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Acadia University

  • ECLC students who graduate from our UCP 500 program can enter directly into all of Acadia’s undergraduate and select graduate programs.

Founded in 1838, Acadia University has a long tradition of academic excellence and groundbreaking innovation. Although our offerings are many, our small size necessitates working across disciplines and including undergrads in important research. Students will contribute to the outstanding reputation Acadia enjoys - consistent top-level rankings by Maclean's and top marks in the Globe and Mail's Canadian University Report Card. In return, we know that liberal arts education from Acadia will prepare students for the complex world ahead.

Bishop's University

  • ECLC students who graduate from our UCP 500 program can enter directly into all of Bishop's undergraduate programs.

Bishop's University boasts some of Canada's best university professors. Our 125 full time faculty members are involved in extensive research and publishing - however they have chosen to work at Bishop's because they love to teach and work with undergraduate students. Great emphasis is put on personal contact between students and professors through small classes and frequent use of seminars, laboratories, and tutorials.


Brock University Program choices, small class sizes, work opportunities, a safe and supportive learning environment – Brock University really does have it all. With 19,000 full-time students and nearly 600 faculty members, we’re small enough to be intimate and big enough to be world-class. More than 1,900 international students from 94 different countries are represented on campus. Brock is located in St. Catharines, Ontario – approximately 100 km from both Toronto, ON, only 50 km from Buffalo, NY and just 20 km from the breathtaking Niagara Falls. Our campus sits atop the Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. With over 70 program options across seven different faculties, and co-op options available in many programs, Brock programs offer a dynamic balance of traditional and hands-on learning. Brock offers advanced standing for IB, AP and A-levels, entrance scholarships up to $21,000 and returning scholarships available, as well as a guaranteed place in residence. All of our programs can be customized to suit each student’s individual interests. Visit our campus at



Canadian College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine

  • ECLC students who graduate from our UCP 500 program can enter directly into all of CCATCM’s diploma and certificate programs.

We are the only college in Atlantic Canada affiliated with leading colleges in Ontario and British Columbia and with connections to universities and hospitals in China. This makes it possible for our students to graduate with an enriched diploma of acupuncture here at CCATCM, then go on and pursue a Diploma of Doctor of TCM and then pursue Masters and Phd degrees in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine in China. Our connections to major Chinese hospitals allows our students to enrich their clinical practice through an internship if they so choose.

Dalhousie University

  • ECLC students who graduate from our UCP 500 program can enter directly into all of Dalhousie’s undergraduate programs. 
  • For Dalhousie’s graduate programs, ECLC graduates must take an additional three month pre-graduate program at Dalhousie following UCP 500.

Dalhousie University in Halifax, an internationally respected research institution, has more than 4,000 courses in more than 180 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees.  Dalhousie offers exchange programs, fieldwork, community service and co-operative education. The University is widely recognized for its outstanding academic quality and teaching, conducted by nationally and internationally recognized professors, and for its breadth of educational and research opportunities. Its collaborative community attracts high-achieving students from around the world who strive for excellence.

Eastern College

  • ECLC students who graduate from our UCP 400 program can enter directly into all of Eastern College’s diploma programs.

Eastern College - the first step toward success in your new career. We are a private career college that has been training students for over 20 years in Atlantic Canada, offering over 40 diploma programs, with campuses located in seven major centres across the region.  Eastern College is licensed and regulated by the Nova Scotia Department of Education and accredited by CETAC (Canadian Education & Training Accreditation Commission).

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Georgian College

Degrees, diplomas, certificates, apprenticeships and more – Georgian College offers more than 125 market-driven programs to accelerate your success. Georgian is Ontario’s #1 co-operative education college and #1 in graduate employment among all English-language Ontario colleges. We’re recognized as a trailblazer in entrepreneurship and social innovation education. Georgian is home to 11,000 full-time students, including 1,500 international students from 60 countries.

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Lakehead University

  • ECLC students who graduate from our UCP 500 program can enter directly into all of Lakehead’s undergraduate programs.

Lakehead University is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. Its main campus is located in Thunder Bay, Ontario and its second campus in Orillia, Ontario is built to LEED-certified standards of environmental sustainability and design. Lakehead is also home to the west campus of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, and the first Faculty of Law to open in Ontario in over 40 years.

Lakehead offers 64 undergraduate and 36 graduate programs to its student body of 8,680 students from over 50 countries. Its Faculty of Engineering is the only Faculty in Canada to offer a Bachelor of Engineering Degree AND an Engineering Technology diploma in just 4 years. Co-op options are available in a variety of programs including Engineering, Business, Computer Science and Economics.


Memorial University

As Newfoundland and Labrador’s only university, Memorial has a special obligation to the people of this province. Established as a memorial to the Newfoundlanders who lost their lives on active service during the First and Second World Wars, Memorial University draws inspiration from these shattering sacrifices of the past as we help to build a better future for our province, our country and our world.  Memorial is a comprehensive university, offering graduate degree programs in most areas of study.


