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UWS & Canada

We are delighted to welcome students from Canada to study with us. The University is growing in popularity amongst students from Canada, who are recognising the quality of our degree programmes.

With an extensive catalogue of undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes designed to meet the demands of research and industry, the University continues to offer a wide range of opportunities to Canadian applicants.

Canadian Loans

University of the West of Scotland is a recognised institution for the purpose of certifying Canadian student loan applications. The Canada Student Loans Program allows students to borrow money from the Government of Canada to pursue higher education.

For details on eligibility and how to apply for a loan, please visit the Canada Student Loans website.

Our institutional code is PUJZ.

South-East Asian Community Posing for Pictures at UWS | University of the West of Scotland

Canadian Community at UWS

There is an established community of Canadian students at UWS who play an active role in many of the University’s social societies and sports clubs. This means that as a student at UWS, you will have the opportunity to meet people from your home country as well as making new friends from Scotland and other parts of the world.

Happy students graduating from UWS London campus

UWS Alumni in Canada

There are currently over 300 UWS alumni working in Canada for companies such as:

  • Bruce Power
  • Bombardier Aerospace
  • Royal Bank of Canada

How to apply

We are keen to provide as much information as possible that will help you in making your application to UWS. Below are specific notes depending on whether you are applying for one of our Bachelor (BA, BAcc, BD, BEng, BSc) degrees, Master (MA, MBA, MEd, MSc) degrees or Research (MRes, MPhil, PhD) degrees.

Applying for our Bachelor degrees

If you are applying from a non-EU/EEA country for entry to one of UWS's undergraduate degree courses, and have not applied already via UCAS, or have not applied to another UK university, then you may apply through our online application system.

International candidates applying through one of our recognised partners or agents for a full-time undergraduate degree course at UWS can also apply using our online application system.

To make the application process as smooth and stress-free as possible, we've compiled a step-by-step guide to applying to study at undergraduate level at UWS. Prior to beginning your application, we recommend that you read this to make sure you have everything you need and that you understand the process.

Applying for our Master degrees

Applying to study a postgraduate taught course at University of the West of Scotland is a simple process through our online application system.

To make the application process as smooth and stress-free as possible, we've compiled a step-by-step guide to applying for a postgraduate taught course at UWS. Prior to beginning your application, we recommend that you read this to make sure you have everything you need and that you understand the process.

Applying for our Research degrees

Applying to undertake a postgraduate research degree at University of the West of Scotland

is a simple process through our online application system. To make the application process as smooth and stress-free as possible, we've compiled a step-by-step guide to applying for a postgraduate research degree at UWS. Prior to beginning your application, we recommend that you read this to make sure you have everything you need and that you understand the process.

UWS Representatives for Canada

We work with two educational representatives based in Ontario and one other educational representative based in New Zealand.

UWS official representatives for Canada (A-Z)

Students Solution Educational Services Limited

Suite 1901, 5000 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario, M2N 7E9, Canada

email: headoffice@studentssolution.co.uk

Telephone: 416 628 3815

 

Xplorerglobal Consulting Limited

45 Sheppard Avenue East, Suite 900, North York, Ontario, M2N 5W9, Canada

email: info@xplorerglobal.com

Telephone: +1416-96-96-5246

 

Canteach Education Consultants

PO Box 79156, Avonhead, Christchurch, New Zealand, 8446

email: mike@canteach.net

Telephone: 011-64-3-358-8049

Meet us in Canada

As well as being able to chat to one of our official representatives in Canada throughout the year, our international team regularly travels overseas to meet students and to attend exhibitions and events. If you are interested in meeting one of our representatives to learn more about studying at University of the West of Scotland, please email international@uws.ac.uk.

Educational Partners

At UWS, we have forged links with educational institutions all over the world. We work in collaboration with these institutions to provide international exchange opportunities for students, ranging from the year-long Erasmus+ programme with our partner institutions in Europe to joint Masters courses with institutions around the world.

Our partner institutions in Canada include:

  • Centennial College
  • Harris Institute
  • Ryerson University
  • Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Last updated: 11/01/2018