Algonquin College

Algonquin College

Ottawa, Pembroke, and Perth, Ontario, Canada

Change your world. Starting today.
With CultureWorks and Algonquin College.

CultureWorks proudly partners with Algonquin College. 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 Algonquin College.

Algonquin College welcomes students to three beautiful campuses including the main campus in Ottawa, shown here

Apply through CultureWorks – and receive
conditional acceptance at Algonquin College

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.

Apply now to start your journey to Algonquin College with CultureWorks!

Algonquin College – a national leader in applied and online learning

Based in the Ottawa Valley, Algonquin College is the largest polytechnic institute in Eastern Ontario and is a proud member of Polytechnics Canada. Algonquin College is a national leader in applied and online learning, offering an extensive range of experiential learning opportunities with more than 300 programs, from degree to certificate programs. More than 20,000 students attend Algonquin College and its three campuses in Ottawa, Pembroke and Perth, Ontario, with tens of thousands more taking online programs. In fact, Algonquin College is ranked #1 in online enrollment among Canadian colleges.

An ever-growing student population is supported by innovative technologies, unique programs, and experienced professors with a passion for applied learning. To accommodate its growth, Algonquin continues to expand its facilities with four major new buildings in three years.

The Algonquin College Student Experience
Life at Algonquin gives you the opportunity to develop career-ready skills through experiential learning, and meet people from around the world to make lifelong friendships.

Inside and outside of the classroom, Algonquin is a place to explore and discover. Students can enjoy a wide variety of social, cultural and sports activities including concerts, varsity and intramural sports, theatre and movie nights, club and community groups, and much more. 

Algonquin is with you every step of the way with Student Support Services that offer valuable information on academic help, social events, job searching and volunteer opportunities.

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 Algonquin College 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 Algonquin College but require English language preparation, you simply apply through CultureWorks to receive conditional acceptance to your program at Algonquin College.

2. You receive your conditional offer
You will receive your Letter of Acceptance (LOA) to Algonquin College 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 Algonquin College – with no IELTS or TOEFL test required! It’s that easy. 

Apply now to start your journey to Algonquin College with CultureWorks!

Algonquin College Highlights

  • 300+ programs across three campuses in Ottawa, Pembroke and Perth
  • 190,000+ alumni working in Canada and around the world
  • 2,100+ international students representing over 100 countries
  • Ranked #1 in online enrollment among Canadian colleges.
  • 90% of graduates have jobs within six months of graduation
  • 96% of graduates would recommend Algonquin to others
  • 92% of employers are happy with the quality of Algonquin programs

Popular Programs

  • Advanced Technology
  • Business
  • Construction
  • General Arts & Science
  • Health & Community Studies
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Media & Design
  • Police & Public Safety

Full program list

Life in Eastern Ontario, Canada

Algonquin College’s three campus locations in eastern Ontario in Ottawa, Pembroke and Perth, offer students three unique campus lifestyles. 

With a population of over 1.3 million people, Canada’s capital city of Ottawa offers close proximity to the majestic Parliament Buildings, the beautiful Gatineau Park and a thriving knowledge economy. Students can take advantage of Ottawa’s amenities year round: the arts, the outdoors, professional sports, an exciting night life, and a strong sense of community. 

Pembroke is a vibrant little city of 14,000 people known as “The Heart of the Ottawa Valley”. Located 145 kilometres northwest of Ottawa, Pembroke offers students an abundance of activities with many parks, trails and museums. 

Perth is a town in Eastern Ontario known for its arts and theatre culture, located on the Tay River 83 kilometres southwest of Ottawa. This little town of over 5,800 people offers fun adventures along the many nature trails and at lively festivals. 

Create your future starting today. Apply now at CultureWorks.