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      Carleton University provides high-quality education to students from Canada
      and around the world. We offer a wide range of programs and our campus
      and city provide a beautiful and welcoming environment in which to live and
      study. Come and be a part of this extraordinary university!
      Wonderful country                    Ottawa is one of the world’s          research facilities. Over the
      The United Nations consistently      most beautiful capital cities         years, the university has forged
      ranks Canada as one of the best      with its historic architecture,       strong links with these industry
      countries to live in because         interconnecting waterways,            and government partners
      of its quality of life. A land of    park-like greenery, and extensive     resulting in valuable research
      opportunity, Canada is a vast,       walking and biking trails.            and work placements for our
      multicultural country with a         Elegant shops, international          students and graduates.
      history of helping others and        restaurants, movie theatres,          diverse community
      welcoming the world. Our tuition     nightclubs and a bustling             Carleton has a long history
      and living costs also make           farmers’ market flourish in a         of attracting international
      Canada an affordable place in        dynamic downtown core situated        students. Today, the university
      which to live and study.             in the shadow of Canada’s             draws students from more than
                                           majestic Parliament buildings.        140 countries to its diverse and
      outstanding location
      One of Carleton’s greatest assets    unparalleled resources                inclusive campus. As well, many
      is its location in Ottawa, the       As the seat of the federal            Carleton students take part in
      nation’s capital. A cosmopolitan     government, Ottawa is home            our student exchange program
      city of close to a million people,   to some of Canada’s most              and study abroad at one of our
      Ottawa is ideally situated just a    influential government and non-       partner institutions in over 30
      few hours’ drive from Toronto,       governmental organizations. It        countries. At Carleton, there is
      Montreal and the United States.      also boasts a vibrant business        a strong sense of community
      The city has an international        sector, numerous museums and          among students, faculty and
      airport and is well serviced by      embassies and one of Canada’s         staff, and you will quickly feel at
      inter-city buses and trains.         largest concentrations of clinical,   home here.
                                           medical and life sciences
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    Ideally situated in downtown Ottawa overlooking the river, Canada’s majestic parliament buildings are a short
    bus ride away from Carleton’s campus and provide a great venue for watching politics in action.

    Progams of study                      arts and social sciences
                                          and public affairs
                                                                                integrating theory and practice
                                                                                and in applying this knowledge
    As a student at Carleton, you can                  to complex business issues in          Meet up with current and future
    take advantage of all that we                   a global economy. Working in           Carleton students by joining our
    offer, including:                     Through the faculties of Arts         partnership with companies and         Carleton University (Official)
    n   a variety of programs             and Social Sciences and Public        institutions, the School develops      Facebook page. Contribute to the
    n   practical experience              Affairs, you can complete one         future business leaders through        conversation or view our photo
        opportunities                     of six bachelor’s programs.           innovative programs and                gallery.
    n   award-winning faculty             You will gain a comprehensive         leading-edge research.                 carletonuniversity
    n   cutting-edge research projects    understanding of your area of
    n   a strong support network
                                          study, as well as graduate with
    n   first-class facilities
                                          the sound analytical thinking,
    n   generous scholarships
    n   on-campus residences              problem solving, communication
    n   vibrant campus life               and interpersonal skills that you
                                          will need—as a professional, a
    innovative programs                   citizen and a leader.
    Our wide range of nationally
    and internationally renowned          engineering and design
    programs will give you the  
    flexibility to choose the degree      design
    that suits you while challenging      Students in programs offered
    you to be your best. At Carleton,     through our Faculty of
    students can pursue an Honours        Engineering and Design will
    program, usually completed in         have access to world-class
    four years, or a General program,     facilities and co-op work-
    usually completed in three            placements that provide plenty
    years. Students can sometimes         of opportunities to gain valuable
    combine two programs to               work experience.
    earn a combined degree or opt         science
    to take a second, smaller set
    of required courses called a          Students in the Faculty of
    minor. Many of our programs           Science are taught by some of the
    are interdisciplinary in nature,      leading scientific researchers
    which allows our students to          in their disciplines and can
    study across several disciplines.     choose a program of study
    Carleton University offers            from the physical, life, earth,
    15 undergraduate degree               mathematical and computer
    programs with over 100                sciences.
    majors, concentrations and            business
    specializations from which to
    choose.                               The Sprott School of Business         Originally sent as a gift from the Netherlands, multi-coloured tulips
                                          believes in the importance of         herald springtime in Ottawa and attract thousands of visitors every year.

     Programs of study
Degrees and areas of study                                                                                                                                                   Prerequisites and application deadlines

Bachelor of architectural StuDieS (co-op available)
                                                                                                                                                                         n English
                                                                                                                                                                         n Math (Calculus is strongly recommended.)
                                                                                                                                                                         n Physics

                                                                                                                                                                         A portfolio is required.
                                                                                                                                                                         for portfolio details.)
                                                                                                                                                                         application deadline: February 1.
                                                                                                                                                                         Portfolio deadline: April 1.

    Bachelor of artS (t co-op available)
    n Undeclared                                               n Directed Interdisciplinary Studies (enter after       n Human Rights                                        n   English
    n African Studies                                            first year)                                           n Lawt(Concentrations in Business Law;
                                                                                                                                                                             For BA Biology: Chemistry is also required. Math is
    n Anthropologyt                                            n Economicst (Concentrations in                           Law, Policy and Government;
                                                                 Development; Financial Economics;                                                                           recommended.
    n Applied Economics t (Concentrations in                                                                             Transnational Law and Human Rights)
      Development; Financial Economics; International            International Political Economy; Natural              n Linguistics                                         For BA Applied Economics and Economics: Math is
      Political Economy; Natural Resources, Environment          Resources, Environment and Economy)                   n Music                                               also required. Calculus is recommended.
      and Economy)                                             n Englisht (Concentration in Creative Writing)          n Philosophy (Specialization in Philosophy,
    n Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies                n Environmental Studies                                                                                       application deadline: April 1.
                                                                                                                         Ethics and Public Affairs)
    n Art History                                              n European and Russian Studiest
                                                                                                                       n Political Sciencet (Concentrations in
    n Biology                                                  n Film Studies
                                                                                                                         Canadian Politics; Comparative Politics and
    n Canadian Studies                                         n Frencht
                                                                                                                         Area Studies-Global North; Comparative
    n Cognitive Science t (Specializations in Biological       n French Interdisciplinary Studies
                                                                                                                         Politics and Area Studies-Global South;
      Foundations of Cognition; Cognition and                  n Geography (Concentration in Physical
                                                                                                                         Gender and Politics; International Relations;
      Computation; Cognition and Psychology;                     Geography)
      Language and Linguistics; Philosophical and                                                                        North American Politics; Political Theory;
                                                               n Geomatics
      Conceptual Issues)                                       n Global Politics
                                                                                                                         Public Affairs and Policy Analysis)
                                                                                                                       n Psychology
    n Communication Studiest (Concentrations in                n Greek and Roman Studies
                                                                                                                       n Religion
      Image, Politics and Persuasion; Media Industries         n Historyt(Concentration in International
      and Institutions; Communication and Identity)                                                                    n Sociologyt
    n Criminology and Criminal Justice                                                                                 n Women’s and Gender Studies
                                                               n History and Theory of Architecture
      (Concentrations in Law; Psychology; Sociology)

Bachelor of commerce (t co-op available)
n Accountingt                                                      n   Information Systemst                            n Managing People and Organizationst                  n   English
n Entrepreneurshipt                                                n   International Businesst                         n Marketingt                                          n   Math (Calculus is recommended.)
n Financet                                                             (see also Bachelor of International Business)   n Supply Chain Managementt
                                                                                                                                                                             application deadline: April 1.

