COVID-19 Updates

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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

Bridge to Academic Success in English (BASE)

Due to COVID-19, the University of Waterloo is offering very limited courses in person for the Spring 2021 term. The iBASE 2021 program will be offered online.


Bridge to Academic Success in English (BASE) is a university foundation program for undergraduate studies at the University of Waterloo. Students who complete EFAS level 200 or 300 may qualify for conditional admission to BASE.