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Personal Information
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Date of Birth:
Application for Admission
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Citizenship and Language Information
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Contact Information
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Email Address:
Email has become a primary mode of communication between the university and the application. Please
ensure that you have correctly entered your Email address below.
Program Selection
The University of Guelph offers various graduate programs as well as a diverse area of field research. Please indicate
the order of preference in which you would like to be considered for each program (see listing of programs & fields).
Program 1:
Program 2:
Program 3:
Program 4:
Research Field:
Research Field:
Research Field:
Research Field:
Thank you for your application to the University of Guelph. In order to be considered for
admission to a graduate program, applicants are required to fill out the application
information and include the following information in their application package. An application
package must include: the application for admission form, official transcripts from any
universities attended, final results for completed English Language tests, profession test scores (if
required by the department), a professional resume, and two academic references letters in sealed
envelops. This information must be forwarded as one application package directly to the Office of
Graduate Studies at the University of Guelph.
Academic Background
Provide information on all University level institutions attended or currently attending. All academic history must be
reported, including courses which were not part of a degree or diploma program. (Academic Misconduct,
Withholding "It is an offence to withhold records, transcripts or other academic documents with the intent to mislead
or gain unfair academic advantage"). You are required to submit an official copy transcripts for each university listed
below. Each transcript must be in a sealed envelop and translated to English.
Post Secondary Type Location of Institution:
Name of Institution:
Attended From Date: Attended to Date:
Institution URL:
Name of Degree:
Date of Graduation: Language of Instruction:
1. List most recent institution/university attended:
2. List most recent institution/university attended:
Post Secondary Type
Name of Institution:
Attended From Date:
Institution URL:
Name of Degree:
Date of Graduation:
Location of Institution:
Attended to Date:
Language of Instruction:
Statement of Interest:
Please outline a brief description of your research interests and the type of research you would like to pursue at the
University of Guelph. This information will be reviewed by prospective advisors for admission to the programs you listed
on the previous page.
Test Scores:
Courses at the University of Guelph are completed in approximately 12 weeks. Students therefore must be proficient
in the use of English, both written and oral, when they begin their studies at Guelph. The university requires that
certification of such proficiency be provided by applicants whose first language is not English. If you have successfully
completed university level courses in a country where the first language is English you may be exempt from the
language requirement.
Test results must be sent to the University of Guelph directly form the original source. However, if you have a
photocopy of the test result you may submit this with your application package.
Additional Notes:
-individual departments may require higher scores than the university minimum average;
-test scores are valid from two years from test date;
-official scores must be submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies.
Final Score:Test Completed:
I plan on completing the English Language Certificate Program at the University of Guelph at the Advanced
4. List most recent institution/university attended:
Post Secondary Type Location of Institution:
Name of Institution:
Attended From Date: Attended to Date:
Institution URL:
Name of Degree:
Date of Graduation: Attended to Date:
Attended to Date:Date of Graduation:
Name of Degree:
Institution URL:
Attended From Date: Attended to Date:
Name of Institution:
Post Secondary Type Location of Institution:
3. List most recent institution/university attended:
Email Address:
First/Last Name:
Each applicant is required to submit two academic references, written in English, in support of their application.
Please fill out the following information about each of your referees and forward the referee forms to each reference
listed below. The applicant must submit a hard copy of their referee forms with their application package. Please
ensure that the referee forms are in a sealed envelop directly from the referee. The applicant is not permitted to view
the referee form/letter.
Academic References:
Please attach a copy of your current resume. Include information for each relevant position -- teaching, industry or
professional work. This information is important when potential advisors are considering you as an applicant for
graduate study at the University of Guelph (a resume is not a required document).
Professional Background
Score of Test:
Date of Test:
Select Test:
Some departments/schools ask for additional test scores to provide more background to assess an applicant's
suitability for entrance into a graduate program. The most common test requirements include the Graduate Record
Examination (GRE) and Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT). Only some departments require such tests
for admissions purposes.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to review the application requirements in their respective department of
interest to determine if a GRE or a GMAT score is necessary to apply to the program. If a test score is required an
official copy of the final score must be sent to the University of Guelph directly from the original source or with the
application package. (Note: a photocopy of the test results may be included in your package, however official
documentation must follow).
If you have already completed a GRE or a GMAT. Please fill out the following information regarding your results.
Department: Email Address:
First/Last Name:
2. Referee Information
Additional Test Scores:
1. Referee Information
Applicant Responsibilities
The personal information collected on this application will be used by the University of Guelph for making decisions
related to graduate admissions.
Applicants are required to certify the following statement:
I hereby certify that all information in this application is accurate and complete, including my declaration of
citizenship and status in Canada and my full legal name. I hereby acknowledge and agree that the university may
collect, use and disclose personal information about me (including the information on this application) to confirm the
accuracy of the information on this application.
If I apply to a program offered jointly with a secondary institution, I consent to the disclosure of my personal and
academic information by the University to that secondary institution.
I understand that I may have to provide documentation at some future date to substantiate such information and
that any inaccurate or incomplete information may result in the cancellation or delay of my admission or
registration (status).
Protection of Privacy
We are committed to protecting your privacy. Personal information that you provide to the University is collected
under the authority of the University of Guelph Act (sections 11 & 13), 1964. It is collected for the purpose of
administering: admissions; registration; academic programs and services; university-related student activities;
activities of student societies; financial assistance and awards; graduation and university advancement; and for the
purpose of statistical reporting to government agencies. At all times it will be protected in accordance with the
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). If you have questions about the use and disclosure of
this information call the Office of Graduate Studies at (519) 824-4120 ext. 56833 or review our website at
Application Check List:
Please review and ensure that you have included all of the necessary information and documentation in your
application package. Below is a list of all required information and documentation. The University of Guelph
requires each of these documents to access your application for admission to Graduate Studies. Please include
all of these documents in one envelop and forward to the Office of Graduate Studies. Failure to submit
any of the required documentation may delay the assessment of your application.
Completed English Language test scores (if applicable)
A completed application admission form (this document) including signature at the bottom
Final official transcripts from any institutions/universities attended (must be in sealed envelops)
Any relevant test scores, view program admission requirements: GRE or GMAT (if applicable)
A professional resume (not required, but helpful)
Two academic references in English (in sealed envelops)
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