Program brochures

English Language Institute Viewbook

A combined viewbook highlighting all of the English Language Institute core programs (EFAS, EFASplus, EFS, GEAR, custom programming).

Download our English Language Institute viewbook.

Last updated: March 30, 2023


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Academic English program designed for individuals who are:

  • interested in studying English in Canada at one of the nation’s most innovative universities, or
  • prospective undergraduate or graduate students interested in meeting the language requirements for admission to the University of Waterloo, or
  • conditionally admitted to a graduate studies program at the University of Waterloo, but have not met the language requirements, or
  • looking to develop test-taking skills and strategies to prepare for a standardized English exam

Download our English for Academic Success (EFAS) brochure.

Last updated: March 30, 2023.

Visit our EFAS webpage.

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General (4-week) English program designed for individuals who are:

  • looking to experience Canadian culture and be part of a Canadian university environment
  • passionate about learning in a challenging 4-week English language program
  • 18 years of age or older

Download our General English at Renison (GEAR) brochure.

Last updated: February 15, 2023.

Visit our GEAR webpage.

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Summer immersion (4-week) English program designed for individuals who are:

  • at a high-beginner to advanced English language level with an interest in developing cross-cultural communication skills
  • interested in exploring popular Canadian tourist destinations while developing their English skills

Download our English for Success (EFS) brochure.

Last updated: April 4, 2023.

Visit our EFS (Over-18 Program) webpage.

Visit our EFS (Under-18 Program) webpage.