Bachelor of international BuSineSS
n   International Investment,                                      n   International Marketing and Trade               n   Strategic Management                              n   English
    Finance and Banking                                                                                                    and International Human Resources                 n   Math
                                                                                                                                                                             application deadline: April 1.

Bachelor of comPuter Science (t co-op available)
n Biomedical Computingt                                        n Lawt                                                  n Psychologyt                                         n   Math
n Computer Game Developmentt                                   n Management and Business Systemst                      n Roboticst
                                                                                                                                                                             application deadline: April 1.
n Computer and Internet Securityt                              n Mobile Computingt                                     n Software and Computingt

                                                               n Network Computingt                                    n Software Engineeringt

Bachelor of engineering (t co-op and internships available)
n Aerospacet *                                             n Communicationst                                           n Mechanicalt *                                       n Math (Calculus is recommended.)
n Architectural Conservation and Sustainabilityt           n Computer Systemst                                         n Softwaret                                           n Chemistry
n Biomedical and Electricalt                               n Electricalt                                               n Sustainable and Renewable                           n Physics

n Biomedical and Mechanicalt                               n Engineering Physicst                                        Energyt *
n Civilt *                                                 n Environmentalt
                                                                                                                                                                             application deadline: April 1.
 * Additional concentrations available

Bachelor of humanitieS
Option A: Humanities                                                                                                                                                         For Humanities and Biology: Chemistry is required.
Option B: Humanities and Biology
                                                                                                                                                                             Portfolio may be required. (See www.admissions.
                                                                                                                                                                    for portfolio
                                                                                                                                                                             application deadline: March 1.
                                                                                                                                                                             Portfolio deadline: March 1.

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    Degrees and areas of study                                                                                           Prerequisites and application deadlines

    Bachelor of inDuStrial DeSign (co-op available)
                                                                                                                         n   Math (Calculus is strongly recommended.)
                                                                                                                         n   Physics
                                                                                                                             A portfolio is also required. (See www.admissions.
                                                                                                                    for portfolio
                                                                                                                             application deadline: March 1.
                                                                                                                             Portfolio deadline: April 1.

    Bachelor of information technology (t co-op available)
        n Interactive Multimedia and Designt                                                                             Prerequisites: Math, English and one science. (Calculus and
        n Network Technologyt                                                                                            Physics are recommended.)
        n Photonics and Laser Technologyt
                                                                                                                         For Photonics and Laser Technology: Physics is also required.
                                                                                                                         interactive multimedia and Design: A portfolio is also
                                                                                                                         required. (See
                                                                                                                         requirements for portfolio details.)
                                                                                                                         application deadline: March 1. Portfolio deadline: March 1.
                                                                                                                         network technology and Photonics and laser technology
                                                                                                                         application deadlines: April 1.

    Bachelor of JournaliSm (apprenticeships available)
                                                                                                                         n   English
                                                                                                                         application deadline: March 1.

    Bachelor of mathematicS ( co-op available) t

    n Biostatisticst                                                    n Mathematics and Economicst                     n   Math
    n Computational and Applied Mathematics and Statisticst             n Mathematics/Master of Sciencet
    n Mathematicst                                                      n Statisticst
                                                                                                                         For Biostatistics: Biology and Chemistry are also required.
    n Computer Mathematicst                                             n Statistics and Economicst                      (Physics is also recommended.)
    n Computer Science and Mathematicst                                 n Statistics/Master of Sciencet
                                                                                                                         application deadline: April 1.
    Bachelor of muSic
                                                                                                                         You will be required to either audition or send in a
                                                                                                                         recorded audition. See (
                                                                                                                         additional-requirements for more details.)
                                                                                                                         application deadline: March 1.
                                                                                                                         audition deadline: March 1.

    Bachelor of PuBlic affairS anD Policy management (t co-op available)
    n Communication and Information Technology Policyt                  n Public Policy and Administrationt              Overall performance, no specific prerequisites required.
    n Development Studiest                                              n Social Policyt                                 (English is recommended.)
    n Human Rightst                                                     n Strategic Public Opinion
    n International Studiest                                              and Policy Analysist                           application deadline: April 1.

    Bachelor of Science (t co-op available)
    n Biochemistryt                            n Computational                        n Food Science and                 n   Math
    n Bioinformaticst                            Biochemistryt                          Nutrition                        n   Two science credits
    n Biologyt *                               n Computational                        n Geography *                          (Calculus is strongly recommended)
    n Biotechnologyt                             Biology                              n Integrated Science *

    n Chemistryt *                             n Earth Sciencest *                    n Nanoscience
                                                                                                                         application deadline: April 1.
                                               n Environmental                        n Neurosciencet
                                                 Sciencet *                           n Neuroscience and Mental Health

                                                                                      n Psychology

    n Biology & Physics                        n   Applied Physicsw                   n   Mathematics & Physics          n   Math
    n Chemistry & Physics                                                                                                n   Two science credits
    n Physics *                                                                                                              (Physics and calculus are strongly recommended.)
                                                                                                                         application deadline: April 1.

    Bachelor of Social work (Practicum required)
                                                                                                                         No specific prerequisites required, but a supplementary
                                                                                                                         application must be submitted. (See www.admissions.
                                                                                                                for more details.)
                                                                                                                         application deadline: February 1.
                                                                                                                         Supplementary application deadline: March 1.

