COVID-19 Updates

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The Renison English Language Institute Office (REN 1930) is open again! Visit the office on Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm ET. 

For the Fall 2021 term, we will plan to offer our BASE and EFAS programs in both a completely online or blended (in-person and online) format. Learn more about Fall BASE on the BASE website. Learn more about the Fall EFAS program on our News webpage.

Celebrate world cultures and cross-cultural learning at the International Fair

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

International Fair posterDo you love celebrating and learning about culture?

Drop by the International Fair to participate in fun games, activities to learn about traditions and celebrations from different cultures, on Tuesday, March 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Life Centre Great Hall.

"BASE Rep" student volunteers from the Bridge to Academic Success in English (BASE) program and EFAS Student Council volunteers from the English For Academic Success (EFAS) program will be facilitating activities to teach you about fun aspects of world culture. 

In addition, many cultural groups and departments that support cross-cultural learning and study abroad experiences will be participating. 

Drop by to visit:

  • Renison International Office & Renison Community and Professional Education: learn how you can become a conversation partner for a student learning a new language such as English, Chinese, Korean, and more. You can also find out about non-credit courses available at Renison to learn Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and English. You can also learn about study abroad opportunities!
  • UW Culture & Language Exchange Club - Feds Club: Learn a new language or enhance your language skills, by learning how you can join UWCLEC! 
  • Campus Wellness: Visit the Counselling Services and Health Services booths to learn more about resources available to students. 
  • Feds International & Canadian Student Network: Want to meet other international or Canadian students? ICSN is a great place to start! Learn about their popular Babble Cafe and Cultural Connections events as well as their many Canadian bus trips available to students.

RSVP on Facebook!

Are you a campus club or department who wants to host a booth?

That's awesome! Contact Renison ELI's Student Experience Coordinator, Alex D'Alton, to register. 

About the Renison English Language Institute

The Renison English Language Institute (Renison ELI) has offered high quality English as a second language (ESL) programs and courses since 1970. We welcome more than 1,000 students each year to Renison University College.

We are also proud to be the official ESL provider of the University of Waterloo, ranked Canada’s most innovative university for more than 25 years in a row. We invite you to explore our programs and courses, and look forward to welcoming you to the Renison community.

For More Information

To learn more about the event, the BASE program and BASE Rep volunteers, please contact Ryan Connell, Student Experience Manager at the Renison English Language Institute. 

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