COVID-19 Updates

Read the latest updates from Renison University College on the Renison News page

The Renison English Language Institute Office (REN 1930) is not available for visitors. At this time, we are providing support in a virtual format. Read more about how to connect with ELI online.

For the Summer 2021 term, Intensive English For Academic Success (iEFAS) and Intensive Bridge to Academic Success in English (iBASE) will be offered online


Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Education & The Pandemic: The Silver Linings of Remote Learning

Student on a laptop

By Willow Carmount, ELI Programs Assistant

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Leading With Love

Ceci with her award

The Story Of BASE & University of Waterloo Graduate Iliana Cecibel Tacuri Siguenza

By Willow Carmount, ELI Programs Assistant

Thursday, March 18, 2021

The Story of ApplyBoard

Brothers Meti, Martin, and Massi Basiri

How two brothers' experience at Renison led to the creation of the world's largest online international student recruitment portal

By Willow Carmount, ELI Programs Assistant

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Summer iEFAS & iBASE Moves Online for 2021

Students with Reni Moose

As COVID-19 vaccines will continue to be distributed throughout Canada into the coming summer, Renison University College wants to ensure that that all students can continue to fairly access English language education. The safety and wellbeing of our students, instructors, and staff will always remain our most important priority.

Friday, March 12, 2021

Former iBASE and iEFAS Peer Leader wins Ignition Award in Hamilton

Lupita Guerrero

Heartfelt congratulations to Lupita Guerrero, who is a recent recipient of an Ignition Award from Hamilton Artist Inc.’s annual Ignition Artist Showcase.

Thursday, January 28, 2021

From EFAS to Emerging Artist

Behnaz Fatemi

How Behnaz Fatemi Graduated From Renison & Took Over The Canadian Art Scene

By Willow Carmount, ELI Programs Assistant

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

COVID-19 Office Closure


As of Friday, March 20, the Renison English Language Institute Office (REN 1930) has been closed and not available for visitors. Moving forward, we will be providing support virtually. 

Do you have questions? We can help!

We encourage all members of our Renison community to practice social distancing as much as possible. We welcome you to contact us through the following methods: 

Friday, July 17, 2020

IELTS Blended Preparation Course not available this fall

Due to challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the English Language Institute has made the careful decision to cancel the IELTS preparation course in the Fall 2020 term. We are planning to resume the IELTS preparation course in the Winter 2021 term. We regret any inconvenience.

Friday, July 10, 2020

Our ELI community brings you Some Good News

ELI Some Good News screen capture

Despite a global pandemic, our student leaders have continued to find ways to stay active and build their English language skills through a dynamic new weekly video blog (vlog) show. 

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    4. May (3)
    5. April (1)
    6. March (1)
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  3. 2019 (10)
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    3. August (1)
    4. June (1)
    5. April (2)
    6. February (3)
    7. January (1)
  4. 2018 (5)
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  6. 2016 (16)
  7. 2015 (5)
  8. 2014 (4)