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Renison University College focuses on social work and social sciences, providing students with an opportunity to create an impact in their community. The university college is affiliated to the University of Waterloo.
Apart from degree programs, Renison UC also offers UG students some minor classes in Studies in Islam, Applied Language Studies, and East Asian Studies. It provides a variety of culture, art, and language classes to its students.
|Application Portal||UG: OUAC|
PG: Online Application
|Application Fee (non-refundable)||130 CAD 10 CAD (International service fees)|
|Intake Seasons||Fall and Spring|
|Academic Calendars||Term based|
|Financial Aid||Scholarships and loans|
Renison University College has specific dates for submission of applications and documents. Applicants are asked to complete their admission process by the following dates:
Renison University College offers three UG programs-Social development Studies, Honours Arts & Business, and Honours Arts. Applicants must apply through the OUAC portal and submit the application fee of 130 CAD.
For undergraduate admissions, Renison requires applicants to check and fulfill the country-specific requirements. Some of these country-specific requirements are as follows:
|Indian System||70% or above in Class XII English; 80% or higher in Class XII|
|Chinese System||Minimum 75% in Senior 3 English; 85% or above in Senior 3|
|Thailand National System||Overall average of 4; Grade 3 or higher in English|
|Malaysia National System||Grade B+ or above in English (SPM or STPM); Overall average of A-|
Supporting Documents: English proficiency scores, transcripts, Admission Information Form (AIF), essays, and references.
International students who want to apply to Renison University College are required to demonstrate their proficiency in English. Applicants can submit scores for either one of the tests:
|Test Name||Minimum Required Score|
Conditional Admissions: Renison University College offers conditional admission to applicants who meet all admission requirements except, English proficiency. These applicants are required to either study BASE (Bridge to Academic Success in English) or ELAS (English Language for Academic Studies).
Renison University College offers a post-graduate program in Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) and a graduate program in Master of Social Work. To apply, applicants are required to an online application form along with 130 CAD application fee.
|Course||Application Deadline||Academic Requirements|
|Bachelor of Social Work||December 15||Bachelor's degree; Minimum GPA of 75%|
|Master of Social Work||November 15||Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree; GPA of 75% or higher;|
Coursework in Statistics and Research methods; 3 LORs (1 academic & 2 professional)
Supporting Document: Reference, official transcripts, resume, personal statement, supplemental information form, and ELP score.
Note: References are only accepted if they are submitted in the online form, through the link sent by the Office of Graduate Studies. The supplemental information form requires the applicant to submit a study plan, which is an important part of the non-academic requirements of admission.
International applicants may require a permit to study in Canada. It is not exactly a visa but it allows international students to stay in Canada for the duration of their course.
To receive the study permit, applicants require the following documents:
Currently, Canada is offering the Student Direct Stream to the legal citizens of a few countries (China, India, Philippines, and Vietnam). Through this, the applicants of these countries can receive their study permits within 20 days. To be eligible for this, applicants must:
Once the applicants have submitted their Renison admission applications, they can check the status of their application at Quest. It generally takes 8-10 weeks for the officials to confirm decision on each application. Applicants will receive decision notification through an official mail.