China Information Sheet
Welcome to your home for all the information you need to become an International Student at the University of Guelph! Below you will find facts, links and contact details to ensure you have everything you need to start your Gryphon adventure!
"The University of Guelph has a fantastic academic reputation and the campus is known for being very safe and friendly which was the first thing my parents and I recognized. When I first came here, I knew nobody, but now I walk across campus and I constantly see my friends and classmates. I also love that my program combines human interaction with logical mathematical procedures because it really compliments my passions."
-Xiaoting (Viki) Ma - Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting
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We believe that going to university means more than getting an education. It means connecting on campus with your peers, being supported academically, ﬁnancially, socially and knowing we’ve got your back. At the University of Guelph, it means being part of one of the best university communities in Canada and here's some numbers to prove it:
When we say you’ll learn from experience, we mean it. While we love a good book as much as the next world-class university, we firmly believe that education and experience go hand in hand. We work hard to connect you with co-op programs, further education planning, volunteer and co-curricular opportunities, and access to job fairs and networking events. We take pride in our:
- More than 450 Work Study student-positions
- More than 4,000 part-time jobs
- 250+ Peer Helper positions
- Past co-op students have earned $475 - $1,000 per week
- Over 90% of students are employed within 6 months of graduation
- 3,500+ students enrolled in co-op
- 1,000 experiential learning opportunities
- 14 degree programs with 86 majors
- 1,700 international students from 120+ countries
- North America’s largest integrated science teaching and research facility
- Residence guaranteed if you apply and pay your $750 CAD deposit by June 1, 2021
- 200+ on-campus student clubs
- Varsity, recreational and intramural sport programs
If you are an international post-secondary student and want to transfer to the University of Guelph visit our International Transfer page.
Guelph: the ultimate university town!
With a rich history and small size (133,000 people), Guelph offers the perfect blend of major city vibes and a tightly-knit small town. We’re only an hour’s drive from Toronto and the GTA. GO commuter trains offer easy access. But make no mistake: Guelph is no suburb. It’s a vibrant and diverse city that embraces U of G students.
The University of Guelph has a generous scholarship program to support students in their university education. In 2020, more than $42.7 million in scholarships were awarded to U of G students.
Here are some international scholarships you should pay attention to:
Here are region-specific events:
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Please visit admission.uoguelph.ca/intl/howtoapply. Upon receipt of your application, Admission Services will provide you with a WebAdvisor account. This online account allows you to monitor the status of your application and check if we require any additional documents from you.