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    Your academic performance                         admission to the first year of an                   The chart below outlines               most countries.
    in your previous studies is                       undergraduate program. In some                      prerequisite equivalencies
                                                                                                                                                 If your country or education
    the main determining factor                       cases, you also will be required                    from a variety of education
                                                                                                                                                 system is not listed here, or if
    for admission to Carleton’s                       to present specific courses                         systems that can be presented
                                                                                                                                                 you need further information,
    undergraduate degree programs.                    (prerequisites). See the chart on                   for consideration for admission.
                                                                                                                                                 please visit our website at
    High school graduation is                         pages 2 and 3 for full program                      We do recognize and accept
    the normal level required for                     requirements.                                       national qualifications from

              education system and general requirements                                                                                           Prerequisite equivalencies

      general guiDelineS (euroPe, the miDDle eaSt, aSia*, central anD South america*)
      You will need a secondary school or high school graduation certificate. Education should normally consist of a minimum of                  Math: Senior-level Math
      12 years of study. You will need to present transcripts from your senior high school along with your graduation diploma or                 Chemistry: Senior-level Chemistry
      certificate, and any graduation exam results.                                                                                              Physics: Senior-level Physics
      Early/conditional offers may be available with interim marks.                                                                              English: Senior-level English
      *For some countries, applicants may be required to have completed one year of university study.

      u.S. / american-BaSeD SyStemS (uniteD StateS or american high SchoolS overSeaS)

      The Grade 12 program must include at least four academic units and a minimum of 16 academic units completed in Grades 9                    Math: Senior-level Math
      to 12. A minimum average in your final years of B- or better is required for admission. For Honours or some limited enrolment              Chemistry: Senior-level Chemistry
      programs, a higher average may be required. You are encouraged to submit SAT or ACT scores, school grading information                     Physics: Senior-level Physics
      including pass marks, and rank in class to support your application.                                                                       English: Senior-level English
      Early/conditional offers may be available with a combination of Grade 11 and mid-year Grade 12 results.
      Advanced standing (transfer) credit may be awarded for Advanced Placement “AP” exams with a minimum grade of 4,
      subject to the discretion of the appropriate faculty, to a maximum of 3.0 credits.

      BritiSh-BaSeD SyStemS (uniteD kingDom, weSt inDieS, eaSt anD weSt africa, hong kong)

      The General Certificate of Education or equivalent is required, with satisfactory standing in five subjects at the GCSE, IGCSE,            Math: AS or A Level Math
      CXC or Ordinary “O” Level. Two suitable subjects at the Advanced “A” Level or CAPE, or 4 “AS” Levels are also required.                      CAPE Math
      Early/conditional offers may be available with predicted results.                                                                          Chemistry: AS or A Level Chemistry
                                                                                                                                                   CAPE Chemistry
      Advanced standing (transfer) credit may be awarded for A Levels completed with a grade of C or better.
                                                                                                                                                 Physics: AS or A Level Physics
                                                                                                                                                   CAPE Physics
                                                                                                                                                 English: AS or A Level English
                                                                                                                                                   CAPE English

      international Baccalaureate

      You will need the full IB (three subsidiary [SL] and three higher level [HL] subjects), with a minimum of 28 points (please note           Math: SL or HL Math (not Math Studies)
      that some programs are more competitive, so will require higher scores).                                                                   Chemistry: SL or HL Chemistry
      You may have one subject with a grade of 3, provided it is offset by a grade of 5 or better. Prerequisite subjects must have a             Physics: SL or HL Physics
      grade of 4 or better.                                                                                                                      English: SL or HL English
      Early/conditional offers may be available with predicted results.
      IB students may be awarded advanced standing (transfer) credit for HL subjects with a grade of 5 or better subject to the
      discretion of the appropriate faculty, to a maximum of 3.0 credits.

      inDian high School

      You will need to complete one of the following Higher School Certificates: All India School Certificate (CBSE), Indian School              Math: XII Math
      Certificate (CISCE) or one of the state board certificates. Students must submit their marksheets/exam scores from examinations            Chemistry: XII Chemistry
      taken in the X and XII level. Early/conditional offers may be available with X final and mid-year or predicted XII, or Pre-Board scores.   Physics: XII Physics
      Your admissions average will be calculated on 5–6 academic subjects completed in the XII level. The minimum entrance                       English: XII English
      averages range between 67–85%, depending on the program.
      Prerequisite subjects must be taken at the XII level.

                                           hoW to
    1. when to apply                                                                                      	 Remember to review your offer of admission for any conditions. Students applying with
                                                                                                              studies currently in progress will be required to submit their final grades in order to maintain
    We operate on a rolling admissions timeline which means that the sooner your application and              their offer.
    documents are received, the sooner we can process your application. Please see the program            	 If you receive an early/conditional offer, you may have a limited period of time to accept your
    chart on pages 2 and 3 for application deadlines. Although the main application deadlines are             offer. Please contact us directly if you have any questions regarding that timeframe.
    not until February through April, you should start the process as early as possible—ideally by            Email:
    the December or January prior to the September in which you wish to begin your studies.

    2. how to apply                                                                                       5. Applying for a study permit
                                                                                                             If you are not a permanent resident or Canadian citizen, you will need a document called
    Submit your online application anD fee:                                                                   a study permit to study in Canada. You must apply for this permit from outside of Canada,
    a) Via Carleton—Apply directly to Carleton University at                                                  using the form entitled “Student Information for a Study Permit” included in your offer of or you can request to have a paper application mailed                    admission which you will view at Carleton Central.
       to you by emailing OR
    b) Via OUAC—The Ontario Universities’ Application Centre offers a common application                     Please consult the nearest Canadian consulate (embassy, high commission or government
       form for all of the universities in the province of Ontario. Your application can be submitted         office) for complete regulations and application procedures at least six months before you
       online at                                                                               intend to begin your studies. Visit the website of Citizenship and Immigration Canada at
                                                                                                     for more information.
    Submit your documents:
    n Transcripts—Submit official transcripts for all of your high school and any post-secondary
      studies. These documents should either be original or notarized copies. Students in their           6. Registering for courses online
      final year of high school should submit mid-term or predicted results from their school.
    n   Documents need to be submitted in both the original language and translated into English             After accepting your offer of admission, you will receive information on how to register for
        by a certified translator.                                                                            your courses.

    n   Documents must be received by Admissions Services at Carleton no later than                          Registration takes place online in June/July through Carleton Central at www.central.
        May 1 for September admission and November 15 for January admission. (Only a limited        
        number of programs permit entry in the winter term.)
    n   Course outlines—Students seeking transfer credit from previous post-secondary studies             7. Fee Payment
        will need to submit official course descriptions along with their transcripts. You must
        provide transcripts of all studies you have attempted regardless of whether they were full-          After selecting your courses, you must arrange to pay your fees in order to finalize your
        or part-time. Transcripts must be sent directly from the institution to Carleton.                     registration. See
    n   English language proficiency—Make sure to submit your proof of English language                      Payment can be made electronically (via internet or telephone banking), or by mailing a
        proficiency as early as possible in order for your file to be assessed. See page 6-7 for              cheque or money order.
        more details.
                                                                                                             Tuition fees can be paid at the start of the academic year, or in installments at the
                                                                                                              beginning of the Fall and Winter terms (end of August and beginning of January).
    3. checking the status of your application and viewing your offer

