This advanced program offers academic English preparation if you want to pursue a UVic degree program. A passing grade on "UAP" satisfies the English language proficiency requirement for admission to many UVic undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The UAP score is only valid for UVic applications submitted within 2 years of successful UAP completion.
UAP develops skills in:
- Oral presentations
- Note-taking and report-writing
- Reading academic texts
The English Language Centre is accredited by Languages Canada.
- January, April and September start dates
- 20 class hours per week (256 total program hours)
- Includes a specialized "University Skills for Success" elective class
- Offers Study Skills and Academic Integrity workshops
- Homestay accommodation and meals
- Three start dates per year: January, April, September
- ELC Learning Centre access before classes (Monday–Thursday)
- Access to the ELC academic mentor