Overview
Study Area
University Pathway
Location Available Vancouver, Toronto, Montréal, San Francisco, New York, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne
Length
8 weeks minimum
Schedule
Full-Time Intensive
Start Dates

Every Monday except the last week of a session*

Language Levels B1B2B3B4I1I2I3I4A1A2
Notes

You can begin the program at any level, but you may need to upgrade your English before beginning the required University Pathway Program courses.
*In North America, you must begin your University Pathway Program required courses on the first day of a session, and must complete the full session of your required courses to get credit.
In Melbourne, the University Pathway Program will be available starting Aug 15. 

Completion of ILSC’s University Pathway Program fulfils the language entry requirement for more than 70 Universities, Colleges and TAFEs in Canada, the USA, and Australia, with no TOEFL or IELTS Test required! Prepare for success in an English language post-secondary program with ILSC:

  • Seamless transfer into one of ILSC’s reputable partner colleges or universities (no IELTS or TOEFL required)
  • Get a conditional letter of acceptance from your chosen partner college or university
  • Get introduced to the college or university learning environment through guest lectures from ILSC’s partner schools
  • ILSC’s Academic Excellence Assurance supports you to achieve your goals
  • More than 74 Masters and PhD programs in North America accepting seamless entry from ILSC's University Pathway Program

You can search the entire list of post-secondary programs available at our partner schools on our dedicated ILSC University Pathway website.

ILSC University Pathway Program Website

What You'll Learn

Take the first step towards achieving your dreams of earning a qualification from a college, TAFE or university in Canada, the USA or Australia. ILSC supports your learning journey from the moment you register.

We can help you find the right college or university program to meet your goals, and help you apply. Once you arrive at ILSC, you’ll receive a university pathway orientation and our academic advisors can help you choose the right courses to support your learning. Complete a minimum of two levels of required* University Pathway courses and you’ll be ready for success in your college or university program!

* In Australia the number of levels varies depending on your partner school

 

ILSC Academic Excellence Assurance SealACADEMIC EXCELLENCE ASSURANCE

ILSC is committed to assuring your success by offering you:

  • Academic counselling to help you choose and apply to your college, TAFE, or university
  • Online resources to help you practice you skills
  • Ongoing monitoring of your academic progress to catch any challenges as soon as they arise
  • Partner school tours every session
  • Small group tutoring sessions which can be added to your program any time*

* Additional fee applies for students studying 16 weeks or less

 

 

Canada - Schedule & Required Courses

University Pathway students must complete 2 ILSC levels of required courses. Your schedule and required courses will depend on the ILSC Language Entry Level required for your chosen program at your partner school.

FOR PARTNER PROGRAMS REQUIRING ILSC INTERMEDIATE 4
HOURS INTERMEDIATE 3 INTERMEDIATE 4
9:00 AM–10:40 AM English for Academic Purposes–Intermediate 3
(Optional: IELTS Preparation OR TOEFL Advanced)
English for Academic Purposes–
Intermediate 4
10:50 AM–12:30 PM Required Elective* Academic Speaking & Listening
1:20–3:00 PM Academic Writing 1 Academic Writing 1

 

FOR PARTNER PROGRAMS REQUIRING ILSC ADVANCED 1
HOURS INTERMEDIATE 4 ADVANCED 1
9:00 AM–10:40 PM English for Academic Purposes–Intermediate 4
(Optional: IELTS Preparation OR TOEFL Advanced)
English for Academic Purposes–
Advanced 1
10:50 AM–12:30 PM Required Elective* Academic Speaking & Listening
1:20–3:00 PM Academic Writing 1 Academic Writing 2

 

FOR PARTNER PROGRAMS REQUIRING ILSC ADVANCED 2
HOURS ADVANCED 1 ADVANCED 2
9:00 AM–10:40 PM English for Academic Purposes–Advanced 1
(Optional: IELTS Preparation OR TOEFL Advanced)
English for Academic Purposes–
Advanced 2
10:50 AM–12:30 PM Academic Speaking & Listening Required Elective*
1:20–3:00 PM Academic Writing 2 Academic Writing 2

 

USA - Schedule & Required Courses

University Pathway students must complete 2 ILSC levels of required courses. Your schedule and required courses will depend on the ILSC Language Entry Level required for your chosen program at your partner school.

FOR PARTNER PROGRAMS REQUIRING ILSC INTERMEDIATE 4
HOURS INTERMEDIATE 3 INTERMEDIATE 4
9:00 AM–10:40 AM English for Academic Purposes–Intermediate 3
(Optional: IELTS Preparation OR TOEFL Advanced)
English for Academic Purposes–
Intermediate 4
10:50 AM–12:30 PM Required Elective* Academic Speaking & Listening
1:20–3:00 PM Academic Writing 1 Academic Writing 1

 

FOR PARTNER PROGRAMS REQUIRING ILSC ADVANCED 1
HOURS INTERMEDIATE 4 ADVANCED 1
9:00 AM–10:40 PM English for Academic Purposes–Intermediate 4
(Optional: IELTS Preparation OR TOEFL Advanced)
English for Academic Purposes–
Advanced 1
10:50 AM–12:30 PM Required Elective* Academic Speaking & Listening
1:20–3:00 PM Academic Writing 1 Academic Writing 2

 

FOR PARTNER PROGRAMS REQUIRING ILSC ADVANCED 2
HOURS ADVANCED 1 ADVANCED 2
9:00 AM–10:40 PM English for Academic Purposes–Advanced 1
(Optional: IELTS Preparation OR TOEFL Advanced)
English for Academic Purposes–
Advanced 2
10:50 AM–12:30 PM Academic Speaking & Listening Required Elective*
1:20–3:00 PM Academic Writing 2 Academic Writing 2

Australia - Schedule & Required Courses

Students who begin at the B1 to I2 level can choose from ILSC’s wide variety of courses to improve their level. When you arrive at ILSC, you will receive a UPath orientation. ILSC’s student advisors and UPath advisors can help you choose the right courses to support your learning. Once you reach the I3 level, you can begin taking the required courses for the UPath program and prepare to enter a college, TAFE or university.

University Pathway Program Australia Schedule
  HOURS BEGINNER 1 – INTERMEDIATE 2 INTERMEDIATE 3 INTERMEDIATE 4 ADVANCED 1 ADVANCED 2
REQUIRED COURSES
9:00AM–12:00PM Students are advised to take Academic Preparation courses.

Our University Pathway Advisor will help you to create a study path that will help you attain your goals.

IELTS Mastery or
English for Academic Purposes*
IELTS Mastery or
English for Academic Purposes*
IELTS Mastery or
English for Academic Purposes*
IELTS Mastery or
English for Academic Purposes*
1:00PM–2:30PM IELTS Mastery or
Academic Speaking & Listening
IELTS Mastery or
Academic Speaking & Listening
IELTS Mastery or
Academic Writing
IELTS Mastery or
Academic Writing
RECOMMENDED COURSES
2:45PM–4:00PM Choose an academic elective

Suggested Academic Skills Electives include:
Academic Vocabulary, Public Speaking, Writing, Reading, Grammar, Listening, Pronunciation, Vocabulary, International Currents Events, Test Preparation, Business English, English for Finance** or Technical English**.

* For students taking English for Academic Purposes instead of IELTS Mastery, a University Pathway advisor will recommend skills courses based on your academic goals.
** English for Finance and Technical English are available in Brisbane only.