        Once we have recorded your application, you will receive an acknowledgement email from            8. Preparing to come to Canada
        Carleton with information on how to view your status online at Carleton Central. This will also
        be where you view and print your electronic Offer of Admission.
        Visit                                                                        Visit the International Student Services Office (ISSO) website
                                                                                                              where you will find the International Student Guide, as well as information on the airport
                                                                                                              pick-up program, Orientation, immigration, health insurance and activities.
     4. accepting your offer
                                                                                                             Register for the campus-wide Orientation through the Student Experience Office at
                                                                                                     and for the International Student Orientation at
    n   If you applied directly to Carleton, you can accept your offer of admission online at www.   If you applied through OUAC, you must accept your offer through
        your OUAC account.                                                                                   Plan to arrive several days before term starts to attend Orientation and settle in.
    n   If you have been offered a space in residence, you will need to complete the response                The University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) is a mandatory health insurance program for
        forms on the Housing Services website at and pay your                         all international students. It is the responsibility of each student to visit the ISSO to pick up
        room deposit by the deadline in early June. If you have not been offered a room with your             their proof of coverage card upon arrival at Carleton. Upon registration in classes, students
        admission package, you will need to complete an application form on the housing website               will have UHIP premiums applied to their student account and will be automatically enrolled
        to be entered into the housing lottery.                                                               in the program. UHIP provides basic and emergency health insurance while studying in
                                                                                                              Canada. Contact the ISSO for more information at

    english language
          For admission, you will need to demonstrate that your knowledge and use of
          English are strong enough for studies in an English language university.

                                                            english language test scores
          english language tests                Score                                                       type of offer

          Canadian Academic English             70
          Language Assessment (CAEL)

          Paper-based TOEFL (PBT)               580
                                                                                                            Offer to Undergraduate Degree Program
          Internet-based TOEFL (IBT)            86 (22 in writing and speaking, 20 reading and listening)
                                                                                                            with no ESL requirement: may begin full-time
          IELTS                                 6.5 IELTS (min. 6.0 in each band)

          Michigan English Language             85 (min. score of 80 on each section)
          Assessment Battery (MELAB)

          Canadian Academic English             Overall CAEL 30*–69 (with no band score lower than
          Language Assessment (CAEL)            30)* An overall score of 30 must also have:
                                                  n 40 in Writing OR

                                                  n 50 in Reading or Listening OR

                                                  n 50 in Speaking and 40 in Reading or Listening

          Paper Based TOEFL                     500-579                                                     Offer to Degree Program with ESL requirement.
                                                                                                            Must complete Foundation Program.
          Internet Based TOEFL                  61–85 (min 15 each section)

          IELTS                                 5.0–6.4 (min 4.5 each band (writing+reading+listening)
                                                divided by 3 = min 5)

          Michigan English Language             N/A
          Assessment Battery (MELAB)

          No language test result, or score                                                                 Not eligible for offer, must supply English
          below above-listed minimum cut-offs                                                               language test score

          For more information, please visit our website at

    language proficiency
    Admission to an undergraduate            Name: Ahmed Salama
    degree program is based on your          Home City and Country
    grades in your previous studies,                  Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    and in some cases, specific              High School
    prerequisite and additional                       Ibn-Khaldoon High School
    requirements such as portfolios          Degree Program at Carleton
    or auditions. At the same time,                   Third-year Computer Systems Engineering
    if your first language is not
    English, you will also have to           The reputation of Canadian universities attracted me to come to Canada
                                             and I chose Carleton for two main reasons. First, I found the program
    show that your language skills
                                             that is suitable for me. Second, my English skills needed to be improved
    are strong enough to study in an
                                             as I never studied in English, so the foundation program fit my needs—I
    English language university.             earned credits while learning English.
    You can demonstrate that you             Another good thing is the co-op option. You will have the opportunity to
    have studied for the last three          apply knowledge that you gain in class in practical work experience which
    years (full time) in a high school,      gives you an edge when applying for careers after graduation.
    college, or university in Canada,
    the U.S., the U.K. or any other
    country in which the primary
    language is English and where         There is no separate application
    the language of instruction in        process—students who                                           foundation Program courses
    the relevant institution was          apply for a degree program
    exclusively English. Students         presenting language test scores                                                                            additional
    who cannot demonstrate three          in the appropriate range will           course                                                             degree
                                                                                                course name     Description
    years in an English medium            automatically be admitted with          number                                                             credits
    school as outlined must submit        an ESL requirement, and as                                                                                 permitted
    an English language test result.      such admitted to the Foundation
                                          Program.                                                               This level introduces students
    english language test score                                                                  Introductory
                                                                                                                 to the skills and strategies they
    Submit your language test result      Admitted students should                               ESL for
                                                                                   ESLA 1300                     need for academic success           0.5 credit
                                          check Carleton Central at                              Academic
    as early as possible during the                                                                              at university, including basic
                                 to                             Purposes
    application process. Depending                                                                               research methods.
    on the score achieved, you            view the level of their ESL
    may receive one of two types          placement. Students may be
                                          required to take one, two or                           Intermediate    This level further develops the
    of admission offer (described                                                  ESLA 1500     ESL for         skills and strategies required
    opposite). Please note that you       three language courses before                                                                              Up to 1.0 credit
                                                                                                 Academic        for academic success, and
    cannot use a senior high school       they can begin full-time study.
                                                                                                 Purposes        enhances basic research skills.
    English course as a substitute        Exempt Programs: Please note
    for this requirement. If applying     that the following programs are
    to a program with a portfolio/                                                                               This level develops students’
                                          not available for entry with an
    document requirement, your                                                                   Advanced ESL    research and analytic skills,
                                          ESL requirement: Architectural                                                                             Up to 1.5
                                                                                   ESLA 1900     for Academic    primarily through reading and
    language test score must be           Studies, Humanities,                                                                                       credits
                                                                                                 Purposes        writing of academically oriented
    submitted by the portfolio/           Information Technology,                                                texts.
    document deadline to be               Industrial Design, International
    considered for admission.             Business, Journalism, and Public       *For more information, visit
    Admission with an ESL                 Affairs and Policy Management.
    Requirement (Foundation
    Students who present scores in
    the mid range on the preceding
    chart may be eligible for an
    offer of admission with an
    ESL requirement. This means
    that Carleton will admit you
    to your degree program with
    the requirement that you
    complete English language
    classes through the Foundation
    Program. Carleton’s Foundation
    Program allows you to earn
    academic credits while
    developing the English language
    skills required for full-time

