with your transfer.

 

Who is it for?

  • Students who want a seamless and stress free college application experience
  • Students who are not sure which program is right for them, and want some personalized support
  • Students who don’t want the stress of taking an official English level test
  • Students who are interested in attending college or university and want to develop their academic study skills in preparation for university classes

 


Get Started with university pathways in Canada!

Getting access to one of our Canadian partner universities or colleges could not be simpler. Just follow these quick steps!

 

  • Select a University or College in canada using our university course finder
  • Find your English level: Take our online Academic English Test so we can determine your required length of study at our schools for your English Level!
  • Contact our University Pathways Team using the form on this page to find out more about how Stafford House can help you attend university or college in Canada

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Pathways Placement Service Information

Our University Pathways Team will counsel and guide you through the admissions process to one of our 14+ Canadian partner institutions.

Our University Pathways Team Offers

  • Assistance with up to 3 applications including Conditional Admission (CLA)
  • Personalized Pathway Plan prepared together with the University Pathway Coordinator
  • Regularly scheduled one-to-one meetings with the University Pathway Coordinator
  • Assistance with admission to your chosen university or college (providing entry requirements are met)
  • Guaranteed admission providing entry requirements are met

University Pathways Canada

UNIVERSITY PREPARATION COURSE STRUCTURE

Choose from any Stafford House Core Course and add Academic Modules which focus on the academic English and study skills you will need at university or college. Please note that this course requires a minimum Intensive Schedule of 30 lessons per week made up of the Core Courses and Academic Modules listed below

 

stafford house core courses

The following Stafford House Core Courses are available at the following schools:

General English
Toronto and Calgary

Business English
Toronto

Cambridge preparation(FCE & CAE)
Toronto

IELTS preparation
Toronto and Calgary

Professional Certificates
Toronto

Marketing English Classes

Academic Modules

Our Academic Modules offer the opportunity to focus on the skills needed to succeed in an academic environment; from note-taking skills, to lecture listening practice, to academic writing practice, you will leave Stafford House feeling confident about your academic journey.

English for Academic Purposes

Writing and Grammar

Academic Writing

Research and Presentation skills

Current Events

IELTS Preparation

Other General English Modules

Project Management English Classes

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University Pathways Frequently asked questions:

WHERE CAN I CHOOSE TO STUDY?

We have university partnerships throughout Canada. If you choose to study at a public college, you have the opportunity after two or three years of study, to transfer for the remainder of your undergraduate programme to a higher-ranking university, depending on the course.

WHAT IF I REQUEST A UNIVERSITY OR COLLEGE NOT PARTNERED WITH STAFFORD HOUSE?

While the pre-arrival placement service is only available for our partner schools, we are happy to offer University Pathways services to you even after you’ve started your English course with us. We have dedicated University Counsellors to advise you on your academic path whilst you study with us.

Can I be in employment whilst styudying at Stafford House?

You are not permitted to work in Canada while you are an English language student. You may be able to apply for off-campus employment during or after your university studies if you meet the visa requirements.

WHICH KIND OF PROGRAMMES CAN I CHOOSE AFTER STUDYING AT STAFFORD HOUSE?

Our partnered Universities and Colleges offer programmes of study including: Certificates, Diplomas, Advance Diplomas, Bachelor Degrees, Graduate Certificates and Master Degrees.

HOW IS MY ENGLISH LEVEL ASSESSED PRE-ARRIVAL AT STAFFORD HOUSE?

You are required to complete an online placement test once you have enrolled with Stafford House. On your first day of school you will be required to attend a face-to-face speaking test to finalise the placement process.

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