Memorial University of Newfoundland
Founded in 1925, today Memorial University of Newfoundland is Atlantic Canadaís premiere comprehensive university. Memorial offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degree options in arts, science, education, fine arts, medicine, engineering and applied science, business, music, maritime studies, technology and ocean instrumentation, human kinetics and recreation, nursing, pharmacy, resource management and social work.
Memorial University offers a 12-week Intensive English Program (IEP) for qualified students who require some development of English language skills to meet the minimum requirements for admission to Memorial for degree studies. This is a multi-skill program preparing students for full-time university studies conducted in English. You may also apply for provisional admission to Memorial at the same time as you apply for this program.
Memorial is distributed over four campuses, the largest located in Newfoundland and Labradorís capital city of St. Johnís. Memorialís Marine Institute, also in St. Johnís, is Canadaís largest and most comprehensive marine training institute. And on the west coast of the island is Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, a small, liberal arts and science campus. Memorial also has a campus in Harlow, England.
Memorial operates on a system of three semesters, starting in September (fall), January (winter) and May (spring/summer). Most students commence studies in the fall and continue through the winter semester.
To be admitted to Memorial students must have completed a recognized university preparatory program with acceptable senior level courses in five subject areas which normally include English, mathematics, a laboratory science, a social science, and one other subject area.
Entrance scholarships are available to international students. These are merit based; no scholarship application is needed.
Memorial prides itself on the services it provides to its students. Students attending Memorial have access to one of Canadaís best university libraries, excellent computer labs and many specialized academic help centres. Health and counseling services are also available on-campus. International students can also avail of the services offered by the International Student Advising Office (ISA) which include help with everything from academics, health and finances to employment and cultural issues. For more information visit www.mun.ca/become.