        on campus
                          If you want to experience university life as a member of a vibrant, close-knit
                          community, consider living in residence. You will love living minutes away
                          from your classes, the Library, athletics and the large dining hall.
                          For many students, choosing to       to each other and to the rest of    simply have to pay the deposit
                          live on campus is one of the best    campus via underground tunnels.     and accept the residence offer
                          decisions they make. Last year,      You will find that our meal plans   online by the deadline on the
                          over 2,800 students chose to live    are designed to provide you with    Housing website and we will
                          in one of our residence buildings.   plenty of flexibility so you can    save you a spot. If you do not
                          Demand for residence continues       fit a healthy diet into your busy   qualify for a guaranteed space in
                          to grow and our newest residence     schedule. With the opportunities    residence, you can still apply. A
                          opened in September 2011.            and conveniences—not to             lottery draw is used for all other
                          In residence, you will have the      mention the unique living           residence applications. www.
                          opportunity to meet people           experience—that residence 
                          from around the world and            offers, you will be glad that you   application-procedures
                                                               chose to make residence your
                          make friendships that last a
                          lifetime. You will be supported      home away from home. Visit          Academic focus
                                                      for all
                          by a network of Residence Life                                           Embarking on a new chapter
                                                               the details.
                          staff who are there to help make                                         in life with a new school, a new
                          sure your time in residence is a                                         program of study and a new place
                          rewarding one.                       First-year guarantee                to live can take some getting used
                          At Carleton, all residences are      At Carleton, a place in residence   to. Carleton’s award-winning
                          conveniently located in a central    is guaranteed to all current        Residence Life program has
                          area of the university campus,       secondary school students           been designed to help with this
                          and for the days you don’t want      entering first-year studies who     transition so you can reach   to walk outside, are connected       receive an offer by mid-May. You    your academic and personal

    goals. Our extensive residence
    support network includes live-
                                         Residence offers:
    in residence staff, organized        n   smoke-free buildings
    academic programs and social         n   fully furnished rooms
    events, a Residence Reception
    Desk, and university safety staff.   n   rooms wired for access to the                 university’s computer system
    prospective-residents                    and the Internet

                                         n   television and study rooms
    Two living styles                    n   a drop-in lounge (the Raven’s
    Our residences offer two types of        Roost) with a ping pong table,
    rooms—“traditional” or “suite-           Wii Fit, board games and more
    style” rooms. The majority of our    n   laundry rooms
    rooms for first-year students
                                         n   custodial service for
    are the traditional two double
                                             common areas
    rooms connected by a shared
    washroom. A limited number of        n   residence mail-distribution
    single rooms are available. The          service
    suite style provides four-person
                                         n   residence reception desk
    single-gender suites (either two
                                             staffed 24 hours a day
    doubles or four singles) with a
    shared common area, washroom         n   residence counsellors
    and small food preparation area
    (with fridge and microwave).
                                         Flexible meal plans
    A traditional room in Grenville,
                                         Students in residence can choose       Cost                                    correspond via email with a
    Russell, Renfrew or Lanark
                                         from a variety of meal plans.          Fees for traditional residence          current residence student.
                                         You can choose to eat all your         (double occupancy) for 2011-12
                                         meals in the large dining hall,        range from $8,411 to $9,261 and         prospective-residents/e-mentor-
                                         centrally located in the Residence     cover the cost of your room,            program
                                         Commons, or you can combine            telephone, Internet connection
                                         your dining hall meals with cash
                                         on your campus card—“Dining
                                                                                and your chosen meal plan.
                                                                                Detailed information about the
                                                                                                                        Living Off-campus
                                         Dollars” that can be spent on food     cost of residence is available at       If you choose to live off-campus,
                                         at other food outlets and eateries            arrive early and be prepared to
                                         across campus. This flexibility                                                spend some time looking for an
    A suite-style room in Prescott
                                         ensures that you will be able to fit                                           appropriate place. Our Housing
                                         healthy eating into your personal      Sneak preview                           Office provides a housing listing
                                         schedule. Visit       To learn more about residence           service. For more information,
                                         housing/meal-plans/ for further        before you get here, you can            visit
                                         information.                           sign up for an E-Mentor and             off-campus-housing

                                                                                    Name: Chirag Sharma
    Visit Housing Services online to
                                                                                    Home City and Country
    view pictures and videos of our
                                                                                             New Delhi, India
    residences and other sample floor
                                                                                    High School
                                                                                             Bhatnagar International School
                    Watch our videos!                                               Degree Program at Carleton
                    Life in Residence                                                        Second-year Bachelor of Communications Engineering
                    and Dining
                    Services                                                        Canada comprises a vast diversity of people. It has people from
                                                                                    every country and shows a very warm welcome. Carleton is located
                                                                                    at the heart of Canada, but like every international student, I was
                                                                                    so new and unfamiliar to this place. But students all around the
    prospective-residents/residence-                                                campus helped me in everything; like a student who is now my best
    video                                                                           friend took me from one corner of campus to another because I
                                                                                    didn’t know where a building was. This made me feel so special.
    You can also choose to stay in
    residence after first year—more
    single rooms and residences with
    cooking facilities are designated
    for upper year students.

       campus life
          anD support
                            Attending classes is only part of your university experience. Campus life is also
                            about joining a club, staying healthy, attending special events and lectures, hanging
                            out with friends and participating in one of our community outreach programs.

                            Carleton’s campus is lively,
                            diverse and caring. Students
                                                                over several floors. The flags
                                                                of dozens of countries hang
                                                                                                     Campus Life
                            come from all over Canada and       from the ceiling of the interior     Bustling with more than 25,000
                            over 140 countries to study here.   atrium reflecting the university’s   full- and part-time students,
                            At Carleton, there is a strong      connection to the world and          and 2,000 faculty and staff,
                            sense of community among            commitment to ensuring that          Carleton’s campus offers a wide
                            faculty, students and staff         those from other nations always      range of services and amenities
                            and you will find a welcoming       feel welcome.                        on site, such as a bank, post
                            environment in which you will                                            office, convenience store, travel
                                                                On campus, you’ll find
                            quickly feel at home.                                                    agency and much more.
                                                                plenty of opportunities to
                            Our beautiful riverside campus      get involved and form new
                            is very easy to navigate. The       friendships. In September,           Clubs and societies
                            Library and academic buildings      attend Fall Orientation, a six-      Whether your interests are
                            are clustered together around a     day extravaganza of social           academic, social, political
                            large outdoor green space. Our      and academic events held to          or charitable, there is a club
                            residences sit at the foot of the   acquaint you with Carleton and       or society for you. Carleton’s
                            academic buildings, close to our    your classmates before classes       extensive network of more than
                            first-class athletics facilities.   begin. Orientation ends with our     180 active clubs and societies is
                                                                New Student Convocation where        another great way to meet new
                            The University Centre, the hub
                                                                you and your fellow first-year       people, gain valuable skills, and
                            of campus life, buzzes with
                                                                students will be honoured in         pursue your interests outside the
                            activity. Several coffee shops,
                                                                a ceremony to officially mark        classroom.
                            the bookstore, a food court,
                                                                the beginning of your academic
                            and a variety of offices serving
                                                                journey at Carleton.   students’ needs are spread

