University of Strathclyde CANTEACH Application Instructions (please print this off)
When filling out and submitting the Strathclyde applications, please follow these instructions and tips.
Here are the application materials required to apply to this CANTEACH University in Scotland:
1. CANTEACH Application Form
2. Strathclyde University Application form(s) attached on email and under apply now for Application
3. Original University Transcripts
4. High School Transcripts
5. Personal Statement (why you want to teach and what your experience is)
6. 1 passport size photo per University applied to
8. Referee forms
9. Reference Letters
10. Police check
Firstly, Reference letters or forms required for some Universities – forms attached for Strathclyde
CANTEACH applicants need to provide two reference letters. These letters can be from Supervisors,
Teachers, Principals, Cooperating Teachers, Volunteer Coordinators and other people with positions of
responsibility that can attest to your ability, integrity and experience working with children in a position of
responsibility. One reference should be from one directly involved with you in a role with children, summer
camp, teacher, etc.
Verified copy of your Passport or Birth Certificate
The passport or birth cert. copy needs to notarized which means: A Lawyer, Notary Public, Justice of the
peace, Principal, Police Officer can sign the paper copy after having seen the original. They put in a stamp
(where applicable-lawyer) and state that this is a "true and verified copy of the original". They usually sign
it, date it, staple their card on it and write their phone number. Most Lawyers have a stamp/seal.
The International application forms are for all CANTEACH students applying to the University of
Strathclyde for all programs including the Teaching Certificate program (Post Graduate Certificate in
Strathclyde APPLICATION FORM (4 pages)
1 – Course(s) Applied for: Taught Course
PGCE - Primary OR Secondary; Year of Entry ie. 2009 OR 2010
Mode of Study: Full time
Level of study: Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Taught)
Pg Dip box needs to be ticked
Starting Date: Sept 21, 2010
2 – Personal Information – Canadian Address
3. Finance and Fee status
You require a student visa to study in the UK
Nationality – Canadian; Country of Birth: Canada
Entry date to the UK (leave the day blank if you want) listing 09/2009 for Sept
4. List your undergraduate degree
Level – BA, BSc
Subject – degree ie. Major in Arts, English, History
Results – GPA
Year taken – the year you are up to ie. 4th in 2010
Where – University in Canada
5. English – yes
6. Work experience – see resume and include your resume when you apply
7. Research – leave blank
8. Personal statement – see personal statement and include your personal statement when you apply
Self-funded, Other (OSAP)
10. List two references
11. ALL CANTEACH STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO SUPPLY A POLICE CHECK FOR THEIR
APPLICATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE
Please answer the questions listed in this section as appropriate by ticking yes if any of these apply to you.
12. I think this is the checklist box!
13. Declaration - Declaration Signature. Make sure to sign and date the application.
Please send all application material to CANTEACH in New Zealand, address on CANTEACH
If you have any questions on the application for or about applying to Strathclyde in Scotland for Teachers
College, please let me know.
Thanks Mike Johnson
Director, CANTEACH Ltd.