Algoma University

Algoma University

Sault Ste. Marie and Brampton, Ontario, Canada

Change your world. Starting today.
With CultureWorks and Algoma U.

CultureWorks proudly partners with Algoma University. We help international students learn academic English to ensure success in their academic journey. When you complete the CultureWorks English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program you fulfill all English language requirements for direct admission to Algoma.

Algoma’s main campus in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario offers a truly northern experience in the heart of the Great Lakes.

Apply through CultureWorks –
and receive conditional acceptance at Algoma U

On-line EAP programs with top-rated English language instructors
CultureWorks offers online academic English classes – with live classes in real time. CultureWorks is a top-rated English language school known for its high academic standards and exceptional instructors.

Digital Year 1 + Language
In 2021, Algoma U and CultureWorks launched Canada’s first Digital Year 1 University + English Language Program for Algoma’s Computer Science program. The online program allows you to complete your first year Computer Science courses and academic English from home, and take Year 2 on campus when you are ready.

Algoma’s Brampton campus provides a unique urban lifestyle location downtown in one of Canada’s fastest growing cities.

Graduate Certificates

In addition to undergraduate programs, CultureWorks students can apply to the Graduate Certificate programs offered by Algoma University. A Graduate Certificate is an ideal way for students to add a new skill set to complement your degree, giving you an interdisciplinary edge in the post-graduate job market. All Graduate Certificate programs require CultureWorks Level 6, with the exception of Business which requires CultureWorks Level 7.

Algoma University – a small class atmosphere with big opportunities for personal growth

Algoma University, established in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario in 1965, offers a wide range of degrees and certificates in more than 30 programs spanning the liberal arts, sciences, and professional disciplines. In 2009, Algoma opened an additional campus in the heart of downtown Brampton, a vibrant city in the Greater Toronto Area. 

The Algoma Student Experience

Algoma University offers a wide range of cultural, academic and social activities that contribute to a meaningful and life-changing student experience. Algoma U celebrates the values, personalities, and convictions that make each of us unique – because they also bring us together.At Algoma U, you will connect with a diverse student body, meeting students from around the world. Algoma faculty provide personal attention and a commitment to your success, both inside and outside of the classroom. Students can expect opportunities for personal, academic, and professional growth through small class sizes and one-on-one interactions with dedicated faculty who are active in their fields of research. Students also benefit from experiential learning opportunities that enhance your learning experience, and prepare you for a rewarding future ahead.

Valuable Work Opportunities for International Students in Canada

Post-Graduation Work Permit
Students who graduate from academic programs with a two-year duration or longer are eligible for a Post-Graduation Work Permit for up to three years. The post-graduation work permit allows students who have graduated to obtain an open work permit to gain valuable Canadian work experience. Contact the International Student Advisor for details.

Work while you study 
It is possible to work in Canada while you are here as a student. To find out more about your eligibility to work while you study, visit: Studying and working in Canada as an international student.

Start your journey to Algoma U though CultureWorks

We work with you, every step of the way. Here’s how it works:

1. You apply through CultureWorks
For students who are academically admissible to Algoma but require English language preparation, you simply apply through CultureWorks to receive conditional acceptance to your program at Algoma.

2. You receive your conditional offer
You will receive your Letter of Acceptance (LOA) to Algoma U before you begin your CultureWorks program. 

3. You complete your CultureWorks program – and you’re in!
As soon as you successfully complete your CultureWorks program, you gain direct entrance into Algoma – with no IELTS or TOEFL test required! It’s that easy. 

Apply now to start your journey to Algoma with CultureWorks!

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Algoma University Highlights

  • Two campuses: in beautiful, lakeside Sault Ste. Marie, and in the heart of historic downtown Brampton
  • Hands-on learning opportunities
  • Affordable tuition
  • Year 2 Computer Science offers a Co-op program – with an employment rate of up to 100%

Popular Programs

  • Computer Science / Computer Games Technology
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Economics
  • Finance and Economics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Fine Art (Visual)

Full program list

Life at Algoma in beautiful Sault Ste. Marie and Brantford, Ontario, Canada

Algoma U offers two exciting and unique campus locations in Ontario. At the main campus in Sault Ste. Marie (or “the Soo”), Algoma offers a truly northern experience in the heart of the Great Lakes. Sault Ste. Marie is a city of 73,000 people. It offers all the amenities of a big city, from shopping to festivals, and is surrounded by the great outdoors with Lake Superior and the St Mary’s River just steps from the front door.

Algoma’s Brampton campus provides a unique urban lifestyle location downtown in one of Canada’s fastest growing cities. Brampton, a vibrant city in the Greater Toronto Area, is home to over 600,000 residents. Enjoy great restaurants, shops, arts, entertainment, and culture. Discover Ontario and its treasure trove of lakes, parks, and urban centers.

Create your future starting today. Apply now at CultureWorks.