University of Guelph

Area of Study Arts and Humanities, Biomedicine, Biology, Business, Creative Arts, Engineering, Environmental Practice, Environment and Geoscience, Information Technology, Languages, Marine Science, Politics, Psychology, Science, Zoology
Course Language(s) English
Average Credit Load 4-5 courses
Semester dates Winter January - April
Fall September - December

About the University

The University of Guelph is regarded as one of Canada’s best comprehensive universities, recognized for the high quality of its teaching, research and outstanding facilities. Engaged in a wide variety of academic programs, Guelph's 23,000+ students thrive on the cutting edge of their fields. The beautiful main campus of 412 hectares is approximately one hour’s drive west of Toronto and includes a 165-hectare arboretum and a 12-hectare Research Park.


Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Guelph is a vibrant community of over 120,000 people in southwestern Ontario, Canada. Known as "The Royal City", Guelph is roughly 100 kilometres west of Downtown Toronto. Visit Guelph for acclaimed restaurants and accommodations, entertaining and educational activities, and a wide variety of shopping.

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Courses available

For more information on courses available visit the UoG website.


Students can choose between residences ($800-1000 CAD per month) and off-campus accommodation ($300-400 CAD per month).

Cost of living

Cost of living varies depending on personal needs, the estimated cost of living for one month including accommodation, food, health insurance, transport, textbooks and supplies and spending is estimated at between CAD 2000-4000.

See current exchange rates.

Visa requirements

Australian exchange students who will be studying in Canada for less than six months do not need a Study Permit. If you intend to study for a full year you must apply for a Study Permit.

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