Mouint Allison University

Mount Allison University is regarded as one of the best undergraduate universities in Canada. With degrees in Arts, Science, Commerce, Fine Arts, and Music, the University provides a flexible liberal arts and science education that prepares students for any career path. Mount Allison prides itself on providing a high-quality academic experience, combined with a variety of hands-on learning opportunities in a close-knit community. Students come from more than 50 countries around the world to make up a diverse, creative, and talented student body of approximately 2,300 students.


Mount Saint Vincent University

  • ECLC students who graduate from our UCP 500 program can enter directly into all of MSVU’s undergraduate programs. 
  • For MSVU’s graduate programs, ECLC graduates must take an additional three month pre-graduate program at Mount Saint Vincent following UCP 500.

Mount Saint Vincent University (the Mount) in Halifax is a Canadian leader in student-centred education which gives you the best personalized learning experience and the opportunity to conduct world class research. Our 4,000 students from over 60 countries around the world are enrolled in the Mount’s 35 undergraduate and 14 graduate programs. Overlooking the picturesque Bedford Basin, the Mount also offers more than 190 credit courses and 15 complete programs through various distant learning technologies.

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NBCC offers over 90 programs, learners can develop the skills to meet labour needs, as well as gain the leadership and entrepreneurship skills that will help set them apart in their careers and in life. 91% of NBCC 2015 graduates were employed within one year. 93% of employed 2015 NBCC graduates are working in New Brunswick.

NBCC also offers a competitive tuition and a relatively low cost of living compared with central and western Canada. NBCC tuition for 2018-2019 academic year from estimated at $9,360 Canadian Dollars.

NBCC has multiple pathways that allow you to do a 2+2 study, which means your two-year NBCC diploma can be credited for up to two years of a four-year university degree making for a seamless transition from college to university.

Learning through hands-on training, state-of-the-art equipment and real-world experiences with strong pathways to your desired career makes NBCC a great choice for college in Canada.


New York Film Academy Los Angeles Campus

  • ECLC students who successfully complete UCP Level 400 can begin their studies at the New York Film Academy.

The New York Film Academy is considered the best hands-on film school in the world by many of today's top filmmakers. Our student body is remarkably diverse. Across our campuses, our students represent over 77 different nationalities, and this diversity adds to the creative atmosphere and fosters a unique artistic community.

Be ready for the most challenging and rewarding experience of your life. Gain unsurpassed real world experience to prepare you for a career in filmmaking, acting for film, screenwriting, producing, cinematography, 3D animation or musical theatre. You can enroll in a short-term workshop or spend one, two or three years dedicated to perfecting your craft, instead of just reading books and attending lectures.

Nova Scotia College of Early Childhood Education

  • ECLC students who graduate from our UCP 500 program can enrol in a two-year diploma program in early childhood education

The Nova Scotia College of Early Childhood Education (NSCECE) has more than 40 years’ experience preparing students for a career in early childhood education. The two-year diploma program in early childhood education offers hands-on, practical experience in child care centres. For those who decide to pursue an undergraduate degree, credits can be transferred from NSCECE to a Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Studies at Mount Saint Vincent University, another one of ECLC’s partners.

NSCAD University

  • ECLC students who graduate from our UCP 500 program can enter directly into all of NSCAD’s undergraduate and graduate programs.
Nova Scotia College of Arts 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. View our NSCAD and ECLC brochure.

Nova Scotia Community College

  • ECLC students who graduate from our UCP 400 program can enter directly into all of NSCC’s diploma programs.

The Nova Scotia Community College is a province-wide training and education system housed at thirteen campuses. Practical, hands-on programs provide students with competencies and skills that meet and exceed international standards. NSCC offers more than 110 full-time programs in several disciplines including applied arts and new media, IT, industrial arts and technologies, health and human services, and business. Customized and on-line training programs for business, industry and government agencies form a major component of education and training activities on every campus.

Nova Scotia International Student Program

The Nova Scotia International Student Program (NSISP) is a joint venture between the provincial Department of Education and the seven English language school boards. With over 850 full-time students, the NSISP is one of the largest international student programs in Canada.  

NSISP offers high school education to students around the world. Single semester and/or full year programs are available in over 90 junior and senior high schools and there are two ESL camps offered in July and August. Students aged 8-18 can participate in the NSISP.

NSISP and ECLC have partnered to offer the Nova Scotia Education Immersion Program.

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Sacred Heart School of Halifax

Sacred Heart School of Halifax, an independent Catholic school that educates students intellectually, spiritually, emotionally, and physically in a caring and trusting environment. Our heritage and Sacred Heart spirit inspire commitment to a value-based education relevant to a pluralistic student body. The Sacred Heart School of Halifax welcomes students from diverse cultural backgrounds and is proud to be a multicultural school. Sacred Heart School has a 162 year heritage of educational excellence. Sacred Heart High School is committed to providing quality education which inspires and challenges students.

