Eligibility

  • have completed or are in the process of completing 60 credit units at the time of application*
  • have a 70% average or higher**
  • be registered as a full-time student prior to and throughout the duration of your exchange program
  • have personal aptitude
  • have available finances or qualify for some of our many scholarships and travel bursaries
  • meet mimninmum Language Proficiency Requirement of the Host University where applicable

*Arts and Science students can apply after completing 30 credit units
** Arts and Science students must have a minimum of 65% average or higher

  • obtain confirmation of permission from departmental supervisor and graduate chair
  • be in good academic standing
  • complete a minimum of 1 semester in your graduate program
  • be registered as a full-time student prior to and throughout the duration of your exchange program
  • have personal aptitude
  • have available finances or qualify for some of our many scholarships and travel bursaries
  • meet mimninmum Language Proficiency Requirement of the Host University where applicabl

Exchange destinations

Cost

  • Pay U of S tuition*
  • Undergraduate students pay student fees only to partner institution
  • Graduate students pay U of S on campus student fees due to the requirement to maintain continuous registration as well as student fees to partner institution
  • Accommodation, flights, insurance, food, miscellaneous 

*Regardless of how many courses or credits you plan to transfer back to the U of S, you will be charged:

  • Undergraduate - 15 credit units per semester
  • Graduate - 9 credit units per semester

Travel scholarships and funding

Many scholarships and travel bursaries are available through the U of S and external institutions.

Click HERE for more information about fully-funded exchange opportunities offered through the Canadian Learning Initiative in China (CLIC).

Transferable credit

The exchange program is a great way for U of S students to study at a university in another country while still working on requirements for their degree program.

Applying

Application deadline

  • To go overseas for 2019 Winter Term, apply by September 15, 2018
  • To go overseas for 2019 Fall Term or for the Academic Year (2019-2020), apply by February 1, 2019

Incoming exchange students

Are you interested in coming to the U of S as an Exchange Student?