University Seminar

Age: 18+
Course Length: 4 Weeks
Classes: 6 Hours / Week
Minimum Level Required: Intermediate
Class Times: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Session offered: Session 2 (August) only

The University Seminar is designed for students who are interested in trying out a university course in English. This year’s University Seminar is Contemporary Issues and Popular Culture. The course investigates how popular culture, notably film, television, and online media, can influence our understanding of social and political issues such as national/civic identity, ethnicity/race and gender/sexuality, through interactive lectures, class discussions and critical readings.

Suggested Morning Course: General English or Academic English

Evaluation and Certificate

At the end of the General English Course, students receive a personalized evaluation and those who succeed are rewarded a certificate of course completion from University of Toronto, New College.

Sample Daily Schedule (Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday)
8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast
9:00 – 12:00 Morning Course
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 15:00 University Seminar
18:00 – 19:30 Dinner
20:00 – 22:30 Evening Event (optional)