Carleton University

Carleton University

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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

CultureWorks has proudly partnered with Carleton University for over 9 years. 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 Carleton.

Carleton University is located near downtown Ottawa, Canada’s capital city.

Apply through CultureWorks –
and receive conditional acceptance at Carleton

On-line and on campus EAP programs
As Carleton’s on-campus language school partner, CultureWorks gives you the opportunity to study English in a safe and fun environment, helping you make an easy transition into university life. We also offer on-line academic English classes with live classes in real time.

Fast Track summer program
Fast Track, an intensive 6 week program offered each summer, is ideal for international students who are slightly below the minimum ESL requirements for direct admission to Carleton. In just six weeks, we’ll have you ready for your studies at Carleton!

Apply now to start your journey to Carleton with CultureWorks!

Carleton – Canada’s capital university

Carleton University is located near downtown Ottawa in the nation’s capital, connecting the university to the world. Carleton’s reputation is built on its strengths in the fields of journalism, public affairs, international affairs, architecture and high technology.

Situated on unceded Algonquin territory beside the historic Rideau Canal, Carleton University was founded in 1942 to meet the needs of veterans returning from the Second World War. This large beautiful campus on over 62 hectares (100 acres) is home to more than 875 academic staff, recognized internationally for their scholarship and cutting-edge research. Carleton offers 65 degree programs in more than 50 academic disciplines.

The Carleton Student Experience
Carleton is a leading university recognized for its leadership in teaching, research, community engagement and interdisciplinary study. It is a community that cares about and confronts some of the most challenging problems facing the world. Carleton is dedicated to its commitment to make a difference in the world, and to inspire and educate members of our community to be ambassadors for positive change.

Carleton strives for innovation in research, teaching and learning. With a student population of over 30,000 students, Carleton features an interdisciplinary, hands-on approach to teaching and research and offers over 100 co-op programs where students can gain valuable work experience and make meaningful contributions.

Five kilometres of underground tunnels conveniently link the University’s buildings, making it easy for students to navigate the campus.

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.

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

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

Apply now to start your journey to Carleton with CultureWorks!

Carleton University Highlights

  • Voted one of Canada’s best comprehensive universities in 2021
  • Ranked 10th in the category of “Best Canadian University for Graduate
  • Employability” in 2019 by QS World University
  • Over 100 programs offering Co-ops
  • 30,000 students from over 140 countries
  • 65 degree programs in more than 50 academic disciplines

Popular Programs

  • Journalism
  • International Business
  • Engineering
  • Technology (Computer Science, Information Technology, and Engineering)
  • Media
  • Global and International Studies
  • Public Affairs

Full program list

Life in Ottawa, Canada’s national capital

Carleton’s proximity to government institutions, libraries, media and a thriving knowledge economy make Carleton a great place to learn and live. Carleton is close to Canada’s majestic Parliament Buildings, the bustling Byward Market, and the beautiful Gatineau Park. Students at Carleton can take advantage of what Ottawa has to offer all year round: the arts, the outdoors, professional sports, a vibrant night life and a strong sense of community. 

Create your future starting today. Apply now at CultureWorks.