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 Spring 2021 term, English For Academic Success will be offered in a virtual format.

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

News for Alumni

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

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Meet the ELI Newswriting team for Winter 2020

Students playing charades in ELI new writing meeting

Our ELI Newswriting team is a volunteer committee of students studying in our Bridge to Academic Success in English (BASE) and English For Academic Success (EFAS) programs. Students meet weekly to practice their writing skills and experience different forms of writing in a fun, friendly atmosphere. Meet this term's Newswriting team members, hosted by Peer Leader Tomi Kosoko.

Monday, August 8, 2016

Selection process for Syrian Refugee Scholarship proves an eye-opening experience for Renison instructors

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Selection committee re-shifts focus after hearing the stories of applicants

By A.J. Dixon

Monday, June 6, 2016

Renison ELI Student Spotlight: Salha Alharthi

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By A.J. Dixon

With students from around the world, you can imagine that many of the students at Renison English Language Institute (ELI) have some very interesting stories.  As part of a new series called “Student Spotlight”, we will be regularly sharing these unique stories with you.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Build your cross-cultural skills – get involved with ELI!

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Cross-cultural awareness is an important skill to compete in a globalized workforce, as employers understand that internationalization is a large factor in the success of many companies.

Renison English Language Institute is currently recruiting UWaterloo students to get involved in building their cross-cultural skills, and encouraging them to become global thinkers through three student leadership opportunities.

iBASE Rep Peer Helper – Volunteer Opportunity

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