         Name: Eri Kiribuchi
         Home City and Country
                   Prague, Czech Republic (Originally Japan)
                                                                                                                           Student support
         University (before Carleton)
                                                                                                                           international student
                   Bemidji State University (Minnesota, US)
                                                                                                                           services office (isso)
         Program at Carleton
                                                                                                                           The ISSO provides support
                   Second-year Bachelor of International Business
                                                                                                                           to international students
                                                                                                                           before they arrive on campus
         I play competitive ice hockey and Carleton was one of the schools I
                                                                                                                           and throughout their time
         received an offer from to play for the varsity team, in one of the highest
         competitive level leagues in the world. Knowing that Carleton has such                                            at Carleton. The office co-
         great academics too, my choice was set. Ottawa is not as big as Toronto                                           ordinates the airport pick-
         or Montreal but I feel you get to concentrate on study more than living                                           up program, International
         in those huge cities. Also all the faculty members are very welcoming                                             Student Orientation, social
         and helpful. Even though students might have some language barrier,                                               and cultural activities, as
         everybody here is very nice and willing to help you out.                                                          well as the university health
                                                                                                                           insurance plan. The ISSO also
                                                                                                                           provides support on study
                                                                                                                           permits, work permits and
     For a complete list of all our           growth. Many of our degree              Housing Office and the Paul          visas.
     clubs and societies and their            programs offer a work-placement         Menton Centre for Students
     contact information, visit               component, but you can also             with Disabilities need student       student academic                       volunteer in the community and          volunteers. You may contact          success centre (sasc)
                                              help make a difference in the           these offices directly through       SASC is Carleton’s centralized
                                                                                                                           academic advising and learning
     Community                                world. Volunteering not only
                                              feels good, but can also teach
                                                                             Also, visit the
                                                                                      Volunteer Bureau at the Career       support centre. Academic
     involvement                              valuable skills and help define         Development Office at www.           advisors are available to meet
                                              your future goals.             or the Student      with you to help develop a plan
     Working with and learning from
                                                                                      Experience Office’s Community        to meet your academic goals.
     others outside the university            Many offices on campus,
                                                                                      Service Learning website at
     can be an integral part of               such as the International
     your education and personal              Student Services Office, the  
                                                                                                                           student experience
                                                                                      service-learning to learn about
                                                                                                                           office (seo)
                                                                                      our Community Service Learning
                                                                                                                           The SEO encourages student
                                                                                      initiatives and find how you
                                                                                                                           engagement by organizing
                                                                                      can participate in off-campus
                                                                                                                           student leadership and
                                                                                      volunteer opportunities.
                                                                                                                           community-service learning
                                                                                                                           programs. The SEO also offers
                                                                                      Keeping fit                          support specifically geared to
                                                                                                                           first-year students to ensure
                                                                                      It is important to live a balanced
                                                                                                                           their smooth transition to
                                                                                      life and that includes exercising
                                                                                                                           university life.
                                                                                      your body as well as your mind.
                                                                                      Our Department of Recreation
                                                                                      and Athletics offers a variety of
                                                                                                                           paul menton centre
                                                                                      programs and facilities to suit
                                                                                                                           for students With
                                                                                      every level of fitness.
                                                                                                                           Based on the premise of
                                                                                      You can try out for a team or
                                                                                                                           integration, individualization
                                                                                      sign up for one of our many
                                                                                                                           and independence, the Centre
                                                                                      fitness classes. In the Physical
                                                                                                                           co-ordinates academic and
                                                                                      Recreation Centre, you can
                                                                                                                           support services for students
                                                                                      access our 50-metre pool, six
                                                                                                                           with disabilities.
                                                                                      international squash courts,
                                                                                      weight training and fitness
                                                                                      rooms, saunas and gymnasiums.
                                                                                                                           health and counselling
                                                                                      Our other athletics facilities
                                                                                      include an indoor sports field
                                                                                                                           Our on-campus health-care
                                                                                      with running track, a twin-pad
                                                                                                                           facility provides medical,
                                                                                      ice arena, five tennis courts, a
                                                                                                                           counselling and health
                                                                                      1,500-seat soccer stadium, and
                                                                                                                           education services to the
                                                                                      two additional outdoor multi-
                                                                                                                           university’s students, faculty
                                                                                      purpose fields. Whatever your
                                                                                                                           and staff.
                                                                                      athletic interest, you are sure to
                                                                                      find something here that suits
                                                                                      you. Visit
                                                                                      athletics for all the details.

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     tuition, costs
        anD scholarships
     Undergraduate tuition and living costs                                              Scholarships and                                   performance. If a renewable
     (approx. cost per academic year for international students)                         financial aid                                      scholarship is lost in one year, it
                                                                                                                                            can be regained in future years.
      expenses                                              cDn dollars                  entrance scholarships                              Scholarships are renewable with
                                                                                         Undergraduate Entrance                             an A- standing (annual gpa of
                                                                                         Scholarships are automatically                     10.0).
      tuition and ancillary fees                            $17,747–$20,735
                                                                                         offered to all high school
      (2011-2012)** (varies according to program)                                        students who meet our academic
                                                                                                                                            prestige scholarships
                                                                                         and language requirements. The
                                                                                                                                            Students with an admission
                                                                                         scholarship amount is based on
      room and board                                        $8,411–$10,201                                                                  average over 90 per cent are
                                                                                         the applicant’s previous academic
      (traditional residence, includes meal plan and
      local phone service for the academic year. Prices
      vary on single or double occupancy and meal
      plans)                                                                                                    undergraduate entrance scholarships

      off-campus living                                     $8,000                        canadian      american       iB grades       a-levels        Scholarship (cDn)
      (estimate based on eight months of rent [one                                        schools       schools*
      bedroom, shared kitchen/bath, includes utilities,
      laundry, and groceries])                                                            95–100%       A–A+           38–42           AA              $16,000 ($4,000 X four years)

                                                            $1,300                        90–94.9%      A- –A          34–37           AB              $12,000 ($3,000 X four years)
      Books and supplies
      (varies according to program)                                                       85–89.9%      B–B+           31–33           AC/BB           $8,000 ($2,000 X four years)

      Personal expenses                                     $2,000                        80–84.9%      B- –B          28–30           BC              $4,000 ($1,000 X four years)

      estimated total expenses per year                     $29,047–$34,236               *Please note for U.S. and U.K. systems, these are approximate ranges intended as a rough
                                                                                          guide. For the U.K. system, O levels are also taken into account. For the U.S. system, this is
      *All fees payable in Canadian funds only. Current exchange rates can be found at    an approximation based on schools with a passing grade of 60%. Passing grade of the high                                                                 school and external exams such as SAT or ACT scores are also taken into consideration
                                                                                          when determining the scholarship average.
      **Tuition and ancillary fees include miscellaneous student fees and the
      2011–2012 University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) fee of $684 (CDN)
      per person for 12 months.

