Further education

Is your future taking you to professional school or graduate school? This page has everything you need to get started on preparing for these steps! Take a look below to find what you need

  1. Admission tests
  2. Educational consultants
  3. Preparation courses
  4. Teaching abroad

Admission tests

Some professional and graduate schools require you to write admission tests. See the links below for more information

Educational consultants

Want some help with your educational planning. These links contain information on planning graduate programs abroad, everywhere from the UK to Australia

  • Barclay&Knap Educational Services
    Postgraduate and Professional Degree opportunities in Europe including Medicine, Law, Business and Education
  • Canada Law From Abroad
    A resources for studying law in the UK. Contains law school consultants, application advice, and official UK University College Application Services (UCAS) advisors & facilitators
  • CanTeach
    An educational agency that recruits Canadian university graduates to Australia, New Zealand, Scotland and Wales to obtain their Teacher Certification
  • Globalinks
    Provides college and university students with study abroad opportunities in Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji
  • KOM Consultants
    Canada's Resource Centre for Studies in Australia, UK and Ireland
  • OzTREKK educational services
    An official Canadian representative for world-class Australian universities, providing free assistance—from application to arrival. Available programs in medicine, dentistry, law, physio, and more.
  • Study Across the Pond
    Free advisory resource to all students interested in studying at some of the best colleges and graduate schools in the UK.

Preparation courses

Only you can decide if you need to take prep courses for admission tests. If you are interested in prep courses, you can contact:

  • Gold Standard MCAT, DAT, and OAT
    To get a 10% discount for any resource, email  learn@gold-standard.com using your University of Waterloo email address with the subject: UWaterloo Discount
  • Kaplan
    The leader in test prep with their innovative resources and focus on the student experience. With over 70 years of experience in the industry Kaplan strives to change students’ lives one test at a time. Kaplan’s higher score guarantee ensures every student reaches their goal. Please call 1-800-KAP-TEST  and use the discount code club10913 in order to obtain 10% of all Kaplan on site and online courses at any location including the University of Waterloo.
  • MedApplications.com
    Professional medical school interview, career and application consulting. Featuring medical consultants representing every medical school in Canada. Extremely high success rates, greater than 85% - 3 Years Running. E-mail info@medapplications.com and quote MEDAPPS in subject heading
  • Oxford Seminars
    Courses for TESL Certification and admission test preparation (GMAT, LSAT, MCAT and GRE)
  • PowerScore
    Preparation courses for GMAT, LSAT, GRE, and SAT
  • The Princeton Review
    GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, GRE, and DAT preparation programs. Use TORUWCC$200 to receive $200 off of any of The Princeton Review’s classroom or online courses.
  • Quantum Test Prep
    A premier provider of test preparation services for the GMAT, LSAT, and GRE exams. They offer comprehensive weekend-based in-class prep courses in Toronto and Waterloo. All University of Waterloo students will receive $200 off the Quantum Ultimate GMAT course by using the discount code EARLYGMAT90. 

Teaching abroad

These pages are tailored for students interested in teaching English as a second language or getting some extra international experiences

  • ACE-TESOL Diploma
    Administered by Culture and Language Studies, Renison University College, University of Waterloo
  • Education Jobs
    Interested in teaching positions in the UK? Take a look at some of these job postings
  • EF English
    Teach English as a Second Language (ESL) in China, Russia or Indonesia
  • English Language Institute of China (ELIC)
    ELIC's University Teaching Program, allows participants to enjoy a fulfilling teaching experience in Asia while simultaneously earning their graduate degree tuition-free
  • Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET)
    This program invites
    graduates from around the world to participate in an international exchange and be involved in English language education in Japan
  • TeachAbroad.com
    A directory for teaching positions around the world; search through educational opportunities, paid and volunteer international teaching positions
  • Teaching English Overseas
    10 steps to finding an English teaching job abroad and TESOL/TESL/TEFL information by Oxford Seminars