ILI has pathway agreements with the following universities: Acadia University, Dalhousie University, Lakehead University, Mount Allison University, Mount Saint Vincent University, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design,  Saint Mary’s University, St Francis Xavier University, and the University of Prince Edward Island. This confirms that students who qualify academically for admission and successfully complete ILI’s UP English program will be considered as having met the university’s minimum English language requirement and will not be required to undergo further testing.

Acadia University

Established in 1838, Acadia University is consistently ranked one of Canada’s best. Every year more than 3000 scholars from over sixty countries enroll in one of our 200 flexible degree combinations. With its small classes and rich learning environments, Acadia offers students a holistic educational experience that includes a rigorous and rewarding academic curriculum combined with personal, student-centered growth and development.

At Acadia, you will graduate with a globally recognized degree; extend your network to a community of 27,000 alumni; and be well prepared for a career in the 21st century.

Dalhousie University

Dalhousie University blends the finest academic traditions with innovative thinking and outstanding educational opportunities. Here, in one of North America’s most dynamic university communities, is a warm and welcoming university that attracts students from around the globe. With 12 faculties and 3,800 courses in 180 areas of study, Dalhousie offers students a wealth of choice and flexible degree programs in one of Canada’s leading research institutions.

Dalhousie historic, tree-lined campuses as well as its Agricultural Campus outside the town of Truro, combine the welcoming atmosphere of Canada’s east coast with the international prestige of a big-name school.

Lakehead University

Lakehead University is one of Canada’s smaller universities which treats students as individuals, inviting them into a community that values exploration and adventure in and outside the class. Technologically advanced and sensitive to student needs, Lakehead has two campus locations; one in Thunder Bay, Ontario with Lake Superior and the boreal forest on its doorstep, and the other in Orillia, Ontario in the heart of central Ontario’s cottage country. The Thunder Bay campus offers comprehensive programs in ten faculties: Business Administration; Education; Engineering; Graduate Studies; Health and Behavioural Sciences; Law; Medicine; Natural Resources Management; Science and Environmental Studies; and Social Sciences and Humanities. To enable students to leverage their many interests, Lakehead University’s program offerings at the Orillia Campus are multidisciplinary. Ideal for students who have broader career interests and apptitudes, a multidisciplinary degree program provides a flexible structure that allows for easy selection of pre-professional program requirements, along with subjects that are of greatest personal interest. The Orillia Campus has been built to LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) standards for environmental sustainability and immerses students in a campus environment that demonstrates and promotes awareness of the principles of resource conservation, sustainable growth and the protection of the natural environment. Lakehead University offers unique learning opportunities for students in both cutting edge lab facilities and unparalleled outdoor lab environments.

Mount Allison University

Mount Allison University, a campus of extraordinary beauty, is nestled on the Tantramar marshes in the charming town of Sackville in the province of New Brunswick, also known across Canada as the picture-perfect province.
But Mount Allison has more claims to fame than beauty alone. It offers five degrees to undergraduate students – Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, and Bachelor of Music, as well as some postgraduate degrees in Science.

Mount Allison encourages personalized combinations of courses and offers a very strong academic and extracurricular experience, one that we fondly refer to as Mount A plus.

Mount Saint Vincent University

A small university with a global outlook, Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU) fosters academic excellence and educates the leaders of tomorrow. A unique sense of community and a personalized approach to education means class sizes are small, and students have access to high quality faculty and opportunities to be involved in research. MSVU has among the lowest faculty-to-student ratios and smallest class sizes in Canada.

More than 5,000 students from around the world are enrolled in MSVU’s 38 undergraduate and 15 graduate programs. Overlooking the picturesque Bedford Basin, MSVU also offers more than 190 credit courses and 15 complete programs through various distributed learning technologies, including television and the Internet.

Nova Scotia College of Art and Design

Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD University) is Canada’s premier independent university dedicated to advancing the visual arts through education, research and production. Part of Nova Scotia’s cultural landscape since 1887, NSCAD has offered graduate and undergraduate degrees in fine and media arts, craft, design and art history for more than 30 years. Our School of Extended Studies also offers an exhaustive list of courses and certificate programs. NSCAD University alumni are among Canada’s most highly regarded artists, gallery directors, designers, curators and art educators.

Saint Mary’s University

Saint Mary’s University in Halifax has more than 1,000 international students from 94 countries and a globalized curriculum with opportunities to study and work abroad. The focus is on excellence in teaching, research and community outreach.

Saint Mary’s offers a range of majors, minors and certificates within their Faculty of Arts, Science and their highly regarded Commerce program. Saint Mary’s students can participate in research, gain work experience through co-operative education, and pursue the many opportunities to work on or off campus.

St. Francis Xavier University

St. Francis Xavier University is one of Canada’s finest universities, combining a high-quality learning experience with an extraordinary residential campus.  Students live and learn in the spirit of academic excellence, community development, and social justice.  Small classes with a high level of faculty interaction and hands-on research opportunities are hallmarks of StFX.  Nearly 50% of StFX’s 4,200 students live in residence on campus. The immersive residence environment strengthens the bond between students and is at the heart of the StFX experience.  Students come to StFX to lay the groundwork. They leave ready to change the world.

University of Prince Edward Island

Located in Charlottetown, the birthplace of Canadian Confederation, the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) has a rich history dating back to 1834.

UPEI’s four faculties of Arts, Education, Science, and Veterinary Medicine combined with its two schools of Business and Nursing offer a wide range of programs and degrees to over 4,400 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students while maintaining a four-to-one student-faculty ratio.

UPEI’s campus consists of 28 academic, administrative, residential and athletic buildings, featuring new facilities for the School of Nursing and Health Sciences. The University’s athletic facilities include the new Canada Games Track and Field facility, the Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre, a lighted, outdoor sports field, swimming pools and ice rinks.

Last year international students from over 60 countries accounted for more than 12 per cent of the University’s total enrolment creating a diverse and rewarding educational experience.