Develop your English language skills to fulfill the York University IELTS 6.5 language requirement and pursue your studies in one of the top universities in Canada.
What is Destination York?
The Destination York Program is an accelerated English for Academic Purpose program that offers conditional acceptance to more than 100 York University undergraduate programs. This eight-week Academic English Language Program is available to students with conditional admission to an undergraduate degree program at York University.
You can enrol in this program after applying to a degree program at York. After successfully completing the Destination York program, you will have fulfilled the York University IELTS 6.5 language requirement for most York undergraduate programs with no test required (IELTS or TOEFL). You will be set up for success to pursue your academic goals at one of the top universities in Canada.
What you will learn
Taught by our highly qualified, caring instructors, you will receive customized feedback to improve your language skills in essential academic areas, such as:
- Listening to key ideas in lectures and presentations, note-taking, and analyzing academic readings.
- Developing the skills needed to write university-level academic research papers with confidence.
- Thinking critically, managing time and working effectively in a team
You will learn in small online class sizes, allowing you to collaborate with your classmates and develop skills for success in your academic studies.
Your academic success in this program is as important to us as your successful integration into York University. We provide you with access to undergraduate advising services, comprehensive information sessions with all Faculties, and workshops that keep you informed of next steps in your university journey.
English Language Institute students can join clubs and attend online and in-person York University events to socialize with your friends and experience Canadian culture in a fun and supportive environment.