Study at Canadian Universities Without IELTS
What is IELTS? According to wikipedia.com The International English Language Testing System, or IELTS, is an international standardized test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers. It is jointly managed by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English, and was established in 1989.
As an international student in Canada, one needs to get the required score in IELTS but today, there are many universities in Canada which allow international students to get admission in their university without passing IELTS test. Even the Embassy of Canada is now letting international students in Canada without IELTS.
There are few ways which allow one to get in Canada as a student without appearing for or passing the IELTS test.
- Get English proficiency certificate for Canada
- Search universities that do not require IELTS
- Complete online English language course
IELTS has never been the requirement of Canadian embassy but it is the requirement of universities in Canada. But not all universities in Canada required international students to provide IELTS certificate with a certain score. There are many universities in Canada where international students are now allowed to study without IELTS requirements. With the help of Google, one can easily search such type of universities. To help you with this, here is a list of top universities in Canada that do not require IELTS any more:
List of universities in Canada that do not require IELTS
- Okanagan College
- Concordia University
- Cambrian College
- Memorial University
- Seneca College, Toronto
- University of Regina
- University of Saskatchewan
- University of Winnipeg
- Brock University
- Carleton University
- Centennial College
As mentioned previously, IELTS has never been the requirement of Canadian Embassy but the requirement of the universities only. If you apply to get admission in any of the above listed Canadian Universities, then you can show the IELTS exemption certificate or letter to the embassy issued by your previous Nigerian university. This letter consists of a single page and is not really required by the Canadian embassy but by providing IELTS exemption letter, one can make his/her case stronger.
These are the steps required to Study at Canadian Universities Without IELTS.
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