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Welcome to Eastern Academy!!

Welcome to Eastern Academy and congratulations on taking your first step towards studying in Canada in an amazing career!

Eastern Academy is a nationally recognized career college that has been training graduates from across Canada for over 30 years. As an educational leader we offer half-day classes – one subject at time; practical hands-on experience; small class sizes; free life-time refresher classes; etc. We have knowledgeable staff that will help guide you through your international application process!

Getting Started

Language Requirements

All international students must meet Eastern Academy’s English proficiency requirements for acceptance into programs. The college will accept most internationally recognized tests of English proficiency:

CAEL 60
TOEFL paper based 550
TOEFL internet based 79
TOEFL computer based 213 or equivalent
IELTS Academic Test overall band score of 6.0
MELAB minimum 78
PELMO English Assessment minimum score of 58 (Eastern Academy’s preferred English Assessment provider – https://www.pelmo-intl.com/assessment)

If a language proficiency test other than those reference above was used, applicants can forward the results for assessment.

If an international applicant has attended an educational institution (high school or post-secondary) for a period of three years or more where the official language of instruction was English, the English proficiency test will not be required.

Some programs may require specific English language requirements and proficiency scores that differ from those stated above, therefore international applicants are advised to please refer to the specific program admission requirements as identified on the college website.

Academic Requirements

Different programs have different entrance requirements. Please view each program page (link to: https://www.easternacademy.ca/programs/program-overview/) for more details. Required documents must be submitted before a full acceptance letter can be issued.

How to Apply

You can apply for Eastern Academy online (link to: https://www.easternacademy.ca/admissions/apply-online/), by phone at 1-844-297-0777 or by email at internationalstudent@easternacademy.ca.

You can also reach us on Facebook @Eastern Academy.

Application documents can be sent to us by email, fax or via mail:

Eastern Academy International Department
25 Park Drive
Corner Brook, NL
A2H 4T5
Fax: 709-637-2139
Email: internationalstudent@easternacademy.ca

Receiving a Letter of Acceptance

Once we have reviewed your completed application and have determined that you meet admission requirements, we will issue you an official Letter of Acceptance.

The Letter of Acceptance will include a breakdown of semester dates and fees and other information you will need.

Obtaining a Study Permit

If you are travelling to Canada to study, you will need a student study permit/student visa awarded by the Canadian Embassy before travelling to Canada.

International applicants must take their letter of acceptance to the nearest Canadian Embassy to apply for a Student Study Permit/Student Visa.

An immigration officer will help with next steps.

Information about the application for study permits to study in Canada, can be found on the Government of Canada website.

Important Documents to Bring to Canada

  • An official letter of acceptance from Eastern Academy
  • A valid Study Permit to study in Canada.
  • Medical Insurance coverage during your entire stay in Canada. (programs over a year are eligible for our provincial health care plan)
  • Evidence of adequate funds to live and study in Canada.
  • Evidence of adequate funds for return transportation.
  • A valid passport.

Community Resources for Students

See attached info that will fall under this category.

Financial Information

Application Fee

The International Student application fee is $150 and is non-refundable.

International students can pay their school-related fees in their local currency and get the best exchange rate – Guaranteed! Register online at https://www.paymytuition.com to complete your payment.

Confirmation Fee

There is a confirmation fee to confirm your seat. This fee is refundable.

International students can pay their school-related fees in their local currency and get the best exchange rate – Guaranteed! Register online at https://www.paymytuition.com to complete your payment.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees vary by program. For information on your program of interest, please contact internationalstudent@easternacademy.ca.

International students can pay their school-related fees in their local currency and get the best exchange rate – Guaranteed! Register online at https://www.paymytuition.comto complete your payment.

Receiving a Letter of Acceptance

Once we have reviewed your completed application and have determined that you meet admission requirements, we will issue you an official Letter of Acceptance.

The Letter of Acceptance will include a breakdown of semester dates and fees and other information you will need.

Insurance

International students are required to have insurance while studying in Canada. Proof of insurance (provider, policy number, and a copy of insurance certificate) must be provided to Eastern Academy prior to registering.

If you do not have insurance, we can help you find a provider.

Refunds

College Refund Policy

Our college refund policy can be found here.

Note: If a study permit/student visa is not awarded to an applicant by the Canadian government and the applicant provides a letter and evidence to support this claim, all fees will be refunded in full except for the application fee.

Frequently Asked Questions

What programs do you offer?
We offer a diverse variety of programs, in the areas of trades, justice, business, creative studies, health and personal care, and animal care and nature. Visit our program directory at https://www.easternacademy.ca/programs/program-overview/ to discover which is the best fit for you.

Is Eastern Academy a Designated Learning Institution?

Eastern Academy is formally recognized by the Canadian government as a “Designated Learning Institution” (DLI) and is fully permitted to accept and train international students.

The Eastern Academy Designated Institution Number is O278103348412 – this number applies to all our Newfoundland & Labrador campuses. To be a DLI means that the school has been evaluated by authorities and deemed to be reliable, legitimate and to have met the rigid standards needed to host students from abroad.

When do programs start?

We accept students throughout the year. For a detailed list of upcoming start dates, visit here.

What are your student policies?

Our student policies can be found here.

Do I need to be vaccinated?

COVID 19 Vaccination is not required to attend classes at Eastern Academy. However, employers may require vaccination. This is important to remember if a work term is a part of your program, or you plan to work part-time while you study.

Will there be an arrival service?

You will be met at the airport upon arrival by a welcoming member of the Eastern Academy family. Transportation to your new place of residence will be provided. You will also be given a care package – this includes such things as snacks, tea/coffee, and milk – to help you settle in. During the first days of registration you will have tours of both the campus and the city.

Can I work part time while I am in school?

Yes! You can work up to 20 hours per week while you are in school. There are many opportunities for part-time work in St. John’s, NL

How can I learn more about Newfoundland and Labrador?

Learn more about our beautiful province at https://www.newfoundlandlabrador.com.

For any other inquiries or to get started, we would love to hear from you! Contact us by email at internationalstudent@easternacademy.ca, WhatsApp us at 1-709-637-2156.

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