      For program-specific tuition fees, please visit

                                                                              Name: Mozynah Nofal
                                                                              Home City and Country
                                                                                       Cairo, Egypt
                                                                              High School
 Carleton offers an                                                                    Cobleskill-Richmondville High School, New York
                                                                              Degree Program at Carleton
 unlimited number of                                                                   Public Affairs and Policy Management
 entrance scholarships                                                                 (Specialization in Development)

 each year. Last year,
                                                                              The campus has served as the primary cultivator of my leadership
 550 international                                                            skills through student activism and involvement. Academically,
 students received                                                            my program has opened my eyes to my life goals and dreams
                                                                              by helping me draw the pathways I need to achieve them.
 one of our automatic                                                         Finally, the Carleton Community is a fabric of endless types of
 entrance awards.                                                             threads. The diversity of my classmates, professors and friends
                                                                              has enriched my university experience. It is this experience which
                                                                              made me stronger, more flexible, and eager to learn more and
                                                                              do more. I am grateful to Carleton, and Carleton-ians!

eligible to apply for one of        in-course scholarships              bursaries
our Prestige scholarships,          Students who do not enter on a      Bursaries ranging from $500
our highest awards. These           scholarship will automatically      to $1,000 are available for                Campus Card
competitive scholarships are        be considered for an in-course      those who require financial                Your Carleton Campus Card
awarded based on a student’s        scholarship for the following       assistance after their first year          serves many important
admission average and their         year if they achieve an A-          of undergraduate studies. An               functions. It’s your student
participation in community and      standing at Carleton. These         application is available from the          ID card, but it is also used
secondary school activities. All    awards range from $750 to           Awards Office at the beginning             to borrow library books,
Prestige scholarships can be        $1,000 depending on the degree      of the academic year.                      access the athletic facilities
continued each year provided        program and average achieved.                                                  and pay for a variety of
                                                                        The knowledgeable staff of
the student is studying full-time   student loans                                                                  products and services on
                                                                        Carleton’s Awards Office are
and maintaining a minimum           International students are not                                                 campus. Check out
                                                                        available to offer financial
A- standing. One application for    eligible for the Canadian federal                                    
                                                                        advice and information on
all Prestige scholarships must be   or provincial student loan                                                     campuscard
                                                                        financial assistance options.
submitted by March 1.               programs. Assistance may be                                                    for all the details.
                                                                            offered by your own country or
                                    by independent organizations.

                                                                   A fourth-year Electrical Engineering student in a co-op
                                                                   placement at the Flight Research Laboratory at the
                                                                   National Research Council's Institute of Aerospace Engineering.

     co-op anD
       career opportunities
                         The majority of our undergraduate programs include co-operative education
                         (“co-op”) or work-study opportunities, which allow you to take theoretical concepts
                         from the classroom and apply them to solving real-world problems in your field of

                         These work opportunities allow      students career advice and, for     Carleton co-op is a way to:
                         you to develop the tangible         some, employment when they          n develop professional skills
                         skills that employers are looking   graduate.                           n build a network of industry
                         for. The strong industry and                                              contacts
                         government connections that
                         we have built over the years
                                                             What is Carleton                    n explore career options
                                                                                                   put theory into practice

                         have helped us to create many                                           n earn money to help with costs
                         valuable work opportunities         Co-operative education allows       By participating in co-op,
                         for our students. We also           you to alternate study terms        you can graduate with up to
                         are fortunate to work with          with paid periods of work in real   20 months of valuable work
                         employers who are happy to          job situations.                     experience, giving you an edge in   come to our campus to offer
                                                                                                 the competitive job market.

The Carleton co-op                    Admission to co-op                     Working in Canada                       International students are
                                                                                                                     also able to apply for an off-
advantage                             If the program you are interested      The Canadian Government                 campus work permit after 6
                                      in has a co-op option, you may         recognizes the financial                months of full-time academic
Carleton’s co-op program is one
                                      apply for it at the same time as you   commitment international                studies. During the academic
of the most diverse and flexible
                                      are applying to the program. Your      students make in choosing to            year, students are permitted
in the country. Co-op faculty
                                      letter of admission will indicate if   study overseas. Several options         to work for a maximum of 20
advisors are available to provide
                                      you have also been accepted into       have been introduced to allow           hours a week and are allowed to
guidance and mentorship on the
                                      co-op. If you are not admitted to      international students to earn          work full-time during holidays
experiential learning process.
                                      the co-op option of your degree        some income during their stay           (winter break, March break
The Co-op and Career Services
                                      upon entry to the program, you         in Canada.                              and summer). Off-campus work
Office is dedicated to helping
                                      may still apply for admission                                                  experience gives students the
you find work experience that is                                             Carleton University hires
                                      during your first year of study.                                               opportunity to find a position
directly related to your field of                                            students to work on campus for
                                      To be eligible, you must meet                                                  in their academic field as well
study. Co-op Services helps with                                             many of our departments and
                                      Carleton University’s English                                                  as access to a broader range of
applications, co-ordinates the                                               services. Most of the positions
                                      language requirements. Students                                                salaries.
placement process, and develops                                              are flexible to accommodate
                                      admitted to Carleton and who are
connections with potential                                                   students’ study schedules.              After graduating from a degree
                                      required to take an ESL course
employers. Additionally, our                                                 International students can apply        program, international students
                                      must also take and pass the Oral
staff members are available                                                  for on-campus jobs as soon as           can apply for a work permit to
                                      Proficiency in Communicative
with advice and assistance                                                   they arrive in Canada as these          remain in Canada for up to three
                                      Settings (OPECS) test before
throughout the work terms. The                                               positions do not require a work         years to gain work experience.
                                      admission to the co-op program
Co-op Career Services Office also                                            permit.
                                      can be confirmed. A minimum
has professionally trained staff
                                      score of 5.0 must be attained.
to help you gather information
on career possibilities and
develop the necessary skills to       Other work-study
succeed in the job market after
                                      Co-op is just one option for you
                                      to gain real-world experience.
The Capital co-op                     Many programs include a
advantage                             work-study component, such
                                      as an internship, practicum,
As Canada’s national capital,
                                      field placement, field course,
Ottawa is the hub of the federal
                                      apprenticeship or research
government. It is also home to a
                                      placement. Visit www.carleton.
thriving business community,
                                      ca/programs for detailed
which includes one of the largest
                                      program information.
concentrations of high technology
companies and research
                                      Do you want to know what you
scientists in the country.
                                      can do with your degree? Visit
The university has long-standing
partnerships with many of these       can-i-do-with-my-degree/
organizations and government
departments and they in turn
provide co-op placements for
many of our students.                                                           Name: María José Avendaño
These relationships work to                                                     Home City and Country
everyone’s advantage. They                                                               San Jose, Costa Rica
                                                                                High School
provide students with increased
                                                                                         Lincoln School
learning and employment
                                                                                Degree Program at Carleton
possibilities and they give                                                              Double Major in Political Science and Communication
employers the chance to see                                                              Studies (Concentration in Image, Politics, and Persuasion),
Carleton’s best students in action.                                                      Minor in French
When Carleton’s co-op students
                                                                                Canada seemed perfect: a great multicultural country with excellent
graduate, they enter the
                                                                                universities and an affordable tuition cost for international students.
marketplace with a distinct                                                     Ottawa creates an environment based on the best of both worlds: the
advantage as they have had                                                      American and the European lifestyle, because of the large influence
access to paid, professional work                                               of both cultures. The high prestige the school of journalism and
opportunities with some of the                                                  communication amongst others made me believe that Carleton
most dynamic enterprises in                                                     University could provide me with the tools to develop the skills I need
Canada and abroad.                                                              to further my career. Ottawa, with its “capital privileges” attracted me
                                                                                very much. Winter was also something very exciting as well. Such a
                                                                                safe country with a great lifestyle was worth experiencing.


