Exchange at the University of Guelph

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Exchange at the University of Guelph University of Guelph Founded in 1964 Diverse population of students including international students representing 100+ countries Research-intensive and learner-centred
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Exchange at the University of Guelph University of Guelph Founded in 1964 Diverse population of students including international students representing 100+ countries Research-intensive and learner-centred Ranked best living and learning environment in Ontario by international students About U of G 18,700 Full-Time Undergraduate Students 2300 Graduate Students Campus size: 412-hectares (1017 acres) Over 79% of classes at the University of Guelph have less than 50 students Undergraduate Faculty/Student Ratio: 1: % of Faculty have a PhD (or equivalent) Exchange at UofGuelph Over 180 exchange students come to University of Guelph every year Exchange students at U of Guelph are involved in classroom activities, intramural sports, field trips, research & service learning Join other international students on trips to famous tourist destinations such as Niagara Falls, Montreal, NYC and Toronto! Our LINK program will connect you with a UofG student to help you out during your time in Guelph Where is Guelph? The city of Guelph is located in south-western Ontario It is about an hour's drive west of Toronto, Canada's largest city and airline hub Population 120, 000. The City of Guelph Guelph is rated as one of the 10 best cities to live in Canada Also rated as one of the top five most sustainable cities in Ontario City attractions range from dance clubs, cinemas, and shopping malls, as well as a great variety of restaurants and pubs The Centre for International Programs The Centre for International Programs (CIP) is centrally located at the University Centre on campus Our CIP staff will assist you before and during your exchange with your exchange acceptance, residence application, course registration and any questions you may have about Guelph Semester Dates Fall semester: Early September to mid December Winter semester: Early January to late April Academic Programs Exchange students can take courses from any combination of faculties as long as they have the appropriate background knowledge (prerequisites) The only faculties from which exchange students cannot take courses are: - Ontario Veterinary College - MBA program - Masters of Hospitality & Tourism Management program - Masters of Leadership - all courses at Guelph-Humber, Ridgetown and Kemptville campuses Courses in Arts Anthropology Applied Mathematics & Statistics Art History Classical Studies Criminal Justice & Public Policy Economics English Environmental Governance European Studies Food Agriculture & Resource Economics French Studies Geography Hispanic Studies Courses in Arts History Information Systems & Human Behaviour International Development Mathematical Economics Mathematics Music Philosophy Political Science Psychology Sociology Statistics Studio Art Theatre Studies Courses in Science Animal Biology Applied Mathematics & Statistics Biochemistry Biological Science Biological & Pharmaceutical Chemistry Bio-Medical Science Biophysics Chemical Physics Chemistry Ecology Environmental Geoscience & Geomatics Food Science Human Kinetics Marine & Freshwater Biology Mathematics Courses in Science Microbiology Molecular Biology & Genetics Nanoscience Nutritional & Nutraceutical Sciences Physics Physical Science Plant Science Psychology: Brain and Cognition Statistics Theoretical Physics Toxicology Wild Life Biology Zoology Courses in Commerce Accounting Food & Agricultural Business Management Economics & Finance Marketing Management Hotel & Food Administration Tourism Management Human Resource Management Public Management Real Estate and Housing Courses in... Engineering Biological Engineering Biomedical Engineering Computer Engineering Environmental Engineering Engineering Systems and Computing Mechanical Engineering Water Resources Engineering Residence Life One of the largest, best-established residence systems in Canada Exchange students are guaranteed residence if they apply by the deadline Residences are spread out within a 5-7 minute walk to anywhere on campus 14 Residences that vary in size from people Most exchange students apply to the East Village Townhouses, East Residence or West Residence as these are the only residences that don t require a mandatory meal plan, and have large kitchens for cooking Residence Halls Singles and doubles are available Lounges in residence are great for socializing or gathering to watch your favourite TV show there are also quiet study areas Easy access to laundry facilities, kitchenettes and a variety of campus eateries Telephone and voic , and Internet hook-ups are included in every room wireless Internet is available in most residences and across campus Meal Plans Guelph s cafeteria food services are ranked the best in Canada! Your Student Card is your meal card Kosher, Halal, Vegan and Vegetarian entrees are available Food is available seven days a week, from 7a.m. right through until midnight There are 16 different dining facilities conveniently located across campus The Library The UG Library provides support for all students needs, from undergraduate essays to specialized graduate-level research Access to over 7.5 million books and materials through an automated library system The Learning Commons provides academic support such as help with writing, research and computer skills 400 computers in the Library provide access to books, periodicals, films, audiovisual and archival materials, government documents and maps Athletic Facilities The Department of Athletics offers varsity sports, fitness classes, intramurals, two pools, weight and cardio rooms and more! Learn how to ice skate in Guelph s ice hockey arena! 7,000 students participate in intramural sports every semester Join one of our intramural exchange student teams and play soccer (sorry, football!), badminton, basketball, volleyball or try something a bit different like inner-tube water polo. Getting Involved Over 100 clubs, 2 student newspapers and a radio station Two art galleries, a sculpture park, five performance stages There are many opportunities to see live theatre, bands, varsity and intramural sports on campus Many volunteer and Service Learning opportunities available For More Information Ask about how to apply for exchange at the International Office of your home university. We hope to see you in Guelph! The University of Guelph Centre for International Programs
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