Prep for University Success With a Preliminary Year at English as a Second Language School!

Taking the Preliminary Year Program at English as a second language school
Do you want to attend a university in Canada, but need to improve your English language and study skills before beginning? Enrolling in a Preliminary Year Program, like the one offered by CultureWorks at Brescia University College, may be the perfect option for you!

A preliminary year is a co-educational, pre-university year that will help you qualify for your ideal university program. By taking a preliminary year, you’ll feel ready to succeed in university and beyond.

Read on to learn more about completing the Preliminary Year Program.

Take the Preliminary Program to Experience Canadian University Life

Taking the Preliminary Year Program at English as a second language school is a great way to adjust to the way Canadian universities work. You’ll learn about Canadian culture, get to try Canadian foods like poutine and beaver tails, and meet other students from Canada and around the world. It’s a great opportunity to get used to living in Canada before starting your first official year at university!

Gain the Study Skills You Need to Succeed During University

The Preliminary Year Program is designed to help you develop the skills you need to succeed in your first year of university in Canada. You’ll learn how to manage your time, so that you can balance several projects and assignments and still do well in your classes. You’ll also gain valuable study skills as you prepare for quizzes and exams in your preliminary year courses, so that when you begin your first year of university you already know how to study effectively and do your best.

Students in the Preliminary Year Program learn time management and study skills
Students in the Preliminary Year Program learn time management and study skills

Practice Your English Skills in a Preliminary Year English as a Second Language Program

One of the best reasons to enroll in the Preliminary Year English as a second language program is to improve your English skills in a friendly and supportive environment. During the program, you’ll complete a range of assignments like essays, papers, and projects in English, giving you plenty of practice reading, writing, and speaking in English before moving on to more challenging university-level courses. You’ll also make plenty of new friends from all over the world as you practice your English communication skills together.

Take Interesting Courses During a Preliminary Program at English as a Second Language School

If you already know what subject you want to study at university, you’ll likely be able to take classes related to what you’re interested in during the Preliminary Year Program. There are many courses to choose from, including mathematics, sciences, language studies, sociology, foods and nutrition, and more! If you haven’t decided what you want to study yet, don’t worry! The Preliminary Year Program is an excellent opportunity to experience different subjects that you find interesting.

Students in the Preliminary Year Program can choose from a variety of interesting courses
Students in the Preliminary Year Program can choose from a variety of interesting courses

Receive Help with Applying to a University Program

After completing the Preliminary Year Program, you can go on to apply to a number of exciting universities. Female students who receive an average of 65 per cent or higher can be eligible to receive admission to a first-year Arts and Social Science program at Brescia University College. In addition, both male and female students can apply to one of our many other partner universities, including Western University and King’s University College. In fact, because of a new partnership between Brescia and Bishop’s, students who complete the Preliminary Year Program can also choose to attend Bishop’s University in the province of Quebec!

To make the process even easier, every student in the Preliminary Year Program receives professional help applying to university.

Do you want to study English in Canada so you can attend a Canadian university?

Don’t wait! Contact CultureWorks today to learn how you can get started.