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      Where to finD
                              Directions to                       Directions to                          Campus tours
                              Ottawa, Canada                      Carleton University                    Come and visit our beautiful
                                                                                                         riverside campus and take a
                              Ottawa is situated at the           We are a 15-minute drive
                                                                                                         guided tour of our facilities.
                              eastern edge of the province        from the Ottawa International
                              of Ontario. It is approximately     Airport (approximately a               Book your tour:
                              200 kilometres from the city of     $25 CDN taxi ride to campus).          Online:
                              Montreal and 500 kilometres         If you are arriving in August,         By phone: +1 613-520-3663 or
                              from the city of Toronto. Flights   please remember you can                  +1 888-354-4414 (toll-free in
                              from all over the world arrive      take advantage of our airport            Canada)
                              daily at the Ottawa International   pick-up service. Contact the
                                                                                                         By email:
                              Airport.                            International Student Services
                                                                  Office ( early
                              Another convenient option is to
                              choose one of the many flights
                                                                  to register for this service. Both     Watch our videos
                                                                  the train and bus stations are a
                              into nearby Montreal or Toronto.                                           If you can’t join us in person,
                                                                  short taxi ride from campus.
                              From there you can take either a                                           you can always visit us online.
                                                                  For further details on how to get
                              short connecting flight to Ottawa                                          Check out our ever-expanding
                                                                  to Carleton’s campus, visit
                              or finish the journey by car, bus                                          video gallery and get a glimpse
                              or train. Ottawa is just a two-                                            of our campus, our classes, our
                              hour drive from Montreal and a                                             residences and more at www.
                              four-and-a-half-hour drive from                                  

                                                                                                             Tory Building
                                         Name: Iman Azman
                                         Home City and Country
                                                  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
                                         High School
                                                  Sunway University College
                                         Degree Program at Carleton
                                                  Third-year Bachelor of Journalism, combined
                                                  Honours in Journalism and Political
                                                  Science (Concentration in International Relations)

                                         I was unsure about leaving home to come to university because
                                         the prospect of being independent, alone and so far away from       Situated in the hub of campus, the Tory building
                                         my family scared me. But after being a part of the Carleton         contains a large lecture hall, the Student Academic
                                         community for three years, I have learnt so much about myself.      Support Centre, the Student Experience Office
                                         Friends, teachers and staff remind me every day that my move        and the Registrar’s Office.
                                         to Ottawa was the best thing I could have done for myself.
                                                                                                             Minto Centre for Advanced Studies
                                         The Student Experience Office has played a huge role during
                                                                                                             in Engineering
                                         my time at Carleton. They led summer orientation the very first
                                         time I came to campus and since then, I have been able to
                                         follow, lead and organize student initiatives such as Alternative
                                         Spring Break, Carleton Serves, Summer Orientation and other
                                         volunteer opportunities. My time at Carleton has exceeded my

                                                                                                             This building houses state-of-the-art facilities for
                                                                                                             research and studies in engineering, including
                                                                                                             a flight-simulating wind tunnel, a microchip
                                                                                                             fabrication laboratory and several computer labs.

                                                                                                             Canal Building

                                                  3                                                          Carleton's new Canal Building has a vegetation-
                                                                                                             covered 'green roof' that incorporates technology
                                                                                            4                used to analyze rainfall and snowfall to determine
                                                                                                             their usefulness as elements of sustainable
                                                                                                             Leeds House

                                                                                                             Our residence buildings (called Houses) provide
     At Carleton, we have the distinct advantage of being situated in the nation’s capital, which offers     on-campus living to over 2,800 students every
     our students unique opportunities. We also have a self-contained campus in the fourth-largest city      year. The convenient location makes living in
     in Canada, which allows our students to live and study in a community within a community.               residence a popular choice for students.
     1. Library 2. Academic buildings 3. Residences 4. Athletics

Do you want more information?
Please write, call or email us at:
Undergraduate Recruitment                      Scholarships, awards, loans       ESL and English proficiency
Office and Admissions Services                 and bursaries                     assessment
Carleton University                            Tel: +1 613-520-3600              Tel: +1 613-520-6612
315 Robertson Hall                             Email:         Email:
1125 Colonel By Drive                          Website:   Website:
Ottawa Ontario K1S 5B6 Canada
Tel: +1 613-520-3663,                          International Student             Residence and off-campus
     +1 613-520-2400 or                        Services Office                   housing
     +1 888-354-4414 (toll free in Canada)     Tel: +1 613-520-6600              Tel: +1 613-520-5612
     (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.,    Email:           Email:
     Eastern Time)                             Website:     Website:
Fax: +1 613-520-3847
                                               International exchanges
                                               Tel: +1 613-520-6600
Faculty of Graduate and                        Website:
Postdoctoral Affairs
Carleton University
512 Tory Building
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa Ontario K1S 5B6 Canada
Tel: +1 613-520-2525
Fax: +1 613-520-4049
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