Formerly founded as the Ursuline College in Ontario, Brescia University College was established in 1919 and is the only Women’s University in Canada. There are over 1,400 undergraduate students currently studying various UG courses at Brescia amongst which 11% of the students are from all over the world.
The university offers various undergraduate courses, one masters course, and two postgraduate certificate courses. Affiliated with the University of Western Ontario, the university is a public liberal college which is officially Catholic Institute but accepts students of all faiths, religion and background, making it a very safe place to study in Canada.
For students who are adversely affected by COVID-19 and their average falling below the admission requirements, a COVID-19 Supplemental Form must be filled in addition to the main Admission Application.
|Mode of Payment||Online Banking/Flywire/Cheque|
|Academic Calendar||Semester Based|
|Intake Sessions||Fall and Winter|
|Student to faculty ratio||14:1|
|Work Experience||Required for specific graduate courses only|
|Financial Aid||Both international and national students can apply for financial aid|
You can apply all year-round at the Brescia University College, but usually, to apply for a particular term/semester, the below-mentioned deadlines are followed.
Applications for MSc. in Food and Nutrition: Thesis Stream is accepted even beyond January 31. However, applicants may have fewer chances of getting admission and financial aid.
|MSc. in Food and Nutrition||Internship Stream||January 10|
|Thesis Stream||January 31|
|MEng. in Food Processing||March 1(Fall); July 1 (Winter)|
There are many additional requirements to be kept in mind if you are an international candidate. Not only that, to be able to study in Canada many things need to be kept in mind.
Applicants applying for the Fall semester are advised to complete the application before May and applicants applying for winter programs should submit the application before October 31.
International Students applying from non-native English speaking countries, have to submit their TOEFL or IELTS score, to prove their proficiency in the English language.
The average score required for Brescia University College is mentioned in the table below:
Admitted international students will need to apply for a Canadian student visa as soon as possible. In most cases, for students to start with their visa application process, there’s a requirement of an Admission Offer letter by the University they have applied in. Hence students are advised to submit their admission application as early as possible, to have an ample amount of time to receive their admission offer letter, and to get their visa application to be approved.
|India||All India Senior School Certificate awarded by CBSE (after 12 years); Indian School Certificate (awarded by ICSE)|
|Pakistan||Intermediate/Higher Secondary School Certificate|
|Bangladesh||Higher Secondary Certificate|
Brescia University College offers undergraduate degree programs in Arts, Social Sciences, Family Studies, Food & Nutrition, and Management & Organisational Studies. Any student who is not from one of the Ontario high schools is referred to as a ‘105 Applicant’.
Application Portal: Fill for application through Ontario Universities Application Centre or by reaching out to your allotted admission officer for getting further details for filling the application.
Supporting Documents Requirement:
Brescia University College
Office of the Registrar, Admissions
1285 Western Road
London, Ontario, Canada N6G 1H2
Brescia University College offers Graduate programs in two fields: MSc. in Food and Nutrition and MEng in Food Processing.
The details of these programs are tabulated below:
|Requirements||MSc. in Food and Nutrition||MEng. in Food Processing|
|Thesis Stream||Internship Stream|
|Program Duration||6 terms||5 terms||3 terms|
|Work experience||Required||Required||Not Required|
|Personal Interview||Not Required||Required||Not Required|
|Resume + Cover Letter||Required||Required||Not Required|
|Letter of Recommendation||Not Required||Not Required||Required (2 letters)|
Even though Brescia University College accepts applications all-year-round, to have an increased chance of admission at Brescia, students are advised to abide by the deadlines for each term and submit their admission applications as early as possible
Ques. What is the last date of application for international students?
Ans. The university accepts applications on a rolling basis. So, priority dates for UG application are 1st June (Fall) and 1st October (Spring), common graduate deadlines are April 1 (Fall) and October 1 (Spring).
Ques. How much time does the university take to process my application?
Ans. The university takes 10-15 business days to process your application.
Ques. How can I track my application for West Virginia University?
Ans. Application evaluation is only started when all documents are received. Application portals can be used to track applications.
Ques. How do I get I-20 form after selection for admission?
Ans. You can request the university on an online portal for sending you the I-20 form. They send the form through post thereafter.
Ques. What is the ‘Statement of Purpose’ required by West Virginia university admissions?
Ans. A ‘Statement of Purpose’ is a statement explaining about the candidate personality. It contains future academics goals and life achievements. The letter gives insight of the applicants to the university.
Ques. Is English Language proficiency test compulsory for international students at West Virginia University?
Ans. All international students who have not completed their previous degree or high school from USA require to submit IELTS, TOEFL, Duolingo results as English language proficiency scores.