Durham College

Durham College

Oshawa and Whitby, Ontario, Canada

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

CultureWorks has proudly partnered with Durham College for more than 10 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 Durham College.

Durham College is home to over 13,000 students at two campuses in Oshawa (shown here) and Whitby, Ontario.
The Durham College Whitby campus is a short distance from Toronto, the largest city in Canada.

Apply through CultureWorks – and receive
conditional acceptance at Durham 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 Durham College with CultureWorks!

Durham College – preparing you to find rewarding employment

For more than 50 years, Durham College has maintained its commitment to preparing students to find rewarding employment. One of Canada’s most innovative post-secondary institutions, Durham College delivers high-quality programs to help students develop the career-ready skills they need to succeed. 

Durham’s two campuses in Oshawa and Whitby, Ontario, offer a welcoming and energetic campus environment. Durham offers more than 140 full-time market-driven programs from certificate and diploma programs to honours bachelor degrees. 

Durham also offers over 560 educational pathways through agreements with universities in Ontario and around the world. Students can take advantage of a variety of diploma to degree options that allow you to pursue a degree in less than the traditional amount of time.

The Durham Student Experience
With a student population of just over 13,000, Durham College ensures that the student experience comes first through a wide range of program options and student activities. Durham’s Oshawa and Whitby campuses are located in a safe and secure setting and offer the best of country and city living including easy access to shopping, sports and entertainment options. The Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre features a triple gym, fitness centre, indoor golf range and an elevated indoor walking/jogging track for all-season activities.

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

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

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

Durham College University Highlights

  • 13,4000+ full-time post-secondary and apprenticeship students
  • Over 2,000 international students from more than 75 countries
  • 90,000+ alumni
  • 140+ full-time market-driven programs including certificates, post-graduate certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas and honours bachelor degrees
  • 560+ educational pathways available with schools across Canada and around the world

Popular Programs

  • Music Business Administration / Music Business Management
  • Artificial intelligence (Grad Cert)
  • International Business (Grad Cert)
  • Computer Programmer / COmputer Programmer Analyst
  • Data Analytics for Business Decision Making (Grad Cert)
  • Behavioural Science (Honours Bachelor Degree)
  • Paralegal
  • Addictions and Mental Health (Grad Cert)

Full program list

Life in Oshawa and Whitby, Ontario, Canada

Durham College’s two campus locations in Oshawa and Whitby offer students an exciting blend of country and city living. With a population of over 170,000, Oshawa is a vibrant center for entertainment, sporting events and culture. Downtown Toronto is just a 40-minute drive away, offering a treasure trove of entertainment and cultural events. Once known as the automotive capital of Canada, Oshawa today is an education and health sciences hub. Oshawa is home to a Regional Innovation Centre, offering start-up facilities for entrepreneurs and small businesses.

West of Oshawa on the north shore of Lake Ontario, Whitby is home to more than 128,000 residents. Whitby is just 20 km (12 mi) east of Scarborough in the Greater Toronto Area providing close proximity to all the amenities of Canada’s largest city. While the southern part of Whitby is an urban economic hub, the northern part is more rural providing a wide range of student activities.

Create your future starting today. Apply now at CultureWorks.