English language centre Western University

Summer Program

Experience Canada, improve your English skills and have fun.  apply now

The Summer Program is a four-week, on-campus program of 18 in-class hours per week, offered during July and August, to students who want an immersive English language experience on one of Canada’s most beautiful university campuses. Summer classes are limited to 16 students in order to maximize speaking opportunities.

In addition to in-class learning, students will have opportunities to practice their English outside of the classroom while participating in extra-curricular activities, exploring local attractions and attending a variety of social events.

Summer Program Sample Week

The Summer Program consists of English classes, socio-cultural activities, and weekly trips as suggested by the sample schedule below.

Note: This program does not satisfy the requirements for conditional admission.

Customization: Please inquire about specialized Summer programming for groups of 10 or more.


Sample Schedule

Time

9:30 - 11:30am

11:30am - 1:00pm

1:00 - 3:00pm

Afternoon Activities

Sunday

Free Time

Monday

Listening / Speaking
Room 1118

Lunch Break

Reading / Writing
Room1118

Laser Tag

Tuesday

Listening / Speaking
Room 2049

Reading / Writing
Room 2049

Movie Night

Wednesday

Listening / Speaking
Room 1118

Reading / Writing
Room 1118

Cooking Class

Thursday

Listening / Speaking
Room 2049

Reading / Writing
Room 2049

Free time

Friday

Listening / Speaking
Room 2029

 

Escape Room

Saturday

Niagara Falls

 

Admissions

How do I apply to the Summer Program?

To apply, click on the “Apply” link for the Summer Program, fill out the form and send it to us online.

For whom is this program designed?

The Summer Program is designed for international students (at least 16 years of age) who would like to come to improve their English skills at Western University during the summer.

What documents do I need to include in my application?

The application form explains which documents we will need. You do not need to prove your English language proficiency, but if you have taken an IELTS or TOEFL exam recently, please attach your score to the form.

When is the application/payment deadline?

The application/payment deadline is July 1, 2017.

Since spaces are limited, it is recommended that students apply at least two months in advance of the program start date.

Tuition

How much does it cost to study in the Summer Program?

Tuition for the four-week Summer Program in 2017 is $2750* (Canadian dollars), which includes tuition, residence, health insurance, gym membership, bus pass, and ancillary fees.

Space is limited, and to secure a place in the program, full payment is required one month in advance of the start date. Payment for tuition and accommodation, if required, must be made by wire transfer.

*Please note: fees are subject to change without notice.

Housing?

What are my housing options?

We have made arrangements for our Summer Program students to stay on-campus in a residence that is a five minute walk from our Faculty of Education building where the Summer Program takes place.

How do I apply for my residence and when will I be notified of my placement?

Please note your housing requirements on your application form and the WELC office will make a reservation in your name.

Need Help?

We are happy to help students through the application process. Our staff speak a number of languages, including Chinese, Arabic, Spanish, French, Indonesian, Russian and Turkish. Please contact us with any questions.

Phone: (519) 661-2111, extension 85252.

Email: welc@uwo.ca