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ESL Academic Program

Apply for short-term programs

You can begin your studies from home at times to suit your schedule. Remote, non-credit ESL courses can be taken without a student visa or while yours is being processed.

There are fun, online cultural activities planned to introduce you to the city and help you feel at home at our university.


English as a Second Language

This program is accredited by Languages Canada.

Core and Skill Classes

Each class focuses on specific language skills offered through classroom instruction, workshops, seminars and socio-cultural activities.

Admission Requirements

Determine if you are eligible for the Academic ESL Program.

Placement Exams

There are several placement exams every term.

Application Forms

These forms are for new and returning students.


For Visa students, landed immigrants, Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Student Stories

Learn about the academic program from students who have been through the program.

Read more about Manami's Story

Transition Programs

Transition programs are for ESL students and students who want to apply for admission to a University of Regina undergraduate program but may not have all the English language requirements.

Advanced English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

EAP prepares you for U of R undergraduate and graduate programs.

ESL + 1

Take a university credit course before finishing the ESL program.