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  1. 2. Our Universities
  2. 4. Why Choose the University of Lethbridge? <ul><li>Accessible professors </li></ul><ul><li>Individual experience </li></ul><ul><li>Welcoming community </li></ul><ul><li>Variety of programs </li></ul><ul><li>Liberal education </li></ul><ul><li>A degree that can take you anywhere </li></ul>
  3. 5. Admission Requirements <ul><li>English 4U </li></ul><ul><li>Three additional 4U courses, one of which may be from the fine arts </li></ul><ul><li>A distinct fifth course at the 4U or 4M level </li></ul><ul><li>Admission is guaranteed at 65% for most programs. </li></ul><ul><li>Addictions Counselling, Art, Digital Audio Arts, Environmental Science, New Media, Nursing, and Pre-Engineering may require a higher average and specific courses for admission. </li></ul>
  4. 6. High School Application <ul><li>Submit self-reported grades for all Grade 12 courses that will be completed by the end of June </li></ul><ul><li>Pay $75 application fee </li></ul><ul><li>Send final, official transcripts </li></ul><ul><li>Deadlines </li></ul><ul><li>December 15: Board of Governors’ Award </li></ul><ul><li>March 1: Early Admission, Nursing, Pre-Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>May 1: Environmental Science, Faculty of Education (excluding Pre-Education) </li></ul><ul><li>June 1: General Admission (Fall) </li></ul><ul><li>October 15: General Admission (Spring) </li></ul>
  5. 7. Scholarships and Awards <ul><li>Grade 11 Merit Award ($800) </li></ul><ul><li>Submit an online awards application before June 30 of your Grade 11 year </li></ul><ul><li>Board of Governors’ Admission Scholarship and Relocation Award (up to $2,000) </li></ul><ul><li>Send in a completed UofL application for admission before December 15 </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership Awards ($1,000-$5,000) </li></ul><ul><li>Submit an online awards application before March 15 </li></ul><ul><li>Some awards require an essay or reference letter </li></ul>
  6. 8. Student Experience
  7. 9. Student Experience
  8. 10. Student Experience
  9. 11. Contact Us <ul><li>Phone: (403) 329-2762 </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Website: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Book a tour </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>See pictures of campus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get admission and program details </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Request more information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sign up on our Counsellor Portal </li></ul></ul>
  10. 13. Why Choose Athabasca University? <ul><li>Most classes start every month </li></ul><ul><li>Non-competitive admission </li></ul><ul><li>Tuition includes books </li></ul><ul><li>Study where and when you want </li></ul>
  11. 14. Admission Requirements <ul><li>Complete the appropriate undergraduate or graduate application form </li></ul><ul><li>Register in a course by completing a Course Registration Form </li></ul><ul><li>Register by the 10 th of the month to start courses the following month </li></ul><ul><li>Pay your fees and await your materials </li></ul>
  12. 15. What’s Going On at AU? <ul><li>Building has just started on our $30M Academic and Research Centre </li></ul><ul><li>Japan Society for the Promotion of Science awards a fellowship to Dr. Kinshuk </li></ul><ul><li>Newest program Heritage Resource Management launched in June </li></ul><ul><li>First two interns from Mozambique begin their studies </li></ul>
  13. 16. Student Experience <ul><li>Debra: “I don’t have to commute or pay for parking; I can go sailing and study later.” </li></ul><ul><li>Joan: “I was able to self-select my electives. Now I teach at Athabasca!” </li></ul><ul><li>Brian: “Courses so well-designed they can be applied right away to what you are doing.” </li></ul>
  14. 17. Contact Us <ul><li>Offices in Athabasca, Calgary & Edmonton </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> (26 different groups) </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  15. 19. Why Choose the University of Alberta? <ul><li>One of Canada’s top 5 teaching and research universities </li></ul><ul><li>Alberta’s largest university, with 37,000 students and over 200 undergraduate programs </li></ul><ul><li>Three campuses, including Western Canada’s only French campus </li></ul><ul><li>Study abroad opportunities in over 100 countries </li></ul><ul><li>U of A campus in Cortona, Italy </li></ul><ul><li>More 3M Teaching Awards than any other university in Canada </li></ul>
  16. 20. Admissions Information <ul><li>Five Grade 12 subjects (English 4U required) </li></ul><ul><li>Program deadlines from February – May </li></ul><ul><li>Competitive averages for direct-entry programs set in November (range: 70% - 80%) </li></ul><ul><li>Direct-entry programs non-quota </li></ul><ul><li>Students self-report grades for Early Admission </li></ul><ul><li>Final admission decisions in late July/early August </li></ul>
  17. 21. Scholarships & Awards <ul><li>Over $25 million in scholarships </li></ul><ul><li>Entrance Scholarships Include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic Excellence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scholastic Distinction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Entrance Leadership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International Baccalaureate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced Placement </li></ul></ul>