Saint Francis Xavier University

  • ECLC students who graduate from our UCP 500 program can enter directly into all of St. FX’s undergraduate programs.

St. Francis Xavier University is home to 4,200 students, bringing together an international community of learners. St. FX is a leader amongst Canadian post secondary institutions, where a foundation of academic excellence is combined with a strong set of traditions as part of the residential campus environment.  

In addition to business leaders around the world, St. FX has educated a prime minister, provincial premiers, Rhodes Scholars, and an accomplished global scientist. Students come to St. FX as bright young minds brimming with potential. They leave as accomplished men and women ready for life’s next challenges. View our StFX and ECLC brochure.


St. Lawrence College

With our three friendly campuses in Brockville, Cornwall, and Kingston - located only a short distance from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal -  SLC is proud to be an integral part of the economic life and social fabric of Eastern Ontario for the last 50 years. Our close-knit community includes 8,000 full-time students, more than 1000 staff, and, more than 85,000 alumni. We offer more than 100 full-time programs, including Certificates, diplomas, degrees and post-graduate certificates.  We welcome students from across Canada and from over 40 countries around the world - currently 6% of our students are International.  Our Graduate Employment rates consistently rank SLC among the top 5 colleges in Ontario!  We hope you can join the thousands of students who are proud to be SLC!

Saint Mary's University

  • ECLC students who graduate from our UCP 500 program can enter directly into all of SMU’s undergraduate programs. 

Located in Halifax, Saint Mary’s University has a student population of 8,500 students and is recognized as one of Canada’s most internationalized universities with students representing more than 94 countries. Founded in 1802, Saint Mary’s strives to turn students into global citizens by offering a globalized curriculum, co-op and employment opportunities on and off campus as well as scholarships to support student success.

University of King's College 

  • ECLC students who graduate from our UCP program can enter directly into all of Kings’ undergraduate programs. 
  • For Kings’ graduate programs, ECLC graduates must take an additional three month pre-graduate program at Dalhousie following UCP 500.

Located in Halifax, with a student population of 1200, the University of King's College offers a vibrant community atmosphere. Renowned for their interdisciplinary programs in the Liberal Arts and Journalism, King's is catered toward the curious minds of the world. The popular Foundation Year Program (FYP) examines the development of Western culture, from ancient to contemporary times, through an examination of great works by History's most influential thinkers. King's partners with Dalhousie University, which means students continue on to a wide variety of programs in the Arts and Sciences.


Université Sainte-Anne

Université Sainte-Anne, the only French language post-secondary institution in Nova Scotia, offers university and college-level courses as well as a French immersion program and customized training in French as a second language. Recognized for its excellent programs as well as its unique and exceptional living environment, Sainte-Anne offers experiential learning opportunities that promote student engagement and success, and an atmosphere which encourages a culture of excellence in research and development. Solidly established in its community, Université Sainte-Anne is a partner of choice for all those who wish to strengthen the vitality of the regions surrounding its 5 campuses as well as all of Acadie throughout Nova Scotia.


University of Prince Edward Island

  • ECLC students who graduate from our UCP 500 program can enter directly into all of UPEI’s undergraduate programs.

Located in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada’s smallest and greenest province and home to world-famous seafood, the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) is a great small university that prides itself in offering a unique interdisciplinary educational experience for every student. With students from over 70 countries, we offer the Buddy Program, designed to ensure a smooth transition for new international students, English Academic Preparation courses, and a New Student Orientation each January and September. UPEI’s four faculties (Arts, Education, Science, and Veterinary Medicine) and three schools (Engineering, Business and Nursing) provide over 100 program offerings to approximately 4,400 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students. UPEI is noted for open access to over 1,100 exceptional faculty and research staff. The new School of Sustainable Design Engineering offers small classes within an activity-based learning environment, the first university in Canada to do this. Students will receive a bachelor’s degree in sustainable engineering with a focus in mechatronics, sustainable energy and bio-resources.

Check out opportunities on the Island: (English) (Mandarin)


University of Regina

  • ECLC students who graduate from our UCP 500 program can enter directly into all of the University of Regina’s undergraduate programs.

The University of Regina provides a dynamic, innovative and supportive learning experience with a growing national reputation for excellence in teaching and research. The University’s comprehensive services and programs prepare students to excel in local and global communities and its research opportunities attract the best and brightest minds. Located in Regina, Saskatchewan – the sunniest capital in Canada, the University of Regina is situated on Wascana Centre, the largest urban park in North America. Regina is a hub of activity with many cultural, community and recreational events and boasts one of the strongest economies in Canada – which provides many opportunities for our students and graduates.