Gain a North American academic learning experience this summer at one of Canada's top 10 research universities!
The Calgary International Summer Program is a 4-week program for international students interested in visiting Canada during summer session.
Students will be immersed in the UCalgary campus environment while taking an introductory course on Energy and the Environment taught by faculty from the Schulich School of Engineering and an English training course from English language specialist from UCalgary Continuing Education. In this intensive program, students will improve their English language skills, gain international academic experience, learn Canadian culture first-hand and visit top destinations in and around Calgary.
Courses will be graded and include a certificate of participation. Please contact the international office at your home university to confirm that you will receive credit for these academic courses in your home university degree program.View Program Policies
- Textbooks and other learning materials
- Use of UCalgary library and sports facilities
- Shared on-campus accommodation
- Day trip to the Royal Tyrell Museum
Dates and Price:
July 27 – August 25, 2019
Application Fee: $200
Optional Overnight Trips: $225 each
Engineering and English Communication
A communicative approach to learning English, including lectures, learning activities, thematic exercises, listening activities, pair/group work, and class discussions. Students will learn how to communicate on a variety of topics using appropriate grammar and vocabulary ,and employ language strategies to improve oral fluency, comprehensibility, and listening comprehension.
IENG 355 Introduction to Energy and the Environment
History of energy technologies; energetics of natural systems and agriculture; formation, extraction and transformations of fossil fuels, renewables such as biomass, solar and wind; and the electricity system, environmental impacts of energy systems, and technical options for transforming energy systems to reduce environmental impacts.
- Must be 18 years of age or older
- Must be confident learning in an English classroom at the undergraduate level
- Must meet the Continuing Education English Proficiency Requirements
- Must be currently enrolled as a student at a UCalgary partner university
Please contact the international office at your home university to apply and register for this program, and to confirm that you will receive credit for these academic courses in your home university degree program.