  18. 22. Residence <ul><li>Eight different residences on campus to meet varying needs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Three residences tailored for first year students: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lister Centre </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Residence Saint-Jean (at Campus Saint-Jean) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Augustana Campus (in Camrose) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Applications open October 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lister Centre guarantees residence to all Canadian students who apply before February 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Residence guaranteed for all undergraduate international students who apply before April 30 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For more info visit </li></ul>
  19. 23. Athletics <ul><li>Golden Bears and Pandas in Edmonton; Augustana Vikings in Camrose </li></ul><ul><li>The Golden Bears and Pandas are the only teams to have won national titles in all 11 CIS team sports </li></ul><ul><li>U of A has more national titles than any other university in Canada in the past 25 years </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  20. 24. Student Life <ul><li>Over 300 student groups </li></ul><ul><li>Campus recreation </li></ul><ul><li>International exchange opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Edmonton: “Festival City” </li></ul><ul><li>International Week </li></ul><ul><li>Rocky Mountains </li></ul><ul><li>Campus radio station and newspaper </li></ul><ul><li>Students’ Union </li></ul><ul><li>… and much more! </li></ul>
  21. 26. Why Choose the University of Calgary? <ul><li>Innovative Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Outstanding Facilities </li></ul><ul><li>International Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Student Involvement </li></ul><ul><li>The City of Calgary and the Province of Alberta </li></ul>
  22. 27. Admission Requirements <ul><li>Online application available October 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Ontario high school applicants require English 4U and four additional Grade 12 subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Most faculties require specific subjects for admission </li></ul><ul><li>Admission is competitive </li></ul><ul><li>Applicants must self-report their grades online </li></ul>
  23. 28. Key Deadlines <ul><li>Application (domestic high school, transfer): April 1, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Guaranteed Residence (high school): April 30, 2010 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Residence is guaranteed for Years 1 and 2, and can also be guaranteed for a student’s entire U of C career if they meet a minimum academic standard </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Transcripts: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Transfer Applicants: June 30, 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High School Applicants: August 1, 2010 </li></ul></ul>
  24. 29. Awards for Entering Students <ul><li>Automatic Consideration </li></ul><ul><li>University of Calgary Admission Scholarships: valued between $500-$2,500 (renewable for a second year for students with 90%+ average) </li></ul><ul><li>Dean’s Merit Admission Awards (in addition to above if entering these faculties): $500-$1,000 for students in Communication & Culture or Science </li></ul>
  25. 30. Awards for Entering Students <ul><li>Separate application required ( + U of C ID #) </li></ul><ul><li>Chancellor’s Club Scholarships: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Valued up to $40,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deadline: December 15, 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Schulich School of Engineering Awards: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Valued from $30,000 - $50,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deadline: December 15, 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Competitive High School Awards </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Valued from $500 - $7,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deadline: April 1, 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Each year we award $11.5-million in </li></ul><ul><li>awards and scholarships! </li></ul>
  26. 31. Student Experience <ul><li>Over 150 student-run clubs </li></ul><ul><li>Co-op/internship available in many programs </li></ul><ul><li>Study abroad opportunities at over 200 destinations in more than 60 countries worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>Renowned athletics program/facilities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prospective varsity athletes should visit </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Extensive academic, physical, mental and spiritual health support networks </li></ul>
  27. 32. Visit Us <ul><li>Online: </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone: (403) 220-8241 or (403) 210-ROCK (7625) </li></ul><ul><li>Campus Tours: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays or by request at [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Campus Events </li></ul><ul><li>Open House: Saturday, October 24 </li></ul><ul><li>Information Evenings: March 23-25 </li></ul><ul><li>Have a Day on U Showcase: March 10-12, 17-19 & 31, April 1, 8-9 </li></ul>
  28. 33. Questions
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