PLEASE NOTE: The English Language Proficiency Exam (ELPE) will not be offered past Winter 2019. The last ELPE exam session will be held in April 2019.


As a Science student, you must satisfy the Communication Requirement, also referred to as the English Language Proficiency Requirement, before the end of your second year.

Students starting their degree in 2018 will have an intensive communication course built into each BSc program. They will be automatically enrolled into that course in their first year. This course will appear in their schedule in either the fall or winter term, depending on which Science program they are registered in.

More information about the Communication Requirement can be found in the Undergraduate Calendar. Students can also contact their faculty advisor.

Students enrolled in Faculty of Science programs before September 2018 should consult the English Proficiency Requirement described in their Calendar entry year.

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